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Virginia Overton

Untitled (Quartered Pine) . 2016

+ Bortolami

Virginia Overton’s work, which includes installation, sculpture and photography, is the result of her direct intuitive response to a specific space. From a process of research and exploration, she creates works that re-activate the viewer’s spatial and sensory experience with an elegant physicality. Continue reading Virginia Overton

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María José Romero

FLOW . 2022

photos: © Víctor Benitez . + María José Romero

These characteristics are very decisive in the definition and nature of FLOW and in the relevance of this art proposal.For the conception of this public art piece, María José Romero modified her painters traditional daily work alone in her studio, and began a collaborative practice, not only with architects, landscape and urban designers, but also with the skaters, the main users of the skate park. It is in this exercise of participation (quite unusual in the field of contemporary painting) where the public and civic potency of this intervention lies —totally unprecedented in Mexico —since it is the result of an original design that was mainly a consequence of its collective and democratic nature. Continue reading María José Romero

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Niittyvirta . Aho

Lines (57° 59′ N, 7° 16’W) . 2018

+ Pekka Niittyvirta

A LED light installation by Finnish artists Pekka Niittyvirta & Timo Aho commissioned by Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre on the Isle of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.
The installation explores the the catastrophic impact of our relationship with nature and its long term effects. The work provokes a dialogue on how the rising sea levels will affect coastal areas, its inhabitants and land usage in the future. Continue reading Niittyvirta . Aho