Otto Berchem, ‘Mobilize’, 2017, Instituto de Visión
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Mobilize, 2017

Acrilico termo-formado 15-50 piezas
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Edition 1/3 + 2AP
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Bogotá
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Amalia Pica
Argentine, b. 1978
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In her sculptures, installations, drawings, photographic collages, and performances, Amalia Pica explores our desire to be understood, while highlighting the imperfections in our modes of communication. As she explains: “A lot of my work stems from that almost childish desire to be understood, and I think that a lot of the ways that we invent to talk to each other have to do with that extreme desire to reach…100% empathy with other people. That will never happen, but the fact that we try…is beautiful, somehow.” With understatement and elegance, she exposes our efforts in works like Switchboard, an iterative installation of tin-can telephones, whose crisscrossed strings make it impossible to tell which two cans connect. Pica is especially interested in examining the effectiveness of the artist as a communicator, and art—so often misunderstood—as a message.

Otto Berchem, ‘Mobilize’, 2017, Instituto de Visión
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About the work
Amalia Pica
Argentine, b. 1978
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In her sculptures, installations, drawings, photographic collages, and performances, Amalia Pica explores our desire to be understood, while highlighting the imperfections in our modes of communication. As she explains: “A lot of my work stems from that almost childish desire to be understood, and I think that a lot of the ways that we invent to talk to each other have to do with that extreme desire to reach…100% empathy with other people. That will never happen, but the fact that we try…is beautiful, somehow.” With understatement and elegance, she exposes our efforts in works like Switchboard, an iterative installation of tin-can telephones, whose crisscrossed strings make it impossible to tell which two cans connect. Pica is especially interested in examining the effectiveness of the artist as a communicator, and art—so often misunderstood—as a message.

Mobilize, 2017

Acrilico termo-formado 15-50 piezas
in
cm
Edition 1/3 + 2AP
Contact For Price
Location
Bogotá
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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