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In „Prophecy and Abyss“, Magda Delgado presents a set of works - drawing, polaroid photography and installation - that reflect on the predestination of the end of Civilization.

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Alike any other animal, the Human Being is programmed to spend a minimal amount of time considering his existence. He is troubled by much more mundane subjects: ego, pleasure and mostly - in an eminently subconscious manner - the continuity of his species.

Indeed, there is something unbearable about our existence, possibly due to the ignorance of its purpose, and the awareness of its finitude. …

Alike any other animal, the Human Being is programmed to spend a minimal amount of time considering his existence. He is troubled by much more mundane subjects: ego, pleasure and mostly - in an eminently subconscious manner - the continuity of his species.

Indeed, there is something unbearable about our existence, possibly due to the ignorance of its purpose, and the awareness of its finitude. Because it is so unbearable to consider these questions, we live our lives as though we believed in our immortality, and in the immortality of our species.

In „Prophecy and Abyss“, Magda Delgado …

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