Artemisa Gallery is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at Feria de Arte Contemporáneo Argentina 2017 in Buenos Aires! We will be showcasing works by Cristian Segura, Lorena Guillén Vaschetti, Lisa Giménez, and Daniel Juarez in an exhibition of photographs, video, and mixed media works that tie together the common threads of memory, the unspoken, and the hidden.
Through various media including photography, video, and installation, Cristian Segura explores notions of the conservation of artistic histories, the dependence of political and public support, as well as the idea of permanence and perseverance of the arts when a museum becomes a victim of inadequate management or the lack of resources. It is the recurrent movement of the perforations of surfaces, specifically institutional surfaces that lies at the foundation of Segura’s artistic production. Through this interrogation of the logic of the facade, Segura reveals the vulnerability of the external, exposing the inner workings of the foundation with a critical and reflexive eye.
Lorena Guillén Vaschetti approaches photography as an anthropologist, and the simplicity of her work allows the viewer to bring in their own stories, conclusions, and realities to the images. Using the idea of memory as a foundation for her work, Lorena's photographic series dissect how we are in the present as a result of what we remember from the past.
Lisa Giménez involves the body in space and time, a passage between the perception of something present and immediate, and the phantasmatic echo that opens in memory, as in a déjà vu. The photograph, which has been compared to traces and shadows, by its coexistence of presence and absence, functions as the memory, almost like a virtual impression of an event at the exact moment when it is perceived.
Daniel Juarez creates mixed media pieces based on the juxtaposition of the hidden and barely visible elements. Using a variety of materials from paint, to glass, to leather, Juarez’s main focus is on the construction of an image through other images, that the artist reworks and alters to evoke memory.