Arte Aurora premieres this collective exhibition that explores the potentialities of the crease through the works of artists Yamandú Canosa, Federico García Trujillo, Miguel Marina, Guillermo Pfaff, Diego Pujal, Stella Rahola and Milena Rossignoli.
“The folds of the body, the superstring theory, the flexed lines of Klee, the folds of matter and the folds in the soul about which Deleuze speaks, the rugosities of the orography …
Fold is to fold without breaking. The fold indicates change and continuity, difference without cesura … Fold understood as difference of simile; multiplicity in the same. One hundred pages are the same. One hundred folios that have been wrinkled are different. The wrinkle, the fingerprint, the lines of the hand distinguish us. The fold is that which particularizes.
Fold is the passage of the two to the three dimensions. The fold is what allows a sheet of paper to become a crane. The fold is volumetric.
Fold has to do with processes, actions, movements. The curve does not exist without an active force that causes its inflection.
Folding is also a way of sorting: folding clothes, folding a map …
Unfolding is sometimes unveiled and a letter seems more interesting the more it is folded. The unfolding is not the opposite of the fold but the condition of its existence, like the caterpillar that unfolds in butterfly.
Fold over fold; fold to fold: how long can we fold something without breaking it? what is the limit of matter? How far can we carry a thought? And an image? How far can one bend and redouble? How to fold and unfold? ”
Gisela Chillida, curator and art critic
YAMANDÚ CANOSA (Montevideo, 1954)
FEDERICO GARCÍA TRUJILLO (Tenerife, 1988)
MIGUEL MARINA (Madrid, 1989)
GUILLERMO PFAFF (Barcelona, 1976)
DIEGO PUJAL (Buenos Aires, 1971)
STELLA RAHOLA MATUTES (Barcelona, 1980)
MILENA ROSSIGNOLI (Quito, 1990)+info