Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Essay --

Rodrigo CÃ ©sar is the cancer that grows within Rodrigo Ferreira. From the sculptural craft based tradition where very little space was left for new ideas and approaches to the mediums used (sand, ice, snow, wood, stone, among others), that Ferreira was involved with for over eleven years; CÃ ©sar lifts the veil and crawls outside into this ‘world’ he didn’t born in but grows in. CÃ ©sar comes to be rupturing with this set of skills and knowledge of Ferreira’s mainly practical past, but as well strong visual ‘media’ based experience, in a constant search for what’s ahead in the distance, passing thru the dark with his arms stretched, palpably towards the uncertain. Currently working in a variety of media, his practice spans into installation, performance, video and sound. With the use of found objects and materials detoured from their route and extracted from a day-to-day context. CÃ ©sar challenges and questions, with the use of juxtaposition and appropriation of the symbols carried within the collected objects, in the shape of a site responsive installation, the logic of a capitalist c... Essay -- Rodrigo CÃ ©sar is the cancer that grows within Rodrigo Ferreira. From the sculptural craft based tradition where very little space was left for new ideas and approaches to the mediums used (sand, ice, snow, wood, stone, among others), that Ferreira was involved with for over eleven years; CÃ ©sar lifts the veil and crawls outside into this ‘world’ he didn’t born in but grows in. CÃ ©sar comes to be rupturing with this set of skills and knowledge of Ferreira’s mainly practical past, but as well strong visual ‘media’ based experience, in a constant search for what’s ahead in the distance, passing thru the dark with his arms stretched, palpably towards the uncertain. Currently working in a variety of media, his practice spans into installation, performance, video and sound. With the use of found objects and materials detoured from their route and extracted from a day-to-day context. CÃ ©sar challenges and questions, with the use of juxtaposition and appropriation of the symbols carried within the collected objects, in the shape of a site responsive installation, the logic of a capitalist c...

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