The artist Paula Blower is in Madrid to present the exhibition Go ask my mother, that happens this Friday (8) until Sunday (10) No Espaço the guests room. The school of Visual Arts of Parque Lage, in the river, to explore the ephemeral using languages, techniques and unconventional materials, Paula promises to surprise the public of Madrid through a real Heterotopia, going far beyond the showroom.
This is the second time in the year that the brazilian artist exposes in Europe. In July, his pieces were exhibited in Gallery 4bid, in Amsterdam. Entitled “The Roosevelt's Picnic”, Paula experienced the ambivalence between the object and the material, making the viewer distinguish a teddy bear in pig skin.
Curated from Hispanic Julia Fernández Losada, only 7 years, to exhibition Go ask my Mother"it is a work built of immersive mode in the exhibition space that interacts with the public at all times. Madrid will also be marked by the launch of the book by Paula. With only 5 copies, the books will be sold in the currency Bitcoin the Ƀ 0,05, equivalent to 1.600,00 real in 30/11). Chemically printed on Italian machine, as an analog photo, and individually hand-mounted, the books were made in collaboration with the photographer Daniel Vega Borrego.
Paula works of introspective and laborious way. Some parts require months of production. On the other hand, because they are generally made of ephemeral materials, your lifetime is indefinite, Since the artist does not use chemicals and does not seek to prolong the time of duration of the pieces.
Paula also studied at the Slade School of Fine Arts, and at Central Saint Martins, in London. With more than 10 stamps in the passport in only 2 years, the artist spent by China, Holland, Italy, Cuba, Spain, Belgium, Japan, among others, always exploring impermanence by using unconventional techniques and materials in different languages. After Spain, Paula heads for Germany, where do an immersion and research to compose his works.