During the confinement in 2020, as we could not leave our houses, I asked the people who followed me in networks, to look in their houses for objects / souvenirs, to send me the photos of those objects and to tell me the stories behind them. them. These are some of the stories they told me …
Works made by mixed technique on 370grm basik paper
Someone is conscious of a change when they face the same object or situation and their reaction is different.
One day, I was visiting my grandma, and i found out once again with one of those little porcelain figures that everyones grandma would have at their house. I’ve always found them quite ugly, and i never understood the reason for them, neither in which moment people found them in any way appealing. But in that exact moment my perception of them changed and suddenly i discovered myself appreciating them differently.
“HERITAGE” it consists on a series of frames, where i represent my grandma’s porcelain figures through a new look, it’s called maturity. In these pieces grows a universe through a subtle juxtaposition of different languages and iconographic elements, in which the objects are used as fetish to build up the meaning of life and whats lived.