Work of “Bye bye souvenir” serie
350 x 300 cm aprox.
Bye bye souvenir began to take shape in December 2020, at that time we could only move
within our own community, borders had suddenly reappeared.
While our parents (at least those of my generation) had lived this idea that the great journeys
were made a couple of times in life, we moved around the world with an ease never seen
before and suddenly all that disappears, the movement is limited to your country and
depending on the moment to your community or your city, the limits are drawn more than
ever and the borders become really palpable.
We never thought we would lose our freedom of movement, both physically and
I thought, what would I have given at that moment to be able to travel, even if it was just to
buy a horrible souvenir…
Bye Bye Souvenir… 2022
While I was thinking about what I wanted to do for an art fair in which I was going to participate, my iaia passed away and I decided to pay a tribute to her through a series of pieces that I titled “Herencias para Isabel”.
The set of pieces makes up a portrait of my grandmother through the objects in her house that most reminded me of her and the phrases that she used to tell me the most, which I have used as the title of the works.
This series is a tribute to my iaia in particular, but also a tribute to all the grandmothers and their great work within the family.
Those of us who are the children of working parents have had them as a second mother, their role is fundamental in parenting and the help they give parents is worthy of recognition.
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
Your abilities do not depend on your gender
Mural made on March 8 in Catarroja, thanks to the equality area of the municipality.
The women represented are Alejandra Soler, Margarita Salas, Anna Lluch, Carmen Alborch, María Cambrils, Ethelvina Ofelia Raga, María Zambrano, Frida Kahlo, Valentina Tereshkova, Angela Davis.
Mural painted at “The rose St. Market” in Melbourne (Australia) through escaleradeincendios