Foreigners – Proposal for the High Line Plinth

ALL WORK Foreigners – Proposal for the High Line Plinth In 2019 I was nominated to present a proposal for the High Line Plinth, a programme for temporary monumental sculpture to be placed on a plinth at the Spur section of the High Line ran by High Line Arts in...

The Horse Problem

ALL WORK The Horse Problem The Horse Problem was an installation of sculptures I made on the occasion of representing Argentina at the 57a Venice Biennial in 2017. The installation shows a bullet-time frozen scene in which a horse, a woman and a young man are trapped...

Foreigners

ALL WORK Foreigners Foreigners are a series of small figures, which I began to make in response to the English landscape that surrounds me and to my cultural understanding of it as a foreigner. These small-scale sculptures, resembling collectable china figurines, are...

Field Work

ALL WORK Field Work After moving to England, I started working in porcelain extracted from English quarries in an attempt to appropriate a piece of England for myself. That intention resulted in this group of small-scale sculptures, resembling collectable china...

The What and the How (Berkeley’s Tree)

ALL WORK The What and the How (after Berkeley’s Tree) The What and the How (Berkeley’s tree) refers to a concrete meaningful turning point in the history of thought, speared amongst others by George Berkeley in the XVIII century. The piece refers to a riddle initiated...

Decoy for Andean Condor

ALL WORK Decoy for Andean Condor Early in 2011, I was invited to present a project for the Frieze Sculpture Park at Regent’s Park in London. Taking as a starting point the historical, cultural and natural context provided by the park, I decided to initiate...

Mountain

ALL WORK Mountain In Mountain a phrase quoted from a book about structural engineering is challenged by the material instability of the structure supporting it. The structure goes as high as its individual elements allow it to go before risking collapse. While the...

Song

ALL WORK Song Song Black cotton thread, fabric and object. Song I (object) 180 x 60 x 40 cm Song II (embroidery) 60 x 40 cm Brighton/Buenos Aires 2011 Credits Photographs by: 1,2,3 and 4 ©Gustavo Lowry 5, 6, 7 and 8 ©Claudia Fontes DOWNLOAD PDF WORKS Mountain Training...

Three Days Before

ALL WORK Three Days Before Three Days Before was a solo show I had at the Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art in 1999. For the occasion, I played with the idea of applying a literary technique, the Chinese boxes or mise-en-abyme structure, to the story that emerged from...

The Embassy

ALL WORK The Embassy The Embassy is a nocturnal birds-eye flight lit by the light of a torch down into, across and out an imaginary house, depicted in 40 small gouache paintings. The paintings are hanging onto the walls of a small room, whose surface mime the ones of...

About Sinking

ALL WORK About Sinking In About Sinking, I sank a real boat in the middle of the dyke in Flevopark by using a smaller replica of this same boat and some determination. I used the small boat as a bucket to fill the real one with water while the sun was setting. I was...