Involuntary Memory. Group show
Luis Adelantado is pleased to present Involuntary Memory, our new exhibition which opens on April 28 at 8:00pm.
This is a collective show for which the artists Jorge Peris, Daniel Blaufuks, Gonçalo Barreiros and Julien Dubuisson have developed a series of projects linked to memory. In it, footprints and the relationship with space have a significant presence. Through interventions and by means of memories materialised on matter, all of them offer us different ways of looking at the past and sketching the present.
Jorge Peris is a Valencian artist, he was born in Alzira in 1969. He currently lives in El Palmar. His body of work has focused on the creation of site-specific installations, made mainly with local materials, which gives a deep-rooted sense to his work, which can be experienced in the spaces created. Much of his production is organic, as life continues beating within them during the exhibition.
Peris has worked very actively in Italy, where his artwork forms part of important collections such as the MAXXI, Antinori and Giuliani collections. He has also exhibited in prestigious centres including the CA2M in Móstoles and MACRO in Rome.
Daniel Blaufuks is one of the greatest Portuguese artists of his generation. His research has led him to work using both photography and video. For the Involuntary Memory exhibition, he is presenting a series of pieces which reflect one of his main interests: the relationship between public spaces, intimacy, and collective and individual memory.
Daniel was born in Lisbon in 1963, where he currently resides. He started his training at the Royal College of Art in 1993, completing it at the Watermill and Location One centres, both in New York. His work has been included in important collections such as the Calouste Gulbenkian and the Berardo Collection, both in Lisbon, and also in international ones including the Sagamore Art Collection in Miami and the Byrd Hoffman Foundation in New York. Amongst his most recent projects, we can highlight his participation in Exposição 27* Linhas de diálogo—curated by Lorena Martínez de Corral— and Toda la memoria del mundo. Parte uno, in Photoespaña.
He was born in Lisbon in 1978, where he currently lives. Gonçalo graduated from the Ar.Co Visual Arts School in Lisbon and continued his training with a master’s degree in Fine Arts at the Slade School of Fine Art in London. In 2003, he was awarded an EDP New Artists Prize Nomination from Serralves in Porto and recently participated in the Sala dos Gessos exhibition—curated by João Pinharanda and Ana Anacleto—at the Museu de Eletricidade de Lisboa.
His work confronts everyday life with alienation, putting a new spin on objects that accompany our daily routine. Gonçalo’s production is imbued with sculptural tradition, but his poetics transcends the images that reside in our collective imagination and endows them with a new meaning, in which the relationship with space plays a fundamental role.
Dubuisson is presenting his Pavillon Nocturne exhibition, a fractioned white cube that hides multiple answers within itself. It is a reflection on the fragility of a present that may collapse due to possible false moves, but which still works and maintains its balance. The sculptural piece is complemented by a projection that will show us the development of the white cube, as well as a series of drawings.
Julien Dubuisson was born in France in 1978 and graduated from the School of Fine Arts in Paris, completing his training with the 5/7 research program of Villa Arson in Nice. His work has been displayed in renowned contemporary art centres such as the Palais de Tokyo—Basse déf in 2009— and La Fondation d’Entreprise Ricard—L’Ordre des Lucioles—in 2015. He was selected for the XIV CALL by Luis Adelantado.