The Path of Totality

2010 Projection of 79 slides. (Projection size 45 cm. aprox. in its largest side).     The empire of the Sun   The idea that art generates knowledge is not new, and with their practice many artists contribute to the expansion of research into various fields of knowledge.   While each area of Western knowledge […]

Concepts of Simultaneity

2011 16mm film. Color and sound. 15’22’’. Loop.     To articulate the past historically does not mean to recognize it ‘the way it really was’ (Ranke). It means to seize hold of a memory as it flashes up at a moment of danger.   Walter Benjamin, “Theses on the Philosophy of History”, in Illuminations, […]

Thrown Shadow

2011 Framed photocopy. 138×91 cm.     One of the decisive factors that determine the location where an eclipse would be observed at its best is defined by the name “The Path of Totality”: the projection of the shadow of the Moon on the Earth, it is a stripe of darkness covering a section of […]

Stills from Others’ Views

2011 192 photographic prints from 16mm film stills. The 16 mm film is never shown as such. 6 photographic prints.     These series of photographs/stills are constructed situations. While giving access to key moments in the process of disclosure carried out by a researcher, the found images portrayed in the series, gain a renewed […]

On the Difficulties of Picturing the event

2011 4 text collages. 36×28 cm each.     The collages compose a particular narrative summing excerpts found in hundreds of scientific reports and papers written throughout the course of solar eclipse expeditions. They are narrative threads patching fragments of accounts of astronomical experiences, evidencing the inconclusive nature of some of these solar eclipse observations, […]