Summer exhibitions

Summer exhibitions

Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC)

View of Graham Gussin: CLEARBLUESKYDEEPDARKWATER, 2013. Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC), Spain. Photo: Paco Rocha. © Graham Gussin, 2013.

July 15, 2013

CGAC Summer Season

28 June–13 October 2013

Ricardo Basbaum: Diagrams
28 June–6 October 2013

Víctor Grippo: Transformation
18 July–20 October 2013

Centro Galego De Arte 
Contemporánea (CGAC)
Ramón del Valle Inclán s/n 
15704 Santiago de Compostela

T 981 546 632
cgac.prensa [​at​]

Curated by Miguel von Hafe Pérez

Graham Gussin (London, 1960) uses a wide range of media, including texts, drawings, film, video, sound, photography, and installation, to explore our perception of time, space, and scale. His works frequently appropriate and manipulate images and literary narratives taken from art history, popular culture, and, above all, cinema.

His capacity to create pieces with a unique interpretative density is consolidated from a continuous play on references and conceptual relations, which refer to a perceptive transit, which, in turn, takes us to mental landscapes, where the feeling of unease, strangeness and melancholy can emerge in an intriguing proximity or in the most unusual remoteness.

Ricardo Basbaum: Diagrams
Curated by Miguel von Hafe Pérez & Ricardo Basbaum

Ricardo Basbaum (São Paulo, 1961) is a cultural agent who is very active, not only in the artistic sense, but also as a professor, researcher and curator. Diagrams is his first retrospective exhibition in Spain. Since the mid nineties his work has gained increasing international visibility through exhibitions that combine objects, texts, installations and the participation of third parties in the construction of situations that question the effects, conditions and possibilities of contemporary art. His Diagrams form a memory of the body organised via visual and conceptual devices that function like a perceptive membrane between ‘me’ and ‘you’ in the construction of new sensorial and participative layers.

Víctor Grippo: Transformation
Curated by Alicia Chillida

For Víctor Grippo (Junín, 1936–Buenos Aires, 2002) the artist’s work consists of deciphering the hidden meanings found under primary objects. Since he started his career as an artist in the oppressive Argentinian political climate of the nineteen-sixties, this qualified chemist had a constant interest in the relationships between art, science, and everyday life. His fascination with the transformation and regeneration inherent in nature, with its alchemical power, is already apparent in his first sculptures and installations from the nineteen-seventies and it permeates all of his work, becoming one of the central principles of his artistic practice: transformation of science into art, matter into energy, energy into awareness, death into life…


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