martes, 19 de mayo de 2015

BLUE BAGS___________UNSTABLE SOCIAL SCULPTURE_________________________________TRANSLATORIAL____ MADRID BARCELONA BERLÍN CÁDIZ MADRID GALICIA CROATIA MADRID NORWAY MADRID ALICANTE NORWAY BENIDORM ROTTERDAM LONDON MADRID BARCELONA ________________________________________________2014-2015______________________ STILL IN USE



DURING YET ANOTHER HOT SUMMER IN MADRID
I BUY SOME FRUIT AND I CARRY THE BLUE BAGS IN MALASAÑA

IN THE WAY 
WE BUY A RABBIT FOR LUNCH WITH PAULA 
THE UNSTABLE INSTALLATION HAS BEGUN


THE BLUE BAGS, 
MY BODY AND THE CITY, MAKE THE BASIC SET FOR A 
NEW TRANSLATORIAL INSTALLATION.

I PACK MY BAGS
AND
I PASS BY BARCELONA, WITH REGINA FIZ, 
WHERE WE WORK AT EL PALOMAR, WITH RAFA, MARIO ANS MARTA
THEN
I FLY TO BERLIN,
WHERE I MEET PAUL DOEMAN AND DAVID KRAPOOLA




I WORK AND TALK WITH THEM 
FOR TWO WEEKS
UPDTING THEIR ART SERIES FOR LAPIEZA
BOTH ARE ACTIVE ARTIST
AND HAVE PRESENTED MORE THAN 20 ARTWORKS ALREADY.

I START THE NEW SOCIOPLASTIC INSTALLATION, 
THE SOCIAL SCULPTURE
WTH THE BAGS, 
AN EXTENSION OF 
AND 
THE LIGHT SCULPTURE DEVELOPED IN PROVENCE, 
LAST MAY.






DAVID WALKS THE CITY

AND RELAXES HERE AND THERE



PAUL HAS A NICE APPARTMENT IN KREUZBERG 
HE PRODUCES NEW WORKS FOR EXHIBITIONS IN BERLIN
AND NEW FRESH IDEAS FOR LAPIEZA ART SERIES, 
IN CONVERSATION, 
UPDATING THE POWER OF EACH DREWABLE OBJECT.
I BRING HIM LEAVES
I BRING HIM A TUTU
HE LIKES KNIVES
HE LIKES THE BAGS - HE DRAWS THE BAGS






JOB IS DONE IN BERLIN
I HAVE A NEW APPOINTMENT DOWN SOUTH
IN CÁDIZ WITH MANUEL MAQUEDA


I WILL WORK ON THE BEACH 
EXPLORING AND RECORDING NEW INSTALLATIONS AND AUTOMATISMS



I MEET MANUEL MAQUEDA
WHO IS DRAWING LANDSCAPES AND LITTLE ANIMALS
WE GO SIX DAYS TO THE BEACH OF ZAHORA
TO ENJOY THE SUNSET








WIND ARRIVES - LOS VIENTOS DE LEVANTE -
AND I DECIDE FINALLY VISIT THE AMAZING BEACH OF BOLONIA

WHERE I CLIMB THE GIGANTIC DUNE
AND COLLECT SAND IN THE BAGS





BACK IN MADRID
I MEET SOME ARTISTS


AND DISPLAY THE BLUE BAGS AS SCULPTURE AROUND THEM
THS SOCIAL CONCEPT IS NOW EXPANDING



I VISIT MARÍA ENRÍQUEZ AND WE HAVE DRINKS IN A VERY HOT CITY. WE GO TO EL RASTRO, WHERE WE BUY HATS AND MASKS.

I MEET
AND 

TO EXPAND THE PLANCTON SERIES
-

WE VISIT AN EMPTY BUIDING IN THE CENTER OF MADRID







I TRAVEL NORTH TO VISIT ANOTHER SEA 
AND WALK A FEW BEACHES 


BACK IN MADRID

I TALK WITH MARISA CAMINOS
ABOUT THE COLUMN SERIES WITH PLATONIC VOLUMES
THAT SHE HAS WORKED THIS YEAR


SHE DRAWS A NEW SERIES
OF HER LADY BIRDS WITH THE BLUE BAGS


ON SUNDAY, AUGUST THE 31ST, I  HAVE FRESH SPARKLING WATER
AND MOOTH TALKSAT PRADERA 93 WITH ARTIST POL PARRHESIA.
THIS YEAR SHE UPDATED HER URBAN MINIMAL ACTIONS
AT THE HEART OF THE CITY OF MADRID.
IN ONE SHE WENT BLIND DURING FOR 15 MINUTES AT PUERTA DEL SOL
BOTH CLIPS ART THE KICK OFF IN A NEW CHROMATIC SERIES.



FRIDAY
SEPTEMBER THE 5TH
EL INTRUSO GIVES A NEW CONCERT
AS OPENING SEASON





**********
BLUE BAGS FLY
TO CROATIA 
TO TAKE PLACE IN THE STABLE-UNSTABLE 10 DAY PROCESS 
SHOW WITH DANINO BOZIC 


IN PALACE FROM THE XVTH CENTURY NAMED ZUCATTO GALLERY
IN THE CITY OF POREC. 

THE EXHIBITION IS
CURATED BY JERICA ZIHERL, HISTORIAN AND ART CRITIC.


WE GET A WARM WELCOME IN THE SPACE
BY DIRECTOR OF POREC OPEN UNIVERSITY
AND ARTIST SEBASTIJAN VOJOVDA
ALSO CULTURAL MANAGER IN POREC.




IN PARALEL TO THIS SHOW,
A NEW BRANCH OPENS IN THE UNSTABLE INSTALLATION 
THE SAND FROM BOLONIA BEACH DUNE WENT DIRECTLY TO PULA, 
60 KM SOUTH OF POREC,
AS PART OF THE LEMON KISS EXHIBITION,


WHERE THE YELLOW BAG MAKES THE DEBUT.
LEMON KISS IS A SOLO NO SOLO SHOW,  SHOWING 120 ADDS FROM THE ONLINE SERIES OF LAPIEZA, BOTH THE NUMBERED POSTERS FROM 10 EXHIBITIONS, AND A DENSE HORIZON OF TAG-COLLAGES (ALSO NAMED HIPERVÍNCULOS - MAPAS RELACIONALES. ALTOGETHER WITH 100 BRIGHT LEMONS, TWO MEAT CUTS FROM BASEL AND MADRID, STARRING THE SHOW.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER THE 16TH PRESENTATION AND ACTIONS IN PULA. 
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER THE 19TH PRESENTATION AND ACTIONS IN POREC.
THE TWIN SHOWS CROATIA 2014.




DURING THE 5TH DAY OF CONVERSATIONS IN ZUCCATO,
WE GET THE VISIT OF ARTIST PAINTER MILJENKA SEPIC,
WHO IS ALSO PART OF THE LIGHT SCULPTURE IN PROVENCE,
SHE BRINGS ONE OF HER FLOWER PAINTINGS TO THE INSTALLATION,
NOW ABSORBING ARTWORKS FROM ARTISITS.
MILJENKA WILL SOON JOIN LAPIEZA ART SERIES, 
WITH HER MINIMAL TREES.



DURING 6TH DAY OF 
UNSTABLE-STABLE 50% CONVERSATION- INSTALLATION 
IN PALAZZO ZUCCATO IN POREC WE GET THE VISIT OF 
ARTIST SLAVICA MARIN
THAT WALKS AROUND THE INSTALLATION
WITH HER SELF MADE JUNK DRESSES
AS LIVING SCULPTURE.
SlAVICA RUNS AN ART GALLERY IN UMAG, CROATIA.

I TAKE SOME SWIMS
IN THE NARROW BEACHES OF NOVIGRAD


AND WALK AROUND TOWN WITH FRANCISE ROHMER
DIRECTOR OF THE INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF ARTISTS IN PROVENCE
WHO CAME TO MAKE PLANNING FOR THE 10TH MEETING THAT WILL TBE HELD IN 2016 AGAIN IN TOURVES


WE VISIT THE EXHIBITION BY ARTIST VLASTA ZANIC  
AT GALLERY RIGO 
http://galerija-rigo.hr/?w=izlozbe&g=21&id=171
WHERE WE JUMP AS ART
-
THE SHOWS IN POREC AND PULA ARE OVER.
LOTS OF WORK TO EDIT.
I PACK THE MINIMAL PIECES IN A BOX FULL OF IDEAS.
THE BOX TRAVELS TO FRANCE, WHERE IT WILL BE OPENED AGAIN IN 2016,
FOR THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PROVENCE SYMPOSIA.
WE CELEBRATE THE DAYS WITH JOY, MY HOSTS HAVE DONE AN MAZING WORK, IM VERY GRATEFUL.
-
I START A NEW JOURNEY, WHERE I PASS BY TRISTE,  IN MY WAY TO VALENCIA, AND THEN MADRID.
SUMMER IS STILL ALIVE. I WALK AND ENJOY THE DAYS.
IN THE STUDIO I START A NEW MOVE ON THE BRAIN INSTALLATION,
THE FRAME-CONTENT INSTALLATION WITH HIGH CULTURE TEXTS.
RE.VIEWING AND RE.READING 500 THEORY BOOKS.


IN THE WEEKEND I VISIT ESTAMPA ARTFAIR IN MATADERO, 
CULTURE CENTER IN THE SOUTH OF MADRID,
INVITED BY ANAMUSMA. WE HAVE WORKED TOGETHER SEVERAL TIMES.


ANAMUSMA IS PRESENTING HER LATEST ARTWORK, A PIECE IN RELATION WITH HER MENSTRUAL PERIOD. THE INSTALLATION IS A WORK-IN-PROCESS, A GROWING INTALLATION, THAT CAMBINES DIFFERENT SIMBOLIC ACTIONS. AS STARTER, SHE EAT A BANANA, THE PLACES A POEM INSIDE THE SKIN, AND THEN STARTS A MUMMYFICATION. WHEN ITS DONE, THE BANANA IS PLACED INSIDE A FRAME, AN UPSIDE-DOWN CHAMPAGNE GLASS.




FROM BASURAMA ART COLLECTIVE
IS ALSO WORKING THIS YEAR IN ESTAMPA.
THEY ARE
PRESENTING LUXO E LIXO, A BIG INFLATED INSTALLATION 
IN THE OUTISDE OF THE ARTFAIR.
THEY BROUGHT THE PIECE THIS SUMMER FORM SAO PAULO, BRAZIL.


I VISIT 
POET AND CHINESE TRANSLATOR
PILAR GONZÁLEZ ESPAÑA
IN HER ATELIER IN THE SOUTH OF MADRID

I ARRIVE WITH A BOTLLE OF RED WINE FROM NAVARRA
AND A SMALL BOOK OF AN OLD XIX CENTYRY PHOTOGRAPHER AS PRESENT

SHE COOKS GREAT FISH WITH PUMPKIN
SHE TALKS A LOT ABOUT HER NEW PROJECTS
LOTS OF OPEN IDEAS

WE FOCUS ON THE ONLINE DOCUMENTARY 
THAT WE WILL SHOOT IN CHINA IN 2015
ABOUT HER NEW RESEARCH-BOOK




I HAVE SOME NEEW MEETINGS
WITH PLANCTON
AT ESPACIO NARANJO
WHERE I MEET
ELEMNT






I FLY TO NORWAY
AND WORK WITH PAULA LLOVERAS
ON THE NEW GALAXY EXHIBITIONS FOR LAPIEZA
PART OF THE FROZEN HEAT SATELLITES 
LAUNCHED LAST YEAR









IM ALSO
GLAD
TO BE GUEST CRITIC AT NTNU




END OF DECEMBER 
 I FLY BACK TO MADRID WHERE I MEET SOME ARTSITS 
AND START ANOTHER SCULPTURE WITH A GREEN NET

HOWEVER,
BLUE BAGS ARE STILL ACTIVE SICE I ALWAYS CARRY THEM WITH ME.
I USE THEM DAILY TO CARRY AROUND OBJECTS, TO DO MY SHOPPING,
PLACE THEM AS TEMPORARY SCULPTURE ON DIFEERENT SCENARIOS,
AND HAVE THEM AROUND NEW BODIES.

IN JANUARY 
2015
AFTER PASSING BY COSTA IBÉRICA
I FLY TO NORWAY AGAIN 
TO WORK 
IN THE NEW STUDIO
 SNOW 
HAS ARRIVED


SO
I FLY BACK 
TO COSTA IBÉRICA
BENIDORM IS A VERY DENSE BEACH
I TAKE A ROOM IN FLOOR 17
WITH VIEWS


I USE NIGHT STILLS OF THE BEACH TO EDIT
THE FLYER FOR
THE
BUTTER FACTORY
NEW ONLINE ARTSHOW BY LAPIEZA 
-
IN FEBRUARY I FLY TO ROTTERDAM
WHERE I MEET THE GREATEST SHIFT ARCHITECTS OF ALL

OANA AND HARM 
HARM AND OANA 
AND JULIA OF COURSE, THEIR BABY DAUGHTER
WE HAVE LAUGHS AND TALKS AND WALKS AND DRINKS
WE ENJOY SUNDAY AT MONSTER BEACH




AFTER SOME DAYS OF FATASTIC WALKS AND SOME SERIOUS AFTERNOON STRETCHINGS IN ROTTERDAM

I FLY TO LONDON 
POPLAR EAST
WHERE I WILL WORK WITH PAUL DOEMAN 
GETTING HIS NEW SHOW OF CUTOUTS READY FOR THE END OF APRIL

I WALK AROUD OLD STREET, SHOREDITCH AND BARBICAN
VISIT GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS
UPDATING THE MOOD FROM PREVIOUS VISITS

I CALL ARTIST AND CRITIC JESÚS ANDRÉS
AND WE GO TO SERPENTINE GALLERY



WE CHECK OUT THE WORKS BY MASTER LEON GOLUB
GREAT SHOW INDEED
WE MOVE TO ICA 
TO HAVE SOME COFEE AND ENJOY THE ONGOING PERFORMANCE 


-
SATURDAY 
APRIL THE 5H
BLUE BAGS MEET BLUE BAGS 
AT



AFTER VISITING MOST OF POPLAR´S ARCHITECTURAL LANDSCAPES
I ORGANICE A NEW PHOTOHOOT WITH PAUL DOEMAN
TO INCORPORATE THE BRUTALIST ARCHITECTURE 
IN THE ANIMATE OBJECTS CONTEXT
WE ALSO VISIT THE FISH MARKET AT 6M
IN THE ISLE OF DOGS
THE SERIES ARE A PREVIOUS ONLINE SHOW
BEFORE THE INSTALLATION AT 5TH BASE
LOTS OF CONTEXT WORK




I KEEP ON RECORDING 
THE EAST PART OF LONDON
AS PART OF THE MEMORY-CONTEXT VIDEOART
FOR MY LATEST EXHIBITON 
TAXIDERMY / THE CITY IS AN ANIMAL 
A NEW EXTENSION 
OF PREVIOUS WORKS IN BIG CITIES



I MEET JAPANESE ARTIST GORO SHIMANO AGAIN
TO WALK AROUND DALSTON AND UPDATE 
THE PORTRAIT SERIES

THE DAY IS BRIGHT


SATURDAY APRIL THE 11TH
WE VISIT DAVE BULL IN WEST LONDON
DESIGNER AND ARTIST

DAVE
HAS BUILT A FORMIDABLE INTERIOR PIECE IN HIS HOUSE
OBJECTS COLLECTED IN 50 YEARS

THE GRAPHICS AND THE OBJECTS COMBINE
IN DELICATE BALANCE IN EVERY WALL
AS A 
MEMORY POP MINIMALIST CONTINUOUS INSTALLATION

WE EAT HAM AND CHEESE
HAVE GOOD WINE AND COFFE
WHILE
DAVE EATS JUST A SMALL SLICE OF PIZZA
AND RECALLS FANTASTIC STORIES OF THE EARLY 60´S IN MANCHESTER
WHEN BOB DYLAN CARRIED LIONS IN THE BACK OF THE CAR

THE CAT JUPMS AROUND

WHILE WE DRINK WINE AND CELEBRATE FRIENDSHIP
WHILE HELICOPTERS FLY ON THE ANNUAL ROWING RACE IN THE RIVER
PLANES COME DOWN EVERY MINUTE

BILL LIGHTS THE FIRE


IN PARALLEL, DURING
LAST WEEK OF APRIL
I CURATE 
THE DIARY OF OBJECT DRAWINGS EXHIBITION
AT BRICK LANE
BY PAUL DOEMAN 



AND AFTER
I HAVE SHOW MY LATEST UNSTABLE INSTALLATION
TAXIDERMY / THE CITY IS AN ANIMAL - EAST LONDON 2015
WITH THE CUTS HUNTED DURING THE LAST 6 WEEKS
THE URBAN VIDEOART AND THE OBJECT SPREADS


THE EAST PART OF LONDON IS ALIVE 24 H
LOVE TO COME BACK LATE AT NIGHT


THE LATEST UPDATE
OF THE RELATIONALSART SERIES

ITS ALREADY MAY SO I PACK MY THINGS
HAVE NICE GOODBYES
AND FLY TO MADRID TO PREPARE MY NEXT TRIPS AND WORKS

UPON ARRIVAL I MEET MY FATHER 
HE LOOKS GREAT 
I TAKE SOME NEW SHIRTS
AND WALK AROUND
THE NEIGHBOURHOOD WITH MARÍA



IT IS ONE YEAR STODAY, SINCE WE BURNED SOME ARTWOKS AS ART AT JACALITO, AS CLOSING ACTION FOR THE PLANCTON PROJECT
WE HAVE DINNER
AT THE HOUSE OF JAVIER PÉREZ ARANDA AND HARIS 

JAVIER IS PREPARING HIS NEW IDEA FOR CRUCE SHOWROOM
AND SOME FRESH CONCEPTS COME UP IN THE CONVERSATION
SINQUENZA IS ALSO AROUND, HE IS ON HIS WAY TO GREECE
AFTER SOME WEEKS WALKING THE PERIPHERY OF CUENCA
LEARNING ABOUT SEEDS, PLANTS AND FLOWERS.

WE EAT ORGANIC PRODUCTS FROM CUENCA AND DRINK SOME TEKILA.
SINQUENZA SHOWS HIS LATEST ARWORKS 
PACKED IN HIS LIGHT BAGS.
THE LIGHTNESS OF SHOWS NOWADAYS IS A MUST



I  MEET JONAY PMATOS
IN A MARKET AT EIGHT
I LOVE MARKETS, AND ONE OF MY FAVS IN MADRID
IS MOSTENSES, IN THE BACK STREETS OF GRAN VIA.
VIA HAVE SOME DRINKS AND UPDATE EACH OTHER
ABOUT LONDON, GALLERIES, VIDEO AND NEW STUDIOS








AN OLD CHINES MAN
SITS BY ME IN ONE OF THE BARS WHILE I WRITE MY DAILY NOTES

HE TOUCHES MY HAIRY ARMS AND WRITES ON THE PAPER
HE SPEAKS NOT A WORD OF SPANISH
WE SMILE AT EACH OTHER

I WILL NEED TO USE A TRANSLATOR




ON THURSDAY
TALKS ARE WITH ANA MATEY
WE DISCUSS ABOUT THE SALLARY THAT THE ARTISTS MUST HAVE BY LAW
AND
WE PREPARE A NEW CONCEPT FOR A PRIVATE LIVE PERFORMANCE.

ANA WILL WORK SOON IN MAROCCO
AND
HOLD HER ANNUAL COLLECTIVE PERFORMANCE DAY AT HER
RESIDENCY OUTSIDE MADRID 
VERY SOON

I BRING HER TO PALENTINO, YET ANOTHER CLASSIC SCENARIO








ON FRIDAY
EL INTRUSO CELEBRATES SESSION 315
AND JUAN CALVI WILL BE PART OF THE SESSION AGAIN
GRAT SOUNDS DURING 2H
AND AFTERWARDS
WE ENJOY GREAT TALKS ABOUT THE CURRENT FORM OF THE ONGOING SOUNDSCAPES
AND THE NEED TO DEFINE AND GENERATE CLEVER SEMANTICS AND TAGS TO DEFINE CERTAIN MOMENTS, STYLES, SITUATIONS AND FEELINGS
INVOLVED IN THE PRODUCTION OF THE WHOLE SERIES BY EL INTRUSO




 I MEET REGINA FIZ
TO PREPARE THE NEW QUEER PERFORMANCES
IN BARCELONA



MY COUSIN MERCEDES COMES FROM COSTA RICA
LOVE TO SEE HER AGAIN

I VISIT THE STUDIO OF TOÑO CAMUÑAS
THAT JUST PASSED BY MADRID AFTER HIS EXHIBITIONS IN OAXACA MEXICO
I PICTURE HIS NEW ARTWORKS
AND ENJOY HIS NEW BOOK


I TAKE THE FAST TRAIN TO BARCELONA
IT RAINS
IT RAINS
I LOVE THE RAIN
FINALLY SOME FRESHNESS
AFTER THE INTENSE HEAT IN MADRID

IT FELT LIKE JULY

I MEET MANAGER MARTA OLIVERES AT EIXMAPLE
AND RE-ACTIVATE THE TAXIDERMY PIECE 
THAT WILL BE SHOWN SOON IN FRANCE


THE CENTER IS FULL OF ELEGANT SHOPS
AND I WALK TOWARDS THE BEACH
FOR MY DAILY SWIM
BEFORE THE 5H PERFORMANCES WITH REGINA FIZ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cg0Qo1URgL4

AUTOMATIC MODELS HAPPEN SOMETIMES
MIRALLES GETS SCALED-------------------------------------------------
I STILL REMEBER THAT DAY WHEN WE JUMPED THE FENCE WITH PABLO REY
AT THE CEMETERY OF IGUALADA
WHIILE MAKING THE CLIPS FOR THE CONGRESS OF ARCHITECTS IN 2009



GREEN HAT
PURPLE PANTS
WHITE SHIRT

LAST DAY 
CELESTE MAKES A VISIT



I AM very very very GLAD MANUELA WON THE ELECTIONS IN MADRID
SO
FRESH AIR MOVES AGAIN IN SPANISH POLITICS

I FLY TO MARSEILLE
WITH LITTLE LUGGAGE
AS I WILL WORK IN PROVENCE AGAIN SOME DAYS