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Invisible maps

 

Keeping in mind that nothing remains stable, and that only change is constant; above all taking as a main axis the concept of movement, a phenomenon that defines the changes of position in the elements of a system and making reference to the famous illustration shown by Camille Flammarion in L’Atmosphere: Météorologie Populaire (Paris, 1888), is what the exhibition Invisible maps, presents.

You could say that in the history of movement there is an on-stage appearance when the creation of the universe with the theory of the big bang is explained. Invisible maps is a kind of cosmology which includes images on this phenomenon, (movement) from a macro space to micro cosmos, from external to internal, from public to personal; that is, taking the concept from a literal sense to an allegoric one, letting us see how cyclic the questions that man has been making through time, really are.

The show itself is a journey where each piece is a scene that speaks about search and discovery, of the journey there is from the rise of a question until arriving at the possible answer. This is a list of interpretations and knowledge about the Earth, nature and the very existence of man, it touches from homemade beliefs such as magic and in-deterministic processes as chance until sciences such as physics, astronomy, mathematics, geology, optics; in short is a list of moments that suggest order in what we before only named as chaos.

Artists: Aram Bartholl, Eduardo Basualdo, Peter Coffin, Daniel Everett, Marcius Galán, Verónica Gerber Bicecci, Véronique Joumard, Miltos Manetas, Israel Meza Moreno „Morisʼ, Miguel Rael, Jon Rafman, Sebastián Romo, David Shrigley, Mungo Thomson & Iris van Dongen.

Curated by: Violeta Horcasitas


From April t 20th to June 20th, 2012

Luis Adelantado
Mcxico City