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The exhibition ‘Paper Geographies’ explores the paper qualities at Sant Lluc

Date: 
16.03.2017 to 08.04.2017
Time: 
From Tuesday to Saturday, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Place: 
Cercle artístic de Sant Lluc (Palau Mercader. C/Mercaders, 42, 08003 Barcelona)

 

The exhibition Paper Geographies explores paper as a drawing material. The exhibition, which you can visit at Cercle Artístic Sant Lluc until next April 8th, is the result of a manual working process carried out by students of the Master in Ephemeral Architecture and Temporary Spaces (MEATS) of ELISAVA.

To this matter, our students have created pieces from the use of toilet paper turned into pulp. The construction unit of the installation has been made this way, at the same time that it consciously reflects on the poetic qualities that this despised material can adopt.

Set free from its condition of silent and crafted support as a material to build spaces and construct narratives, paper acquires surprising qualities, very far from their connotation of ordinary, innocuous and of small value material.

 

 

Paper Geographies alchemically transforms the humble paper into choreography of geometries and textures that evoke fantastic worlds, both close and far away: from moon landscapes seen with a telescope to fermented bread pasta seen against the light, going through bacteria colonies seen with a microscope. 

The exhibition will be open until next April 8th at 7 p.m., with an act in which the assistants will be able to take one of the exhibited pieces home. 

 

 

Project Team
Professors responsible of Paper Geographies: Stella Rahola Matutes, Roger Paez
Directors of the Master’s Degree In Ephemeral Architecture and Temporary Spaces (MEATS):  Roger Paez , Toni Montes
MEATS students: Mariam Al Ali, Alba Julià, Yuliana Leon, Daniela Meade, Luciana Pimentel, Claudia Ribot, Santiago Ríos, Pablo  Viaplana, Andoni Zamora

With the collaboration of: Generalitat de Catalunya / Ajuntament de Barcelona