An overview of sound and music related art at Art Basel's fifth edition in Hong Kong features 242 premier galleries from 34 countries and territories.Read More
Neon portals and ladders of light in acoustic drums. While these works picks up on the minimalists' reduction to simple geometric structures, serial reproduction, and the use of industrially produced music instruments, it imbues these elements with social references. Alluded to great American minimal and concept artists such as Dan Flavin or Dan Graham, an integral aspect of this works is the references to recent Chilean history: the military junta of Augusto Pinochet. The light flowing through his sculptures and mirror works can be read both as a metaphor for enlightenment and as one for economic and political power wielded in democratic and totalitarian systems to regulate and control all kinds of energies, be they financial, electricity, goods, or information.
#IvanNavarro #SoundSculpture #MusicSculpture #Sculpture #Drums #ContemporaryArt #TVonTheRadio #OIDO #LightArt #NeonRead More