lunes, 11 de agosto de 2008

In “Black Song & Witchcrafts”, Miss Van (France) & Victor Castllo
> (Chile)
> readily unfold their recognized compatible iconographies in a
> pictorial
> exercise of intersecting ideas, approaching from its perspective
> personal
> subjects like seduction, desire, enchantment, the game and infantile
> cruelty. The title of the exhibition tries to unite both proposals
> and at
> the same time to allude to the Spanish culture, superstition and
> witchcraft
> like basic context, as if one, they were dark invocations of common
> ghosts.
> The exhibition will be formed mainly of paintings and drawings, in
> addition
> to two small installations.
> The “Poupees” of Miss Van, always surrounded in sensational
> atmospheres,
> embody the surrounding energies of the loving spell that they
> seduce and
> catch.
> All are portrayed in mystical scenarios, between meditation and
> liberation
> of evil, introspection and exorcism.
> Through their closed eyes, we enter into the private worlds of each,
> reflecting on their dark side and feminine fragility.
> Victor Castillo shows his side to us from a mixture of classic
> painting and
> comic,
> to its loaded infantile personages of a species of macabre joy and
> seduced
> by the unscrupulous pleasure of the destruction game. At the same
> time he
> also makes reference to contemporary realities and the new generations
> stimulated by the increasing bombardment by the media.

Y vienen los imbeciles
Acrylic on canvas, 145 x 145 cm, 2008

Sin in my heart
Acrylic on canvas, 145 x 145 cm, 2008

Love is a Fist
Acrylic on canvas, 145 x 145 cm, 2008

Hour the Pig
Acrylic on canvas, 100 x 100 cm, 2008

My Evil is Strong
Acrylic on canvas, 50 x 50 cm

Fuel my Fire
Acrylic on canvas, 50 x 50 cm, 2008

Goodbye Pork Pie
Acrylic on canvas, 100 x 100 cm, 2008


Torstrasse 175
10115 Berlin-Mitte

Photo by Lui Roq (click to enlarge)

56K, Akane Kimbara, Alex Diamond, Alexej Mirnij, Antonio Santin, Blami, Boris Hoppek, Casey McKee, Christophe Lambert, Jim Avignon, Jon Burgerman, Kingdrips, Karen Koltermann, Ki Yoon Ko, Lena Schmidt, Luiza Mogosanu,Lui Roq, Mike Swaney, moki, Stephen Smith/Neasden Control Centre, Nina Braun, Pandarosa, Patrick Farzar,Rinzen, Thomas Markus Schumann, Victor Castillo, Rai Escale, 4000

Victor Castillo

Victor Castillo

photos Helium Cowboy

5 years heliumcowboy artspace

exhibition at Bieberhaus, Hachmannplatz, 20099 Hamburg

until August 15

Opening hours:

tuesdays - fridays 14 - 20
saturdays 12 - 20

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