A total of 35 engravings in metal. Aim to reflect the damage suffer by the skin with the years. The exhibition “La secuencialidad del deterioro” open to the public during the month of june from Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm at de Investigación y Conservación del Patrimonio Cultural.
The pieces had as a bases the investigation thesis about the similarities between the creation of the images in the engraving technique. And the damage apparent in the skin of old people. “The goal is to create a science of images depicting the progressive deterioration” Said the creator Jose Pablo Araya Matter
The artist worked from five layers of metal. And from each 6 to 8 pieces of scuential images surged. The works are presented in the context of the pieces where the pieces were created. And together the five mother pieces also assemble a piece in general.
“The plaques of the images, went trough dents, surface reductions, hits, perforations and some others experimental processes. To finally exhibit them. The pieces where modified so they would loose their functionality as a metaphor of what happened to the human body with age.
In the pieces the detriment of the pieces. Progress from the purely figurative up to points of abstraction. Objective seek by the artist by perforations made in particular places. Adding effects of corrosion in the images.
The pieces obey to the the results of investigations. Partly physiological aspects and social aspects. Experienced by old people.