Hitorigoto is a series of small scale paintings that try to talk about their selves through the loneliness of monochromy , the main goal of the paintings is to feel empathy with the flow and changes of its main color, the blue which is unperfect, unpolished, somewhere on the middle of getting completely done.
By letting their structure layers visible Hitorigoto aims to let the material to talk about the path of how the painting has been made, taking it not into end but on the way to it. aiming to provoque an idea of pass of time.
ANTOLOGÍA PARA SUPERAR EL ODIO
AN ANTHOLOGY TO OVERCOME HATRED 2017
TREATISE ON HOW TO OVERCOME HATRED
Tratado para superar el odio
Tempera, golden leaf, golden thread and needle on fabriano over wood.
BRIEF TREATISE ON HOW TO OVERCOME HATRED
Breve tratado para superar el odio
Tempera and golden leaf on fabriano over wood.
MINOR TREATISE ON HOW TO OVERCOME HATRED
Tratado mínimo para superar el odio
Tempera and golden leaf on Fabriano over wood
Can a painting with no figuration, symbolism or narrative speak about how time flows? Timescape or An Ode to Sulfide are monochromatic blue paintings done over a surface prepared with silver leaf. The silver reacts with the hydrogen sulfide on the air forming tarnish which makes the silver getting darker and darker over time until it gets black. (2 Ag(s) + H2S(g) ---> Ag2S(s) + H2(g))
Through this changes, the painting speaks about it’s present stage and let us know wether if it had a shining past or it is leading into its black future.