Israel Arino / Ariño

The Gravity of Place / La pesanteur du lieu / La gravetat del lloc - ONLY TWO SIGNED COPIES LEFT!


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"Night is sublime, day is beautiful." (Immanuel KANT)

"'The Gravity of Place' is a project made during an artist’s residency at Domaine de Kerguéhennec in Brittany. Kerguéhennec is a contemporary art centre that has over thirty sculptures installed in its surrounding landscape. The place, where other artists have previously left their mark, is charged with memory and meaning.

The series explores the concept of ‘place’ as the essence of emotional connection through darkness, the limits of what is representable and the perception of reality. Night appears as an object of discovery, mystery and pleasure, a hieroglyphic space that leads us to imagine something more that what we are actually seeing. We enter the terrain of the mind, the imperceptible, chance findings. In short, this proposal is sensorial rather than rational, filled with intangible elements that gradually appear and disappear as the pages are turned." (publisher's note)

About the photographer Israel ARINO (*1974 in Barcelona):
After graduating in Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona, between 1992 and 1998 ARINO trained in photography at different schools.
In 2001 he became a professional photographer, and since then divides his time between teaching, working as a publisher at Ediciones Anómalas and creating his own art works. His works can be found in numerous private and public collections. His oeuvre is represented by Parisian Galerie VU.

"Die Nacht ist großartig, der Tag ist schön." (Immanuel Kant)

"The Gravity of Place' ist ein Buch-Projekt, das während eines Artist in Residence- Aufenthalts des Künstlers in Domaine de Kerguéhennec in der Bretagne entstanden ist.
Die Bilderserie erforscht das Konzept des 'Ortes' als das Wesen der emotionalen Verbindung zwischen der Dunkelheit, den Grenzen des Darstellbaren und der Wahrnehmung der Wirklichkeit.
Die Nacht als Gegenstand der Entdeckung, des Mysteriums und des Vergnügens, ein hieroglyphischer Raum, der uns dazu bringt, etwas mehr vorzustellen, als das was wir sehen.
Wir haben das Gelände des Geistes, die unmerklichen, zufälligen Befunde." (freie übersetzung des publisher's note)