Confessions Series

In this series of drawings I work with concepts such as temperature, conservation and patina through a voluntarily ascetic strategy that uses a mathematical rhetoric and a transcendent nebulousness that swims between the tangible and the ethereal.

The drawings of oil and graphite on cotton paper are under thin layers of beeswax. This choice, as well as the theoretical framework of the works, refers to the longing for the imperishable reflected in the “Philosophical study of time” collected in the “Confessions” of St. Augustine of Hippo. Formally, there are also references to the Galician landscape and to architectural elements typical of Catholic asceticism.

 


 

Hornacina
Oil, graphite and wax on paper
10,5×15 cm
2017

LH LT
Oil, graphite and wax on paper
10,5 x 15 cm
2017

La sal
Oil, graphite and wax on paper
10,5×15 cm
2017

Sábana y muleta
Oil, graphite and wax on paper
10,5×15 cm
2017

Máscara
Oil, graphite and wax on paper
10,5×15 cm
2017

Capilla
Oil, graphite and wax on paper
10,5×15 cm
2017

Amenaza
Oil, graphite and wax on paper
15,5×22,5 cm
2017