HORIZONS AND UTOPIAS
Some words
HORIZONS and UTOPIAS are landscapes from an undefined field between reality and fiction. They are places of dream, of desire, of reunion with our primordial human condition.
HORIZON is the “circumscribed”, the “achievable”, the “present time limit”. It is a referential concept that gives us the conscious perception of “SER”[1] and “ESTAR”[2] here and now. The horizon define a potential of possibilities and range of motion, in which the AR we breathe is contained. It is a realm of existence in the world.
In large urban centers such as São Paulo, dense "verticality" is dominant and interrupts the field of vision. The surrounding space has shrunk radically, and with it, the AR and the prospects for movement. We almost don’t see horizon anymore. There is a feeling of suffocation and claustrophobia. How to adjust to this reality?
The constructed poetic images are mutants and hybrids fictions of horizon & space. They attempt to subvert the "verticality" of the configuration of the urban space, so to make visible the horizons contained in the little things of everyday life.
Works of these two series present some crossings between the media that constitute the contemporary image. Paintings, photographs and videos resulting from experiments and actions of the sensitive body function as autonomous pieces or as base elements for compositions of hybrid works. Media blend and dialogue with each other. The immobility and movement of the images, their flatness and volume when incorporating the shape of the objects in which they are inscribed, instigate a reflection on the relationships they establish with space and time.
The various forms of the image today converge to a same territory. This makes increasingly difficult to differentiate it into categories, both in terms of technique and in terms of the way of representation and presentation. Intermediate zones expand and constitute a common place in which nature and origin are lost, where the limits between physical reality and fiction are dissolved.
The works seeks to reveal the common aspects nowadays between painting, photography and video. What is pictorial, cinematographic, photographic and sonorous in the contemporary image? The idea is to investigate the potentialities and the implications that arise from the complexity of it.

[1] “BEING” refers to a permanent condition – expansion of time.
[2] “BEING” refers to a transitory location or condition – expansion of space.
Square Utopic Landscape 2, Utopic Landscapes series, 3 editions, print in Hahnemeühle 200 alpha cellulose paper of hybrid of digital photography and painting, 39.4 x 39.4 in, 2017.
Utopic Landscape 1,  Utopic Landscapes series, Hybrid photography and painting.
Axiom
From Air and  Water series
Hybrid photography and painting
From Air and Water, From Air and Water series, Hybrid photography and painting.
Body & Space & Body, From Air and Water series, Hybrid photography and painting.
New Hybrid, From Air and Water series, Hybrid photography and painting.
An Emptiness
From Air and Water series
Hybrid photography and painting
Aquatic Utopia 1 in Two Pixels
Aquatic Utopias series
Hybrid photography and painting
Aquatic Utopia 2 in Two Pixels
Aquatic Utopias series
Hybrid photography and painting
Aquatic Utopia 1 in Two Pixels
Aquatic Utopias series
Hybrid photography and painting
Aquatic Utopia 10  in Two Pixels, Aquatic Utopias series, Hybrid photography and painting.

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