Margins of Ten

Ad Minoliti

Barcelona
Jan 10 - Mar 8, 2019
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Curated by Rosa Lleó

NoguerasBlanchard proudly presents the second iteration of Margins of Ten, an exhibition cycle taking place in our Barcelona space curated by Rosa Lleó (Barcelona, 1980). Presentations by international artists including Belén Zahera, Ad Minoliti, Tamara Henderson and Rodrigo Hernández will unfold over the course of the year.

The title takes its name from Charles and Ray Eames’ celebrated film Powers of Ten made in 1977 on behalf of IBM. The first image is of an American family having a picnic in a park, the camera enlarges and reduces our vision mathematically, in square meters, from the human figure to the universe and from there to the protons inside our body. Men (in masculine) dominate nature thanks to technology, a celebration of modernity and the so called Capitalocene. This group of four presentations suggests a journey through the margins of this vision of science. Organic forms will unfold through subtleties and emotions, queer and sci-fi geometry, or the universe that exists from our bodies to other cosmologies.

Ad Minoliti’s work revolves around the relationship between geometry and queer theory, as well as the social implications of the history of art and design. For the artist, geometry is the best tool to represent and imagine a transhuman utopia, in which gender theory can be applied to pictorial language to experience a new world. The artist works through painting, sculpture, installation or video to create environments that often serve as a setting for group discussion and dialogue. For this presentation, a set has been created to host interviews with guests who will discuss the artist’s universe.

Ad Minoliti (Buenos Aires, 1980) is an agent in the Centro de Investigación Artística de Argentina since 2009, the year in which she also founded the group PintorAs, a feminist collective of Argentine painters.

She has won more than seven awards in her country, she has received scholarships from the Ministry of Culture of Argentina, the Fondo Metropolitano para las Artes de Buenos Aires and FONCA Conaculta de México, among others. Her work has been exhibited in galleries, institutions and museums in Los Angeles, Puerto Rico, London, San Francisco, Berlin, Panama, Mexico, New York, Miami, Paris, Japan, Brazil, Peru, Spain, Ireland, Bolivia, Chile, Austria, among other countries. She also has participated in the Porto Alegre Market Biennial, the Aichi Triennial in Japan and the Cleveland Triennial.

With special thanks to Galerie Crevecoeur, Paris.

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Installation

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Selected Works

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Rodrigo Hernández
Tan ligero (Langosta)

2019

Oil on primed mdf

20.32 x 25.4 cm (8 x 10 inches)

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Rodrigo Hernández
Tan ligero (Suéter, guante)

2019

Oil on primed mdf

20.32 x 25.4 cm (8 x 10 inches)

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Rodrigo Hernández
Tan ligero (Pterosauro)

2019

Oil on primed mdf

20.32 x 25.4 cm (8 x 10 inches)

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Rodrigo Hernández
Tan ligero (Cuchara)

2019

Oil on primed mdf

20.32 x 25.4 cm (8 x 10 inches)

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Rodrigo Hernández
Tan ligero (Caracol)

2019

Oil on primed mdf

20.32 x 25.4 cm (8 x 10 inches)

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Rodrigo Hernández
Tan ligero (Infinito)

2019

Oil on primed mdf

20.32 x 25.4 cm (8 x 10 inches)

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Tamara Henderson
Endless

2016

Mixed textiles

388 x 340 cm (152 34 x 133 78 inches)

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Tamara Henderson
Sewers and the Valley

2016

Mixed textiles

325 x 339 cm (127 1516 x 133 1532 inches)

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Tamara Henderson
Capers Weep For the Wine hued Burgundy

2016

Mixed textiles

299 x 340 cm (117 2332 x 133 78 inches)

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Tamara Henderson
Seasons End: Out of Body

2018

16mm colour film with optical soundtrack

0h 25' 30''

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Ad Minoliti
Fantasia (35)

2017

Acrylic and marker on paper

50 x 40 cm (19 1116 x 15 34 inches)

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Ad Minoliti
Fantasia (28)

2017

Acrylic and marker on paper

50 x 40 cm (19 1116 x 15 34 inches)

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Ad Minoliti
Fantasia (27)

2017

Acrylic and marker on paper

50 x 40 cm (19 1116 x 15 34 inches)

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Ad Minoliti
Fantasia (33)

2017

Acrylic and marker on paper

50 x 40 cm (19 1116 x 15 34 inches)

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Ad Minoliti
Abstract porn

2011

HD video

0h 01' 19''

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Ad Minoliti
Oral sex

2009

Flash animation, loop

0h 07' 00''

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Ad Minoliti
Presentación

2015

HD video

0h 02' 45''

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Ad Minoliti
GSFC3w

2016

Print on canvas

140 x 100 cm (55 18 x 39 38 inches)

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Ad Minoliti
GSFC4w

2016

Print on canvas

140 x 100 cm (55 18 x 39 38 inches)

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Ad Minoliti
Cyborg mom 4

2018

Print on canvas

80 x 45 cm (31 12 x 17 2332 inches)

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Ad Minoliti
Cyborg mom 1

2018

Print on canvas

80 x 45 cm (31 12 x 17 2332 inches)

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Ad Minoliti
GSFC7w

2016

Print on canvas

140 x 100 cm (55 18 x 39 38 inches)

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Ad Minoliti
GSFC5w

2016

Print on canvas

140 x 100 cm (55 18 x 39 38 inches)

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Ad Minoliti
GSFC5w

2016

Print on canvas

140 x 100 cm (55 18 x 39 38 inches)

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Ad Minoliti
Cyborg mom 2

2018

Print on canvas

80 x 45 cm (31 12 x 17 2332 inches)

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Ad Minoliti
Cyborg mom 5

2018

Print on canvas

80 x 45 cm (31 12 x 17 2332 inches)

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Belén Zahera
Sin título

2018

Digital print on RC paper (framed)

40 x 49 cm (15 34 x 19 932 inches)

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Belén Zahera
Martyr #2

2018

Wood engraving, painting

190 x 110 cm (74 1316 x 43 516 inches)

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Belén Zahera
Insideout

2015

HD video

0h 11' 38''

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Belén Zahera
Palm reader #1

2017

Brass, methacrylate, wooden pedestals

160 x 20 x 1.6 cm (63 x 7 78 x 58 inches)

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Belén Zahera
Palm reader #2

2017

Brass, methacrylate, wooden pedestals

160 x 20 x 1.6 cm (63 x 7 78 x 58 inches)

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Belén Zahera
Glosa #2

2018

Collage (framed). Previous work photos, archive images, old magazines

65 x 50 cm (25 1932 x 19 1116 inches)

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Belén Zahera
Glosa #2

2018

Collage (framed). Previous work photos, archive images, old magazines

65 x 50 cm (25 1932 x 19 1116 inches)

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Belén Zahera
Surface breeding #2

2018

3D printing on ceramic powder, car paint and painted wood structures

65 x 50 cm (25 1932 x 19 1116 inches)

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Belén Zahera
Palm reader #3

2018

Brass, methacrylate, wooden pedestals

160 x 20 x 1.6 cm (63 x 7 78 x 58 inches)