I have always been interested in many different cultural and artistic fields. Also, I have always been interested in both analog and digital processes. This is reflected in my educational background and in my production. Interdisciplinarity has a significant status for me.
My recent artworks are hybrids in both formal and conceptually ways. What has interested me in the last times is rather to explore the expressive possibilities in a determined concept than to fix my production in a specific artistic category. In fact, the discussion about limits and combinations in artistic categories is something very present in most of my production. The works generally take their final form by an interdisciplinary creative process that mixes: video, audio, installation, photograph, etc. In this context I think its possible to identify three main groups of works in my production in the last three years. Chronologically it passes by approaches in the fields of materiality, actions and new medias. Anyway I think I can say that at this time I’m focused in the production of video and films.
The first group of works is linked to materiality, manual procedures and concepts of origins that go back up in pre-historical times. It can be seen by a long series of installations with different organic materials and various procedures. These works question the limits between the artistic categories such drawing, painting and installations, proposing a new combination of them. They show a particular itinerary from de twodimensional surface to the threedimensional space. The series of CARTOGRAPHIES with coffee, salt, coal and fire are instances of it. (Some few reference artists: Nuno Ramos, Anselm Kiefer, Richard Long, Andy Goldsworthy).
The second group of works could be described essentially as actions in the world; the environment, either urban or natural. Its about contextual art. These works are part of a current segment in art that dedicates to the displacement, trip or walking, an important role in the creation process. The displacement, in this context, is not just a way of space movement, but equally a psychic fact, a tool for fiction in the production. This cineplastic transforms the city into a theater of operations, as points the french critic Thierry. This production can act in the limit between documentary and fiction, alternating between micro-politics and actions of fantastic (dream-like) order. (Artists and writers of reference: Guy Debord, Georges Perec, Bas Jan Ader, Jordi Colomer, Francis Alïs, Gabriel Orozco, Erwim Wurm, Robert Smithson).
There are also a group of artworks related to the use of traditional and new medias, and different video and films supports. It presents several works in digital formats such mobile phone video, audio, video and web platforms but it's not just limited to electronic medias. Very often these works are oriented to plastic and physical experiences. It intends to achieve a wider discussion about concepts in communication in general; including the most primitive medias as the symbols, the human voice and the writing process. (Artists and writers of reference: Cao Guimaraes, Raymond Depardon, Wim Wenders, Miguel Rio Branco, Godard, Janaina Tschape, Bill Viola, Jorge Luis Borges, Julio Cortazar).