Notes on PRISMA – New Year’s Resolutions

Notes on PRISMA – New Year’s Resolutions

Commentary by ArteMorfosis, February 2021 Marco Arturo Herrera (1991. La Habana, Cuba) - Pa’ la caliente | For the Heat 2020, Mixed on canvas, 170 x 140 cm There is in this selection of works an unresolved tension between the artists' manifest desire and artistic implementation. Times of crisis, it is known, can stimulate a formal and conceptual renewal of artistic propositions, but it can also numb impulses. In times of economic uncertainty, the self-preservation instinct has triumphed. It does not seem that these creators intend to revolutionize their ways of expression, to…Read more …
Art In Pandemic Times

Art In Pandemic Times

Commentary to PRISMA - New Years Resolutions by Virigina Alberdi Leo de la O (1986. Bayamo, Cuba) - Ruinas Circulares | Circular RuinsFrom the Series Inhabited Absence, 2020, Mixed on paper and canvas, 123 x 200 cm The pandemic  No one imagined the devastating effects of the Covid 19 pandemic. No country in the world has been spared. In addition to the millions of infections and the consequent lethality the economy is in crisis and the social fabric is being ruptured. Culture has not been exempted; museums and galleries are closed, and art…Read more …
New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

ArteMorfosis has aksed Cuban artists to make a short video of their New Year Resolutions as artists. The selected videos have been published on our facebook page and a selection of entered works have been chosen for an exhibit in the Showroom in Zürich. The date will be announced when the Covid-Situation allow for the exhibit. Commentaries on PRISMA - New Year Resolutions by:- Virginia Alberdi- Yuris Nórido All pubished videos can be viewed on our facebook page, here is a short selection of the videos received: https://youtu.be/tTT3C_TNVHE The Island of my Dreams…Read more …
CALL FOR ARTISTS

CALL FOR ARTISTS

2020 has been a very complex year. Art has not been exempt and artists have left testimony of it. But it is time to look to the future. The ArteMorfosis platform wants to approach the expectations of young visual artists, residing in Cuba, for the new year that is beginning soon.  Send us a short video answering this question:  WHAT PURPOSES DO YOU HAVE WITH YOUR WORK FOR THE NEW YEAR?  Also send us up to three recent two-dimensional works.  The ArteMorfosis team will select up to 15 works for a group show to be held…Read more …