Gilardi, Isidora

   La Acontecida (The occurred) / 2017

Galería Balmaceda 1215, Santiago de Chile. 2017. 


Photographs, glass, cotton rope, pins, plaster, fulgurite, 3d print of a Greek mask, low relief in wall, hair lock, opalite (moon stone), silver, pearl, room plan, canvas.

Collection of details; mute images overflown of meaning and emotion.

i. photograph of the nightfall’s sky, condensed water and butterfly.

ii. opalite (moon stone), pearl and silver.

iii. beetle, cotton and Hypnos –son of darkness and night. lived in the Hades’ cave where the sun and the moon met, and where the Lethe river was born; the river that the dead Greeks crossed, forgetting their lives. God of sleep-.

iv. plaster cast of the gap between two holding hands.

v. photograph and hair lock.

vi. from A. Somers in “La mujer desnuda”.
translation: “The woman saw with terror, that so brutally lonely and definitive that was happening her on account of what occurred to another.”

vii. fulgurite –petrified encounter between a lightning bolt and the dessert-.

viii. from W. Shakespeare in “The Tempest”.
transcript: “Full fathom five thy father lies; / Of his bones are coral made; / Those are pearls that were his eyes; / Nothing of him that doth fade, / But doth suffer a sea-change / Into something rich and strange.”

ix. canvas exposed half year under the open sky, bugs.

x. photograph of an imageless projection.





La Acontecida (The occurred)
Galería Balmaceda 1215, Santiago de Chile. 2017.