Motoi Yamamoto and saltscapes

Motoi Yamamoto (1966), sculpture and installation. Japanese artist Yamamoto Motoi was born in Hiroshima, Japan, and worked in a dockyard until he was 22 when he decided to focus on art full-time. Motoi is known for working with salt, often in the form of temporary, intricate, large-scale installations. Salt, a traditional symbol for purification and…

Penique Productions and inflatables

Sergi Arbursà (1987) and Pol Clusella (1981), installation artists. Penique Productions was born in Barcelona in 2007. It is a collective of artists of different disciplines focused on a common project which is based on the idea of making ephemeral installations. The starting point of each project is the selection of a location, which will…

Greta Alfaro and meringue

Greta Alfaro (1977), artist. Invención The series of photographs Invención (Invention) are the documentation of an installation created at the museum Ex Teresa Arte Actual in Mexico City, a former church. She built a chapel-like room on its presbytery. Its interior was completely decorated with edible meringue, imitating the forms and motives of Mexican Baroque….