Scenes to avoid nightmares/ Escenas evitar las pesadillas

Escenas para evitar las pesadillas (Scenes to avoid nightmares) are a serie of installations that invade the space with paper, projections and some sculptures. Each installation is a different in-situ project.

Scene No 2 // SAN JOSÉ-COSTA RICA. DES PACIO GALLERY

Materials: 300 meters of paper-cuts magenta and beige, 2 wood chairs moving with a basic engine, projections with 2 overhead projectors and paper-cuts, drawings in the walls with charcoal, seal made with potato and pencil, dioramas of handmade paper on wood boxes and a special lighting.
      
Dioramas of paper-cuts on wood boxes
 
Pictures taken by Guillermo Barquero
Project’s team
María Pamela Moreno and Andrea Quitian (assistants) / Juan Madrigal, Cristina Ramirez, Conel Fernandez, Sofía Vindas, Anna Matteucci (volunteers assistants in Costa Rica) / Guillermo Barquero (sound environments) /Ximena Gama (writer)

Scene No 1 // BOGOTÁ-COLOMBIA. CASAS RIEGNER GALLERY

Materials: 200 meters of paper-cuts, a wood chair moving with a basic engine, a 3-meter wood table, 4 overhead projectors, 3 drawings over glass, 1 videobeam, 1 dvd, a digital animation, a drawing of a rhino made with acetate layers moving with 3 basic engines and a special lighting.

360-grade picture made by estudiocasa40.com
This piece has two components, the rhino and the boy. The rhino is an analogue animation projected with a special overhead projector, it is a drawing made with acetate layers that moves its legs and head with 3 basic engines. The boy is a digital animation projected with a videobeam.

Annexed to the project, there is a series of portable scenes made up in the traditional manual technique of the cutouts, where a selection of irrational scenarios is proposed from the research of symbolic and archetypal images of classic mythology, the Middle Age and the Renaissance.

Project´s team
Sergio Paez (assistant head) /María Pamela Moreno, Andrea Quitian, Lina Herrera and Arturo Caipa (assistants) / Martín Sanchez (animator) / Mangle (carpenters) / Erika Sanchez and Ximena Gama (writers)
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