«SPENDING TIME IN BARCELONA»
by Christophe Constantin
Curated by Savina Tarsitano
In cooperation with the Rome University of Fine Arts (RUFA).
Exhibition running from the 1st of July to the 10th of July, 2016.
Opening on Thursday 30th of June, 19h30.
Spending time in Barcelona is a project of the emerging artist Christophe Constantin in cooperation with Rome University of fine arts (RUFA).
It is a multidisciplinary work that mainly questions the notion of time. During his residency at Espronceda, Christophe investigates on the concept of “journey” as an aesthetically human experience where the same life becomes the art work.
The main topic of Constantin’s research is the city of Barcelona, considered not as a concrete and real space but as a photosensitive film in which every details is marked by the tracks, measured with the notion of time and not with the distances. The main work is an abstract map of the city translated by an installation on the wall, rooftop and floor on which all the different journeys made by the artist are displayed as a documentation of his vision of Barcelona. Each works’ titles is connected with the measured trajectory time of his walks, ballads around the city of Barcelona in connection with the emotional life of the artist in telling us his personal history.
The artistic multidisciplinary language used is based on installations, drawings, videos. Constantin’s desire is to give the possibility to the public to travel with him into the city of Barcelona and in his personal and emotional life.