Solo show ‘Hedonia’ 16.01.20 / 16.02.2020 At Hotel Ibérostar Las Letras, Madrid.
Commissioned and co-produced with La Habitacion Numero13.
Visual promotional design + original artworks for exhibition
This body of work originated from an exhibition comissioned by the arts and culture department of the Hotel Iberostar Las Letras, Madrid. Mixing figurative and abstract works, the artist plays with the concepts of pleasure, beauty, decadence and ephemerality, in relation to the potential of the hotel as a space for a sublimation of everyday life as well as a temporaty disconnection/ escape from it.
With inspirations varying from vanitas paintings, olympian gods, the human form, decadent literary pieces such as Joris Karl Huysmans ‘Against Nature’ to victorian desserts, the works sways between an eulogy for a thirst for beauty and a satirical look at overcomsuption and the impermuanence of sybaritic pleasu