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Mapping inspiration
Malcolm Christian

07.07.08 19.07.08

This collaborative work meeting explored non-adhesive structures in artists book and used the artist’s book itself as an excuse or metaphor to embark on a journey of a new project that explores the concept of inspiration and its use to deepen the meaning of our lives and that of other people.

The dictionary defines the concept of “inspiration” as a sudden stimulus that a person feels and that favors creativity, the search for solutions to a problem, the conception of ideas that allow undertaking a project, etc., especially that which the artist feels. That encourages the creation of works of art. This definition combines the physical / practical with the metaphysical, outlined as a breath or divine influence. In the same way, this workshop is not only a practical seminar, where technique is the dominant subject, but also proposes to investigate the concept, which will serve as a support to develop books by folded artists or containing structures that can be used to add richness and meaning to our work.

The work process will be based on personal symbols and metaphors. Through an experimental journey we will achieve a better understanding about the way in which we build ideas and how we share them with our peers. We hope that this session will provide participants with a concrete opportunity to acquire and share new knowledge about art and technique, while also providing personal insight.

The creative passengers -participants- brought for this trip:
-Generosity of spirit
-Objects that we call Memory and Meaning because they are repositories of symbols or personal memories, which served as the basis for reflection and exchange. Through them we seek to promote trust among the participants, enriching interaction and cultural dialogue.

Related artists

MAPPING INSPIRATION

Participants artists:
Cecilia Afonso Esteves (Argentina)
Marina Aizen (Argentina)
Gustavo Cabrera (Argentina)
Noel Loeschbor (Argentina)
Bruno Patyn (Bélgica)
Liliana Sanchez (Argentina)
Valeria Zamparolo (Argentina)

Proyecto´ace
Artist-in-Residence International Program

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International Airport

Ministro Pistarini- Ezeiza (EZE)
Buenos Aires
45' to 60' trip

Domestic Airport

Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
Buenos Aires

Buses

38, 39, 41, 42, 59, 63, 65, 67, 68, 151, 152, 161, 184, 194 and 168 (stop in the front door)

Subway/Metro

D Line (Green)
Olleros Station (4 blocks, 4')

Train

Mitre Line (either to Leon Suarez or Mitre)
Colegiales Station (1 block, 1')

The Latin America's Paris

Buenos Aires is Argentine Republic's capital city. With 15,000,000 inhabitants, it is one of the largest cities in Latin America and one of the 10 most populous urban centers in the world. Its cosmopolitan and urban character vibrates to the rhythm of a great cultural offer that includes monuments, churches, museums, art galleries, opera, music and theaters; squares, parks and gardens with old groves; characteristic neighborhoods; large shopping centers and fairs. Here we also find a very good lodging facilities, with accommodation ranging from hostels to five-star hotels of the main international chains. Buenos Aires also show off about its variety of restaurants with all the cuisines of the world, as well as to have cafes and flower kiosks on every corner.

A neighborhood founded on the Jesuit farms in the 17th century

We are located in Colegiales neighborhood where the tree-lined streets, some of which still have their original cobblestones, invite you to walk. Although the apartment buildings advance, low houses still predominate. It is a district of the city where about 20 TV production companies, design studios, artist workshops and the Rock&Pop radio have been located. The neighborhood also has six squares, one of which pays homage to Mafalda, the Flea Market, shops, restaurants and cafes like its neighboring Barrios de Palermo and Belgrano, with which it limits.

Proyecto´ace
Artist-in-Residence International Program

2024 Open Call #3
Residencies 2024

Deadline 
July 31st, 2024

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