Excercises (on vinyl gloves)
Fernando Hierro is a visual artist, cultural manager and student of the Bachelor in Arts. He has participated in artistic and management projects, individually and in groups in Scandinavia, Central America and Buenos Aires. Since 2016, he is a member of the Free Chair of Art, History and Society, Faculty of Philosophy and Letters, University Of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Fernando was one of the selected artists through the Semillero 2017 open call. He presented the installation Excercises (on vinyl gloves) during the November 2017 ´aceNITE, together with Santiago Ocampo’s project Traces, artists in residency Caleb Jamel Brown (USA) and Elinor Peiretti (Argentina) and the [Blank Space] group show.
EXERCISES (ON VINYL GLOVES) (by Fernando Hierro)
The possibility of building a work on the reflection of a practice in the becoming of traveling is the axis of the present installation. Excercises… groups and visualizes six years of production in trials, errors and intermittences characteristic of changing residence between Scandinavia, Central America and Buenos Aires. Through the synopsis as a resource, I try to link themes such as migration, notions of identity and the circulation of discursive constructions, which make visible tensions between local and global dynamics.
It is worth mentioning that the present proposal is part of my research and visual exploration platform entitled CORTES / CUTS, opportunely exhibited in two facilities in Sweden (2011) and in El Salvador (2014).
The exhibited work is part of a larger body of work that includes: sketches, ephemeral drawings, photographic records, objects, texts and geometric interventions on the wall, which intersect the phenomenal, the epistemological and the topological. Articulated in brief textual reviews under the following headings: i) Search exercise, ii) Exercise on vinyl gloves, iii) Exercise on a snowball and iv) Arm and disarm exercises.
Fernando Francisco Hierro
1981 | Argentina
2019 | Bachelor in Arts, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
2005 | Visual Arts course, Önnestad Folkhögskola, Sweden
2002 | Degree in Law, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
2017 | International Self-Portrait Exhibition, Chitre, Panama
2014 | CORTES / CUTS, Installation and Discussion, Ministry of Art and Culture. The Savior
2013 | Homage to Leon Ferrari, CC Paco Urondo, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
2011 | CUTS, Installation, Ocampo Gallery, Malmö and in Ariman Gallery, Lund, Sweden
2008 | Closed Bodies, Café Banjo, Malmö. Sweden