Edición 2017

Ana H. del Amo

Ana H. del Amo

Cáceres, 1977

Ana holds a degree in Fine Arts and a Diploma of Advanced Studies from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Barcelona. She has been granted a scholarship by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the Spanish Academy in Rome (2005), by the Regional Government of Extremadura with the Francisco de Zurbarán Grants and the II Encontro de Artistas Novos at Cidade da Cultura cultural centre in Santiago de Compostela.

 

Her work focuses exclusively on formalism, where the colour, form and material are combined to create pieces of geometric patterns. The method she usually applies is the assemblage of wood and paint. The project she is currently working on involves creating pieces that resemble sculpture and have geometric patterns, which she is making from the ‘remnants’ she has found, transformed by adding colour and incorporating new elements that reveal a different way of observing and understanding these pieces. Each piece, arranged in a very subtle way, offers us a range of possibilities in the process of its creation through pictures. Bright colours, including fluorescent ones, shapes and forms that refuse to be confined, much less be classified. Forms that have a pure appearance in which we can appreciate the tiny details or errors of impressions during their creation. The creation is like a mental tool to understand and be present in the world.

 

She has exhibited in Spain, Italy, Portugal and Switzerland and has won several prizes including the Estampa Award in Estampa Contemporary Art Fair of Madrid in 2016, Colección DKV prize, Casa de Velázquez prize and Nocapaper purchase prize.

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Her project in Cáceres Abierto 2019

Two precise and large-sized sculptures made with wood beams, taking advantage of the nature of this material, designed to interact with the spaces, letting go of their identity as free-standing sculptures to transform into elements of the urban landscape. In the garden of the Cáceres Museum, a huge curved-structure emerges from the ground and extends to the putlog hole of the building, or vice versa. In the Callejón de Don Álvaro, an oval shape fitted with a certain degree of inclination suggests a turn, a movement or an abyss that invites us to cross it. These are complemented by eight small-sized models in the museum’s exhibition hall, pieces created in a workshop, an experimental and intuitive art session, together with a series of photographs.

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