03 Dec Design at the MACVAC
The exhibition Vis a Vis is a bet by MACVAC and Asociación de Diseñadores y Creativos de Castellón that plays with the blurry border between art and design through the superposition of works and objects. Thanks to the person who is in charge of Exprimidora, David Díaz Mundina, to the director of Consorci de Museus, José Luis Pérez Pont, and to the MACVAC’s director, Rosalía Torrent, pieces like the GrandPa Clock by Sanserif Creatius share spaces with other designers – Pepe Gimero, Alex Selma, or Marisa Gallen…- and some of the main pieces of contemporary art of MACVAC in a dialogue filled with anecdotes and visual games.
Important; (…) This is exactly what happens with the particular version of Las Meninas by Vicente Traver Calzada that has been placed next to the Grandpa Clock created by Sanserif Creatius. On one hand, we find the iconic painting by Velázquez represented through materials external to different human bodies: from cardboard, paper, and different waste materials. And on the other hand, a clock made by the same materials used by designers for their cardboard furniture. “They share a very common view because they bestow another meaning and value on this material”. “We say goodbye to ‘disposable’ to give it a more aesthetic and treasured aspect”, reflected the artists on their own work. (…) More information in Valencia Pla