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Updated: Jan 23




Maro Pebo - Andrew Carnie Watercolours 38 X 28 cm


Pleased to collaborate on a small number of works for the show Transpecies Becomings, Devenires Transespecie, with Mexican artist Maro Pebo.


Galería Municipal Rosario Sánchez de Lozada 

Queretaro, Mexico, from December 1st to 31st January 2024

Av. 16 de Septiembre No. 44 Poniente, Centro Histórico, Querétaro, Mexico


"Devenir" is synonymous with becoming, transforming. Evolving through a profound relationship of mutual care enables us to adapt to other forms of existence, becoming stronger and more resilient. 'Devenires Transespecie' explores the temporal connections between bacteria and plants, the fundamental relationship between algae and fungi, as well as the inseparable bond between microorganisms and humans.


In all these relationships, beings undergo transformations by connecting with the other, giving rise to the emergence of new species that sustain life. These relationships, more common than we imagine, constitute the fundamental mechanism of evolution.


The presented works are gestures and narratives where the tension between rock and glass, light, cyanotypes, and collage materialize the forms of endosymbiosis, revealing the experience of coexisting, with all its beauty and complexity, as well as the pain and discomfort involved in making space for the other to allow this connection.


Constructed through collaborations with Malintzin Cortes (MX), Carolina Paes (CO), Andrew Carnie (UK), Yun Lam (HK), and Roland van Dierendonck, "Devenires Transespecie" seeks to intimately transform your understanding of the living as relationships of complicity.



Devenires Transspecies explores the fundamental temporary connections between bacteria and plants between algae and fungi, as well as the unbreakable bond between microorganisms and humans. Transpecies Becomings seeks to intimately transform our understanding of the living as relationships of complicity. The show explores the temporal connections between bacteria and plants, fundamental connections between algae and fungi, as well as the indissoluble bond between microorganisms and humans. In all these relationships, beings are transformed by connecting with the other, giving rise to the emergence of new species that sustain life. These relationships, more common than we imagine, constitute the fundamental mechanism of evolution.





 

Andrew Carnie is an artist and academic at Winchester School of Art, Southampton University. His practice often involves a meaningful interaction with scientists. He is part of the Critical Practices Research team where his interests lie in exploring the self, through notions of hybridity, in organ transplantation and immunology. Other themes and ideas are often based on neurology, the brain, and how we get a sense of ourselves through scientific ideas, and images The work is often time-based in nature, involving slide dissolve systems or video projection onto complex screens. In darkened spaces layered images appear and disappear on suspended voiles, the developing display absorbing the viewer into an expanded sense of space and time through slowly unfolding narratives that evolve around them. His work has been exhibited at the Science Museum, London, Natural History Museum, Rotterdam, Design Museum, Zurich, Exit Art, in New York, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Great North Museum, Newcastle, Pera Museum, Istanbul, Dresden Hygiene Museum, Morevska Gallery, Brno, and the Daejeon Museum of Art, South Korea amongst many others, most recently the Hatton Gallery and Vane, Newcastle.


See: https://www.andrewcarnie.uk/ Hear about the work at


Read about the work at Catalogue. 


See more work at the website: http://www.tram.ndo.co.uk/artworks.htm 




Current exhibitions and projects: http://andrewcarnieexhibtionsandstuff.blogspot.com/ 

All images: courtesy of the artist Andrew Carnie   


Andrew Carnie  Artists: Art: Art Work: Science: Art and Science: Science and Art: SciArt: Art Science: Drawing: Print: Photography: Installation: Video Art: Paint: Painting: Oil Painting: Paint Online: Watercolour Painting: Drawing: Sound Art: Sculpture: Modern Art: MOMA

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