surrounded in the studio by all sorts of discarded materials from the medication he was taking at the time, found objects, fruit, etc. these Series of Boxes were the result of a time when the artist was trying to make sense out of his desperate situation. He describes his working space at the time as a playground for ideas. The relation between different objects would jump at him unexpectedly sometimes, while most of the time he would try different and possible relations and meanings in order to fix together some coherent little sculpture of box.
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NEEDLE IN A BOILED EGG ON A TRY ON THE EDGE OF A TABLE
MY OTHER HALF
In my Other Half; half an orange is pierced by its other half. The contact of the two halves is prevented by a condom.
MATRESS AND CONDOMS
All Images and Text: Copyright Manel Guell 2008