Saturday, October 9, 2010

Masts of the Mercedes

NIKON D80, NIKON 12-24@ 17mm, f/5, ISO 100, 3 Exposures, Handheld

Magdalena spars. Of this urban operation intervention biggest challenge is the masts of the Mercedes. A work of Magdalena Fernández public and monumental scale (provided in the original) as the abstract and seemingly arbitrary arrangement of 7 "horns", "masts" or "needles" of heroic dimension, which from its appearance tense very fragile frame from the urban scale a new visual iconography. This corresponds to a multiple piece sculpture that integrates new neo-constructivist trends with representation that emphasizes the traditional landscape of this small valley of Las Mercedes. "The Mast" express an idea from nautical engineering and mechanisms suited to television and satellite.

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