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In the depth of white, (ensō # 157)

In the depth of white, (ensō # 157), is a series of paintings resulting from a performance whose aim is to produce a temporal accumulation behind the color white. The performance consists of writing a text in black ink on a canvas, which is then covered by a layer of white paint. The idea is not to hide the text entirely, but to blend it in slightly. Once the paint has dried, the action is repeated. In this way, after several interventions on the canvas, what remains is a degradation of the text, where its attenuation, caused by the accumulation of layers of paint, presents the coordinates of a temporal event.  Each of the paintings functions as a perceptive exercise whose aim is to draw the viewer's gaze beyond the color, in search of traces of an earlier action.

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