The Butterfly of Belen

Adriana Montalto and 20152015

Guatemala - Biennale Arte 2015

Guatemala - Biennale Arte 2015
Venice, Italy

The installation presented by the artist in this prestigious occasion is titled "The butterflies of Belén" (2015), and consists of 200 butterflies in aluminum. The title is a clear reference to one of the events most noise in history of the Sanremo Festival, which is the parade of Belen Rodriguez, who showed live his crotch tattoo butterfly-shaped. If the model and presenter argentina He defended defining itself as "the woman of provocations," the title of the installation It is equally provocative, since it connects the realm of gossip a work by the meanings actually very stratified.
The 200 components of the installation are divided into large, medium and small, with ranging in size from 10 to 15 cm. The butterflies, in addition to having different sizes, they are painted in such a way that, on the basis of color, can be distinguished in three dissimilar subjects. The installation is expected that this multitude of moths metal They are applied on the walls creating, via their bundling programmed, one background characterized by motility and chromatic vibration. In fact, through the play of colors and their correspondences with the overlays and materiality of the metal, is created a vertical support along which the light slips and creeps alternatively, exploring the full and empty composition. Although between
a butterfly and the other one can catch a glimpse of the spaces of result, the installation is characterized a vacuous horror that permeates and defines each element of the composition.

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  • Title: The Butterfly of Belen
  • Creator: Adriana Montalto, 2015
  • Date Created: 2015