NEITHER PLAYER CAN SPECIAL SUMMON MONSTER
«Neither Player Can Special Summon Monster» is an exhibition that melds the visionary worlds of Natalia Janula and Estefanía B. Flores. In this artistic journey, we will explore the convergence of urban and natural environments, the interaction of the female human body with articulated anthropomorphic elements, and the creation of emotive worlds through science fiction, femininity, and the invention of traditions.
From her base in London, Janula weaves a visual dialogue between the urban and the natural, highlighting the duality of our environment. Her installations, represented on a clean wall, unfold the richness of sculpture, video, and performance. Padlocks on forged railings symbolize the connection between public spaces and intimacy, while articulated anthropomorphic elements express a narrative that goes beyond the tangible.
Fertility, feminism, and fluidity intertwine in her works, challenging expectations and prompting deep reflection on the role of the female body in society. The invention of traditions is evident in each installation, where tradition is redefined through the lens of the contemporary.
From the Canary Islands to London, Flores merges her architectural background with live art in its infancy. In this enclosed space, small screens become windows to her exploration of interactive gaming. Her work transforms the female human body into a living project, challenging norms and exploring art in its nascent stages.
Forged railings of public spaces become a symbol of the connection between the tangible reality and the game, where Yu-Gi-Oh cards inspire a science fiction fantasy. Invented traditions manifest through installations that trigger emotional elements and embrace inventive tradition in a contemporary context.
The exhibition comes to life through the dialogue between these two visionary artists. The exchange of studies between Janula and Flores becomes a living project, where the duality of their approaches converges in an installation that challenges perceptions and stimulates critical thinking. The intersection of the emotional and the technological creates a space where new possibilities take shape.
«Neither Player Can Special Summon Monster» is more than an exhibition; it is an experience that invites reflection and dialogue. Here, in this enclosed space, live art is in its infancy, and installations become windows to imaginary worlds. Science fiction fantasy blends with tangible reality, and the invention of traditions redefines our understanding of contemporary art. This is a call to explore, question, and immerse oneself in the duality of the created and the invented, guided by Janula and Flores.
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