The idea of Confluencing Shores is referring to the fact the we are all result of the exchanges between different thoughts, influences, historical events and cultural backgrounds. Southern Spain is a primary example of these exchanges. No one is an island. In this exhibition I try to bring together different approaches of art making to synchronize them into one coherent thought. In my work, I used both paper and ceramics as the vehicle for expression. These two materials are steep in history as the nexus of economic exchanges between the east and west. And both were originally developed in China. In my paper work, I use the form of paper cut, a traditional Chinese process call Jianzhi, and fire drawings. It is the delicate dance between the knife's edge and heat of fire my work in this exhibition were created.
The workshop is located within a spacious house of the nineteenth century, which was the luxury hotel of that time in the city. Five minutes walk from the beach.
It consists of an individual workshop for the resident, in addition to the own workshop of the art gallery, whereby the resident artist has the peace of mind to be able to perform his work without interference from the gallery's own workshop located in another room of the house...