SILVIO DE GRACIA (AR)
El Silencio, 2012, 1:54
El Silencio is a video about the death ans ressurrection of life. The skull overlying the face of the man refers to the destructive behaviour of humans. But at the climax, the vegetation emerges in a new birth of the same skull. This alludes to the cycle of life wich return from the decomposition.
Silvio de Gracia born in Junin, Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1973. Lives and Works in Junin, Argentina. He is a writer, visual artist, performer, theorical and independent curator. He exhibits works in performance, video, public art, installation, mail art and visual poetry regularly since 1998. Major exhibitions / events: PNEUMAtic circUS, Transmediale Festival for Art and Digital Cultura, Berlin, Germany, 2013; XI Havanna Biennial, Cuba, 2012; 3rd Thessaloniki Biennale, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2011; "George Macuinas and beyond - Fluxus never stops", 8th Kaunas Biennial, Lithuania, 2011.