The Anatomy of a journey

Cristian Răduţă
07 April - 4 Mai 2017

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Openig 07 PM

ElectroPutere Gallery is happy to announce the exhibition "The Anatomy of a journey" by the Romanian sculptor Cristian Răduţă.

C. Răduţă combines elements from nature with ideas borrowed from the fundamental sciences and the recent space programs. His practice is at the intersection of natura naturans (nature in and for itself) and the fictional frame of futures technologies. In this frame, the dualism nature/culture is dissolved, allowing a complete merge of the natural with the technology. In his vision of the future, a cat, an iguana or an insect can travel and live together in space and the inorganic matter may own self control and consciousness. The exhibition “The Anatomy of a journey” is showing a fictional travelogue in which different characters face various contingencies. A tin character, constrained by the surroundings, lands forced with a parachute in the gallery space, an aircraft of which engine combines a flower as a propeller, un bouquet of planets helped by a ladder to suspend itself or a hat choses to be worn by a star to personalize itself. The exhibition combines sculptures and objects realized with various current materials sometimes by joining with nature objects they produce a framework of improvisation, closer to the imaginary world of animation and very little of the representation of traditional sculptor invoice.

Cristian Răduță, was born in 1982, lives and works in Bucharest. In 2010 and 2015 he exhibits at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Bucharest, in the frame of the exhibitions “Zoomania” and “Dispositions in time and space”, in 2014 he participates in the Mobile Biennale and in 2015 he realizes a personal exhibition at the Calina Galeria in Timisoara. Starting with 2016 he is cofounder of SANDWICH art-space, in Bucharest.