Língua Falo Lengua
Língua Falo Lengua, Van Riel Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2008
On her return to Buenos Aires, Ileana Hochman produces for this exposition a series of images, never the same but always connected, mounted on a structure of three modules for this exhibition. Doodles and comments on the book of the artist began masks manually cut, languages and tongues taken from their comings and goings between Brazil and Argentina.
Arrays of one form or another, always interpreted by the sign of the word: falar is talking, forming the Falolengua or Falolingua. The Eroticism of milky white on black sums up the language of fertilization. Registration of an antropophagic ‘brazilianity’, licking the sugar of the hill and the margins and deeps of the Rio de la Plata (Silver River). For the curator, there is a strong feeling that corporality crosses the show through the transparencies that are superimposed and moving thanks to a breeze that hangs in the installation.
“Verticality, folds, creases and uncreases.” Dough makes a ‘ball’, natural process of dissection of a banana leaf. Horizontality and rest. All, in one way or another, touched by the sign of the word.”
Mercedes Casanegra writer, historian and art critic. (Argentina)
Fotos: Davy Alexandrisky