Landscape #13, installation view, Rotterdam/Netherlands (2022)

contrivance
noun
1. the use of skill to create or bring about something,
especially with a consequent effect of artificiality;
2. a device, especially in literary or artistic composition,
which gives a sense of artificiality;

Contrivance #4 / Landscape Project Process

Form, scale, color, context - this search for configurations without equivalents in natural environments, seeks to establish a new scenic dimension that provides the observer with a different reading and experience of the landscape itself, the "constructive" work of art is developed with the main purpose to promote awareness and appreciation of both, a new perceptive state created by this intervention of maximal artificial genesis.

Exhibition view @ Paviljoen aan het Water, Rotterdam/Netherlands (2022) ©Madalena Virtuoso

The exhibition consisted on three different medias, each one associated with its respective phase.
Considering, phase 1: location scouting and "visualisation rite" with the analysis of the site, phase 2: development of the constructive installation and its anatomy and phase 3: record of the unique space-time experience of the artwork for future memory proposes.

Exhibition view @ Paviljoen aan het Water, Rotterdam/Netherlands (2022) ©Madalena Virtuoso