"The audiovisual work of Irene Cruz together with the chosen texts
to explain them invites us to think about our own vital
boundaries. An immersion into the unexplored territories between
light and darkness, a journey to travel with her through the
instants when the day turn mysterious night.
An invitation to cross the border between magic and reality,
between the seen and the sensed, the continuous movement of the
river and the strengthening stillness of the forest: the flow of
the childish swing and the ghost of what we can not see or feel:
that invisible thing that escape the frame.
Irene´s photos and video show a poetic and
A Baroque and misty Naturalism filtered by the visual metaphysic of
Lars Von Trier and the visual poetry of Terence Malick. As Emile
Zola said, naturalism can need no more than a fragment of nature
view through a temperament. Irene Cruz´s temperament in like an
anvil supporting the hammering of reality and turning the dreadful
pounding sound into a soft scream of reality and existential
Eduardo Rodríguez Merchán, Professor of The Universidad
Irene Cruz (Madrid, 1987) has a masters in photography and art.
She had several exhibitions in Spain and Germany and won some
renowned prizes as the accésit in Fototalentos of Banco Santander
During the opening of the exhibition Irene Cruz´s video-art will be screened for the public. The photography series "Aus heiterem Himmel" will be show till the 22nd of November. More dates for the video art screening will be announced.
This project is a collaboration between Art und Weise Kunstraum
und Heilbar and Circular Culture for the Festival for culture and
art in Neukölln “Nacht und Nebel”.
Leinestr 48 12049, Berlin Neukölln