13 April – 27 April 2020
Juan Pablo Plazas
Lives and works in Brussels, BE
Born in 1987, Bogota, CO
Archive from the Opening: Exploration du room, photo album version, Lecture-performance, Juan Pablo Plazas, Live stream opening, 2020.
Try different ways of doing it:
walking in zig zag, circles, backwards, you name it
Don’t you ever looked at yourself in the mirror and imagined what it would be like to go through it into the other side? What I’m suggesting is that having something in common by coincidence with someone else, like shoe size, for example, could be the perfect chance to try to literally put on their shoes and imagine how is their lifelike.
Did you know there are spiders in Hawaii that have no eyes?
I caught myself daydreaming this morning about being on a breezy sunny beach surrounded by flowers, palm trees, and strong cocktails. […] But let’s leave the holiday feeling for a moment. Now I need to disclose some bad news to you: The amazingly particular eyeless spiders have been listed as in danger of extinction since the year 2000.
I caught myself daydreaming this morning about being on a breezy sunny beach surrounded by flowers, palm trees and strong cocktails.
Get into “suspensión” mode. I know it’s difficult, in these anxious times, but maybe you can trap the elements that allow you to do this activity. […] The spiders in your house will be very happy that your broom is away, as it’s one of their deadliest enemies.
You are closer to become a No-Eyed Big-Eyed Cave Wolf Spider
The difference between the three elements in your room
is the way they sound
Post-card pattern for paradise, 2020
Juan Pablo Plazas
Postcard, pigmented print
10,5 × 14,8 cm
Edition of 50
Each postcard is dedicated and sent by the artist.
LIMITED TO ONE PURCHASE PER PERSON.
Download text: pe’epe’e maka’ole, (The No-Eyed Big-Eyed Wolf Spider), Juan Pablo Plazas, 2020.
Curated by Rectangle, April 2020.
Courtesy Rectangle and the Artist, Brussels, 2020.