Natalia Gonzalez Martin

Based London, UK
Natalia Gonzalez Martin

About

Madrid born artist and curator based in London. BA in Fine Art at City and Guilds of London Art School. Founder of Subsidiary Projects.

'Since I can remember art has been my central focus, I never felt I had a choice as there was no other possibility.

My work has been predominantly concerned with matter and humanity´s need to preserve it from the decay of time.

The research I have undertaken consists in observing the ways in which artefacts are framed by cultural institutions, how information about them is presented and their methods of display. The objects are prisoners of the archive and I capriciously borrow them.

Once in the studio I am free to alter those objects. By incessantly replicating their physicality in different mediums I strip away any symbolic qualities off them. This process results into the formation of new fictitious artefacts of an organic, changing nature.

My work aims to raise questions regarding the precariousness and insubstantiality of established systems of value, generating a conversation about the ethics of ownership and collecting.'

  • Achievements & Goals

    • Graduating a few months ago
    • Getting first class results
    • Being honoured with several printmaking prizes
    • Being honoured for my final dissertation
    • Founding Subsidiary_Projects
  • Genre & Style

    • The core of my work is 'fake archeology'
    • I have develop a series of fake artefacts and objects of interest as a commentary in our understanding of history
  • Inspiration & Vision

    • Archeology
    • History
  • Sales & Trajectory

    • Already sold several paintings
    • Self-financed
  • Technique & Material

    • Painting on canvas to plaster sculptures
    • Materials that have an organic quality to them
    • Oil, wax, fabric

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