The BROT art exhibition is still going on here at Mikkeller Tórshavn. You are invited to join us for the closing party Friday 12 January kl. 18.
Artist David Sebastián Lopez Restrepo mixes Faroese history with modern elements with BROT. See below for the official description í føroyskt and english.
Fernisering (opening ceremony) Thursday 14 December kl. 18. Come be a part of the first ever art exhibition in Mikkeller Tórshavn!
Fragments is an exhibition of analogic collage, where the memory is the material to construct new realities. Each work explores the possibility of creating stories from old characters. I make interventions with watercolour and drawing ink, trying to re-compose by mixing those stories. In that process the collage start reaching his own memory, one where the timeline is disrupted by mixed images. The audience will find in those fragments, pieces of the Faroese history, their friends and families in a fictional landscape.
David Sebastián Lopez Restrepo Bio
Born in Medellín, Colombia, David Sebastian Lopez Restrepo studied a Bachelor of Fine and Visual Arts at the Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnoloógica de Colombia (U.P.T.C.), where he experimented with installation, video art and performance while working as a teacher at the preschool and pedagogic research center, “Rayuela”, where he experimented with different forms of pedagogy and developed a project with children producing short films. When graduated from U.P.T.C, Sebastian travelled to Argentina where he studied a Master in Combined Artistic Languages at Universidad Nacional de las Artes (U.N.A.). His art works have been presented in Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Finland, Denmark and in the Faroe Islands. His work is part of the Colombian Consulate’s “Artists abroad bank”.
Currently, the artist lives in Copenhagen, Denmark, where he is the director of Performance Køkkenet, an organization of contemporary arts, recently he had organized the International performance art festival Body Landscapes with the support of the Danish Arts Foundation. He is also work with video art, collage, installation, mail art and artist’s book.