Who is the Next?

2016

Kinetic installation

Lasercut plexiglas, aluminium profiles, red LED strip, electronics, motor, 3D-print, print on paper

61x43x33cm

Who is the Next? is about the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, well-known as Brexit. A device randomly shows the two-letter codes (ISO 3166-1 alfa-2) of the EU countries next to a luminous sign displaying the word “EXIT”. This way, it speculates about which nation could be the next one to leave the European Union (or to be expelled from it), which is shown as something completely accidental. The codes of the member countries follow one another on a panel whose moveable parts clatter as the information panels at international airports used to do in the old times. Each time these parts stop, a new border emerges in our imagination, changing the lives of millions of citizens (text by Pau Waelder).

Credits:

In this project had collaborate the production team from Varvara & Mar studio: Jesús Rodríguez Santos and the intern from ARGO program: Kico Robles Garrido.

Exhibited:

Solo show ChameleonNew Gallery, Calgary, Canada (6th April – 11th May’19)

Solo show ChameleonTallinn Art Hall Gallery, Estonia (30th Nov’18 – 27th Jan’19)

Solo show ChameleonAbello Museum, Mollet del Vallès, Spain (14th Dec’17 – 25th Mar’18)

Solo show Camaleón, Rambleta art centre, Valencia, Spain (10th Nov’16 – 28th Jan’17). Supported by Rambleta and Estonian Ministry of Culture

The artwork received the Rambleta art production and research grant 2016

View the exhibition catalogue online