"A New Landscape"
13 / Sep / 2013
The “Vermeer of Chile” as Gianfranco Foschino have called in New York. The mystique that is created in the Gallery Leyendecker emphasizes the need for contemplation of the video, become a perfect frame, inspired by the unique landscape of the island Rapa Nui, one of the world's most remote places.
His studies in cinema, is set as the strategic basis of his work, in which the image and movement occur from reading and contemplation connection marked by silent films, the influence of avant-garde cinema, or Warhol’s movies. Foschino encourages instants need apparent depth and causes in time. Thus, the figure of Abbas Kiarostami, is also presented as a cross palpable in his work.
The 7 video works in the show exhibits Foschino entitled A NEW LANDSCAPE, is an exhibit of light evolution of the landscape. From a look that only covers a specific space, a camera and maintaining fixed plane in one shot: without intervening in the recording, built another way of seeing.
The use of the format, increases the mysticism of the work refers to the vertical unapologetic of Japanese painting. Foschino defines his work as a composition of layers, marked by the depth of the video, which creates a different harmony, and enables a pictorial perspective.