Barro is a game of changing states in which objects are transformed, modified and reshaped by the application of water. On a table a tea service is laid out and the cups filled with water. Beside the table on the floor a drawing is simultaneously created from clay dust. Small disasters occur and creation is pursued by imminent destruction and transformation. A play of opposites: wet /dry, construction /deconstruction and solid/dust accompany the alterations. The objects are carried by this transmutation and respond to a new state and find unexpected possible futures.

Elemental and profound the piece is as complex and simple as the opposites it contains.

photos by Consuelo Bautista and Carlos Camps

About Lesley Yendell

Hi, I am an English sculptor based in Spain. I have worked on various projects around Europe. My work draws both from the domesticated landscape of the Penedes, and everyday domestic objects. It concentrates on the transformation of these objects and introduces new criteria to value not only their aesthetic effect but also their communicative power.
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