Stefan Benchoam

The above picture is documentation of Stefan Benchoams 2008 installation Ejercicio de Dibujo at the XVI Paiz Biennial in Guatemala City. 


 A singular ladder stands in a white room, amidst an impossible collection of shadows. Although seemingly big and empty, the room resonates a past of meticulous work. The ladder placed in different areas in the room, Benchoam masks and spray paints the shadows one by one. These pieces remind me of what the work of James Turell would possibly be if he lived in a metropolitan area, instead of a giant crater in the desert…

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