SEBASTIAN BOESMI




 



SEBASTIAN BOESMI                                                                                             

Born in 1980 in Salta, Argentina and moved to Asuncion, Paraguay in 1983


STATEMENT

My works are very largely shaped by my experiences and daily observations and principally by my imagination. I am interested in the concept of camouflage and the investigation of color and the tensions that are present in culture and nature, sometimes amicably but often hostile to each other.

 

REFERENCES

I look for references mainly in nature and in the cities where I live and work, in symbolic elements, in abstraction, in urban art, in video games and above all when working I start from the idea of an understanding that often not everything has to have an explanation and that there are things that cannot be controlled or explained. The transversality that characterizes contemporary existence tells me that there is no left-right distinction, there is no predetermined order and the work I do speaks of that. 

 

MOTIVATION

The formal relationship between the micro and the macro, as present in nature. The energy of color and what happens when, according to J.A. Brea, once time is frozen, the image expands into space. I am inspired by the impact of this event. And among other things I am interested in painting since it makes the energy of that moment infinitely recur.

 Nula dies sine linea. Pliny the Elder


BIO

Primary and secondary studies course in Asunción, Paraguay where he  Graduated in Visual Arts from the U.N.A in 2009, the same year he received the Henri  Matisse Prize and moved to Paris in 2010, holding that year his first solo exhibition at the Galerie Hebert Art Contemporain in the French capital. 

This exhibition became the first of several exhibitions in Europe and experiences in artist residencies and international workshops citing Citê Internacional des Arts, in Paris France (2010), El Atunero Barcelona (2012 to 2016) Marma Art Projects in Berlin, Germany, (2016) August House in Johannesburg, South Africa (2017), The Art Students League of New York, New York U.S.A. (2007 and 2017), Bonte Zwaan in Amsterdam, Netherlands (2017), Atelier Miami, FL (2019) and currently at the Bonus Workshop in the city of Madrid where he studied a Master in Research in Contemporary Art and Creation at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain cycle 2019-2020.

Sebastian Boesmi carry out numerous group exhibitions and 17 individual exhibitions until the date in Asunción and abroad, citing in both cases the Valencian Institute of ArtModerno I.V.A.M., Valencia, Spain, Espai.B Gallery in Barcelona, the International Fair of Contemporary Art of Barcelona SWAB, The Borges Cultural Center of Buenos Aires, the Fábrica gallery, Casa Mayor gallery, Verónica Torres art collection, National Museum of Fine Arts, Museo del Barro and Fundación Migliorisi in Asunción, Paraguay, among others institutions and galleries. 







   photo @frankleestudio



NEWS


This exhibition represents the intervention of contemporary art from the Mendonca Collection to the Museography of the Godoi Collection. The curatorship and exhibition are in charge of the artist Félix Toranzos, current director of Museums of the National Secretariat of Culture.

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The new edition of the WAC is approaching and the desire to see the artists in action. Until then, we continued to warm up by interviewing artists who participated in previous editions of the festival. This week we had the great opportunity to talk with Sebastián Boesmi, a Paraguayan artist currently based in Madrid with a long artistic career.

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FromFebruary 2nd I am exhibiting in the III Bienal of Asunción. The city will receive artistic proposals from national and international guest artists from countries such as Cuba, Pakistan, Brazil, USA. and Mexico, among others.

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The Mendonca Collection is currently on display at the CAV / Museo del Barro, in Asuncion, Paraguay with some of my work that are part of the collection.

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06/09/2019 Master Degree in investigation in Arts and Creation. Complutense University. Madrid, Spain.

My work is represented in this beautiful book dedicated to Contemporary Artists from Paraguay that are part of the Luciano Benneton Collection. The book is edited by Imago Mundi

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In the last months I was working at the Bonus Atelier in Madrid, Spain. A space shared with other local artists. To make a visit please contact by email.

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I am very happy to announce that the Platform Art Gallery and the Poblenou Urban District in Barcelona represent my work in Spain whit no exclusivity commitments.

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