Solo exhibition by Casper Aguila
'Future landscapes and monuments'
Online 20 January - 27 February 2021
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Memorials in a landscape of snow. Memorials integrated in botanical surroundings in the cityscape. Memorials lit by acid green moss and lichen and shaped by the decay of time. In his new series of works, Casper Aguila captures themes about monuments and the landscape surrounding them. Acting as aesthetic containers of collective and private memories, monuments convey meanings, legacies and historical narratives. Aguila seeks to detach the phenomenon of memorials from its inherited roots. We do not know who or what the memorials represent. Instead, his works present the viewer with scenes of anonymous sculptural artefacts open to future interpretation. As Aguila himself puts it: “The monument idea is open to all”.
Casper Aguila (b. 1985, Denmark) studied fine arts at Accademia Italiana, Florence, and is a photographer working with film, installations, sculpture, drawing and paintings. He captures nature and humans in delicate fragile situations with his both poetic and raw perspective. His works have been shown in various galleries in Europe as well as at Copenhagen Photo Festival and Arles Photo Festival. Casper Aguila and Frederik Næblerød were nominated for the Art Critics Award 2018 (AICA Award) and awarded by The Danish Arts Foundation. His works are found in the collection of The Danish Arts Foundation.
“Future landscapes and monuments” is an online-exhibition on view from January 20, 2021.