Ellen de Bruijne Projects
Rozengracht 207-A

Open: Tue–Fri 11 am–6 pm; Sat 1–6 pm
Opening: Thursday 22 June 7–9 pm
Exhibition on view until 8 July

(b.1987 La Paz)

Vicente’s practice negotiates an intuitive expressiveness and a analytical reflection as part of the same process of research. His background and identity informs a search for a position outside and the elsewhere of the status quo, relating to forms obscurity and disconnection. The subject matter introduced through the work tends to belong to the realm of extremes, concerned with the relationship between political aspects and poetical ones.

Recent work departs from the concept of unconquerable wilderness extracted from the trope of Italian cannibal-films from the 70’s and 80’s, looking at topography and representation of landscape in relation to painting as well as the clutter and complexity surrounding it’s transformation bound to context.

(yet to be titled), 2017, oil stick, oil and spray paint on pvc, variable dimensions

photo by Diego Diez

Screenshot from Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)

Cover of Jungelboka by Rudyard Kipling (1974)

Scan of Cannibal Holocaust screenplay (1979)

Main temple at Tulum by Fredrick Catherwood (1844)

Comparing human and animal camouflage (2014)