Carla Paola Bertone

Mirror is the title of a books that plays with 3D on a very cool and sensual and way. Each page conceived as an object, is the reproduction of 14 geometric configuration that were generated through the action of folding different bright papers. The intention for this images was to avoid symmetry and create a dynamic rhythm on reading, it has some Art Nuveau influence on it´s aesthetic proposal. This book was produced on the context of the solo show Three is a magic number .

Published by NOPX
15.5×10.5 cm, 20 pp, color laser, saddle-stitched, 2013
Edition of 50 numbered and signed copies
20 euro

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Carla Bertone, born in Buenos Aires, lives and works in Berlin. She received her Bachelor as Visual Artist at Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Prilidiano Pueyrredón in 1997. In 2004 she presented her degree thesis, Genealogy in the Argentinean Geometric Tradition: Yente-Diyi Laañ-Lidy Prati, including interviews of artists from the Argentinean Geometric Avant-garde of the 40´s. This work was published in Ramona Magazine of visual arts (number 62, July 2006). Bertone has been exhibiting work since 2000. She has participated in many group shows in Argentina and abroad, among them: Art & Design Abroad, Argentinian Art&Design, Mueso delle Scienze Naturali, Turin, Italy 2012; Suite vol. I, Cristiani Art Gallery, Turin, Italy 2012; PintorAs, Casa Argentina, Paris, France 2011; Art Book Editions, NOPX, Turin, Italy 2011; Diverso, Galería Masottatorres Arte, 2008; Buenos Aires Art, Eyestorm, London, 2007; Anonymous Drawings, Meinblau, Berlin, 2007; D, Belleza y Felicidad, 2006; Abstract Art (today) = fragility + resiliency, CCEBA, 2005; An Imaginary Value , Centro Cultural Recoleta, 2005. Solo exhibitions include Three is a magic number, Nopx, Turin, Italy 2103; Transparent Things, Fundacion F Klemm, Buenos Aires 2010; Diamond, El Aleph, Buenos Aires, 2008 and Vertex Crystal, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires 2006. Bertone´s practice use geometric abstraction as a way of reflecting our vulnerability and uncertainty, as a way of understanding and also inventing the world that surrounds us. We could say that in some way the whole body of her work is focused on the aim of catching viewers’ perception and get them to contemplation.

NOPX is a non profit art space located in Turin, Italy, with the aim of promoting contemporary art and encourage emerging artists. It stands out as an exhibition space in the context of a studio-workshop that operates in the field of art and self-publishing. The gallery’s annual program includes a series of exhibitions, each documented by a limited edition artist book made specially for the occasion.

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