The exhibition Teresa Solar Abbourd. Pájaro sueño de máquina (Bird dream of machine) in CA2M Museum presents two large installations that condense the artist's research in recent years. It is curated by Tania Pardo and Claudia Segura Campins.


For Teresa Solar Abboud (Madrid, 1985) the resistance of language and the morphology of speech are two characteristics present in all her work. Her work is based on a continuous search for multiple concepts presented as huge sculptural installations that, in recent years, have become more complex through forms related to resistance, hollowness, the body or bone structure. If at first the artist started with drawing and video as her fundamental working tools, over time, her production has focused with great intensity on the practice of sculpture and new materials with which she has been articulating a display of forms that take up elements related to the organic and lead to a world of metaphors related to the flow of currents, voids and connectivity between holes and hollows.


This project, entitled Pájaro sueño de máquina, alludes once again to the relationship with matter, language and corporal production. The exhibition revolves around two large installations that condense Teresa Solar Abboud's research in recent years. Presented first and conceived specifically for the CA2M Museum, the exhibition will occupy two different spaces on the second floor of the museum, where newly produced works will be combined with previously made pieces. On the one hand, the first room of pink tonality is conceived as an urethinic and surprising space, in which sculptures of the series "Tuneladora" are found, emphasizing the readings of horizontality and verticality through forms in which the softness of the gesture contrasts with the ductility of the material, emphasizing one of the ideas that cross the work of this artist such as the idea of visual alteration through new systems of color and forms related to nature itself.

In the second space, called by the institution atrium, some of the pieces that could be seen in the Liverpool Biennale will be shown suspended from the ceiling, where the idea of the bone in relation to a kayak is present again. Also, there will be some newly produced sculptures that the artist relates to reproductive organs.


The exhibition is a dialogue between ficition and reality, where different narratives propose new forms and plastic finishings, contrasting the effects of nature with the industrial aesthetic of smooth and shiny finishes. But not only sculptures have recently occupied a preferential place in Teresa Solar Abboud's career, drawings also give a good account of the reflection and organization articulated on the perception and experience of the origin of each form, of each piece and of the relationships generated between them drawn or expressed in clay or forged in metal.


Teresa Solar Abboud (Madrid, 1985). Lives and works in Madrid. Her work has been part of the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia 'The Milk of Dreams', curated by Cecilia Alemani. She has recently inaugurated a group show at Collegium, Arévalo, curated by Chus Martínez. Her work is presented in the group show 'Futuros Abundantes', from the TBA21 collection, curated by Daniela Zyman at C3A, Córdoba; as well as in the Young Curators Residency Programme of the Sandretto Foundation, in the group show Si las palabras hablaran/If words could talk, Madrid. In 2021 she participated in the Liverpool Biennial, curated by Manuela Moscoso, with a public art installation at Exchange Flags entitled 'Osteoclast'. She participated in KölnSkulptur #9, curated by Chus Martinez, in Cologne (2017-2019). Recent solo exhibitions include 'Time of worms' at Galeria Joan Prats in Barcelona, curated by Julia Morandeira; 'Big Mouth, within Boundaries, Oozing out' at 1646, The Hague; 'Formas de fuga' at Travesía Cuatro Madrid; 'Estación de Bombeo' at Travesía Cuatro CDMX; 'Ride, Ride, Ride' at Matadero Madrid and Index Foundation, Stockholm; and 'Flotation Line' at Der TANK, Institut Kunst in Basel. He has participated in group exhibitions at the Pinchuk Foundation, Kiev; Museo de Arte Abstracto, Cuenca, Spain; Centro Conde Duque, Madrid; Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca; Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain; CA2M, Madrid; Haus der Kunst, Munich, Fundación Marcelino Botín, Santander; Maxxi, Rome; General Public in Berlin; Kunstverein Mün-chen; CA2M, Madrid and La Casa Encendida, Madrid.

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