Typology Some years ago I began to collect bottles that had contained products that I had spent. A little because some of them I liked and I thought his design was beyond its aesthetic function â€œcontainâ€?, I liked the idea of recycling and reuse, I even got to fall in love with some of them. At some point I felt like they were part of me, in fact in many cases the content was within me; vitamins, juices, soft drinks, oils, condiments, ice cream, jams, etc. (Now I also ask my friends). Them I initiated to do this with other objects, toys, cups, Shoes, etc. I began to classify them, photograph them and reflect about the idea of form and content -Old dilemma- the relation between indoor-outdoor, the outside-inside, the obsession to accumulate and store these objects that are true sculptures of contemporary industry that designs and redesigns all and presents them in the most seductive and compelling way. What makes these small sculptures that surround us in anthropological objects? Certainly is given all information about us, how we live, what we eat and of course, who we are. WI
Bottles. Detail.600 photographs single framed . 9 x 9â€? each one. Variable dimension. 2013.
Eggs. Detail. 120 photographs single framed 6 x 9â€? each one. 2011-2013.
Eggs. Paraphrasing Gerardo Mosquera I would question “can we portray the inanimate?” Also say: “Maybe if we mean to portray the different uniqueness of things.” Photographing hundred eggs individually I try to reveal the particularity of each while communicating their differences, is like saying that all are equal but also everyone is different, above generalizing the notion of “eggs”, some larger, some smaller, some darker, some lighter, some more red, others yellow… In short, that the universe always reminding us of our own nature through each detail. WI
Toys. Detail. 120 photographs single framed 9 x 9â€? each one. 2013.
Plugs. 36 photographs single framed 6 x 9â€? each one. 2011.
Cigars. 56 photographs single framed 6 x 9â€? each one. 2011.
clouds. 36 photographs single framed each one. variable dimension. 2011.
Family Portrait. 45 shoes photographs single framed each one. variable dimension. 2011.
Knives. 36 photographs single framed 6 x 9â€? each one. 2011.
Matches. 36 photographs single framed 6 x 9â€? each one. 2011.
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Walterio Iraheta He studied Graphic Arts at the Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado of El Salvador , at the Chicago Cultural Center , USA and the School of Visual Arts La Esmeralda , Mexico . He got the first place in the Biennial of Art Paiz of El Salvador 2007 an Honorable Mention in the contemporary art of Palma de Mallorca , Spain 2004 and first prize at the Biennale of Contemporary Art 1998 Central American , etc. . He participated in the Biennale de Valencia - São Paulo 2008 , in the Tenth Havana Biennial 2009 , the first Pontevedra Biennale in 2010 and the 54th Venice Biennale 2011 . At this moment he has more than 35 solo shows and more than 100 group exhibitions. Currently he is very interested in issues related to human movement , the phenomenon of migration and hybrid cultures , is interested in the values and traditions mixed between people of different regions. Lives and works in San Ignacio , Chalatenango , El Salvador .