By Indirections Find Directions Out seek to point out temporal and geographical juxtapositions; experiences of anachronism, moments of synchronicity. It alludes to the changes and alterations of the messages that art contains, stores and transmit to us: how they travel and transform through time.

In the context of the mountainous Echigo-Tsumari region of Japan, the work of Julia Varela Mehr Fantasie raises questions about electronic waste and its impact in the environment. Electronic waste such as plasma screens have been reduced into dust. These irrelevant devises have transformed from being virtual lenses of reality into physical matter, into ashes. The ashes are incorporated in the body of the creatures the artist portraits in the film. Her work refers to the complex relationship of humans and technology, the intermittent border that exists in the physical body and the virtual world. It alludes to nature, to evolution but also to regression, and the transferals of energy that exist in the intangibility of the virtual world, in matter and in contemporary architecture and art.

Curator Paula Lopez Zambrano
Supported by Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation and Mexican Embassy of Japan
3'31''
2021
Digital composition  Short Cut online exhibitions, Fundació Suñol Barcelona 2020 - 21
PASTIME
2016
Field trip in search of bones Valley of Alcudia, Ciudad Real. Castilla-La Mancha, Spain 2016
CHEWING GUM
2014
wooden box 45cmx1,30x45cm, paint speakers and sound coming form live stream youtube's videos. 24h. Summer Event, Royal College of Art Sculpture Building, London UK La risa es una articulación destrozada Walter Benjamin
12/2000
2016
series II folded Tv plasma screens La Casa Encendida, Madrid. ES Funded by Generaciones 20216 Fundación MonteMadrid, ES.
ANONYMISE
2015
Series of unfinished OKAY shapes made of white polystyrene foam covered by cristal clear resin along with dust and waste. The forms are positioned in a dark room and accompanied by a sound piece, 2015.
Bleed Hole
2017
video installation/digital work variable dimensions photographic documents 1/5 films series 2/10 2017
series of folded Tv plasma screens
2020
serie III 24/7 Exhibition, Somerset House, London October - February 2020
Hijacked
2015
series I folded Tv plasma screens, 2015 Royal College of Art, London UK developed thanks to 2015 CAC Special Projects Award. The Trustees of Chelsea Arts Club Trust, London, GB.
01'26''
2021
Valle de Alcudia Castilla La Mancha, Spain 2016 - 21
YOU, CITIZEN
2015
This document is part of a video clip found via a media channel on the internet. The footage shows how cinema screens were built in the streets of the city of Mosul Iraq to encourage Iraqi citizens to gather and watch oppressive propaganda. Film dated in February 2015. Duration 2’38’’ Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Royal College of Art, London 2015
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