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
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2020
Centro de Arte Condeduque Madrid
series of folded Tv plasma screens
2020
serie III 24/7 Exhibition, Somerset House, London October - February 2020
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
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
ORAL RINSE
2016
Water, toothpaste, spittle, metal bucket. Kunstverein am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin, July 2016
X/5.000
2018
serie III folded plasma screens, 2017 - 18 ARS 17 Exhibitions KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki. Finland. Photos / Kansallisgalleria | Finnish National Gallery / Pirje Mykkänen
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.
Duress
2021
(Compulsió) Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona July - September, 2021
Washed
2017
100L. water and sweat, light installation Polivalente space, Hangar.org Barcelona 2017
untitle
2008
Iron peak, battery, fluorescent tube, 67cmx1,60mx55cm 2008
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