Silent cries

  • Visual arts
  • New York
  • Fri, March 09 —
    Fri, April 06, 2018
Silent cries

The exhibition features Spanish conceptual art through artworks created during the 70’s by acclaimed artists Esther Ferrer and Elena Asins.

Elena Asins and Esther Ferrer belong to the transgressive art movement from the second half through the end of the 70s that took place in Spain. Pioneer in feminist art and performance, Ferrer’s work deconstructs binary stereotypes of gender and showcases the female body as a commodity in a society of consumerism. Her practice recovers a silenced history of vanguard and constructs one of the most firm critical manifestations against the modern visual canon.

Elena Asins was a pioneer in Spain using new technologies in art. Her work tackles the intensity and sublime dimension of the thought of logic and math in abstract geometry. The geometry in her work surpasses her own generative rules in order to offer a perspective that is at once cosmogonist and deeply personal.

Opening on Friday March 9 at 7 pm.


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Instituto Cervantes New York, 211 E 49th St, New York, NY 10017


Free, RSVP at [email protected]. Gallery hours: Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 7 pm; Saturday, from 10 am to 2 pm

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Instituto Cervantes New York


Image: Avtiyóvn, second part three tones, by Elena Asins. Organized by Instituto Cervantes in collaboration with Freijo Gallery and Trinta Arte Contemporánea. Curated by Angus Freijo and Asunta Rodríguez and included in the #WomenOutOfTheBox series of talks, exhibitions, screenings and conferences organized by Instituto Cervantes New York



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