Mercedes Pimiento

Proyectos para nuevas montañas II, 2018-2019

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Proyectos para nuevas montañas II: Athos, Teufelsberg, Turó de la Rovira, 2018-2019
3 Digital prints on Cyclus Print paper, ed. of 50
42 x 59,4 cm each


Proyectos para nuevas montañas II (2018/2019) arises from an investigation that is conceived as a narrative and material dialogue between different places and landscapes.


Through the study of its different processes of construction and transformation, a dialogue is proposed between three specific places: Teufelsberg -an artificial mountain built on the outskirts of Berlin with rubble from the II World War-, Mount Athos -a sacred mountain in Europe, in which women are currently prohibited from entering- and Turó de la Rovira, an urban mountain located in Barcelona, ​​which has been hollowed out and remodeled throughout history, as a reflection of the history of the city.


Taking as a starting point the fact of the creation (nominal, physical, mythical) of the mountain, Mercedes Pimiento works on the notion of landscape as a social construction, paying special attention to the layers (of sediments, of memory) that constitute it.


Proyectos para nuevas montañas II: Athos, Teufelsberg, Turó de la Rovira (2018) is a publication structured in three sheets that articulates the development of this research.


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