ON THE BORDER OF BEING - PhMuseum

ON THE BORDER OF BEING

Fernando Braune

2018 - 2019

ON THE BORDER OF BEING

The world is going trough an important moment. Among madness and destruction, there are various initiatives toward a more developed and loving society.

One of the most intense subjects of society struggles and development has been women rights. We have a long way to go to become as great as we wish, but the past 50 years woman has becoming more and more powerful and taking the center stage of society.

I believe that in my personal contact with many women: mothers, daughters, wives, workers, fighters, builders, lovers… I think that coming from a Latin American country, I felt this need for expressing the conflicts between the feminine universe and their life in some contemporary but very patriarchal cultural reality.

Artistically, the most expressive way to do that was overlapping symbolic images of oppression – guns, lockers, money, women’s daily routine- with screams, tears and whispers of the woman discriminated, becoming the tessitura of the multiple feminine realities, in a cosmic allegory in search of the right to be different, in a feminine liturgy. In the search for being, on the border of BEING!!!!

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