Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa creates dreamlike works of art with elements from literature, folklore, magic and childhood memories. His performances, sculptures and installations are rooted in experimental theatre and they have a political activist side too. In particular, the tragic civil war in his homeland Guatemala (1960-1996) is a recurring theme.
The current situation gave rise to the idea of an exhibition about color, joy, and happiness, which is meant to put a smile on our faces, even if just for a moment. Its focus is the joie de vivre and euphoria that art can make us feel.
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Tactiles is conceived as a site-specific painting, where primordial architectural structures give a new rhythm to the use of the exhibition space, that becomes a support to the artist’s practice where colors seem to emerge spontaneously from the space itself, inserting landscapes within landscapes and creating something that seems to have always been there.