Diary of a journey through strange lands...

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The video-installation, like an expanded cinema, which artist Charly Nijelsohn (Buenos Aires, 1966) presents at the Fundación Telefónica explores desolate landscapes around the globe. In those threatening panoramas, the human being, seen in all the videos, is at Nature's mercy. 
Filmed with a still camera in the ices of Chaltén, the Amazon or Bolivia, the bodies endure the harshness of time...
El éxodo de los olvidados, by Chary Nijensohn (2011)
Estado de Emergencia, Fundación Telefónica
Video-installation 
Dead Forest Storm, by Chary Nijensohn (2009)
Estado de Emergencia, Fundación Telefónica
Video-installation 
El naufragio de los hombresby Chary Nijensohn (2008
Estado de Emergencia, Fundación Telefónica
Video-installation 
For the public, it's an overwhelming experience of extreme emotion. It certainly reminds us of those paintings of 19th century's Romanticism, in which men were depicted alone, facing Nature in the most diverse landscapes.
The Wanderer above the Mists, by Caspar David Friedrich (1817-18)
Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany.
Paisaje, by John Crome
Technique: oil on canvas / Measures: 30 x 36

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