Gaspar Acebo, BLANCO, 2014. Tissue paper, approx. 400 x 550 x 700 cm. (inflated), 60 x 60 x 60 cm. (compacted).

The Void Is Never Empty: A Conversation with Gaspar Acebo

Gaspar Acebo, who trained in the fields of painting and drawing, combines these mediums with other techniques and disciplines, including photography. His work is perhaps best defined by its reflection on the interaction of plane and volume, the concept of emptiness serving as an engine that generates not neutral space, but a balance of forces between what is hidden and what is not. He usually highlights invisible interstices, which become visible and gain entity when they are pointed out. The fact that his installations don’t last long doesn’t seem to disturb him, because he considers them as a kind of natural environment in which ephemeral essence prevails.…see the entire article in the print version of April’s Sculpture magazine.