IMPOSSIBLE TO IMAGINE

 

Jacques Lacan states that reality is 'impossible to imagine'...in contrast 

 

with the imaginary and symbolic functions of the body.

 

I am interested in definitions and understanding of the body.

 

What does a body mean? How can we build or to build a body?

 

In this series I want to represent how the force of the body can be used for 

 

stand up to social injustice, sexism, aggression, violence and the 

 

illness.

 

I do not intend or want to use traditional body realistic approaches, but 

 

my personal way of expressing the presence, absence and isolation of the body 

 

in a physical and philosophical way.

 

Taking flowers as my main source of inspiration, symbolic y 

 

figuratively, i decided to create crudely formed jewelry objects y 

 

furiously built.

 

The bodies (flowers) become abstract images, built from 

 

small fragments representing different expressions of mental state y 

 

physical.

 

Different textures, different parts, some hairy, some soft, some 

 

cracked like wounds...

 

Each of them tells a seemingly random story, according to mi 

 

own interpretation of the flower as a cultural, social and religious symbol.

 

Jorge Manilla

Broche Jorge Manilla 2015
Broche Jorge Manilla 2015
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Broche Jorge Manilla 2015
Broche Jorge Manilla 2015
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Broche Jorge Manilla 2015
Broche Jorge Manilla 2015
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