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London Fine Art

© Renata Fernandez 1996 – 2017. Commercial reproduction of any content It is not allowed under any circunstances. Certain use for educational purposes might be considered after consultation. Do not mess with the Zohan

Menacing Beauty 2014-15

In October 2015 I had the honour to be one of the 6 artists in residency (AIR) for NOA, in the Gulbenkian Gallery of the Royal College of Art, London, the first of a series of touring exhibitions around the country.


My proposal was an in-situ work, intimate and ephemeral that invited the public to get in and explore. I also wanted to respond to my own research of landscape representation.



Using remnants from my large format charcoal drawings I created an immersive paper landscape. This installation used the apparent simplicity and whiteness of paper. It was also a complex structure: made of giant leaves cut-outs, folded and crumbled that create a volume that can be penetrated. Once inside this landscape, the visitor could explore and discover another one: a miniature landscape. The co-existence of two landscape representations at different scales aims to encourage different sensory approaches towards landscape.