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Pedro Mora

Galería Soledad Lorenzo

For his recent installation entitled “El objeto sin cuerpo o el cuerpo invisible” (The bodiless object or the invisible body, 1996), Pedro Mora constructed four large rooms out of sheets of foam, plastic, wood, and fiberglass. Inside these structures—which he compares to a living room, a bedroom, a corridor, and a storage space—he hung objects and clothing that had been formed from futuristic materials, turning the otherwise eerily antiseptic boxes into living spaces, and suggesting the presence of a mysterious inhabitant.

These four structures were somewhat bland in character, suggesting prefab housing, shelters used by construction workers, or space capsules. Mora’s project evolved out of the initial, simple notion of covering the gallery with tiles to achieve an almost clinical atmosphere, but he later decided to construct four interconnected rooms that would reproduce the spaces that

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