Buenos Aires

Daniel Joglar

Dabbah Torrejon

In 1912, Alfred Wegener, the father of the theory of continental drift, presented extensive evidence showing that some two hundred million years ago the world’s continents were all joined into a single supercontinent, which he called Pangaea. As the seafloor spread, Pangaea broke up and the continents began to drift apart, eventually assuming their present positions. Four years ago, Daniel Joglar used the name Pangaea as the title of a work consisting of dozens of colored cardboard layers hung on the walls slightly askew, evoking tectonic plates in constant movement but also expressing the basis of his work in general: subtle displacement.

Joglar works with ordinary office supplies—paper clips, rulers, protractors, pencils, erasers, colored paper, note cards, envelopes—that seem in his hands to magically turn into something else, something radically different. This effect has

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