Caracas

Nan González

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo

Nan González’s videos are programmatically introspective, with their images spatially organized in a wandering, nonlinear fashion, making the viewer intimately reflect with them, rather than searching for larger meaning derived from storytelling. As the narrative in her works is usually fragmented, transparent, and manipulated, we seldom experience a picture as a whole, but more often as an accumulation of details that, subsequently, culminate as pure chromatic and luminous sensations. Whether she uses slow, fast, or regular motion, the images—with or without explicit human presence—convey an emotional intensity and urgency that capture the imagination and emphasize the fleeting moment. She compartmentalizes and slices the space—a landscape or the human body—and makes images merge with one another. González, who is considered one of the pioneers of video art in Venezuela,

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