Sara Ramo

Real Jardín Botánico

The video On the Move, 2009, shows someone taking objects out of a seemingly endless suitcase that seems to have room for everything. Placed like a visiting card at the entrance to Sara Ramo’s exhibition at the Jardín Botánico, this work served as an introduction: It encapsulates the evocative power of Ramo’s images, as well as her playfully metaphorical use of objects and materials.

Born in Madrid, where she studied at the School of Applied Arts and Crafts, Ramo later moved to Minas Gerais, Brazil, and continued her studies there. This was her first solo exhibition in her native Spain, and it coincided with the Fifty-third Venice Biennale, where she is participating in the main exhibition, “Fare Mondi” (Making Worlds). Her exhibition in Madrid, part of the PHotoEspaña International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts, included thirty-eight photographs and seven videos produced during

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