Karla Paredes K.

During my residency at Roermond I found myself gett ing acquainted to a new environment.

e-mail /  b. 1975, Lima (PE) /  Education: AKV|St.Joost, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, 2021  – Diploma in Visual Arts, MFA, Master of Visual Arts and Post-Contemporary Practice / HBK (University of Fine Arts), Essen, 2018 – Diploma in Bachelor of Fine Arts/ www.website.nl /

The former Philips factory, an environment that encloses many different qualities, relations and states, changing all together through time. I spend time att uning myself to the premises, its past as well as its present situation and changing future state; and to the variety and abundance of material. These examinations revert into an installation work that includes a collection of materials found in the premises, some of these transformed into sculptures, a drawing
pursue out of the traces that nature left inside and outside the building, a sound piece out of a conversation with a former worker of the factory, a video-loop that assembles my first impressions of the factory and its surroundings as well as a poem dedicated to the building turned into a sound intervention.