Abelardo Gil-Fournier is an artist and researcher. His practice addresses the entwining of image surfaces with the living crust of the planet. In his work, images are understood as temporal processes operating through manifolds of varied materiality while involving different scales at the same time. Originally trained in Physics, he holds a PhD in Arts from the Winchester School of Art. He currently works at FAMU Prague as part of the project Operational Images and Visual Culture.
His work has been shown and discussed in international venues such as Transmediale, Strelka Institute, Shenzhen Design Museum, Fotomuseum Winterthur, MUSAC, Fundación Cerezales Antonino y Cinia, Le Bal Paris, GAMU Prague, Medialab Prado, Fotocolectania, NeMe Center of Art, Matadero Center of Art, Laboral Center of Art as well as in Cultural Centers of Spain in Mexico, Nicaragua and El Salvador.
“What are the differences between an image and the overgrown act of imaging in the context of environments of images?”