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"Volvamos" by Sylvia Fernández at Galería del Paseo, Lima

From August 17th to September 18th, 2021 
Open Monday thru Friday, 12 to 7 pm
Gral. Borgoño 770, Miraflores
Lima, Peru

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Galería del Paseo Lima is pleased to present Sylvia Fernandez’s solo show Volvamos curated by Nicólas Gómez Echeverri.

The curatorship reflects on the bets that Sylvia makes in her pictorial practice, one of them being time as an unavoidable factor in her work, and with it, an approach to remembrances, memory, the imaginary, and the common.

Fernández’s painting feeds on her desires and dreams, she uses the shape of the body and its fragments to dialogue with nature, air, water, earth, reaching the erotic, the emotional, and the human.

“Sylvia Fernández’s work reveals her particular willingness to surrender to everything that the practice of painting provides her as an action articulated with her daily life, which explores her intimacy and in its core, she finds the strange and the inexplicable of humanity that is common to us… “

–Nicolás Gómez Echeverri

Sylvia Fernández (Lima, 1978)

She studied art at Escuela Superior de Arte Corriente Alterna, where she graduated in 2002 and obtained the gold medal. Since then, Sylvia has participated in several collective and individual exhibitions in Lima and abroad. These include Vamos Desapareciendo (Salón ACME, 2020) and Conversaciones con Carmen en el ICPNA Miraflores (2019). She has participated in different contests, being a semifinalist at BP Portrait Award (London, 2017) and a finalist at Fundación Focus Abengoa (Spain, 2005), Pasaporte para un Artista (Lima, 2004), among others. Additionally, she has participated in art fairs such as Arco (Spain) and Art Fair Cologne (Germany). Her work belongs to different local and international art collections.


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