Alejandro Cesarco | the artist
The artist Alejandro Cesarco
Born 1975, Montevideo, Uruguay.
Lives and works in New York City, USA.
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‘I am interested in cataloguing, classifying, appropriating and reinterpreting texts’.
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Present Memory, a newly commissioned video, features an intimate portrait of the artist's father, a doctor recently diagnosed with cancer. Using a 16mm camera, Cesarco filmed him in his medical practice in Montevideo with a series of close-ups and medium shots. He later projected this footage onto the same room and recorded the film screening with a video camera. The resulting video is now being shown at three different sites across the museum. Conceived as a projection of a projection, its repetition creates a visual echo and activates a sense of déjà vu every time the viewer re-encounters it…
every word was once a poem
Alejandro Cesarco works brazenly in a tradition, the aesthetic confines of classic conceptual art. In his work, text prevails over imagereplacing it or transforming it. Free of the historical concern of visual originality, Cesarcos art commands a set of forms that could be aptly described as the aesthetics of administration.
The Two Stories
Interview, Luis Camnitzer by Alejandro Cesarco