To submerge oneself in the sea is to defy death. To submerge oneself in the sea is to accept that there are other worlds right here, worlds we look at without seeing. To submerge oneself in a bath, in everyday time, in one’s own or foreign body, is to accept that the imagination is the sea. Rarely does an artist discover that within their work there may still be new and surprising work. Alvaro Ledesma created a world of his own in the project Marionnettes, a world that seemed, even when unlimited, to be defined in itself. But the artist submerges himself in his own work and discovers a sea within the sea. Submarionnettes is another step forward in a previously created drama, and at the same time, it is a completely new discovery. Only the artist in his workshop knows the secret of dreaming, of the immense and honest work required to explore the limits of the utopia going by the name of creation, a utopia which only by being dreamed succeeds in existing within an image or beyond...
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