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Jesus Palomino

For several years now, Jesus Palomino has been concerned with site-specific projects and locational identity. Since his aesthetic concerns have been related to places, sites, locations and communities where he has been invited to work many of those art projects have became more socially oriented. Each of these installations and specific art proposals were designed to provide an aesthetical and ethical comment on issues such as human rights, ecology, cultural dialogue and democratic criticism.

Some of Palomino’s projects emerge as creative actions in the face of current situations that demand urgent reflection, resolution, and hopefully, transformation.



Two blocks of poster of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1.948. The public could bring them home. Iniciarte Contemporary Art Space Seville, Spain.


Architectural installation at the ancient Christian church of Saint Lucia. The space is completely occupied by a big metal fence lit around with green floodlights. There is a corridor around the fence one and a half meters wide. The audience finds its natural movements conditioned inside the art gallery. The social and cultural function of the art space is questioned in terms of perception and movement. Iniciarte Contemporary Art Space Seville, Spain.


A double channelled video installation. Five individuals were invited to be interviewed on the issue of Working Conditions at the edge of Dun Aengus Cliff in the Island of Inish Mór, Ireland.

A big heap of cut paper placed by a paper recycling container. The heap is so huge and overwhelming that it’s not possible to fit in the container. The mountain of cut paper is the result of cutting 10,000 posters of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1.948) with a shredder machine. Outdoor installation Seville, Spain.

Free Money, edition of posters. The sentence is vanishing little by little on the surface of the poster. Rafael Ortiz Gallery Seville, Spain.



An 8 centimeter diameter golden ring was buried inside a water pit on the hillside. Located inside the pipe that brings water from the pit to an outdoor pool. Sierra Art Center, Santa Ana la Real, Huelva. Spain.

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