Portfolio: Valentina Gelain

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Through subjective experience and introspection, Gelain investigates issues related to human existentialism, drawing directly from the mental and emotional, symbolic and dreamlike sphere.

Thanks to a plural opening of perceptions, various research themes are touched upon, such as inner conflicts, mental landscapes and redemption, through a synergy of form and content, image and intention.

Her research is based on the practice of (own)confrontation, openness and dialogue, trying to break down barriers, reach and touch the other through intimate reflections and genuine experiences, giving space to parts of our being, invisible to the eye, which are still often rejected with indifference and incomprehension; recalling untethered resources of though and understanding of the others starting from ourselves.

Stretching a thread between consciousness and unconsciousness, between vision and figuration, the balance oscillates through (self)analysis, awareness and the search for an empathic balance. By accepting the discomfort for true change, in a voluntary and active journey that will lead to different catharsis of being and, as a result, how we can (co)exist in reality.​

Interdisciplinary artist, Gelain explores subjects and figurations through different languages and means of communication, which can help to best express her work vision.