Pablo A. Padilla Jargstorf

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• Storytelling 1 - The Spaces of Hilbert The Rabbit
Cafe Oto. London, September 2016.

'The Spaces of Hilbert The Rabbit' is a short film - audio/visual animation about the idea of narration.

Narration is the psychological activity of connecting different scenes into one event. The connection happens when our brain detects a spatial/temporal movement between two different spots. Projecting our psychological backgrounds, we build up a sequence from one scene to another, wanting to recognise a pattern, inventing an event. Here, in reality, what we are dealing with is an expectation toward something that have happened or will happen. In pursuit of connection, we can not stop expecting things to be uncovered, or things yet to come, no matter what actually happens or not. This never-ending expectation toward ‘toward’ is the very nature of narration.

 

 

This audio-visual work, consisting of three parts, presents a sequence of frames for potential scenarios in a visual and sound landscape, where people are invited to engage with the psychological process of narration individually. In this case, the music is connecting, enhancing, stringing together all these potential scenarios. It induces us to interpret and expect a group of elements turning into an event, or into a moment when the story and the narrative, the visual and the sound, start going hand in hand. Moving together with the sequence from one room to another, we become a protagonist of a story to come.

 

 

• The Spaces of Hilbert The Rabbit'

 

However, this expectation will be betrayed, when the viewer is intensely exposed to the unknown bigger frame that has been cast on all the movements. Narration is nothing but an accumulation of sequences without end, that is always on the verge of breaking down into countless elements of the unfathomable.

 

• Stills from Part I - 'Overture'

 

© Pablo A. Padilla Jargstorf

Works

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• Storytelling - 1

Cafe Oto. London, September 2016.

• Sounds from the Container

London, May 2016.

• Background Radiation - Part II

London, October 2015.

• Sound Cascade

London, January 2015.

• Die Verklärte Stadt

Stockholm. Res(o)n Art Festival

• Background Radiation. Part I.

JustMad Art Fair, Madrid.

• Techné

Hanmi Gallery, London.

• The Blinking Room. Part II.

Trajector Art Fair, Brussels.

• Tactile Soundscapes - Part II

London, March 2013.

• Sound Research Centre

Architecture Thesis Project .

• Timewave Zero

Galería Espacio Valverde, Madrid.

• Breakdown #1

London, September 2012.

• Threshold #1

Galería Off-Limits, Madrid.

• The Blinking Room

The Gallery Soho, London.

• The Latency

Conwey Castle, Wales.

• The Eternal Advent - Part I

Chelsea College of Art, London.

• The Eternal Advent - Part II

The Gallery Soho, London

• Tactile Soundscapes - Part I

Forman's Smokehouse Gallery, London.

• The Temple in the Corridor

Zabludowicz Colection, London.

• Resonances to Come

The Gallery Soho, London.

• Landscape from Another Place

Galería Espacio Valverde, Madrid.

• Passion and Resurrection

Convento de las Madres Mercedarias.

• Rendering the Distorted Presence

St. Jabobs Church, Stockholm.

• Gardening

Fund. Sa Nostra, Palma de Mallorca.

• Singing Birds Dancing Trees

MNCARS, Madrid.

• Bartlebloom Project

Palacio del Infante don Luís, Madrid.

• Contemporary Landscapes

Biennale di Venezia di Architettura