"UMI'" at the "Musk and Amber" Gallery
by "Insaf Saâda"
Exhibition date: December 6th, 2019
Insaf Saâda's new exhibition: UMI ( sea in Japanese ).
" Umi : Sea of steel and paper
The wave rises, full of foam.
Just by looking at it we perceive the noise of the breaker, we feel the immense power of the water that faces us...
Yet on the crest, the white and immaculate foam seems so light, milky like cotton, fragile and as if suspended in time...
This great wave of Kanagawa painted by Hokusai is part of our collective imagination, it impresses and it sublimates.
Insaf Saâda finds in it the material for her sculptures and paintings and puts our senses to the test.
A magician of the elements, she has summoned metal and stone to take us on a journey between materials. Water becomes metal, settling on blocks of marble with singing names:
Portor Black with yellow veins, Aziza Black with geometric stripes, Verona Red, Guatemala Green...