Art

Process in Work: Naty Lopez-Holguin

Naty Lopez-Holguin is a Spanish-born artist based in Portsmouth, whose practice focuses on material transformation, using the everyday to convey points of human experience, creating sculptures as both singular objects and multiple elements in installations.

Naty says:

Materials are an essential part of my practice; they are carefully selected for their physical properties and inherent attributes, creating sculptures as both singular objects and multiple elements in installations.

Currently working with tumble-dryer fluff – a commonly discarded material full of associations. On the one hand, it did once belong to a garment which clothed us, gave us warmth and protection from exposure. On the other hand, it is now no more than a nuisance blocking the filter …

Using materials to convey points of human experience interests me; presenting the low value, everyday in a transformed state, to simultaneously instigate associations and interpretations.

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