Mafe Izaguirre

I'm interested in the symbols and images of the mind, which are the subject of the philosophical literature study. The philosophical writings all employ imagery as a heuristic tool revealing a particular aspect of the philosopher mindset. In this manifestation, the processes of knowing and perceiving are described as figures to represent the forces of shape and motion of the thought. I'm interested in this ‘alchemy’ by which the unlimited ‘air’ of the thoughts becomes a visual object of definition. My work identifies the forms orbiting the human thought to interpret them figuratively. Using the abstraction as a method of simplicity, I move towards basic geometrical shapes, to distinguish the elements of the complexity of all things, in particular of the human soul.










The Mind Project: Kant, The Synergy of Imagination and Understanding Produces Beauty. Mixed Media: Printmaking and paper cut. 17 x 14 in. Limited Edition. 1/5. New York, 2017.
The Mind Project: Minsky, The Emotion Machine: I'm Angry. Photography of the Electronic Sculpture. 24 x 20 in. New York, 2017.
The Mind Project: Recurrent Thought. Photography. 24 x 20 in. New York, 2016.
The Mind Project: The Thorn. Photography. 24 x 20 in. New York, 2016.
The Mind Project: Minsky, The Emotion Machine: A Reactive Mind. Electronic Sculpture: Metallic coil, wires, and Arduino. 90 x 24 x 20 in. A.P. New York, 2017.
The Mind Project: The black hole of my soul. Acrylic on Canvas. 7 x 5 in. New York, 2017.
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