PA-PA-PAP-PAP

During the Ghetto Biennale 2017 in Port-au-Prince, The Montesinos Foundation and her accomplices have constructed a huge mobile sound system, proudly composed of used tires as the central eye-catching detail. When it comes to “upcycling”, one of the first things that immediately come to mind are used tires. This giant loudspeaker driving around town on a […]

DIE UNKRAUT BOTSCHAFT

During the second BIG – Biennale des espaces d’art indépendants de Genève, 2017 : DIE UNKRAUT BOTSCHAFT (= The Weeds Embassy) project has been launched officially in one of the sixty shipping containers where BIG takes shape. DIE UNKRAUT BOTSCHAFT is an eco-activism concept that started in Berlin during a residency in 2005, when discovering an area fallow in Sebastianstrasse […]

THIS IS NOT A LOVE SONG

Interactive psycho-active installation inside a metallic intercontinental container during the 2015 B.I.G. Biennale in Geneva. This experience stands against Guantanamo audio torture methods. The public kneeled in the sand, in total darkness while listening to a 8 minutes heavy-metal riffs loop through loud headphones. Music by Francisco Meirino. Made in collaboration with Amnesty, part of the […]

ANTI

Antechrist crucifix made out of 5 swiss cents coins. PANTONE K 2013, curated by Collectif Kugler, Geneva ANTI – Elena Montesinos ANTI – Elena Montesinos ANTI – Elena Montesinos – British two pennies coins mosaic, London 2015   EnregistrerEnregistrer EnregistrerEnregistrerEnregistrerEnregistrer

COUNTERFEIT FOR PAGANS

Large vacuum sculpture drip to fix on the ceiling, as a nasty infiltration of some kind. The golden one depicts a gold brick melting, and the black one referes to dripping oil (also known as ”black gold”). PLASTIC, group show at CABINET DES ESTAMPES, Geneva, curated by John Tremblay, 2007. Plastic vacuum-sculpture; gold pigments, signed & numbered. […]

ARMAGEDDON

Perfume (World’s End Scent); smells of smoky gunpowder, burning tyres and rainy battlefields, composed by Frank Capra. Collection privée, 2007. ARMAGEDDON – Elena Montesinos ARMAGEDDON – Elena Montesinos ARMAGEDDON – Elena Montesinos WAZAWAI (ARMAGEDDON) – Commercial for the fragrance edited by S. Rodriguez, 2012 災い (Wazawai) means…. calamity.