Provincetown Exhibition: August 5- 17, 2016
Boston Exhibition: April 1- May 1, 2016
To Aneet R. Fontes, Boston represents a recurring dream about absence and presence. It's about a contrast between her homeland of Cuba and the relentless pursuit to find a new place that captures her spirit.
Until recently, this search was channeled through the observation of the colonial architecture of Havana, with its hints of modernity as captured through her study of reflections. Since her departure from Cuba in 2011, Boston has become an element that fills a void in the mind of the artist. At the same time it emerges as an utopian place for which we all long. The idea of a world beyond our own, a new city in which to pour expectations and desires, becomes sublime.
MEET THE ARTIST!
Artist Demonstration: April 3, 1pm
460 Harrison Avenue
Through sporadic personal encounters in what is still a foreign city, Fontes explores and confronts similar images to those of her Havana--forming a single idyllic journey that resonates throughout her work.
This idealism is merely a starting point as she conceives the urban spaces and landscapes in her work. From the impact of memories to the passion for a subject, she is guided by thoughts and fragments of everyday life. In this way, she communicates on multiple levels with people from all walks of life, creating a discussion about one's sense of community and belonging.