Fragmentos de Tiempo

Q.E.P.D., 11 minute HD Video, 2010

La Fenétre, 13 minute HD Video, 2009

Fragmentos de Tiempo

Friday, October 22, 2010 to Saturday, November 27, 2010
Opening Reception:
October 22,
6:00PM to 9:00PM
About the Exhibition: 

A co-presentation by Gallery 44 and aluCine
Generously supported by Scotia Bank and the Chilean Consulate of Toronto

Gianfranco Foschino, a 27-year-old video-landscape artist from Chile combines a bare naturalism with slow-motion video on a high-def box-shaped screen to convey an intimacy not seen since Vermeer’s View of Delft. The dignity of a woman about to hang out her laundry in La Fenétre (2008) is as majestic as the dignity he gleans and grants in the sparest vision, such as a small girl playing with a broken doll in Barbie (2009).

Foschino's videos capture fragments of time, of people’s lives; his breathtaking images hanging suspended like stills in motion.

Artist Biography: 

Gianfranco Foschino was born in Santiago de Chile in 1983. He studied cinema at UNIACC (Chile) and at UBA University (Argentina). In 2009 Foschino did an artist residency tutored by visual artist & filmmaker Paula Gaitán in Rio do Janeiro. He lives as a nomad traveling outside Chile.