Soledad Sevilla

Tempus fugit / Time Flies



Installation produced by its author, 1500 pieces. Galería Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid, 1998; Palacio de la Madraza, Granada, 1999; Koldo Mitxelana Kuturenea, San Sebastián, 2000; Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2010; Bienal de Pontevedra, Pontevedra, 2010.

1500 polyester paper butterflies twinkle on the walls and ceiling of the room while slowly rotating, as they’ve been attached to clockwork devices. Written on the wall with white enamel “And it is today that tomorrow of yesterday”, phrase of a poem by Antonio Machado.