“Flight of Memory” a project I created in collaboration with filmmaker Pedro J. Padilla, has been selected as a finalist in the Digital Graffiti Festival in Alys Beach, Florida. Exploring the way in which memory selectively simplifies and reduces the features of those places that are recalled, this piece conjures the image of a seascape from memory, bringing it to light through the flight of a flock of seagulls. As the birds approach the viewer, rather than obstructing the view of the sky and the sea, they illuminate and reveal it. A peaceful seascape emerges from the void with each beat of the seagulls’ wings, visible for only an instant. […]
“Flight of Memory”, a project created by Victoria Febrer in collaboration with filmmaker Pedro J. Padilla was included in the festival Under the Subway Video Art Night where artists’ works were projected under the elevated 7 train in Long Island City. Under the Subway Video Art Night was curated by Antonio Ortuño and made possible in part by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the support of Videoartworld (International Video Art Network). click here to view “Flight of Memory”
Two of Victoria Febrer’s paintings from the Untitled Marine Vistas series will be shown at an exhibition in the historic Clocktower at Queens Plaza, located at the corner of Bridge Plaza North and 41st Ave. The Clocktower was designed in 1927 by Morrell Smith, and was the first skyscraper in Queens.
Victoria Febrer’s painting Untitled Marine Vista #97, which was used to create “Flight of Memory” with filmmaker Pedro J. Padilla, is featured in the exhibition 11-11. This exhibition takes place in several units of a luxury apartment building which have been converted into galleries. The exhibition runs from May 12-20th.