“ADÁL: Mind Fictions (or Exiles from Reality)” is a retrospective exhibition of Adal Maldonado’s work, spanning 40 years. The exhibition, which he calls “an artistic, poetic, performance sancocho,” will open on Thursday, August 23, 2018, 7:00-9:30pm at of Puerto Rico’s Museum of Contemporary Art [Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (MAC)]. “ADÁL: Mind Fictions” is curated by Raquel Torres Arzola. The museum is located at the Rafael M. de Labra Historical Building, Ponce de León Avenue, Parada 18 [Bus Stop 18].
The photo above is one of five photos from a series of over 50 self-portraits from the series entitled “Go F_ck Your Selfie”—included in “Mind Fictions.” As part of that series, a computer station will be connected to the artist’s “Go F_ck Your Selfie” Facebook page; here, visitors will be able to upload their own selfie through the run of the exhibition.
Description: “The exhibition gathers an extensive body of photographic and object-oriented work that delivers a brilliant and strategic constancy using ingenuity, humor and imaginative acuity as resources that allow the artist to approach—in a subversive and astute manner—the connections and vanishing points between the world of ideas, the world of the image, and the world of objects as vessels of symbolism.”
For more information, see https://allevents.in/san%20juan/ad%C3%81l-mind-fictions-%7C-apertura-de-exhibici%C3%B3n/20001424553233