Mi family calls from 15512 SW 39 St. Miami Fl33185 (U.S.A)


2015. Installation, performance; mobile telephone BLU DASH JR K, iPhone

Inside the gallery the astonished audience heard an insistent cellular sound, a brand new and high tech model one send to him expressly for this work. Meanwhile, through an advanced tablet, the viewer could read the e-mails that Yolo and his family send each other, where he explains his project of show a piece of art where the phone call will be the core and its title will be the family actual address in US. There begins the real work, not only limited to the international call, but also all the elaboration and preparation project, where the artist manage carefree concepts of art (his art), and at the same time shows his more privates rituals of family communication

Yudith Vargas


Description and concept

The Project consisted in manage an automatic dialing service (robocall) through e-mail, for my family to call in regular intervals to my mobile, which was located in a gallery in Cuba. In the final show it was included screenshots of a selection of e-mails we send each other where we talk about the work.


Technical specifications

  • Title: Mi family calls from 15512 SW 39 St. Miami Fl33185 (U.S.A)
  • Year of creation: 2015
  • Technique: Installation, performance; mobile telephone BLU DASH JR K, iPhone
  • Shows:
    • January 30, 2015. 458 Studio, Empedrado e/ Villegas y Aguacate, Havana, Cuba. (As part of 6to Contemporary Cuban Art Saloon)

Bibliography

  • Vargas, Yudith. (2015) “You got a call...from Miami: otra manera de entender la obra de Yonlay Cabrera Quindemil”. Cuban art Tours.

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