Pedro Gómez-Egaña uses the model of a Chinese South Pointing Chariot – an ancient mechanism designed to point in the same direction regardless of where it is moved – and the difficulties inherent to its design and reproduction to trigger an intimate setting that explores the drawing of lines through landscapes.
The Common Ancestor
Pedro Gómez-Egana is a Colombian artist who lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark and Bergen, Norway. His practice includes a sculptural focus on motion and temporality often related to notions of anxiety. He runs the MA-visual arts program at the Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Norway.