David Ferrando Giraut – Catoptrophilia (Estonia/United Kingdom 2013, 12:19 mins.)

An encounter between two objects whose symbolic functions are, in fact, very closely related: an ancient Egyptian hand mirror and the iPhone 4 Elite.

BIO: David Ferrando Giraut is an artist based in London. His work deals with the interweaving of time and images, of nature and culture; with transversality and the ruin. He graduated from an MFA in Goldsmiths College in 2008 and, more recently, took part in the LUX Associate Artists Programme, London.

Among his recent exhibitions and screenings are: MACO 2013, Mexico City; ARCOmadrid 2013; “Cristalino”, Galería Bacelos, Madrid and Vigo (2012); 41 International Film Festival Rotterdam (2012); “Swollen Jungle”, Union Gallery, London (2012); “The Fanstasist”, MACUF, A Coruña (2011); “Topophobia”, Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London, The Bluecoat, Liverpool and Spacex, Exeter (2011-2012); “Against Gravity”, ICA, London (2010); “Journeys End in Lovers Meetings”, Galería Visor (2010), Valencia and 10/12, Brussels (2011); “Time Capsules”, The Gallery Soho, London (2011) “Everything is Out There” in Inéditos 2010, La Casa Encendida, Madrid; “Between a Hole and a Home”, James Taylor Gallery, London (2010); “Strange Things Are Hapening”, ASPEX, Portsmouth (2009), or “Situación” CGAC, Santiago de Compostela (2008).