Agustín BejaranoUntitled, from the series Los ritos del silencio, 2006
Mixed media on canvas, 141 x 140 cm.
Time simulates having stopped and it weighs. The restlessness provokes an oppression in the chest as if one could not reach air to breathe. The door in from of me has its own flesh. One discovers its skins in the trenches left by the fractured painting, in those pieces about to fall off, about to jump on me. That door, which perhaps was once white, opens. A trace of breeze takes me to see The Rites of Silence […]. 1
1. Caridad Blanco, “Prayer,” Los ritos del silencio, Agustín Bejarano (Catalogue, Havana: Servando Art Gallery, 8th Havana Biennial, 2003), 8.