Gonzalo Lebrija THE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND MEFor his third exhibition at I-20, Gonzalo Lebrija will have a project in Los Angeles as part of a one-month gallery swap between I-20 and Mesler & Hug. Lebrija's exhibition will be presented at Mesler & Hug, 510 Bernard Street, in the Chinatown neighborhood of Los Angeles.
The exhibition, entitled The Distance Between You and Me, comprises four simultaneous black-and-white 16-mm film installations. The works capture the artist running away from the camera in Joshua Tree, Death Valley, and Yosemite, California.
In each film, the artist first appears from behind the camera only to quickly recede into the distance. He advances away from the viewer as fast as he can, his speed and agility determinant on the terrain. The final films and images depend on how far he goes and the...