SEFT-1 Abandoned Railways Exploration Probe: Modern Ruins 1:220

 
Organization Furtherfield Gallery
Hours Sunday, Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 06:00pm
Admission

free

Opening starts at June 20,2014 06:00pm
Opening ends at June 20,2014 08:00pm
Address McKenzie Pavilion Finsbury Park N4 2NQ, London, United Kingdom
Phone +44 (0) 208 802 2827
Website http://furtherfield.org/programmes/exhibition/seft-1-abandoned-railways-exploration-probe-modern-ruins-1220
Start June 20, 2014
End July 27, 2014
Closed Monday - Thursday
 

Ivan Puig and Andrés Padilla Domene (Los Ferronautas) built their striking silver road-rail SEFT-1 vehicle to explore the abandoned passenger railways of Mexico and Ecuador, capturing their journeys in videos, photographs and collected objects. In their first London exhibition, SEFT-1 Abandoned Railways Exploration Probe - Modern Ruins 1:220, commissioned by The Arts Catalyst and presented in partnership with Furtherfield in their gallery space in the heart of Finsbury Park, the artists explore how the ideology of progress is imprinted onto historic landscapes and reflect on the two poles of the social experience of technology - use and obsolescence.

The exhibition is accompanied by a gallery tour and artists' talk, and a series of related events. Please visit our website for more info.

The SEFT-1 exploration probe will be on display next to the gallery 20–22 June, 11–13 July, 18–20 July and 25–27 July 2014.


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