Mathias Escotto Gadea
Visual artist and photographer. He studied at the National School of Fine Arts Institute of UDELAR and the Torres García School in Montevideo, Uruguay. He studied at the Photography Center and Uruguay´s Photo Club. He has participated in numerous seminars, workshops, and panels on photography and history in Latin America and Europe.
He has developed several photographic projects. He was co-author of the ESTADA Photographic book, published by the Uruguay Photography Center (CdF) in 2015; co-curator in the photographic exhibition on international cooperation in Uruguay 2018; author and exhibitor at the Montevideo Photography Festival between 2016 and 2017 and member of VIVENCIAS photographic book published by CdF.
During his studies at the Torres García school (2018/2019), he developed the series ah! 4; a work of more than 40 sheets in A4 size where the author goes through theory and composition of color.
[VoDMA] Von Der Mitte Aus is a work conceived from abstract and constructivist painting, made during 2020, in a pandemic crisis. Von Der Mitte Aus, Desde el Medio in Spanish, the artist seeks to collect the contributions of Torres García, Gurvich, Kandinsky, merging the narrative of Michael Ofray and his theory of travel and movement. From the geographical location and the author's own location at the time of doing the work to creating non-artistic places.VoDMA estuvo en exposición virtual en Londres en The Holy Art Gallery.