Manifesta purposely strives to keep its distance from what are often seen as the dominant centres of artistic production, instead seeking fresh and fertile terrain for the mapping of a new cultural topography.

Garrett Phelan, IE

Installation at Soto

The project was situated in an abandoned carpentry workshop in the historic port district of Donostia-San Sebastián. Irish artist Garrett Phelan created a sequence of quickly rendered drawings on the walls inspired by a disparate collection of thoughts, ideas and facts. In a bombardment of visual information, these sketches became complex theoretical and metaphorical diagrams with connections to a range of subjects including breathing, health, electromagnetics and manufactured energy.