The Element of Freedom
THE ELEMENT OF FREEDOM
María Inés Aguirre
Water is the carrier of nature, the pulse of life.
Water changes itself info as many natures as the different places throng which it runs.
Water does not resist, it flows, always going to where it wants to, so, in the end, nothing can resist it.
Metaphysical symbol of purity and spiritual transformation, water is the allegory of a new founded freedom; a freedom which is gained independently through the the ability to adapt to changing of the circumstances, whilst always remaining true to ourselves.
Born between two rivers in Entre Rios (Mesopotamia), Argentina, Maria Ines Aguirre (MIA) works in rhythm with the ebb and
flow of waves that break on shore. She springs with the vibrant freedom of a never-ending choice and the surprise effect of an ever new artistic language.
For Mia everything is liquid. Her workflows, and this is especially true of her series about the fountains and terraces of the Alhambra, MIA’s homage to the profound artistic sensitivity and the vast technical expertise of those Arab architects who regarded water as the magical fountain of life and essential substance of the Universe (Universo).
The Earth is water and we are water.
We are in fact both the reflection and the eyes through which the creation sees itself.
We are also the purifying tears (lagrimas) that nurture the seed of our inner self which is the catalyst for true creative