Teresita Fernández

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Conceptual artist Teresita Fernández is known for her prominent public sculptures and unconventional use of materials that explore perception and the psychology of looking.


At STPI, Fernández produced pieces that evoke the dramatic experience of looking at the night sky for information. Night Writing consists of unique pulp works punctured with Braille-like patterns that recall constellations in its composition. By adding a mirror behind the layer of cast paper, Fernández was able to capture the viewer’s movement, reflecting atmospheric colours and light, animating the surface of these works.


Her works are included in many prominent collections and have been exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally, including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Walker Art Center, Minnesota; The Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.; Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy and Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Spain.