La Eterna Adolescencia (Panal), 2023

Álvaro Urbano,  La Eterna Adolescencia (Panal), 2023; Acrylic paint, aramid fiber paper, epoxy resin, foam, paper; 120 × 42 × 39 cm

La Eterna Adolescencia (Panal) is a series of new sculptures that emulates the organic architecture made by honey bees. The hexagonal pattern of the honeycomb is mirrored in Hotel Gazmira, an abandoned Modernist structure, in La Palma. The sculptures, installed across an artistic reconstruction of Hotel Gazmira, stand for rebirth and progress, and are a central component of Acto I: La Eterna Adolescencia, a solo exhibition by Álvaro Urbano at Tenerife Espacio de las Artes (29 September 2023 – 18 February 2024).

Photos by Marjorie Brunet Plaza