Nathália Mello - Abscene

2010 / 60’

Its base is soil and water. This unique concept, invented by the artist in both label and content, is described by her: “Abscene is a new word and I do it today. Now, Abscene is full-time. Abscene ascends, somehow. Ab is a short cut, expresses ideas of fast-flowing, rapidness, from A to B, quite linear. One’s subjective line of thought lingers in different points. Ab is also a prefix for away, abominated. It is simple, not quite as complex as the prefix Ob, which refers to openness, exposure, opposition, resistance, blocking, finality, completeness and the inverse. I choose Ab particularly because it is not Ob. However, Ab is moments from being all Ob is. I do not want it to disappear, today.” (Predrag Pajdic)