Carlos Capelán playfully explores issues of self, ego and identity in a series of new works. Capelán utilises a variety of media, including wall drawing, video, photography, sculpture and
onlyyou reflects on the aspirations and realities of shared intimate lives. With a wry humour the artist comments on romance versus the ‘rough and tumble’ of family life. He works with unconventional materials: from wine to fizzy drinks and from carved stone plinths to found objects such as nail clippings from feet and hands. Each work suggests an emotional warmth rather than a critical coldness, enabling the viewer to readily empathise with Capelán’s gentle exposure of life.
onlyyou was commissioned by BildMuseet, Sweden.
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