Isaac Cordal is a Spanish artist whose work involves sculpture and photography in the urban environment. He lives between Brussels and Galicia. Cement Eclipses is one of his best known projects consisting of small cement sculptures photographed in urban space. His figures can be found pasted on top of bus shelters, walls, cornices ... by its small size (approximately 15 cm) is necessary to pay much attention to find them. The sculptures serve for the artist as a metaphor to reflect on politics, bureaucracy, power  ... They are presented in various absurd situations in urban space. His work can be seen both in galleries and urban space. Small nomadic sculptures have been seen in cities like Brussels, London, Berlin, Zagreb, Nantes, San Jose, Barcelona, Vienna, Malmo, Paris, Milan, Bogota. His work is a critical reflection on the idea of progress, of human misery, climate change and the gradual devaluation of our existence among others topics. Small sculptures represent primarily a social stereotype apparently next to businessman dressed in suit jacket and middle-aged, briefcases, timeless beings, as the gray men of Momo by Michael Ende.
You ve heard of the Borrowers, you ve heard of the Little People,
you ve even heard of Thumbelina. Now meet Isaac Cordal s tribe of
tiny cement sculptures as they fend for themselves in the hustle
and bustle of the big city. These characters are witty, poignant,
endearing and simply captivating."
You've heard of the Borrowers, you've heard of the Little People, you've even heard of Thumbelina. Now meet Isaac Cordal's tribe of tiny cement sculptures as they fend for themselves in the hustle and bustle of the big city. These characters are witty, poignant, endearing and simply captivating.