“COR”

The inspiration for this project came comes from seeing Santa Coloma de Gramanet as an essence, a heart, a CŎR in which different stories of different hearts coexist. A city that unites 114 different nationalities, whit these nationalities representing its essence. The word CŎR, of Latin origin, means heart, intellect and judgment; mind, soul and spirit; souls and people; The ...

RECORDAR (REMEMBER)

Barcelona – 2016 RECORDAR (REMEMBER) is a participative intervention created with ephemeral chalk spray paint, based on the concept of remembrance, and measuring more than 23.500 square feet (2,200 square meters). “RECORDAR in Spanish means to pass through your heart. When a memory is relived we feel the same things that where lived and felt in the past.” The participative ...

VALLDAURA VISION

Barcelona – 2017 “Valldaura Vision” is an ode to the forward thinking that shapes the ecological mission of the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia’s Valldaura Labs. My workshop for this project focused on how art and technology can come together in unexpected ways. In order for this large-scale work to be seen from above, the image was drawn out ...

NYSSA

San Antonio, USA – 2015 Nyssa is a 10 year old girl who became the model of a Identity Series intervention created by Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada in San Antonio Texas. This portrait, painted directly onto the Christopher Columbus Italian Society parking lot next to the inlet structure of San Pedro Creek, alludes to the diverse populations of San Antonio. The chosen ...

GROUNDING GRATITUDE

Paris – 2014 “Grounded Gratitude” was created by Cuban American artist, Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada for the In Situ Art Festival in Fort d’Aubervilliers, Paris (France) in April 2014. It is one of the largest realistic portraits ever painted (4000 sq. ft/1200m2) and the technical and artistic qualities of the work are breathtaking. These unique works are viewed in numerous ways, visible ...

SALVADOR ESPRIU

Arenys de Mar, Catalonia, Spain – 2012 Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada paid tribute to the Catalan poet, novelist and dramatist Salvador Espriu making his portrait on 2000 open books in the courtyard of the Calisay Cutural Centre in Arneys de Mar, Catalonia, Spain. Once the work completed, Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada allowed the viewers to appropriate the books that served as his canvas. The ...