Hub/Art is happy to announce the opening of the new exhibition space Hub/Art Barcelona on 22 June 2022, from 18:00 to 21:30, in the Poblenou district at 183 Carrer del Dr. Trueta.

The exhibition entitled “Coming Soon. Time is getting longer” opens the space. A double solo show with the artists Paolo Di Rosa and Sophie Elizabeth Thompson, curated by Greta Zuccali, with the technical support of GAG London ltd, Interface FM Iberica and the contribution of McVector ltd Media & Communication.

Time as a succession of events or as a measurable order of the becoming.

Time certainly suggests a plurality of meanings, whether considered in its objective dimension or analysed in its subjective dimension, that of eternity. In the universe of the arts, the category of time plays a central role, and the artists selected to participate in the exhibition “Coming soon. Time is getting longer” are well aware of this.

The first, the Italian Paolo Di Rosa, in his work cancels all connotations of space and time, setting his characters in a “non-place” and, as if in front of a mirror, asking the observer to immerse himself in this dreamlike, parallel universe.

His work is light, ethereal, and lunar. There is no gravity.

In his poetry recurs the representation of a thread, whether stretched or tangled, sometimes physical, sometimes just imaginary, which becomes the point of contact between the human beings and their environment.

Moreover, it is precisely the image of the thread that brings us to the work of Sophie-Elizabeth Thompson, a British sculptor living in Barcelona.

The sinuous lines of her sculptures give form and weight to abstract concepts. Therefore, the time becomes present, concrete. Whether animals, fossils or imaginary creatures, Thompson’s forms explore ideas that always originate from nature.

In her work, we find the time for contemplation and introspection that become substance and action.

“The line is motionless, while time is mobility. The line is already made, while time is what is made, or rather, it is what everything is made for”. Paraphrasing the words of the French philosopher Henry Bergson, taken from his text “La pensée et la mouvant”, we can say that the two artists find themselves on the fine line of making their own time. Time as long time. The time needed for the sedimentation of thought.

Finissage night: Thursday, 8 September 2022

h. 7-10 pm 


HUB/ART Barcelona
Carrer del Dr. Trueta 183
08005, Barcelona

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Wednesday 22 June 2022
From 18:00 to 21:30

Opening to the public
From 23 June 2022
to 7 August 2022

By appointment only: