Currently on view at Galeria Centrica are some photographs by the young Argentine photographer, Vivi Abelson.
The gallery is a small room in the basement of an upscale shoe store in Palermo Viejo. The photos on view are simple and subtle, printed without overt manipulation. Here’s a few photos I took of the installation:
The gallery’s website is woefully uninformative so I’ll repeat the information about the show from the brochure. It’s up until April 30, 2010. The store/gallery is located on Francisco Acuña de Figeuroa 1800 and their hours are Monday to Friday 2-8pm and Saturday 10am-3pm. Their phone is +54 11 4865 0143.
Abelson, on the other hand, has a lovely website which I’d recommend checking out. It’s refreshing to see a website using Indexhibit. I hope it’s a trend that takes off because it’s rare to find photographers from Argentina building websites with simple navigation and big images. I enjoyed her series Olaguer 3096 which consists of pictures of residents from the same building all taken in their respective kitchens. It’s a portrait of middle class porteño life: