DAN CASADO (b 1956 in Argentina, South America)
In 2003 I established my home-studio in the volcanic island of El
Hierro, one of the seven Canary Islands, selected by the UNESCO as a
Here, I began making works transforming found
objects into pieces of art: paper collages and sculptural assemblages.
Reinventing human and animal forms,
freely finding and showing the hidden figures
inside found papers and materials, I wonder about human relations, the
possibility/impossibility of communication, affections and illusions.
Art is the tool to re-construct the world. Art is my key.