A rising figure in the Colombian art scene, Leyla Cárdenas explores reality in a sculptural gesture that aims to spatialize and materialize time. Her works question urban ruins, demolition sites and abandoned spaces as indications of social transformations, losses and lost memories. Her approach recalls that of the archaeologist who analyzes the different layers of a fragmented reality. The artist thus proceeds by deconstruction as a means of construction. The superficial skin becomes a way to explore and dig to reveal different strata of time. Like palimpsests, materials and ...