Isaac Cordal's tiny sculptures show contemporary discontent

Isaac Cordal's tiny sculptures in urban settings
Barcelona - JUL 12, 2013

The Spanish artist, Isaac Cordal, who currently lives in London, has developed a very personal style that combines sculpture, photography and installation. In essence, Cordal is a traditional sculptor, creating his figures from clay. He then moves on to the cement, casting multiples using silicone moulds.

He takes the small figures, depicting in most cases men in suits, and arranges them in urban locations, normally representing a small but emotionally charged scene. Each of these small cement humans represents a prototypes of modern man, summarizing behavior patterns and social discontent.

Because of their tiny dimesions, the figures seem to harmonise with their surroundings, blending into the landscape. Once the installation is complete, Cordal takes a photograph of the scene and leaves his models to their own fate, be it kicked, ignored or taken away. 

Isaac Cordal's tiny sculptures in urban settings

©Isaac Cordal, Cement Eclipses

Isaac Cordal's tiny sculptures in urban settings

©Isaac Cordal, Cement Eclipses

Isaac Cordal's tiny sculptures in urban settings

©Isaac Cordal, Cement Eclipses

Isaac Cordal's tiny sculptures in urban settings

©Isaac Cordal, Cement Eclipses

 

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