Bellas Artes Outpost
PAUL PFEIFFER, Hand Holding Audio Recorder (Left); Justin Bieber Torso (Right), Both 2018, 3D print duplicated in Santol wood,
16.4 x 22.3 x 11 cm; wood and paint, 62.4 x 48.7 x 23.2 cm. Installation view of “Incarnator” at Bellas Artes Outpost, Manila, 2018.
Photo by At Maculangan. Courtesy the artist and Bellas Artes Projects.
An “incarnator” can be interpreted as one who materializes abstract concepts, while the Spanish equivalent, encarnador, refers specifically to the craftspeople who render religious statues human-like by applying…