Thus, the exhibition showcases angels, demons, establishment figures, and
even potatoes, using a unique visual language to delve into the human psyche,
resulting in an outcome that can be unsettling, strange, or even amusing for
Under the premise of not treating the artistic object as something sacred or
purely decorative, Brutal Art is defined as an exercise in experimentation and
synthesis of reality. The artwork emerges as a portrayal of that which is
feared, achieved through the juxtaposition of the image with its represented
In his creative process, Fesma employs formality to disrupt reality through
disproportion and the deformation of established initial forms, exaggerating
particular moments of these silhouettes. This exaggeration breaks the initial
relationship between the (now exaggerated) moment of the form and the
entirety of the original figure. It does not explode the initial mold, so to speak,
but rather brings it out of its attained rest.
In this manner, concepts take on a physical appearance, transforming popular
scenes into forms where elements such as sarcasm and symbolism are
pivotal in the articulation of their meaning. This is why the exhibition is seen
as a stage for popular figures and characters who assume the role of actors in
a grotesque theater. Beauty is determined not by visual perception but by the
significance the artwork acquires.
The exhibition presents a journey through the dystopia of the modern world,
an experience of degeneration where Charles III engages in a dialogue with a
poisoned potato or a lizard playing chess. The collection is characterized by
its non-classical approaches and defiant nature, concealing the connotation
between the morphology of each artwork while seeking its own identity.