Martin Pelenur. 1977.
Visual artist and cultural producer, directs La Pecera (located in La Barra, Punta del Este), an artist-run space for the promotion of visual arts in Uruguay.
As an artist, he has had a long career dating back to the 1990s, during which he has taken part in numerous solo and group shows held in Uruguay and abroad.
Among his most recent exhibitions are Pigment Blue (Del Paseo Gallery, Manantiales, Uruguay), Cintas, concentración, repetición y deriva (Zielinsky Gallery, Barcelona, Spain), Línea Aceguá (Kavlin Cultural Center, Maldonado, Uruguay) and actually : “Línea Merín” in the MACA (Atchugarry Museum of Contemporary Art) in Punta del Este, Uruguay.
Pelenur understands painting as a way of thought and as an experimental practice. He researches about the conditions to produce Paint through exercises, systems and procedures he can then repeat. Works in series and utilizes paint as a perpetuos experiment.