Pablo A. Padilla Jargstorf


The Blinking Room - Second Survey
Trajector Art Fair. Brussels, April 2013. Curated by Ken Pratt and Fiona Daly.

Second work based on the idea of non-diegetic and diegetic sounds (in a movie, those sounds whose source is visible on the screen or whose source is implied to be present by the action of the film). Listening to a certain soundscape while watching a visual scene, our mind tries to rebuild what is happening. In this reconstruction of what happens or what has happened we are not just trying to figure out an external situation. We're projecting our own psychological background on it.

In this installation we move inside a quick sequence of different scenes. We witness a fast progression of lights and soundscapes that define specific situations. A succession of instants, moments and happenings that actually occurred.


Every space is the frame of a potential situation. A crime and a birth; a rape and an armistice; a drug deal and the beginning of love. Everything could happen, everything has happened in every single room.









Pablo A. Padilla Jargstorf 2013