Pandillas palaciegas (2019)


Format: exhibition / art residency / open studio
Country: Basque Country
Genre: visual arts.
Year: 2019 
Place: BilbaoArte Fundazioa. Urazurrutia 32, Bilbao

Pandillas Palaciegas (Palatial gangs) is the latest project of the Picoletos duo and builds on the research begun in 2017 which emerged as a need to delve further into the culture of different groups of young people within the Basque community. By analysing the ways of demonstrating and fighting against the establishment In a land where the counterculture verges on folklore, where the echo of an insubordinate attitude finds many voices to be renewedby fighting in different directions. The encounter between the punk and queer scenes, and the skinhead and skater movements form the foundation on which to erect the new scrap palaces for the different gangs. Installation media that mix waste materials and photographs with decorative items and back-lit wax panels. They also work with archive material, video and interviews.




Aparición (Eskorbuto)
Copy 1/3
Digital photography. Fine art print.
50x75 cm
2019
︎Available at Wunsch Gallery



Santurce ramp.
Sculpture. Carved woods. Bee wax. Found objects. Cement sculptures. Backlight photography. Led light. 170x100x95 cm. 2019.



Open studio at BilbaoArte. 2019.


S.T.
Copy 1/3
Analogic photograph. Fine art print.
29x42cm cm
2019
︎Available at Wunsch Gallery

Iraitz
Edition 1/3 + 1AP
Analogic photograph. Fine art print.
42 × 29 cm
2019
︎Available at Wunsch Gallery








My own private totem
Floor sculpture. Laser cut closet doors. Bee wax. Argentina 78 World Cup Estickers. Basket. Beer bottles. String of garlic. Inverted cd boxes. Led light. 2 meters x 1.80 meters. 2020.



Spanking paddle.
Object. Wood, canvas and ink on canvas. 86 X 37 cm. 2020. (This piece was used in the performance "Abanderados").

School uniform (to be submitted). Cloth, plastic and garlic skin. Costumes used in the performance "Abanderados". Size “S”.


Flag to roll up.
Arm device. Metal and canvas fabric. Artifact used in the performance "Abanderados". 2019.

Sword-whip-fishing.
Metal. Carved wood. Rope. Cloth. Land. Device used in the performance "Abanderados". 2020.


Palace gangs.
Video-documentary. Interviews with different young Basques belonging to different countercultural movements (skate, lgtb, anti-fascist skinheads, punks, among others) about different topics: the underworld, friendship and the countercultural history of the city of Bilbao from their perspective. 1:28 hours duration. 4k format. Two 40-inch led tvs. 2019/2020.