Josep M. Cadena, our art-critic: “Jardí’s exhibition indicates us how should to be our society: a society believing in the magic of reality (…). His pictures are silent but they speak us about our activities”.
Mr. Cadena adds: “There is a picture that gives tittle to this exhibition: «Silence». It is a contradictory picture because on the one hand we can see a silent landscape, where waste predominates, and on the other hand there is a child who cries. This surprises me in a positive way, for this makes us to meditate about the past although this is a painting that looks at the future”.
Now the artist speaks to the attendees. First, he agrees their presence. Second, the artist says: “This exhibition is the outcome of some months of auto-exigence”. And, third, he adds: “Silence is essential for me. Every day I need it more. I always seek silence, but it is very difficult to find it”.
Time for questions! One of the attendees refers to the works where La Habana is the protagonist. Jardí answers: “I like Cuba. The first time I went there —more than fifteen years ago— this country fascinated me. In my opinion, Cuba is the most beautiful place in the world. It is a country of great personality, anchored in the past…”.