"(...) the artist pays special attention either to the material used to build his works – being aluminum foil the preferred one for now - or to the layers that accumulate in a certain object through the passage of time, or to marks, imprints, found or caused by his own work process.
As a result, several series of works whose common denominator is to have arisen from the life at the studio, where João Pedro Trindade carries out the great majority of his experiences, and a phenomenological observation of daily life, emphasizing these manifestations of the passage of time on the objects, whether they are plastic bags, architectural details or bricks. The artist seeks to underline this temporal dimension using various techniques, such as frottage, manual pressure, overlapping, crushing: the forms are either revealed from the emptiness they leave or through the appearance of a color, a structure of an unexpected detail, such as the passage of light through the aluminum foil. The research with which we are confronted is thus subject to the vicissitudes of a space where some of these changes are lost, gaining an overall view, a point of view in which the works mirror each other, illuminating themselves mutually. (...) "
Excerpt from the exhibition text