What’s the Asian scroll?
The Asian roll is the result of a piece of work started in 2009. These
are paintings in black ink on rice paper rolls, in the following sizes:
25m x 0,35m
10m x 0,95m
10m x 0,70m
A pictoric universe full of suggestive images halfway
between the formal and the abstract. The composition of the colourless
figures achieves all its power while integrating a process of linear writing.
The reflection and intertwine in real time. This occurs as you look at
the figures from left to right or from top to bottom.
More than drawing, Armando Gil creates a pictoric language, written with
a developing syntax, that is personal and determined without margin for
error or recapitulation. Spontaneous lines, which flow with liberty from
from the own thought of the artist like a painted diary. The content of
Asian rolls can only be understood if you “read” them from
the beginning to the end.