" Upon entering the space, one immediately confronts Steegmann Mangrané’s sound installation. Seven speakers spaced throughout the gallery in turn produce the sound of one prolonged note played on the flute. The duration of each note corresponds to the lung capacity and stamina of the flautist, Joana Saraiva. As one note comes to its end, another note begins to play from different speaker in the gallery. Mapping the space like sonic radar, the piece creates an analogous relationship between the body and the gallery as vessels of space and breath.
Steegmann Mangrané will also present two series of sculptural works. Several metal chains hang from ceiling to floor, altering the viewer’s ability to negotiate the space. Small cardboard sculptures reveal themselves as tromp l’oeil replicas of sycamore tree bark. Their curved shapes cast shadows on the wall, seemingly lending mass to the immaterial. "