Joan Tarragó explores the dichotomy between organic and technological,
urban and nature, tradition and modernity... having as a main motif the essence of movement. His work gives the opportunity to travel to Asia and its crystalline waters, to its captivating and exhuberant nature, enjoy the colours of the Balinese sunset or recognise the features of a simplified Barong mask. Is a constant dialogue between two states of mind: snapshots that represent certain moments in the artist emotional life and the artistic expression of a mental flow, a balanced and kinetic state of mind.
The constant exploration of an exotic graphic language through travel and reseach is the spine of the tireless work by Joan Tarragó (Barcelona,1981). His academic and professional artistic background embraces illustration, graphic design and urban art, which it gives a very eclectic and meticulous approach to contemporary art. His artistic style is nourished by ancient symbolism, surf label influences and a very cutting edge graphic language, which all together has been very successful in the artistic scene in many countries like USA, Indonesia, Japan, France or Germany.
Text: Greta Oribes.