The Underground and Phreatic Zones

Set just below the level of the square, the pool appeared like a vertiginous, dark mirror in which the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, the streetlamps, and the moon were reflected. Entranced by the slowly moving water -its passage from the inside out and from the outside in through the nymphae- by the fountain’s mesmerizing mechanics of fluids, I wandered in the dream source…

Catherine de Zegher, 2008

“Cristina Iglesias: This Fountain Which Is Not One”

Deep Fountain (Diepe Fontein), 1997-2006. Detail.

Deep Fountain (Diepe Fontein), 1997-2006.

Deep Fountain (Diepe Fontein), 1997-2006.

Forgotten Streams, 2017. 03:07

Forgotten Streams, 2017

Desde lo Subterráneo, 2017. 02:29

Desde lo Subterráneo, 2017.

A través, 2018

A través, 2018

Towards the ground (Hacia la tierra), 2008.

Towards the ground (Hacia la tierra), 2008.

Towards the ground (Hacia la tierra), 2008.

Towards the ground (Hacia la tierra), 2008. Detail.

Tres Aguas. A project for Toledo, 2014. 14:25

The regular pulse of Tres Aguas evokes the mind-body symbiosis of every living organism as well as the reciprocity that needs to exist between nature and society, individual and community. The Toledo works awaken a city’s inhabitants to the natural forces circulating under our feet and sustaining our existence

Marina Warner, 2015

“The springs beneath, the flow above, the light within”

Tres Aguas Town Hall, 2014.

Tres Aguas Town Hall, 2014. Detail.

Tres Aguas Town Hall, 2014. Detail.

Tres Aguas, Water Tower, 2014.

Tres Aguas, Water Tower, 2014.

Tres Aguas, Convento de Santa Clara, 2014.

Phreatic Zones V and VI, 2018.

An analysis of reality and physical experience is present in the work of Cristina Iglesias, who, through sculptural fictions attempts to transport the audience to a different place in the imagination

Estrella de Diego, 2014

“On Reality”

Phreatic Zones V and VI, 2018.

Phreatic Zones V and VI, 2018.

Phreatic Zones V and VI, 2017. 00:57

Phreatic Zones V and VI, 2018.

Phreatic Zones V and VI, 2018. Detail.

Phreatic Zone IV, 2017.

Phreatic Zone IV, 2017.

Phreatic Zone IV, 2017.

Phreatic Zones I, II and III, 2015. 01:27

Phreatic Zones I, II and III, 2015.

Phreatic Zones I, II and III, 2015. Detail.

Phreatic Zones I, II and III, 2015.

Phreatic Zones I, II and III, 2015.

Phreatic Zones I, II and III, 2015.

Phreatic Zones I, II and III, 2015