Group. FUTURES

ANDREA TORRES BALAGUER Andrea Torres Balaguer (Barcelona, 1990) is graduated in Fine Arts by University of Barcelona. After winning the first award of Artevistas New Talents her work has been exhibited in Barcelona, Madrid, Paris, New York, London, Brussels, Berlin, Amsterdam, Miami and Mexico and many Art Fairs in Europe.…
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Clare Strand. The Discrete Channel with Noise

The latest work from the British artist Clare Strand, The Discrete Channel with Noise, is a complex body of work that is difficult to catalog, in which the artist examines what happens when information is misread, misunderstood or reinterpreted. In this case, this loss of information occurs when transmitting the…
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Patrick Pound. O Outro Capítulo

Patrick Pound is an artist, collector, curator, and professor of photography. His artwork incorporates vernacular photographs gathered through years of obsessive and meticulous search, including found photographs, everyday objects, and newspaper and magazine clippings. As if the world were a puzzle, Pound reorganizes these fragments, distributing the images with the…
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Elina Brotherus. PLAYGROUND

Elina Brotherus is a Finish artist whose work oscillates between rigorous investigations in art history and autobiographical projects using photography and video.   In Playground, Brotherus takes as inspiration the “event scores” originally introduced by the Fluxus movement in the 60s. The artist follows instructions or scores and interprets them…
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Double Take: Sharon Core and Laura Letinsky

In colloquial language, a ‘double take’ refers to a delayed reaction to something unexpected, immediately after one’s first reaction, and to adopt a different perspective about something. It literally means to «look twice». With a deep understanding of art history, as well as of classic and contemporary culture, the two…
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Miquel Gonzalez. Memoria Perdida (Lost Memory)

The bodies of up to 114,000 disappeared victims of the Spanish Civil War and the subsequent dictatorship of Franco lay in anonymous mass graves found in ditches and gullies on the outskirts of cities and towns. Memoria perdida (Lost Memory) is a series of landscapes depicting the location of mass…
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Patrick Pound. Photography and Air

Patrick Pound is an artist, collector, curator, and professor of photography. His artwork incorporates vernacular photographs gathered through years of obsessive and meticulous search, including found photographs, everyday objects, and newspaper and magazine clippings. As if the world were a puzzle, Pound reorganizes these fragments, distributing the images with the…
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Aimée Zito Lema. The Surface of an Image

Aimée Zito Lema has created this project about memory and how some revolutionary and resistance processes resound in the present of a society.   Using archival material of distinct political and social movements that resisted the Franco regime in Spain, the artist presents a site-specific installation with objects/sculptures, graphic prints,…
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Nazarín. Manuel Álvarez Bravo and Luis Buñuel

In 1958 the Spanish director Luis Buñuel filmed Nazarín, an adaptation of the homonymous short novel by Pérez Galdós about the vicissitudes of a priest on a pilgrimage that tries to follow the teachings of Catholicism at all expense. The filming involved two of the most important artists in Mexico:…
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Erea Azurmendi. Rare Lands

The “rare lands” refers to places with valuable minerals that have been extracted since the late 19th century in the United States, Brazil, India, and China. Their existence and combination with other minerals is essential to contemporary technological and scientific processes: mobile phones, computers…   This proposal uses the term…
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Berenice Abbott. Portraits of Modernity

Berenice Abbott was one of the photographers that early on effectively recorded the transformations of New York in the mid-20th century. During this period the city became the icon of a new way of understanding urban architecture and the epitome of modern society. A successor to the documentary tradition of…
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Roger Grasas. Ha Aretz

The project Ha Aretz —an expression taken from Aramaic, the language supposedly spoken by Jesus Christ, that refers to the “Promise Land”— is a reinterpretation of biblical landscapes. Created in Israel, Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, and Syria, —the countries that today form to great extent the Holy Land— this series…
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Group. SUR Reading Room #1. Latin American Photobook Reading Room

What is the state of editorial design in Latin America? It is polyphonic and fragmented, just like the continent itself. To review the publications, contributors have come together, each of whom offers distant knowledge, experiences, and points of view: photographers, editors, curators, scholars, collectors, librarians, and designers.   While the…
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Hou I Ting. Sewing Fields

Taiwan is a country with post-colonial characteristics, capable of merging cultures from all over the world and generating a local sentiment in the process. It also contributes a transversal, analytical and enriching perspective to the contemporary artists that are reviewing the collective memory of our societies. To this effect, the…
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