Where are we going?
Opening: November 9, 2017, 20 pm
Es Baluard presents «Where are we going», an exhibition that forms part of the trilogy revolving around the context of the Mediterranean immersed in unresolved individual and collective contradictions: political and social transformations that represent a change of a global nature and question the idea of frontier, altering the models of identity and management of the conflicts of a continuous present marked by migration and diaspora. Different creators and thinkers have dealt with these subjects – now openly – in the history of contemporary art, from a more encrypted angle.
This exhibition proposes a polyphonic conversation between videos, installations, photographs and documents, belonging to artists with extremely diverse origins. Ergin Çavuşoğlu (Bulgaria, 1968), Félix González-Torres (Cuba,1957-United States,1996), Carmela Gross (Brazil, 1946), Paulo Nazareth (Brazil, 1977), Núria Güell (Spain, 1981) and Walid Raad-The Atlas Group (Lebanon, 1967), activate an imaginary dialogue and call for discernment of the reasons why individuals move, struggle or risk everything – even their lives and those of their loved ones – for ideals, fatalities or simply out of desperation.