Exhibition in Barcelona reflects on space, time and memory

The Santa Monica Arts Centre shows material from 11 young artists, selected by a top level international jury. Sculpture, video and photography are used to express the links between space, time and memory.

Laura Matalonga

June 3, 2010 01:07 AM

Barcelona (CNA). - A multidisciplinary exhibition showing eleven Spanish artists´ reflections on space and the dominating will of the human being is on show at the Santa Mònica Arts Centre in Barcelona. The project is sponsored by the Caja Madrid Foundation. The show entitled "Displacements" has involved first-rate names in international culture.
The project is promoted by the Caja Madrid Foundation and is a compilation of the work of various artists who have participated over the last 10 years in the ‘Generaciones’ (Generations) arts programme. Whether photography, video or sculpture, these authors offer their own vision of space and its connection to time and memory.

The commissioner, Olivia María Rubio, defines this exhibition as a compilation of “conceptual and very diverse works”. She has been accompanied in the curator's task by well-known personalities from the cultural world. On the jury we can find Carmen Giménez, curator of the New York Guggenheim Museum, Vicente Todolí, director of the Tate Modern of London, and Estrella de Diego, professor of Contemporary Art of the Universidad Complutense of Madrid.