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20 June - 26 June
MACBA Capella, Barcelona
Opening: Thursday June 19 from 7:30 to 10:00pm
Within the context of the exhibition organised at the end of the MeLa project European Museums in an Age of Migrations, the Stedelijk Museum presents two performances in collaboration with Quinsy Gario. Central elements of his Zwarte Piet is Racisme (Black Pete is Racism) are displayed in an installation, while A Village Called Gario will be performed. Read more…
A Village Called Gario will also be staged at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam as opening of the exhibition 'How Far How Near'.
A project in collaboration with the Curating Contemporary Art Programme, Royal College of Art and supported by MeLa.
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
Time: 8 – 10 p.m.
Colour in the West was always associated with ‘the Other’, with the body of the exotic, the woman, or the child…Colour in film was a spectacle in itself and was used to capture the attention of the viewers. With commodities it worked in a similar way: Colour was an added value and a convincing selling argument. There is an equation between these exotic bodies and desirable goods. --- Alexandra Navratil*