How do you feel to receive this art tribute? Very grateful. I am very grateful to all those who, in some way, make it possible for my work to be spread. The artwork must be for everyone, it can not be closed. I have done the will of people to see it. The artistic pieces just not be complete without looking at who observe them. What can we see in "Matances"? It is a photosetting set. Different manifestations of the power which man exercises over others and himself. The figure of the ruler and the victim in the case of women, it can go both ways. This is a work created between 1975 and 1978 ... At that time society opened. With Franco’s death had the hope that everything will change, they opened mentalities. Moreover, in the work, there is also a part of personal loss. The goal is a clean of an era of 25 years with Franco, living with self-censorship and autoflagelació. What did you wake up this work? Like any work of artists is the need to express things, either dancing, singing, etc.. At that time I had the need to get all that we had experienced the dark side. We were more connected to death than life and there was the need to get everything dark and dark outside, all that society filled with a terrible fear. What do you think about if this work is still in effect? The dark side of the human being will always be, but we do an exercise staff this link to take away the hatred and darkness. How would you describe your art? I like to explain it with a simple phrase: I come from the land. All I’ve been doing has to do with me, in each period, at all times. I have never done things for others made them, but because I wanted to express what was going on. That’s why my life and my work are very close. My art is me.
February 06, 2013
ESDi participates in the documentary: Matances. Power and subjectivity. A visual reading file Fina Miralles