CATEGORY: Activities / Talk
ORIENTED: Towards the General Public
EXHIBITION: Bleda y Rosa. A Geography of Time
DATE: 10th November 2017
LANGUAGE: English and Spanish (Consecutive Translation)
LAUNCH OF THE PUBLICATION Campos de batalla. Bleda y Rosa
On the occasion of the exhibition Bleda y Rosa. Geografía del tiempo, Bombas Gens Centre d’Art, Museo de la Universidad de Navarra and Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea have produced the publication Campos de batalla. Bleda y Rosa: a book that collects the complete series of the work. Texts by Liz Wells, Paola Cortés-Rocca and Nacho París reflecting on landscape, history and philosophy, accompany the projects.
Liz Well, Bleda y Rosa and Nacho Paris will launch the book and engage in a conversation with the artists after the presentation.
Activity in Collaboration with the Master in Photography at the UPV and Fundació Per Amor a l’Art.
LIZ WELLS (Plymouth University)
Liz Wells writes and lectures on photographic practices. She edited The Photography Reader (2003), and Photography: A Critical Introduction (2015, 5th ed.) and is a co-editor for photographies, Routledge journals. Publications on landscape include Land Matters, Landscape Photography, Culture and Identity (2011). Exhibitions as curator include: Light Touch, Baltimore Washington International Airport (February 12th – June 21st 2014); Futureland Now – John Kippin, Chris Wainwright (Laing Gallery, Newcastle, September 15th 2012 – January 20th 2013), Sense of Place, European Landscape Photography (BOZAR, Brussels, 14th June – 15th September 2012), and Landscapes of Exploration (British art from Antarctica, Plymouth, February/March 2012; Cambridge, October/November 2013; Bournemouth, January/February 2015). She is Professor in Photographic Culture, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Plymouth University, UK, and co-convenes the research group for Land/Water and the Visual Arts (www.landwater-research.co.uk). She is an elected member of the Board of Directors, Society for Photographic Education.
NACHO PARÍS, artist, theoretician, and activist.
He works in a number of disciplines (from the production of images to written text), proposing a reflection on the instrumental uses of the image as well as the social and political function of art and culture. He collaborates with a number of cultural magazines and has published and given lectures on critical art, culture and participation, urban planning, image and visual culture, the rights of artists, etc. He was a co-founder and Chairman of the Valencian Association of Artists AVVAC and has been a member of the groups Ex-Amics de l’IVAM, Ciutadans per una cultura democràtica i participativa and Amparo Civil.