Published in 1980, Camera Lucida is undeniably one of the most relevant books about the photographic medium. This exhibition with the same title will showcase a series of artworks arranged in a specifc temporal order. It is through this choreographed succession of works and their consequently impermanence on site that Roland Barthes› book will be visually and poetically revisited. Shaped in the form of an audiovisual essayistic exhibition, the show «Camera Lucida» aims to function as a new way of reading Barthes’ text, a reading that could be described as deconstructed, fractured, or distracted, similarly addressing our contemporary modes of apprehending visual and textual information.
This experimental exhibition will present reproductions and documentation of artworks by Ignasi Aballí, Helena Almeida, William Anastasi, Claudia Angelmaier, Maria Anwander, Fayçal Baghriche, Jeremy Deller, Alicia Eggert, Claire Fontaine, Ana Frechilla, Cristina Garrido, Irene Grau, Tae-Bum Ha, Kiluanji Kia Henda, David Horvitz, Pierre Huyghe, William E. Jones, Kurt Kren, Ben Long, Lucia Nimcová, Tatzu Nishi, Nils Nova, Mike Parr, Sreshta Rit Premnath, Pilvi Takala and Penelope Umbrico.
Curated and conceived by Enar de Dios Rodríguez