Bartomeu Marí and Rita McBride (right) in front of the audience seating at McBrides' 'Arena' (1997).
Coinciding with the opening of Rita McBride
's solo exhibition "Oferta Pública / Public Tender" (18 May–24 September 2012) that opened last night at MACBA
, Bartomeu Marí, director of the museum and curator of the exhibition, was in conversation
with the artist in the second floor galleries
, where McBride's "Arena" (1997) has been installed.
Below the stream of @LTTDS
' tweets posted during their conversation (chronologically from bottom to top):
One of the activities programmed around the exhibition is "Blind Dates", with the participation of Barcelona-based artists who will intervene in McBride's "Arena" once a month: Tamara Kuselman (20 June, 16–19.30h), Laia Estruch
(18 July, 20h), Jordi Ferreiro (August, during museum opening hours), Ryan Rivadeneyra (19 September, 20h), Miguel Noguera (20 September, 20h). + info here.
Some of them made it to the talk...
From top to bottom, left to right: Jordi Ferreiro, Ryan Rivadeneyra, Tamara Kuselman and Laia Estruch.