‘LA INFLUYENTE’ is a research and artistic creation project around the mechanisms of conversion of the body into symbolic capital, a speculative element and product of veneration, which takes the relics of Saint Teresa of Ávila as its starting point.
Performance by Joan Morey, "POSTMORTEM. Pour en finir avec le jugement de dieu" (2006-2007). Reenactment by Sònia Gómez programmed within the framework of the exhibition "COLLAPSE. Desiring machine, working machine", Centre d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona - Fabra i Coats, 27 September 2018. Curated by Latitudes. Photo: Noemi Jariod. Courtesy the artist.
Last year, Latitudes curated Morey's three-venue project ‘COLLAPSE’ presented at the Centre d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona - Fabra i Coats (20 September 2018–13 January 2019), the Centre d'art Tecla Sala in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat (15 November 2018–13 January 2019), and a new site-specific performance presented at the former prison La Model (10 January 2019) in Barcelona's Eixample district.
View of Antoni Hervàs solo exhibition ‘El misterio de Caviria’, La Capella, Barcelona Producció 2016. Photo: Pep Herrero / La Capella. Anna Moreno's publication project ‘The Drowned Giant’ awarded in Barcelona Producció 2017. Photo: Anna Moreno.
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Profile – ‘Joan Morey’, THE SEEN—Chicago’s International Journal of Contemporary & Modern Art, Issue #8, April 2019, pp 100–113.
‘COLLAPSE. Schizophrenic Machine’ at the former prison La Model, Barcelona 21 January 2019