‘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
The July 2019 monthly Cover Story‘Francesc Ruiz’s Brexit Bristol sequel, ten years ago’ is now up on Latitudes' homepage: www.lttds.org
“The British political system has collapsed… Once the high streets merely declined with their pound shops, gold traders, and bargain basements… Then they slumped as the "major downturn" began to bite… Yet as the economy finally plunged into the devastating recession, countless properties and businesses across the city of Bristol already lay in ruins… Widespread rioting and looting… Shortages of food and medicines… Spiralling inflation rates and a currency crash… The troops now struggle to enforce the state of emergency… The traitors flock to the southern ports, desperately seeking safe passage to Brussels…” → Continue reading → After this month it will be archived here.