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La Virreina – Centre de la imatge aims at exploring the image in its exhibitions. Its programming goes from contemporary art, photography, audiovisuals, to electoral propaganda or digital documentation and more. Located on the Ramblas, this art center however often does not attract the attention his excellent exhibitions deserve. In the recent years it has been La Virreina that brought the most outstanding contemporary artists to Barcelona.

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November 2017
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Barcelona seen from the Besòs – Patrick Faigenbaum and Joan Roca

4 November 2017 - 4 February 2018
La Virreina, La Rambla, 99 08002 Barcelona España + Google Map

Curators: Jean-François Chevrier and Jorge Ribalta Opening: Friday, November 3, 7:00 p.m. Barcelona view of Besòs is the result of the unusual collaboration between a photographer and a geographer to draw a singular "urban portrait". Made between Barcelona and Paris, this project is a testimony on the transformation of the eastern maritime front at the beginning of the twenty-first century, seen from the periphery, from Besòs, towards the center. The first photographs are from 1999 and the most recent from…

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RUE DES PYRÉNÉES – Yves Bélorgey

4 November 2017 - 4 February 2018
La Virreina, La Rambla, 99 08002 Barcelona España + Google Map

Curator: Valentín Roma Opening: Friday, November 3, 7:00 p.m. The photographic drawings and tableaux of Yves Belély (Sens, 1960) stress those foundations that traditionally have separated painting and photography, problematizing the notions of document, mimesis and representation. The street then expresses its social panoptic character, the buildings are records of how urban homogeneity is configured and distorted.

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20 RED LIGHTS – Max de Esteban

10 November 2017 - 4 February 2018
La Virreina, La Rambla, 99 08002 Barcelona España + Google Map

Curator: Valentín Roma Inauguration: Friday November 10, 7pm. At 17.30, round table with Franco 'Bifo' Berardi, Michel Feher and Max de Esteban. Taking as a title a phrase from Far Away Eyes, the song of The Rolling Stones, Max de Esteban (Barcelona, 1959) critically investigates the grammars of financial capitalism, the architectures that symbolize its supremacy, as well as those monetary algorithms -virtual and abstract- from which this economic system executes its enormous social influence.

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