Anita Glesta Guernica
19.10.2012 - 27.01.2013
The bombing of Guernica during the 1937 Spanish civil war became part of world history thanks to Pablo Picasso’s painting Guernica. The American artist Anita Glesta refers to the event in her multimedia installation. The core of the installation is provided by the interviews which the artist conducted five years ago with some Guernica residents who survived the bombing. The visitors will be able to listen to their reminiscences, while seated on a bench under the MOCAK arcades or view them in the video show in Galeria Beta. The exhibition will juxtapose archive material which shows the town, destroyed in 1937, with a video in which the artist reminisces about her own emotions evoked by 9/11.
The exhibition is part of the project Marks of Memory.