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04 May 2014
Richard Mosse vs. Renzo Martens

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En el artículo que publicábamos ayer, Leire Ventas Aldabaldetreku escribía sobre el proyecto de Richard Mosse “El enclave”, que retrata la guerra en la República Democrática del Congo. Y recordaba que en el mundo sucede un 11S a diario, en forma de genocidios, guerras y matanzas.

El silenciamiento de estos hechos no se da solo en los medios de comunicación; su aparición en la producción artística y cultural también se da de forma muy excepcional. Esa especie de impermeabilidad de la producción artística (o anestesia) frente a problemas reales que configuran la situación-mundo en la que habitamos, es como mínimo un motivo de reflexión. Recordamos uno de los trabajos que también buscaba acercarse a problemáticas extremas muy concretas y que tuvo un gran eco, “Enjoy Poverty” de Renzo Martens, y que también sucedía en el Congo.

El de Renzo Martens y el de Richard Mosse son dos proyectos de muy distinta naturaleza, y por ello mismo pueden ser un buen elemento disparadero para esa necesaria reflexión. Os dejamos con una entrevista a Richard Mosse y el tráiler de “Enjoy Poverty” (los que quieran alquilarlo para verlo entero on-line pueden hacerlo aquí: http://video.enjoypoverty.com)

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