|BRONX TALKS: SCREENING BY JORDI COLOMER
Friday December 17th, 2010, 6-8 PM
2nd Floor North Wing
Introduced by Christian Viveros-Faune, Catalan artist Jordi Colomer will screen 2 short films, Avenida Ixtapaluca (houses for mexico) (Mexico City, 2009) and Co-Op City (New York City, 2010) accompanied by a festive reception hosted by The Bronx Museum of the Arts.
The work of Jordi Colomer (Barcelona, 1962) uses video as his main medium to reflect on the relationships between sculptural and performance art, and theatre and architecture. These two videos explore, through minimal actions, the movement of the human body within repetitive and almost-hermetic urban conditions. In both cases these are serial peripheral neighbourhoods, even if the territorial and architectural differences between them are immediately obvious. In Co-Op City, created by Colomer while in residence at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, a character that could be any illegal Mexican immigrant cycles across the well-known Bronx estates and does his deliveries, riding around towers and through gardens.
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Jordi Colomer's residence at The Bronx Museum of the Arts and this event has been funded by INSTITUT RAMON LLULL.
Avenida Ixtapaluca (houses for mexico) (Mexico City, 2009) and Co-Op City (New York City, 2010) by Jordi Colomer are produced by CO Producciones. For more information about CO Producciones, visit www.coproducciones.net
The Bronx Museum of the Arts receives ongoing general operating support from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs with the cooperation of the Bronx Borough President and the Bronx Delegation of the New York City Council; the Lambent Foundation; New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency; Bronx Delegation of the New York State Assembly; The Liman Foundation; The Cowles Charitable Trust, and individuals.
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