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Marta Pujades
A stylized repetition of acts
Premi Ciutat de Palma
Antoni Gelabert d'Arts Visuals 2016

«A stylized repetition of acts» constitutes a revision of masculinity represented in classical ballet. A conceptual and formal analysis capable of blurring the conventions and prejudices that often define gender stereotypes in this field and moving them to another level of reflection where feminist criticism plays a key role.

By means of an expanded reading of photographic portrait -through which the image can be converted into sound, object or even performance- the artist explores the treatment of dancer's body from different patterns of repetition and behavior. A system of repetition that, beyond the context of ballet, invites a critical updating of the notions of identity, both male and female.

Text by David Armengol.

Marta Pujades (Palma 1990) Graduated in Fine Arts at the Universitat de Barcelona with a masters' degree in Photography and Design awarded by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Elisava. She has been awarded with the Premi Ciutat de Palma Antoni Gelabert of visual arts 2016. She has also been awarded with the XXIII Premi Ciutat de Manacor of visual arts and recently she obtained a residence grant with Illenc support to develop part of the project «A stylized repetition of acts» at L'Estruch Fàbrica de creació de les arts en viu, Sabadell.

She has participated in several individual and collective exhibitions, such as "Índex. Señalar un punto indefinido" Galeria Xavier Fiol Proyectos (Madrid 2017); «Hombres coronados» CCA Andratx (Andratx 2017); «August» Kunsträume Michael Horbach Stiftung (Cologne 2016); «De la vora a l'horitzó» Torre de Ses Puntes (Manacor 2016); «Amics de paraula» Galeria Xavier Fiol (Palma 2017); «Present immediat» Centre de Cultura Sa Nostra (Palma 2017) and «La Gran Il·lusió» Sala d'Art Jove (Barcelona 2015).

Duration: since 20 of january until 1 of april 2018 .

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Casal Solleric - Planta Noble

Passeig del Born, 27
07012 Palma (Illes Balears)
Teléfono: 971722092

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