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Your Lazy Eye

Your lazy solar

Your Lazy Eye *
27 Feb – 6 Mar
Friday 27th of  February
10:30 – 20:00h.
@LiMac / Madrid

Calle Orellana, 4, Local interior. Madrid 28004
Metro: Alonso Martínez
[email protected] / www.li-mac.org
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Exhibition until: 6 / Mar / 2015
Sat-Sun: 11:00 – 18:00 h.
Mon-Fri: 16:00 – 19:00 h.
or by appointment (34) 687 70 1968


Exposure and camouflage are part of our instinct of survival. The animal kingdom does not lack of examples. Each species has a ritual of seduction in which dances and postures allow to compete and demonstrate who is the fittest for procreation. On the other hand, to fool predators and preys, a fish may appear as a stone, an owl as a tree trunk and a chameleon change color depending on its surroundings.

Since the beginning of the XXI century, digital technologies shed light on a large part of a previously anonymous population. The ability to identify, record, steal and share data increased the tension between institutions and individuals. Similar to a large spider web, the structure of networks needs to feed from the digital identities that remain trapped in it.

Like the conquest of America, the discovery of the new “Internet” continent reshapes human interactions. However, the idea of conquering the other becomes more complex when that other is ubiquitous.

At this threshold, the archaic structures of power and the most individual utopias have found a niche where to exist, but in this ambiguous terrain, this niche can also be a trap.

With this background in mind, this group exhibition wonders to what extent primitive instincts of survival such as hunting and socialization govern the actual hyper technological environment. Throughout the selected works we can observe that the difference between camouflage and exposure dissolves itself. Behind the masks, we can clearly see that the spectacle, multinationals and religions are part of the same system of power.

* The name of the exhibition is inspired by the work Untitled from the series Great Masters of Police Literature (2010) by Ana Jotta. On this work, the phrase “I Hate Your Lazy Eye” can be read.

With works by:
Gabriel Acevedo Velarde (Peru, 1976)
Bernadette Corporation (United States / France, 1994)
Emily Jacir (Palestine, 1970) / Ana Jotta (Portugal, 1946)
Judith Hopf (Germany, 1969) / Adriana Lara (Mexico, 1978)
Amilcar Llontop (Peru, 1990) / Andreas Slominski (Germany, 1959)
Sturtevant (United States, 1930 – 2014) / Heimo Zobernig (Austria, 1958)

Curated by: Antoine Henry Jonquères

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