Notes for an Eye Fire

By Charlotte Stace

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Published on October 1, 2021

MACBA welcomes Notes for an Eye Fire, the first exhibition of a new series of transdisciplinary projects entitled Panorama. These focus on aesthetics and artistic practices in and around Barcelona. 

The exhibition brings together a group of specially commissioned works and recent productions being shown in Barcelona for the first time. It comprises a wide range of disciplines, including painting, sculpture, works on paper, video installation, performance, photography and textiles, and is driven by a desire to defend and verify the making of on-site exhibitions as experiences that envelop us as whole sensing bodies in space.

The title, borrowed from a 2020 book of poetry by Gabriel Ventura, conjures up a powerful metaphor that provokes a questioning of the dominance of vision, urging us to explore an expanded definition of seeing that engages our other senses and entails new ways of navigating the world, of remembering and of producing knowledge.

October 22, 2021 – February 27, 2022
Opening hours
Monday
11:00 – 19:30
Wednesday
11:00 – 19:30
Thursday
11:00 – 19:30
Friday
11:00 – 19:30
Saturday
10:00 – 20:00
Sunday
10:00 – 15:00