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LA MOVIDA: A CHRONICLE OF TURMOIL

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From 1978 and almost for a decade, Madrid was both the origin and the meeting point of an upheaval. La Movida was not an artistic movement. Nor it had what movements typically do: a political manifest or a declaration of intentions. No: La Movida was rather an eclosion. It was a juvenile convulsion, to begin with. The circumstances were propitious: the ostracism and shortsightedness that characterized the dictatorship were being left behind and a restless cohort of young people was diving into life. The images took by Miguel Trillo, Pablo Pérez-Mínguez, Ouka Leele and Alberto García-Alix are the photographic referents of what happened. They were not only witnesses; they were also participating actors. Within a few years, what began with the push, humility and precarity of self-taught youths, grew roots and mutated into modernity. It affected all the layers of Spanish society. La Movida had its own creation and a visual imaginary that merged with the heart of the times.

 

This catalog has been published on the occasion of the exhibition “La Movida, a chronicle of  turmoil”.

Exhibitions curators: Antoine de Beaupré, Pepe Font de Mora, Irene de Mendoza. Exhibition coproduced by Fundación Foto Colectania, Barcelona, and the Rencontres d’Arles.

· Author: Miguel Trillo, Ouka Leele, Alberto García-Alix, Pablo Pérez-Mínguez
· Publisher: Cabeza de Chorlito – Chaco
· Format: 22×33,5cm
· Pages: 128, 4 books of 32 pages
· Photographs: 78
· Bindign: silkscreen night blue cardboard box
· Language: Spanish / English
· ISBN: 978-84-939682-6-7

 

 

 

 

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