24 hours

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Date: 2002

Region: Europe

Subject: Religious Political/Economic/Social Opinion Language

Medium: Installation


Artist: Juan Trujillo

Confronting Bodies: Colectivo Arte 90 versus Juan Trujillo

Date of Action: Diciembre de 2002

Location: Cádiz, España (Spain)

Description of Artwork: En la instalación se mezclaban elementos simbólicos de carácter religioso con objetos relacionados con la infancia el sexo y la infancia. (The installation mixed religious symbolic elements with objects related to childhood sex and children.)

The Incident: El Colectivo de arte 90 invita al artista a su mercado anual de arte contemporaneo tras ver el tipo de trabajos del mismo. 24 horas antes de la inauguración se le comunica al artista que sus obras no serán expuestas, lo cual se debio a simples motivos de decoro y posibles favoritismos con el ayuntamiento de la ciudad. (The 90 Art Collective invites an artist to its annual market of contemporary art after seeing that the artist works in a similar sylte. 24 hours before the opening it is communicated to the artist that his works will be shown, which is to prevent intervention and possible favoritism by the city council.)

Results of Incident: El artista perdió su tiempo e ilusiones y tuvo que pasar a recojer sus obras. (The artist lost his time and delusions and had to go pick up his work.)

Source: El artista