The Gift of Life: Centre d'Art la Panera

The Gift of Life: Centre d'Art la Panera

by Juan Vicente Aliaga
     
 

"Every human being is impacting by a limit, the limit of time. The ageing process, natural as it can be, is faced with the many obstacles that society imposes in order to avoid or prevent it's outcrop, and when they do they occult that they did, or at least try to disguise it. Including the term ""old"" sounds awful to many people and is substituted in the western

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"Every human being is impacting by a limit, the limit of time. The ageing process, natural as it can be, is faced with the many obstacles that society imposes in order to avoid or prevent it's outcrop, and when they do they occult that they did, or at least try to disguise it. Including the term ""old"" sounds awful to many people and is substituted in the western society for elderly, or older man/woman, grandmother/father, which seems to soften the implication and to palliate the harshness of age, the preamble to death that wanting to delay it. What importance do we concede to the experience, to the knowledge of having lived it, in days gone by without a price, the same in western culture as with other cultures, (Buddhists, Muslims...)? What can the consumer society offer to those who consume less and less and disappear form the work statistics and from labour activities? How does one speak of health to people who are unhealthy? Participating artists: Susana Casares / Ana Casas / John Coplans / Pau Faus / Hans-Peter Feldmann / Pere Formiguera / Manabu Yamanaka / Miwa Yanagi..."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788496855144
Publisher:
Centre d'Art la Panera
Publication date:
10/15/2008
Pages:
191
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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