Art nou - Primera visió | 09.04.2014 / 09.27.2014

Yurian Quintanas - "Happy Nothing"

 

OPENING: THURSDAY 4th SEPTEMBER AT 7 PM

 

Yurian Quintanas

 

The desert represents decay and death. There is scarcity of water and shade, extremely temperatures and a lack of resources for humans to survive. But at the same time there is a long tradition of the desert as a place of healing, both physically and spiritually.

With the Californian desert as background, “Happy Nothing” delves into the lives of its inhabitants and its secrets. Here is where ex-convicts, war veterans, retirees and people that for some reason have decided to stay outside of the society live. In these towns there is no running water, the houses are in ruins, the streets unpaved, without street lighting, there are no supermarkets or entertainment infrastructures. But despite living in this conditions, they call it the Paradise.


 

 

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