Thursday, 4th March 2021
Video capsule

Let's talk about Fertile Words. The work is a seed with Maia Creus, lecturer in Contemporary Art and researcher.

Since 1972, writing has been part of the creative universe of Fina Miralles. To put thoughts and experience into words; to welcome and offer words that come to her after listening with respect and introspection to what lies inside a great silence. Words that come from far away; wise words that recall human memories of all times and cultures. A living word that, like the movement of water, illuminates an art practice that is experiential because it is created in the course of the artist’s life.

We will talk about this river of writing flowing side by side with the great current of her life and work, summed up by Miralles herself with these three ideas: My body is the expression of the liberation from suffering; My life is the fulfilment of a design; and My spirit is the union with the pure child.

The programme Let’s talk about generates discussions on the Museum’s exhibitions between the different agents and artists in the city and our regular public. It is a meeting point that regards exhibitions as powerful devices capable of activating the imagination and generators of discourses that often go beyond the preconceived readings of the institution or the curatorial team.

Fina Miralles. Paraules fèrtils 1972-2017
By presenting a story of a victim of violence in Colombia, I am calling on the memory of pain which all human beings have, here or anywhere else in the world.
Doris Salcedo