Saturday 25 May 2013, at 5.30 pm
Screening of the first half of the film
Saturday 1 June 2013, at 5.30 pm
Screening of the second half of the film
Mireia Sallarès (Barcelona 1973) studied Fine Arts at the Universitat de Barcelona, and film at the New School University and at Film & Video Arts, New York. She works as an independent documentary filmmaker and lives between Barcelona, Mexico City and other cities, where she produces her artistic projects.
Her latest exhibition, Monuments, which takes place from 18 May to 28 July 2013 at the CA Tarragona Centre d’Art, brings together her five most important projects of the last ten years: Le camion de Zahïa, France, 2003–5; Mi visado de modelo II, USA, 2003–5; Las muertes chiquitas, Mexico; 2006–9; Las 7 cabronas e invisibles de Tepito, Mexico, 2009; and Se escapó desnuda, Venezuela, 2011–12.
Sallarès has exhibited her work at the Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico, the Americas Society, New York, Organización Nelson Garrido, Caracas, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria, Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland, Galleri Image, Aarhus, Denmark, OK Centrum, Linz, Austria, and La Capella, Barcelona, among others.