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Winning project of the 5th edition of the Video Production Prize launched by the Xarxa de Centres d’Arts Visuals de Catalunya, Arts Santa Mònica and LOOP Barcelona.
Jo soc allò prohibit is an installation designed as a mapping of prohibition and its archetypes in the here and now, as there is no better way to understand a society than to reflect on everything it denies itself. What are forbidden from doing, saying, thinking, conveying, imagining? According to which consensuses are the limits and dykes of social coexistence established? What are forbidden from doing, saying, thinking, conveying, imagining? According to which consensuses?
Spectators are confronted to an exhaustive anthology of fleeting images and narratives in an intimate space: an imagination as elusive as a selfie taken when no-one is looking, glancing at ourselves as we stand in front of a mirror.
In order to face the forbidden image, spectators must learn to become as Perseus facing Medusa.