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Marco godoy
The system / El sistema
Video | hdv | color | 2'30'' | Spain / Bolivia | 2014
On the 13th of November of 2014 a set speakers and a power generator was introduce in the In the Bolivian jungle, near the river Mamoré, an Amazonian affluent. For hours, El sistema (The system), a text by Eduardo Galeano was played on loop in the loud speakers. The uncontrollable and unpredictable forces of nature make the area of Trinidad a hardly habited region, one of the few areas that is still resisting the development of progress, progress understood as a destructive force.
Marco Godoy is a cross disciplinary artist currently working with photography, video and installation. Born in Madrid and now living in London he is MA in Photography at the Royal College of Art, after graduating from the UCM of Madrid and School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work has been e exhibited internationally in galleries and institutions such as Dallas Museum of Contemporary Art, Matadero Madrid, Stedelijk Museum s-Hertogenbosch, Edinburgh Art Festival, Liverpool Biennial, ICA London, Palais de Tokyo or Whitechapel Gallery.