‘So Lazy: In Praise of Waste’

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Exhibitions. A critique of our contemporary hyperactivity which makes the case for laziness.

The starting point for ‘So Lazy: In Praise of Waste’ is Georges Bataille’s notion of consumption, where the economy is not based on production and consumption but on wasteful spending. Accepting waste as a necessary fact of life and opting to spend time in different ways means doing less work and coming up with an alternative approach to communal life where laziness gets its due recognition.

Through a fiction that yearns to waste time instead of using it productively, a society that would rather destroy wealth than create it, the exhibition offers a critique of our contemporary hyperactivity and introduces the hope of a possible redistribution of resources and time which enables us to rethink our common habits.

The display brings together range of works, from painting to photography, installation, video and sculpture, by artists such as Priscila Fernandes, Ángela Ferreira, Alberto Gil Cásedas, Sharon Lockhardt, Agnes Martin, Aernout Mik, Agustín Parejo School and Xavier Ribas.

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"Sooooo lazy. Elogi del malbaratament" parteix de la noció de consum de George Bataille, en la qual sosté que l´economia no es basa en la producció i el consum sinó en la despesa com a malbaratament. Acceptar el malbaratament com una cosa necessària i plantejar un ús del temps divers comporta una disminució de la feina i articula una manera alternativa de vida en comú, en la qual la mandra es posa en valor.

Plantejant una ficció que anhela malgastar el temps en lloc de fer-lo servir de manera productiva i destruir la riquesa abans d´acumular-la, l´exposició proposa una crítica a la hiperactivitat contemporània i introdueix l´esperança d´una redistribució de recursos i de temps capaç de repensar allò comú. Per fer-ho, la mostra aplega un conjunt d´obres –des de pintura fins a fotografia, instal·lació, vídeo o escultura– d´artistes como Priscila Fernandes, Ángela Ferreira, Alberto Gil Casedas, Sharon Lockhardt, Agnes Martin, Aernout Mik, Agustín Parejo School o Xavier Ribas, entre d´altres.

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From 27/11/2020 to 18/04/2021

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