Raquel Friera, with her work, 1.432.327 m2
Art Center Lo Pati
The jury of Biennal, formed by: Oriol Fontdevila, critic of art and commissioner, Cèlia del Diego, Director of the CA Tarragona, Jose Luis Pérez, critic of art and commissioner and Manel Margalef, director of Biennal, awared, on October 11, the day of the inauguration of the BIAM 2012, the award to the artist Raquel Sánchez Fiera, for her work, 1.432.327 m2.
From testimonies of people that have been retained in Centres of Internment of Foreign (CIEs), the artist describes these retention areas which are not accessible to their status as European citizens.
The title, 1,432,327 m2, is an estimate of the total area that this legal gap - "the state of exception" that suppose the CIEs occupies in the European Union.
The prize, awared to the artist by the Mayor of Amposta, Manel Ferré i Montañés, and the representative of the Jury, Cèlia del Diego, consist in 4000€ and the production of an art project to Art Center Terres de l'Ebre.
The other artist awared was Maria García Albert, with Trescientos euros, winning work of the prize Compra of this year.
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