“Sebald Variations” at CCCB

Above: Carlos Amorales, Black Cloud, 2007.

The exhibition “Sebald Variations” uses as its theme the work and the figure of the German writer W.G. Sebald (1944-2001), the author of some of the key books of the turn of the last century, such as The Rings of Saturn and Austerlitz. “Sebald Variations” recreates the dialogue between Sebald and renowned artists and writers who have been invited to take part in the project.

The participating artists are: Carlos Amorales, Mariana Castillo Deball, Simon Faithfull, Andrea Geyer, Núria Güell, Susan Hiller, Josiah McElheny, Trevor Paglen, Fernando Sánchez Castillo, Taryn Simon, Jan Peter Tripp, Guido van der Werve and Jeremy Wood.

Participating writers are: Julià de Jòdar, Reinaldo Laddaga, Valeria Luiselli and Piedad Bonnett.

The exhibition is curated by the writer and cultural critic Jorge Carrión and the New York-based artist, cultural educator and writer Pablo Helguera.

Exhibition Dates: 11th March to 26th July 2015
Opening Hours: From Tuesday to Sunday from 11a.m. to 8p.m.
Closed on non-holiday Mondays
Address: Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona
Montalegre, 5, 08001 Barcelona
Website: www.cccb.org


Simon Faithfull, 0º00 Navigation, 2009.


Andrea Geyer, Gezeiten, 2015.

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Trevor Paglen, NSA/GCHQ Surveillance Base, Bude, Cornwall, UK, 2014.

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Jeremy Wood, My Ghost, 2015.