Translacions. Dona-arbre (Documentació de l’acció realitzada el novembre de 1973 a Sant Llorenç de Munt, Espanya) (Translations. Woman-Tree [Documentation of an Action Done in November 1973 in Sant Llorenç de Munt, Spain])

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    Gelatin silver print on paper mounted on wood
  • Descriptive technique: 
    Photographic triptych
  • Dimensions: 
    Full bleed image: 39 x 29 x 3 cm
  • Category: 
    Photography, Action
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  • Long-term loan of MACBA Collection. From Government of Catalonia Art Fund. Courtesy MACBA. Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, 2011

A series of photographs that act to document an action carried out by Fina Miralles in 1973 in Sant Llorenç del Munt, where she appears planted in the ground. With the natural elements forming the point of departure, this action is set forth as a symbolic game of substitutions which, by the same token, generate links of recognition between different kinds of organisms. This work alludes to the situation of women tied to social roles that keep them from moving.