Concha Jerez

Our Memory Is Being Stolen

Concha Jerez has been working to develop an intensive creative project since the 1970s, setting out from conceptual art to make site-specific interventions that are markedly critical. She is one of the performance pioneers in Spain and has made numerous sound art and radiophonic pieces.  

Our Memory Is Being Stolen presents a project created specifically for the four stairways of the Museo’s Sabatini Building, to which the artist refers as a “great container of memory”; a former hospital upon which forgotten, self-censored, written, oral and, on many occasions, silenced memory is re-inscribed. Moreover, in different spaces — the Vaults Gallery, Protocol Room, Floor 3 — a selection of works take place with a broad temporal arc: from her “self-censored writings”, made in the mid-1970s, to the InterMedia installation Espectros de silencio (Spectres of Silence, 2001).


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  • Year: 2020
  • Type: Catalogue
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Pages: 306
  • Language: English/Spanish (bilingual)
  • ISBN: 978-84-8026-614-7
  • NIPO: 828-19-030-3
  • Edited by: Museo Reina Sofía
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