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¡Patria o Libertad!
On Patriotism, Immigration and Populism
Curated by Paco Barragán
Sep 09, 2011 - Oct 30, 2011

Adel Abidin, ANTUAN, Maja Bajevic, Marc Bijl, Alexander Apóstol, Iván Candeo, Emilio Chapela, DEMOCRACIA, Jen DeNike, Nezaket Ekici, Karlo Ibarra, Kaoru Katayama, Elena Kovylina, Carlos Motta, Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay & Pascal Lièvre, Johanna Reich, Krisdy Shindler, Shahzia Sikander, Santiago Sierra, José Angel Toirac, Katri Walker

Presented by the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art

Opening reception: September 9, 8:00 – 11:00 pm

As a consequence of immigration, globalisation and economic recession, patriotism is on the rise around the world. How we deal with love of country and nationalism is an important challenge of our time. ¡Patria o Libertad! presents video works by 22 international artists, all investigating the diverse forms that patriotism embodies.

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