The fourteenth edition of the Getxo International Image Festival is being held from September 3 to 27; it will be the first orchestrated by Jon Uriarte, the new artistic director. Impressions and meeting. The beautiful city of Biscay, the coastal satellite of Bilbao, is therefore welcoming for the fourteenth time works by artists from many countries, failing to be able to receive all the artists themselves due to the pandemic. The theme “in the street” chosen this year by the new curator offers the advantage of being completely linked to the troubles of our time and open to interpretations, which the artists considered were not deprived of; This theme is also illustrated this year by the fact that almost all of the exhibitions are outdoors, as is often the case in Getxo. The impressive installation of giant tarpaulins on the seafront always has its effect. We find the affirmed desire to occupy public space during the festival and to settle as close as possible to the population. Michael Wolf, who died in 2019, who captured the loneliness of Tokyo metro...
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