Memorabilia. The invented memory

3 Sep 2021
  • Dates: From September 3 to October 31
  • Venue: Cabo Mayor Lighthouse Art Center
  • Organizers: Santander Port Authority and PHotoESPAÑA

Quintanilla talks about the false ruin, which becomes fashionable in the landscape gardens of the European wealthy classes of the 18th century. As generators of memory on demand, they recreate the Western vision of history, clinging to a heroic past that feels threatened by the arrival of the industrial revolution and modernity, while soothing consciences disturbed by the growing environmental degradation, the overexploitation of natural resources and the appropriation of other people's wealth in colonized territories.

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