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Exhibition Detail
Work, Power and Control - Critical Episodes (1957-2011). MACBA Collection
Plaça dels Àngels 1

08001 Barcelona
Spain


October 18th, 2012 - January 6th, 2013
 
Shipwreck and Workers (Version 3 for Kassel), Allan SekulaAllan Sekula,
Shipwreck and Workers (Version 3 for Kassel),
2005-2007
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As part of the exhibition Critical Episodes (1957-2011). MACBA Collection, Level 2 of the Museum presents two new episodes of the MACBA Collection. One of these episodes is Work, Power and Control, related to the second globalisation of the 1980s that resulted in a deep transformation of labour and its associated values. The dismantling of the traditional chains of production had direct consequences on individual lives. Societies and their relational systems endured radical changes, while a global scenario of control was gradually being put into place.

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