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Screening of “Si Pudiera Desear Algo” by Dora García


Within the framework of the exhibition

Zoe Leonard. Al río / To the River

In collaboration with

Luxembourg City Film Festival

Si Pudiera Desear Algo portrays an intimate view of the feminist demonstrations that have taken place in Mexico over recent years. Dora García proposes a soundtrack to the incredible feminist demonstrations that have been taking place in Mexico City over the last five years (2016-2021). The film follows two paths: the first is a collective recollection of images and sounds from the feminist marches in the city; the second consists of the composition, recording and final performance of the film’s theme song by trans artist La Bruja de Texcoco.

Dora García (b. 1965, Valladolid, Spain) is a Spanish artist who lives and works in Barcelona. She studied Fine Arts at the University of Salamanca and at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. García uses a range of media including performance, video, text and installation. Her selected exhibitions include (d)OCUMENTA 13, Kassel (2012); Gwangju Biennial, South Korea (2010); Lyon Biennial (2009); Tate Modern, London (2008); Centre Pompidou, Paris (2008); SMAK, Gent (2006); MUSAC, Leon, Spain (2004); MACBA, Barcelona (2002). She is currently co-director of Les Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers in Paris. She represented Spain at the 54th Venice Biennale in 2011.

Film still from “Si Pudiera Desear Algo”
© Dora García