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  • Enric Farrés Duran, El viatge frustrat (The Frustrated Journey), 2015, digital video, color, sound, 93 minutes 15 seconds.

    Enric Farrés Duran, El viatge frustrat (The Frustrated Journey), 2015, digital video, color, sound, 93 minutes 15 seconds.

    Enric Farrés Duran

    Nogueras Blanchard | Madrid

    Deeply rooted in the cultural scene of Catalonia, the work of Enric Farrés Duran tends to be aligned with that region’s post-Conceptual tradition. Although the artist is not unknown in Madrid, where he has shown his work in noncommercial venues, “Empezar por el medio” (Beginning in the Middle) was his first solo exhibition in the city and featured a selection of recent works gathered around a central piece, El viatge frustrat (The Frustrated Journey), a 2015 video that remains one of his best works.

    Recorded on a cell phone, the footage traces a voyage in a small boat from the Catalan town of

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