EL FARO DE LABASTIDA / BASTIDAKO ITSASARGIA (EN VASCO)
MAY 2021 | 120 PORTRAITS
It is a participatory art action that is part of the international project 'Inside Out'. 129 large photographs create an open-air art gallery that can be walked through the streets adjacent to the school. It has been financed by the Provincial Council of Álava and has had the collaboration of the Labastida City Council.
129 people from the school community have been photographed and with their portraits, printed in large sizes, the public space and buildings of the Alava town of Labastida have been wallpaper, generating a large open-air art gallery through which you can walk enjoying of the artistic installation.
In the generated video you can see the entire creation process, the final result and the testimony of several people: the great-grandfather of a student -exposed in a larger size than the rest of the images because he is the oldest person in the school community- , a mother of a student, a student and the school principal. By the way, the smallest child in the community, who is less than one month old, is also shown in a larger format.
Families, students, teachers have participated in the installation of the works.