Fake. No es verdad, no es mentira

20 Oct 2016 - 29 Jan 2017
Institut Valencià d’Art Modern (IVAM)
Curated by:
Jorge Luis Marzo

The exhibition "FAKE. It is not true, it is not a lie" reviews some camouflages, infiltrations and sabotages undertaken by artists around the world. Artists who invent other artists and ridicule the excellence cultural discourse; documentaries that appear objective realities and that put into question the journalistic resources; performers who feigned roles to blow up certain of what we see or hear; digital artists infiltrated in war games to short-circuit users expectations; false statements submitted in iconic truthful academic museums and end up exposing the fiction and fragility of their power…; not forgetting, of course, the fake is also an inherent format of the power discourse, why "FAKE. It is not true, it is not a lie" exhibition will show some of the most notorious and terrible fakes institutionally promoted.