Artist Virginia Lopez in collaboration with the local community, other local artist and regional groups to exchange knowledge, memories and create internal links to the local community. They serve to reflect on the situation in the countryside and contemporary agriculture and its relationship with the city and increasing urbanization of the territory. Through this video they shared the various project phases through their participating in the Vancouver Biennale “I Have a Dream” Global Community Art Project facilitated by the Biennale International Artist Residency artist, Shweta Bhattad.
As farmland is being reduced around the globe, “I Have A Dream” Global Community Project hopes to draw attention to farming practices and communities by inviting artists to collaborate with farmers to sow fields or grow gardens in the shape of “I Have a Dream” in their own language. This community-based project takes art out of the studio and into the community and use art to empower communities through farming and gardening.
Trubia, Spain Project uses art as a catalyst to engage the community and take action on "reflecting on the situation in the countryside and contemporary agriculture and its relationship with the city and increasing urbanization of the territory".
For more information:
I Have a Dream Community Project: vancouverbiennale.com/artworks/i-have-a-dream-community-project/
Project Information: vancouverbiennale.com/learning-cases/i-have-a-dream-trubia-spain/