El tráfico de la Tierra

Translated title of the contribution: Trafficking the Earth

Xavier Ribas, Louise Purbrick, Ignacio Acosta

    Research output: Non-textual outputExhibition


    Trafficking the Earth is a collaboration between photographers Xavier Ribas, Ignacio Acosta and an art historian, Louise Purbrick. Their collective research has documented the movement of mineral wealth of Chile into global markets and European landscapes. Nitrate and copper is their focus. The transformation of these natural resources into industrial materials draw desert and city, slag heap and country house, ruin and regeneration, landscape and archive, Chile and Britain, into the same circuit of capital.
    Translated title of the contributionTrafficking the Earth
    Original languageSpanish
    Place of PublicationCentro de Arte y Naturaleza (CDAN)
    Publication statusPublished - 24 Oct 2019
    EventIMÁGENES Y GEOPOLÍTICA. Pensamiento y prácticas artísticas en torno a la idea de la frontera - Centro de Arte y Naturaleza, Huesca, Spain
    Duration: 24 Oct 201912 Jan 2020


    • Trafficking
    • Mining
    • History
    • Britain
    • Chile


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