David Bestue and Marc Vives | the artist




The artist David Bestue and Marc Vives
Born 1980 / 1978, Barcelona, Spain.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Venice Biennale, Video,


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They have been working as a team since 2002. The results of their work are, mainly formalizad as performances, in which they have Developer an approaching system to different realities, from most intimate (Actions in the Body) through social environment (Actions in Mataró), and even up to macrostructural levels (Actions in the Universe).In these performances they strike up a dialog with several subjects extracted from the recent history of art, focusing in the 20th and 21st century, in which they add concepts of their own imaginary.
Todas sus propuestas tienen en común un tono lúdico y ridículo que fácilmente recuerda al espíritu dadaísta. David Bestué (1980) y Marc Vives (1978), ambos de Barcelona, son intuitivos, escépticos e irónicos y siempre parecen estar en constante estado de reacción. Con formatos tan diversos como el vídeo, el teatro o el fotomontaje, sus obras siempre parten de situaciones dadas y objetos cotidianos con el fin de dirigir la atención del espectador sobre aquello que, por rutinario o anodino, le pasa habitualmente desapercibido…
Vernissgae tv, with interviews
Art project by Bestue & Vives


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