Inundaciones 2000 site-specific graphite wall drawing on marble wall, 84 feet long (detail); Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona (CCCB), Barcelona, Spain

“… the project Inundaciones (Floods) is curated by De la Nuez and aims to reflect on the consequences of the fall of communist regimes in Western society-in the wall of the main lobby of the CCCB the drawings of Cuban Glexis Novoa. In them, made so carefully and slowly over a week, acknowledging some emblematic buildings of Barcelona, the Hotel de les Arts, along with other buildings that recall the bombastic vocation architectural taste of communism. “This to remember that if you scratch a bit on the surface there is always a totalitarian substrate in all societies, ” said Novoa, who has been chosen as background music Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony, which sounded at the burial of Stalin.”

The wreck by Jaume Vidal, El Pais, Barcelona March 29, 2000