Loreto Martinez Troncoso
I Walk the Night
Jan 18 – Apr 5, 2019
PM8
Vigo, Spain

Driven by an undefined long shadow which is taking over everywhere, while its silent threat relentlessly spreads under the noise of the current climate… A change of paradigm has happened.

It was back in the joyous 1981 when Gino Vanelli released the album Nightwalker, an LP with an eponymous song whose first sentence started with “I walk the night.” I always thought that the song is 80s cheesy rocky romantic, but now it seems to me that these few words fit the mood of our times with a meaning heading towards darker corners.

I Walk the Night engages with how I feel and see the world right now (although there is still room for optimism and joy) driven by an undefined long shadow which is taking over everywhere, while its silent threat relentlessly spreads under the noise of the current social and political climate.

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