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Carlos Aires: Sweet Dreams are made of this

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Preview: Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 5pm - 9pm
Wednesday, 18 April, 11am - 9pm (Brussels Gallery Night)
Open: 19 - 21 April, 11am - 6:30pm

The video "Sweet Dreams are made of this" shows two policemen wearing anti-riot uniforms, dancing a tango version of the famous 80īs song written and performed by the British music duo Eurhythmics. The fantastic lyric of the song is the central motor of the piece. Opera or classical music is part of the high culture, meanwhile, pop music is still considered popular music or low culture. I completely disagree with it.
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A lot of the lyrics of pop songs are contemporary poetry and are part of both social imaginary and our sentimental discographies. The cover of the song "Sweet Dreams are made of this" has been arranged by the bandoneon player Fernando Girdini and recorded exclusively for the video, performed by the broken voice of Sara Van. (...)
- Carlos Aires

Wanneer en waar

Expositieperiode was t/m 21 apr 2018

186 rue Washington
B-1050 Brussel

open: wo t/m vr 13.30-18.30, za 14.00-18.00, zo 11.00-14.00, of op afspraak


Carlos Aires