Resting on the table is the map of my last trip to the Svalbard archipelago, at the North Pole. That map, crumpled and broken, has become a form of mental cartography, a territory of painting and drawing, a new and exciting space for the imagination.
Jesus Mari (Bergara, 1960) is an artist and professor in the Department of Painting and PhD in Fine Arts from the University of the Basque Country. He has collaborated on several occasions with Josu Venero in various audiovisual works for museums.
Josu (Bilbao, 1962) directs and produces more than 40 art documentaries, as well as several documentary series for television.
"En un paisaje imaginado" (2012) / "Tener el corazón en el lugar equivocado" (2009) / "Bilbao Blues" (1986)