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Cora Marin

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Over the years your works have been internationally showcased in several occasions and one of the hallmarks of your practice is the capability to create direct involvement with the viewers, who are urged to evolve from a condition of mere spectatorship. So before leaving this conversation we would like to pose a question about the nature of the relationship of your art with your audience. Do you consider the issue of audience reception as being a crucial component of your decision-making process, in terms of what type of language is used in a particular context?

that is the next exhibition I'm planning, where I'll be painting and every person present will be invited/encouraged to join me. Thanks a lot for your time and for sharing your thoughts, Cora. Finally, would you like to tell us readers something about your future projects? How do you see your work evolving? Thank you for the opportunity! As I might have indicated I see my work becoming more and more community oriented. I want to get more to the streets and go deeper into my research, perhaps involving less reading but more "undercover" actions. We'll see!

Yes. Some of my past works involved interactive pieces like turning round canvases into percussion instruments (Kudihohola project), or creating "games" in order to approach difficult subjects like sexism, violence, etc.

In the long term I like to see myself running some kind of center for nature and arts. Like a little shelter in the middle of nowhere with beautiful landscapes, good food, and plenty of space (physical and mental) to get creative. That's the dream.

I would like to pursue this kind of practice, but I'm currently more interested in actual collaborative pieces. What I mean is that I aim not only to create work that engages the spectators, but to directly work side by side with them. An example of

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