Christian Boltanski in conversation with Álex Vicente for El País

25 Sep 2020

In a conversation shot in his studio, Christian Boltanski talks to Álex Vicente about the lockdown, his childhood, religion, politics, oblivion and much more. This interview offers a rare glimpse into the artist's creative process and current works in progress.

Christian Boltanski in conversation with Álex Vicente for El País
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Each person is wonderful for the fact of being unique in the world and, at the same time, the vast majority of us will be victims of oblivion. I am interested in the contrast between the importance of the individual and their inexorable disappearance. My activity consists of remembering those who disappear.

- Christian Boltanski

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