Aitor Ortiz Viota (Bilbao, 1971). He has been working for more than two decades in the field of architectural photography and has exhibited individually in cities such as Paris and Stockholm, as well as at some of the main Spanish institutional exhibition spaces.
The ‘LINK Project’ aims to confront the knowledge society with industrial society: two dimensions of reality that he considers indissoluble. It will do so by exploring the documentation generated by the factory that was home for more than 70 years to the biggest marine chain manufacturer in the world in the industrial area of Zorrotzaurre in Bilbao, whose activity has recently terminated.
This will provide an ‘understanding of the poetics of the place, reach into its essence and sublimate the forms with which it has lived.’