For Bilbao, 2019
Light projection
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
Text: “Goddess of Matriarchy” from Talking to My Body by Anna Świrszczyńska, English translation by Czesław Miłosz and Leonard Nathan, © 1996 by the translators. Used with permission of Ludmiła Adamska-Orłowska, the Wylie Agency LLC, and Andrew Nathan; “List” from Map: Collected and Last Poems by Wisława Szymborska, © 1993 by the Wisława Szymborska Foundation, www.szymborska.org.pl. English translation by Stanisław Barańczak and Clare Cavanagh, © 2015 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Used with permission of the publisher and the Wisława Szymborska Foundation; “Mahmud” from Bitartean heldu eskutik by Kirmen Uribe, © 2001 by the author. Used with permission of the author; “Torturas” from Poesía no completa by Wisława Szymborska, © 1993 by the Wisława Szymborska Foundation, www.szymborska.org.pl. Spanish translation by Gerardo Beltrán and Abel A. Murcia, © 2002 by the translators. Used with permission of the translators and the Wisława Szymborska Foundation; “Cuatro poemas” from Poesía completa by Elizabeth Bishop, © 2011 by the Alice H. Methfessel Trust. Spanish translation by Jeannette L. Clariond, © 2016 by the translator. Used with permission of the translator and Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
© 2019 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Photo: José Miguel Llano

For Bilbao, 2019
Light projection
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
Text: “I Do Not Accept” from Talking to My Body by Anna Świrszczyńska, English translation by Czesław Miłosz and Leonard Nathan, © 1996 by the translators. Used with permission of Ludmiła Adamska-Orłowska, the Wylie Agency LLC, and Andrew Nathan; “List” from Map: Collected and Last Poems by Wisława Szymborska, © 1993 by the Wisława Szymborska Foundation, www.szymborska.org.pl. English translation by Stanisław Barańczak and Clare Cavanagh, © 2015 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Used with permission of the publisher and the Wisława Szymborska Foundation; “Mahmud” from Bitartean heldu eskutik by Kirmen Uribe, © 2001 by the author. Used with permission of the author; “Torturas” from Poesía no completa by Wisława Szymborska, © 1993 by the Wisława Szymborska Foundation, www.szymborska.org.pl. Spanish translation by Gerardo Beltrán and Abel A. Murcia, © 2002 by the translators. Used with permission of the translators and the Wisława Szymborska Foundation; “Transmisión nocturna” from Poesía completa by Elizabeth Bishop, © 2011 by the Alice H. Methfessel Trust. Spanish translation by Jeannette L. Clariond, © 2016 by the translator. Used with permission of the translator and Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
© 2019 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Photo: José Miguel Llano

For Bilbao, 2019
Light projection
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
Text: “A Well” and “Waiting for the Bomb in the Air Shelter” from Building the Barricade by Anna Świrszczyńska, English translation by Piotr Florczyk, © 2016 by Tavern Books. Used with permission of Ludmiła Adamska-Orłowska and the translator.
© 2019 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Photo: José Miguel Llano

For Bilbao, 2019
Light projection
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
Text: “It’s Burning” and “The Fire Roars” from Building the Barricade by Anna Świrszczyńska, English translation by Piotr Florczyk, © 2016 by Tavern Books. Used with permission of Ludmiła Adamska-Orłowska and the translator.
© 2019 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Photo: José Miguel Llano

For Bilbao, 2019
Light projection
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
Text: “When You Shoot at Me” and “He Got Lucky” from Building the Barricade by Anna Świrszczyńska, English translation by Piotr Florczyk, © 2016 by Tavern Books. Used with permission of Ludmiła Adamska-Orłowska and the translator.
© 2019 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY


Louise Bourgeois, MAMAN, 1999
Collection Museo Guggenheim Bilbao
© The Easton Foundation


Photo: Erika Ede

For Bilbao, 2019
Light projection
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
Text: “To Shoot into the Eyes of a Man” from Building the Barricade by Anna Świrszczyńska, English translation by Piotr Florczyk, © 2016 by Tavern Books. Used with permission of Ludmiła Adamska-Orłowska and the translator.
© 2019 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Photo: José Miguel Llano

For Bilbao, 2019
Light projection
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
Text: “They Thought I Died” from Building the Barricade by Anna Świrszczyńska, English translation by Piotr Florczyk, © 2016 by Tavern Books. Used with permission of Ludmiła Adamska-Orłowska and the translator.
© 2019 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY


Louise Bourgeois, MAMAN, 1999
Collection Museo Guggenheim Bilbao
© The Easton Foundation


Photo: José Miguel Llano

For Bilbao, 2019
Light projection
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
Text: “Waiting for the Bomb in the Air Shelter” from Building the Barricade by Anna Świrszczyńska, English translation by Piotr Florczyk, © 2016 by Tavern Books. Used with permission of Ludmiła Adamska-Orłowska and the translator; “Mahmud” from Bitartean heldu eskutik by Kirmen Uribe, © 2001 by the author. Used with permission of the author; “Mi casa tiene ventanas que miran hacia dentro” by Amaia Iturbide, Spanish translation by the author, © 2001 by the author, from Once (poetas) para trescientos (lectores). Used with permission of the author.
© 2019 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Photo: José Miguel Llano

For Bilbao, 2019
Light projection
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
Text: “Kodea” from Azalaren kodea by Miren Agur Meabe, © 2000 by the author. Used with permission of the author; “La alegría de escribir” from Poesía no completa by Wisława Szymborska, © 1993 by the Wisława Szymborska Foundation, www.szymborska.org.pl. Spanish translation by Gerardo Beltrán and Abel A. Murcia, © 2002 by the translators. Used with permission of the translators and the Wisława Szymborska Foundation.
© 2019 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Photo: Collin LaFleche

For Bilbao, 2019
Light projection
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
Text: “A Soldier” from Building the Barricade by Anna Świrszczyńska, English translation by Piotr Florczyk, © 2016 by Tavern Books. Used with permission of Ludmiła Adamska-Orłowska and the translator.
© 2019 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Photo: Collin LaFleche

For Bilbao, 2019
Light projection
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
Text: “Un arte” from Poesía completa by Elizabeth Bishop, © 2011 by the Alice H. Methfessel Trust. Spanish translation by Jeannette L. Clariond, © 2016 by the translator. Used with permission of the translator and Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
© 2019 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Photo: José Miguel Llano