A STORY OF 20x20
This project was born from the desire to interact with the city.
With the city and its people.
To find a thread that would unite so many people who live in Barcelona.
From so many places.
That thread was the tiles.
During the confinement, Joan found inspiration in the hydraulic floors of Barcelona: "mosaics that we walk on every day and that he wanted to turn into a work of art".
He gave four tiles to his neighbours downstairs, as a symbol of the building where they lived, which together formed a flower, and they had a competition: each one would place it in their favourite spot and send a photo.
That way, when they saw it wherever they placed it, they would remember Barcelona, that time they had lived through. But for their part, the desire arose to show where they came from. The uniqueness of what they had to contribute. The desire to show what your place is like.
THAT'S HOW THE #TILESAROUNDTHEWORLD PROJECT WAS BORN. TO TAKE A LITTLE PIECE OF BARCELONA IN EXCHANGE FOR SHARING A LITTLE PIECE OF YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE. FOUR PIECES WERE CREATED TOGETHER AND THAT WOULD NOW BE SCATTERED AROUND THE WORLD.
The project works in a very simple way.
If you come across a tile on the street, it's yours!
You can take it wherever you want, as long as you share it with the hashtag #tilesaroundtheworld.
We love to see which places people choose to put their tiles. It's funny to see how they choose the photo, the visa point... People work hard! Sometimes the same place can look like two different places. You choose where to hang the tile depending on what you want to show us. It's amazing how the same place can look so different depending on the eyes of the person showing it, and that's what we love about this project...
And you, do you want to be part of #tilesaroundtheworld?
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