Between Barcelona’s Soft Shoulders and Its Hard Underbelly: A Conversation with Daniela Ortiz

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Daniela Ortiz, "N-T," photograph and text, dimensions variable, 2009. Courtesy of the artist.

Daniela Ortiz, “N-T,” photograph and text, dimensions variable, 2009. Courtesy of the artist.

“I work 40 hours a week in a Spanish high-class chocolate boutique. While working on October 12, I stole three sheets of 24-karat gold and a Guanaja chocolate bonbon. I covered the chocolate with gold and ate it to celebrate the National Day of Spain.”