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Duran has received numerous awards including the Award for Cinematography of the Generalitat of Catalonia, in recognition of his long career as a designer. His work is present in a number of important collections of contemporary art, including the MACBA, the La Caixa Foundation and Rafael Tous Collection, among others. In his career it should be stressed particularly the importance it attaches to the recovery of memory associated with a search for new meaning in the art object, a legacy that Pep Duran collects from the assembling idea of Eisenstein, the ‘Dada and surrealist object, building a superposition of layers and failures, that are aimed deliberately, as the art critic Manuel Clot said, erase identifiable boundaries with a new interpretation of the image and language.