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#ConLaCultura – ‘ArtsLibris’, sharing artists’ books; ‘Espai13’, cycle of emerging art exhibitions; and ‘ForoExpertos’, inspirational talks

#ArtsLibris, International Artists’ Books and Contemporary Publishing Fair

ArtsLibris, International Artists’ Books and Contemporary Publishing Fair celebrates its ninth edition, from 21st-23rd April, at the Arts Santa Mònica Centre. A total of 90 exhibitors will participate, with the objective of sharing and commercialising the publishing sector of artists’ books, photobooks and contemporary publishing. The programme for this edition includes the V Simposio Internacional on Publishing and Collectionism, and presentations in the Speakers’ Corner, as well as Bibliotecas insólitas exhibitions, curated by Glòria Picazo, and New York in photobooks, curated by Horacio Fernández; the presentation of the fourth volume of the AL series by Wilfredo Prieto and several workshops. Also, the annual ArtsLibris-Banco Sabadell Foundation awards will be given out.

#Espai13, emerging art at Fundació Joan Miró

The cycle of exhibitions “the possibility of an island” hosts different emerging artists’ interventions, which explore some of the symbolic and sociocultural meanings of the islands over time. The exhibition which can currently be visited is ‘La Odisea’ by Bárbara Sánchez Barroso, which looks at travelling at a metaphor of a personal search. The artist revives the myth of Odysseus, with the aim of stripping it of any epic or heroic components, and compares it to a journey which she herself carries out by sea, with the purpose of rebuilding her own origins. In “La Odisea”, Sánchez Barroso explores the intersections between fiction and biography, between literature and life.

#ForoExpertos, cycle of conferences at Factoría Cultural Madrid and Murcia

Together with Factoría Cultural Madrid and Factoría Cultural Murcia we are hosting #ForoExpertos with the aim of contributing to the training, entrepreneurship and young talent through professional experience and success stories in institutions and prestigious entities in the public and private sectors.

Matadero Madrid is hosting the cycle, every Thursday at 18.30h, and Centro Párraga in Murcia.