Art Madrid'24 – ARTE A UN CLICK, MEDIA PARTNER OF ART MADRID'18

Arte a un Click is a magazine, a platform for contemporary art and a catalyst for culture. It is also a fantastic team of committed professionals and for Art Madrid'18 it is a luxury to collaborate with them.

Arte a un click

Its main objective, as a communication platform of contemporary art, is to bring art to the general public, but, at the same time, they offer personalized and professional services for art fairs, artists, galleries and art centers.

Arte a un click

Arte a un Click activity focuses on fairs, festivals and exhibitions, although the web offers a wide variety of content. Interviews with gallerists, emerging and consecrated artists, directors of projects, combine with exhibition reviews, agenda... Always from a professional perspective marked by the search for understanding, approach and passion for art. José Luis Calleja Isla, deputy director of the space, explains that: "we want that the contents we offer reach the public in a fresh and sincere way, because our contents are not only curated but collected with art in mind and, above all, with the creators, authentic protagonists of our space."

Attentive to fairs and festivals, centers of sponsorship, exhibition and knowledge of all the novelties in the art of the moment and aware of the need for the collector and, therefore, the sale as a plausible and desirable option, another of their business branches it is the organization of exhibition projects for those fairs, such as those developed for Jäälphoto, ArtNitCampos, Room Art Fair, MARTE, Art & Breakfast, Art Photo Bcn and Cultur3 Club.

Obra de Irene Cruz

In 2017 its services have increased and they have specialized in online content, more adapted to the audience of the digital world. "The diffusion in social networks is nowadays a great challenge, the changes are vertiginous and continuous, and we can not pretend that the creator, the gallery owner or the curator is dedicated to follow those changes. For example, before twitter was a network that generated a huge movement, now, if you do not have a target audience very, very focused on what you offer, the scope is scarce. Facebook is still the most important network, although it may seem that Instagram is now the most influential network, we must bear in mind that these are different audiences. While the first one searches more personalized content, the second is aimed primarily at the younger generations. It is therefore necessary to define very well the market niche and decide which platform works best. Everything is tremendously fast, that is why it is so important that our networks are composed by a stable and faithful public that allows us to get quality content," explains Mercedes Palaín, responsible for RRSS in Arte a un Click.

"The starting point to establish a work strategy for a specific client is the detailed study of what he wants to offer to the public, it is not the same to promote an emerging artist in networks than to support the work of a gallery that has been open for years. We need to study in detail what he has done to spread his space or his work in order to be able to offer the resources that produce the most with the least possible investment, which is what everyone is looking for, "adds Mila Abadía, director of the platform .

Among its clients, in addition to Art Madrid, stand out MARTE, International Fair of Contemporary Art of Castellón, the gallery of Santiago de Compostela OlaLAB Cultural Action and the gallery of Barcelona Art Deal Project. "Writing about spaces and fairs of such interest is always a challenge, expressing what you feel and doing it trying to get the reader to penetrate what you are perceiving is a unique experience," explains Ana Gr Yñañez, journalist in Arte a un Click.

Mujeres Mirando Mujeres

One of the main and most recent projects of Arte a un Click, for the quality and the wide recognition obtained, is "Mujeres Mirando Mujeres", which celebrates its fourth edition. This online initiative claims the preponderant role of women in the artistic field and, year after year, thanks to the commitment of its participants, it is more and more relevant in the social debate about Art and Gender.

The project was based on the individual invitation to different agents of art, but now they have opened the call and its platform of visibility to all those cultural agents who want to apply to participate and join one of its formats: PRESENTATIONS of artists made by curators, galleries, directors of art fairs, managers of cultural spaces, museologists, or theoreticians. INTERVIEWS of artists made by bloggers or specialized journalists, and INVITED PROJECTS. Initiatives managed or curated by art managers, always oriented to implement actions of a collective that supports artists. They publish the articles daily starting on March 8, International Women's Day.

In this edition they extend the project with the collective exhibition "The power of the presence" (Est_Art Space, Alcobendas, Madrid, from 16 of March to the 15 of May), with artists of the three first editions. "With the exhibition we want to highlight the fact that the empowerment of women in all areas of life goes through presence, being and doing. We seek that the artists reflect on the positioning of women in the art world and the questioning of commons themes in which the women have been relegated. We seek works that change the discourse of dominance, narratives with a liberating perspective for women in art, also artists as transforming agents of reality", explains Adriana Pazos Ottón, artist, curator and part of the Arte a un Click.

Estel Boada. Courtesy of the artist.

INTERCESSIONS. PERFORMANCE CYCLE X TARA FOR WOMEN



Art Madrid celebrates its 19th edition from March 6 to 10, 2024 at the Galería de Cristal of the Palacio de Cibeles. During the Art Week, Art Madrid becomes an exhibition platform for national and international galleries and artists. With the intention of creating a space of expression for emerging artists, our fair has joined forces with the Tara For Women Foundation, which, in its mission to empower and strengthen talented women, becomes a collaborator of Art Madrid's renewed Parallel Program with the Performance Cycle: Intercessions X Tara For Women.

PERFORMANCE STAND, BY ME. ESTEL BOADA


Saturday - March 8 - 19:00h. Galería de Cristal of the Palacio de Cibeles.



They say that in order to succeed, a stand has to be well located, innovative, tidy, have a good, clean and clear image, we can't let it go unnoticed, it has to stand out from the competition, generate curiosity and space for personal interaction. Well, after 19 years, the perfect stand has arrived, he doesn't know it yet, but it has been an exclusive creation to stand out at the fair.

Performance of Pfff Historia d'una Fitball. Documentation. 2023.

His name is Stanley, he is 19 years old and he is... human.

Stand, by Me is a performance that wants to address the responsibility and the position of an art fair stand in an ironic and burlesque way.

"Stanley", our main character, created to live and die at the fair, doesn't know what the outside is, but he knows all about the strengths and weaknesses of this mobile architecture.

Unlike his family made of plasterboard, wood, glass and PVC, Stanley is human matter and therefore feels different from the rest. He tries to be like the rest of the stands: smooth, straight, monotonous, silent... But it is impossible, he has to understand that his strength is his uniqueness.

Through a corporal and vocal exploration, she finds the way to express herself and communicate with others, generating curiosity, empathy and humor.

Stand, By Me. Documentation. 2024.



ABOUT THE ARTIST

ESTEL BOADA. Mataró, Barcelona, 1991

Estel Boada is a multifaceted artist who addresses past, present and future issues in an ironic and burlesque way. Trained in Fine Arts, her work includes design, drawing, performance, among others... After studying Fine Arts, she is interested in design, drawing, performance, space, collectivity and voice. Playing with humor, absurdity and trash, Estel always ends up talking in a burlesque way about her life as a frustrated diva. Her performances include "Kslkkda" (Virreina and Can Balaguer), "Vital el Musical" (Antic Teatre + NyamNyam), "Esperit de Clor" at MAC (Mataró), "El Hechizo" (Residencia #Ey!MAD), "De Kathedraal: historia de la construcción" (Nau Estruch) and "PERTÚ (la ofrenda)", awarded by BCN Producció-La Capella, among others. His performance "Stand, by Me" ironizes the responsibility and position of an art fair stand by personifying "Stanley", a human being in a context designed for material structures. The work highlights uniqueness versus uniformity in the art world.