WHAT WILL BE NEW IN THE PARALLEL PROGRAM?
Jan 16, 2024
In its 19th edition, Art Madrid will present a general Program of Galleries composed of thirty-six national and international exhibitors and a renewed Parallel Program. About the last one, we will tell you all the details we have prepared for our next encounter with contemporary art.
The main goal of the Parallel Program of Art Madrid'24 is to support emerging artists. We consider it fundamental to give our support and recognition to new generations of artists, offering our event as a space from which to insert and show their projects within the circuit of the contemporary art market. We have chosen a line of work that focuses on new artistic productions and creators at the beginning of their professional careers.
Have you ever wondered how the artistic diversity of a city can be captured in an event as ephemeral and dynamic as an art fair? As a reference event in the cultural sector, we see it as our responsibility to explore the different ways of giving a voice to artists, gallerists, curators, collectors and professionals in the cultural sector, proposing a multiplicity of ideas brought together under the premise of being the most important meeting of contemporary art in Madrid. Reception and sensoriality as cognitive experiences inseparable from the artistic object; criticism as an exegesis of its time and context; the ephemeral work of art and performance are some of the themes we will be exploring in our 19th edition.
The Art Madrid'24 Parallel Program celebrates the meeting of diversity of tendencies, creativity, provocative art and the exposure of new voices within the art scene; and recognizes the importance of creating inclusive platforms that promote the visibility and recognition of artists who represent the promise of the future. With this initiative, Art Madrid confirms its commitment to the accessibility and closeness of contemporary art to all audiences, promotes institutional collaboration as a necessary practice in the art scene, and renews its presence as an important event, this time with a curated, reflective and up-to-date edition.
The Parallel Program of Art Madrid'24 includes an agenda of activities that will take place in the pre-fair's prelude and during the days the fair is celebrated at the Galería de Cristal del Palacio de Cibeles, including: Art and Word: Conversations with Carlos del Amor ; OPEN BOOTH with guest artist: Marina Tellme; Intercessions X Tara For Women ; Lectures. Curated itineraries ; La Quedada. Studio Visits Art Madrid'24 and the Collectors Program: One Shot Collectors.
ART AND WORD.
Conversations with Carlos del Amor
With his sensitive approach to the infinite worlds of creativity, Carlos del Amor reveals the artistic universe of ten creators participating in the 19th edition of Art Madrid. With this initiative, Art Madrid extends and reinforces its interest in bringing contemporary art closer to the public, this time through the voice of the artists who will accompany us during the most important week of Spanish contemporary art.
Richard Garcia. Galería BAT; Francesca Poza. Alba Cabrera Gallery; Nacho Zubelzu. Metro Gallery; Alejandro Monge. 3 Punts Gallery; Suncityboy. Dr. Robot Gallery; Juan Miguel Quiñones García. Pigment Gallery; Manu Iranzo. CLC Art; Evans Mbugua. OOA Gallery; Daniel Schweitzer. Shiras Gallery and Carla Effa. Kleur Gallery.
Art Madrid'24 exclusively presents Open Booth , a curated project with the Spanish artist Marina Tellme and her installation Reunion of Very Important People . The Open Booth is an open space in which an emerging artist can intervene; it is also an expanded place that presents a creator in the context of the fair and accompanies her in her "debut" in the Madrid art market circuit. With the intervention of the white cube, we offer the possibility of being part of the 19th edition of Art Madrid to an artist who does not have a gallery representation, and yet, we build a transparent section that embraces the values of our event, this time with the aim of creating a platform for the presentation and promotion of artists who have not yet been "discovered" in all their magnitude.
Performance program X Tara For Women
*Intercession: Action and effect of interceding for the good of others.
Intercessions is a performance program organized with the support of the Tara For Women foundation that presents the work of four artists: Estel Boada, Teresa Búa, Sara Domínguez and Mónica Egido , whose practices reflect on our times. At the same time it proposes a clear view of the symbolic relationship between people and their context, using the body as a repository of affections. The works presented by the artists will transform the exhibition space into an activating instrument for a provocative and necessary dialogue in the context of Art Madrid'24.
Estel Boada, Sara Domínguez, Mónica Egido and Teresa Búa.
Lectures. Curated itineraries is a cultural mediation project designed to bring the public closer to the works on display in the galleries that make up the General Program of Art Madrid'24. For this occasion, we have invited cultural promoter Eugenia Tenenbaum and curator Óscar Manrique. Through the tours curated by both of them, the public will experience the fair through a selection of works that respond to diverse perspectives and encourage an approach to the exhibition proposals of the edition.
Circuit of studies Art Madrid'24
In order to anticipate what Art Madrid'24 will be like, we have organized a series of visits to the studios of some of the artists who will participate in the edition. Have you ever wondered what an artist's workspace is like? Have you ever thought about where an artist produces his or her work, for example, when preparing to participate in an art fair? Maybe you've ever wondered what the daily life of a visual artist is like. To try to answer these questions, we have organized #LaQuedada, an initiative of Art Madrid to bring you closer to the surprising and sometimes romanticized world in which visual artists live.
In the first edition of #LaQuedada we will have the opportunity to visit the studios of:
- Carlos Tárdez (Represented in Art Madrid by Bea Villamarín)
- Lara Padilla (Represented in Art Madrid by 3 Punts Galería)
- Richard García (Represented in Art Madrid by Galería BAT)
- Elena Gual (Represented in Art Madrid by Galería Arma)
- Marina Tellme (Represented at the Open Booth as part of the Art Madrid Parallel Program)
One Shot Collectors Program
The Collectors Program is integrated into the fair with the commitment to continue building bridges to bring contemporary art closer to the public and to promote collecting on a national and international level. This initiative is aimed at both contemporary art professionals and art lovers who are considering starting a collection. Under the guidance of Ana Suárez Gisbert, art advisor and appraisal expert, Art Madrid offers a free advisory service to the interested public on the acquisition of works of art.
The value of each of the proposals conceived to celebrate the 19th edition of Art Madrid resides in the collaboration and involvement of the people and institutions that make possible the continuity of our event. The Parallel Program of Art Madrid'24 celebrates contemporary art, the presence of new and loyal galleries, and positions itself as an event that is close, accessible and open to the synergies that make possible its commitment to the future of contemporary artistic practices.