Tuenti Urban Art Academy

TUENTI URBAN ART ACADEMY

For the second year in a row we created a broad programme of talks, presentations, mural interventions and workshops in 8 universities around Spain with the purpose of bringing contemporary art closer to the students of Fine Arts. This year the initiative Tuenti Urban Art Academy has been in eight Fine Arts faculties around Spain: Tenerife, Barcelona, Murcia, Sevilla  Granada, Bilbao, Valencia and Madrid. In each of the universities, one artist left his or her mark, realizing a mural intervention. This year we worked with renowned artists like GR170, J. Demsky, Cristian Blanxer, Ampparito, Mur0ne, Doa Oa, Dulk and El Tono.

Faculty of Fine Arts, University of La Laguna, Tenerife

Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Barcelona

Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Murcia

Faculty of Fine Arts, University of the Basque Country

Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Granada

Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Seville

Faculty of Fine Arts, Politechnic University of Valencia

Faculty of Fine Arts, Complutense University of Madrid

More info about this project at tuenti.es/urbanart

TUENTI-URVANITY NEW CONTEMPORARY ART

Once again Tuenti Urban Art and Urvanity collaborated for the second time to highlight and create visibility about new emerging talents in the second edition of Tuenti-Urvanity New Contemporary Art, a contest that seeks to support new talents and give them the chance to expose their works at Urvanity 2019Here you can see the winners of the second edition:

Alejandro Gambín
Movimiento 1
UPV Universitat Politècnica de València

Ariadna Espada
Autorretrato “Aunque no lo veas, el dolor está ahí”
Complutense University of Madrid

Ignacio Mandrilli
Untitled
University of Seville

 

Jorge Gallardo
Serie ilustrada, Soledad e intimidades
University of La Laguna, Tenerife

Jorge Isla
Game Over
University of the Basque Country

Manifesto

URVANITY ART

The new contemporary art fair

It is manifest that for several decades new practices, values and codes have coexisted in the cultural landscape of our cities, occupying a place in the world of contemporary art. The issue is how to tie them together, and this cannot be achieved only by means of an urban art fair. Therefore, Urvanity has been conceived as a platform for a New Contemporary Art.

To speak of new art is to catalyze a contemporary project with a historical perspective because “all that is not tradition is plagiarism.” Notably, Urvanity advocates proposals (with a strong base in the urban context of the 1970 ́s up until today) that construct a dialogue with modernity, and, as a result, provide a setting from which we can explain the world around us. It is important not only to consider the work itself but to understand the public space where this very work is composed and that it at the least convey an aesthetic experience.

Urvanity seeks to explore and thus imagine possible future scenarios for this New Contemporary Art, thanks in part to alliances with other initiatives and promoters of culture in our city. To support the creation and spreading of ideas, as well as facilitate access to these practices of contemporary creation that define our vast cultural urban landscape.

Urvanity Art,
Madrid

Contact us

URVANITY ART

New Contemporary Art Fair // 28 February – 3 March 2019 // COAM 63 Hortaleza Street, Madrid (Spain)

Press inquiries
pr@urvanity-art.com

Project Manager
Victoria Ríos // victoria@urvanity-art.com

General info
info@urvanity-art.com

Exhibitor Relations
Elisa Montesinos // elisa@urvanity-art.com

Director
Sergio Sancho // sergio@urvanity-art.com

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