From June 28 to September 1, L'Hospitalet i Barcelona hosts the 12th edition of Art Nou, the emerging art festival that brings together young artists, the art market and galleries.
The event, organized by Art Barcelona-Associació de Galeries, is consolidated as a competition that aims to stimulate young production, claim galleries as meeting and debate spaces and bring art agents and the general public into contact .
In this new edition, the festival will offer thirty-four exhibitions by nearly fifty artists and an extensive program of parallel activities, such as conversations with artists, performances , screenings and actions in galleries, institutions and independent spaces, among others In addition, the festival offers, for free and with prior registration, guided routes aimed at the general public with the accompaniment of gallerists, curators and artists involved.
Exhibitions and parallel activities in L'Hospitalet
The galleries and spaces of the Cultural District of L'Hospitalet participating in Art Nou 2023 are: Ana Mas Projects, El Sielo, etHALL, FASE, Fundació Arranz-Bravo, L21 Barcelona, NoguerasBlanchard, Raccoon Projects and Tangent Projects.
On June 29, from 5 p.m., in the Isaac Peral building, collective exhibitions will be inaugurated in the galleries and spaces of the city, accompanied by a site-specific action by Lucía Bayón and Society 0. In parallel with the exhibitions, an extensive program of activities has been scheduled to enrich the content of the exhibitions. Fiestecita suave de reggaeton viejo , Friday, June 30, at 7 p.m., will be the first action by Tangent Projects.
In July, in L'Hospitalet there will also be a guided visit to the exhibition "Less than container load " , by the artist and the curator, at the NoguerasBlanchard gallery. It will be on July 13, at 6 p.m.
The same week, on July 14, at 7 p.m., there will be an open studio in the workshops of the artists of the FASE space, an activity aimed at professionals. The Art Nou Route of L'Hospitalet has been scheduled for July 26, open to the general public. An opportunity to get to know the exhibitions by gallerists and artists involved in the Cultural District. Raccoon Projects, El Sielo, etHALL, NoguerasBlanchard, Ana Mas Projects and L21 Barcelona are participating. To attend these two activities, prior registration is required at email@example.com
The festival will end on September 1, with the closing ceremony and the presentation of the ICUB 2023 Award, granted by La Capella. As a novelty, the Sorigué Foundation will grant a prize to one of the participating people -in terms of production-, and the Hotel Wittmore in Barcelona will choose three artists to exhibit their works in its facilities, coinciding with the main events promoted by Art Barcelona. For the third consecutive year, the Marseille fair ART-O-RAMA will reward the best exhibition with free participation in the 2024 edition.
The Cultural District of L'Hospitalet
The Cultural District of L'Hospitalet is a strategic city project that has culture as a driver of transformation and social and economic growth.
Since its launch in 2015, more than 500 artists and cultural agents have taken up residence in the city's disused old factories, warehouses and workshops. We find artist and creative studios, rehearsal and live music venues, art galleries, audiovisual production spaces, design studios, architecture and advertising offices, or fashion and jewelery design workshops, among other activities.
The Art Nou 2023 program can be consulted at the following link: https://artnou.net/exposicions/