Emerging Art Fair Madrid – JustMAD 2017

Curated Venture

JustMAD is gearing up to launch 2017’s iteration next February. Soon we shall be announcing our curatorial team as well as new sections. In the meantime, everyone in the team wishes to extend an invitation to all aficionados and Contemporary Art lovers to attend this phenomenal encounter with the Emerging Art. Please mark your calendars and join us from 21-26 February at COAM’s headquarters in Madrid’s city center.

Art Residency Program

For the fourth consecutive time and thanks to the support of the town of Avilés and Fundación Banco de Santander, JustMAD celebrates a new edition of JustRESIDENCE. This is a 4-week art residency program that offers residents the opportunity to enjoy a creative experience in companionship with other international artists. Curatorial discourse defined for 2017’s edition is the transformation and reclaim of the industrial landscape through art.

Emerging Art Fair Madrid Curatorial

At JustMAD8 we wish to continue working towards the internationalisation of Spanish emerging Art. In order to do it so, in 2017 Isabela Villanueva will be joining our curatorial team. Venezuelan-born, Isabela is a well-known expert in contemporary Latin-American art and has recently curated the Focus Latin America section at Art Toronto 2016.

Selected Artists

The destination was chosen to host JustRESIDENCE 2017 is the town of Avilés in the north of Spain, and we are delighted to announce Carlos Garaicoa as JustRESIDENCE 2017 resident’s mentor.

Solo Project Section

This is JustMAD’s eighth edition and its goal is to stay strong in supporting emerging art galleries, alternative spaces in Spain and abroad. Seeking to fulfil this motto, we have picked up the solo-project section under the name of Curated Venture.

To curate this very important part of the fair, we are delighted to announce the collaboration of magnificent curator Tim Goossens.

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Isabela Villanueva

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Isabela Villanueva will be the technical and artistic advisor to the General Program of the Fair. She will as well be supervising the new galleries that will be participating in this eight edition. Her undeniable knowledge of the current international artistic panorama will endow the proposals that will be on show in February 2017 of an incomparable professional and curatorial support.

This initiative has already served to give visibility to the work of Jorge Pérez, with the show “The Other Side”, as well as Ryan Turley‘s with the exhibition titled “Changing Roles”.

Art Residency Selection

Antonio Machado-Pinheiro de Amorín (Portugal)

Fonseca (Cuba)

Eliza Goldox (Germany)

Helga Goran (Croatia)

Jolene Mok (China/UK)

José Sánchez (Spain)

Juraj Florek (Slovakia)

Olga Kozmanidze (Russia)

Lidia Orán Llarena (Spain)

Philpp Valenta (Germany)

To learn more about this Exhibition, please visit thier Facebook Page here 

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