Drap-Art´19 23º International Festival of Sustainable Art
Novembre 15 to january 19
Entrance hall, Maritime Museum of Barcelona
For 23 years Drap-Art has been giving visibility to artists, designers and artisans who are committed to the shift towards a more sustainable society, both in terms of nature, social action, and the economy. Many times, throughout the history of Human kind, Art has pointed out new directions: Da Vinci, with his flying machines, anticipated aviation, architects such as Frank Loyd Wright or Heinrich Tessenow built the first sustainable houses, which by their location, orientation and conception did not need heating or air conditioning.
Once again, art might point out the way, make that essential spark explode in the public to make emerge the will to be part of a positive change, of which we are all actors and beneficiaries at the same time.
Now, that climate change is already an accepted reality, that we all know the problem of microplastics, that migrations due to political, economic and natural disasters are increasingly frequent, it is time to seek positive solutions, to realize that it is up to us to cause a change of course, to realize that taking small actions we can achieve great feats, if enough people do so. Let’s take the reins of our destiny and give support to the young people from around the world who are fighting for their future!
Art Is Trash
Juan Carlos Valdivieso
Alba Esteban Peligero
Mar de Fuga, Mar de cura
The project “Sea to Escape, Sea to Cure” culminates in a photo installation and illuminated houses created by young people of 14 to 19 years of age who have started a migration process without an adult reference. The project consisted in approximating them to the Mediterranean Sea again, through a creative space of freedom where they could express and channel emotions, feelings and dreams, where they could interchange and share ideas, cultural values, enhance the acquisition of self-knowledge and knowledge of the other. By means of participative artistic and sportive activities that promote the development of environmental awareness and individual and collective action in the sector of recycling and sustainability of the Mediterranean, the project wants to provoke a change in attitude towards their own problems derived of the migratory process in which they find themselves.
Teleduca promotes experiential learning using and recombining all kinds of languages: audiovisual, sound, visual, oral and written. Teleduca began its work in 1996 and was formally established in 2000. It works from a socio-educational perspective, bringing out the interests, abilities and previous knowledge of the people and social groups with which it collaborates.
Here Teleduca presents four audiovisual pieces made by children based on a participatory work methodology that contribute to reflect on the issue of immigration at the maritime borders.
Skepto International Film Festival and Fondazione Sardegna Film Commission collaborate one more year with Drap-Art projecting a selection of short films.
Fondazione Sardegna Film Commission was born with the objective of improving the artistic and environmental heritage of Sardinia, developing the audiovisual production chain with the high specialization of the professional and technical resources of the island, creating optimal conditions to attract international film and audiovisual projects, promoting cultural heritage. and technology of Sardinia and its territory in the world.
Skepto International Film Festival
A festival focused on short films with 10 editions behind its back, held in the city of Cagliari, on the island of Sardinia (Italy), projects for free more than 100 short films in each edition, providing meetings and debate between the public and the guests of the festival.
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 15
19h Opening collective exhibition.
19 – 20h Conversation: The challenges of the Mediterranean Sea, migration and women, MENAs, environmental pollution and the role of art in the research for solutions
Mireia Mayolas – Head of the area of education and activities of the Maritime Museum of Barcelona.
Cristina Domingo Fernandez – Coordinator of the Ta-Axira youth project. Eica Casc Antic
Mati Albarracín – Sociologist, Researcher on issues of gender, sexuality and oppression.
Vanessa Cayuela, coordinator of Impulsem, participates on behalf of the Equip Raval community work group, with unaccompanied migrated youth
Tono Carbajo – Artist, activist.
20 – 21h Emeric Jacob: Creation of live sculpture.
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16
Live art and Free workshop
Entrance, Maritime Museum of Barcelona
12h to 20h Live art with Art is Trash. Base Elements Gallery
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Free workshop “Children’s Batucada” Brazilian percussion for children from 5 to 12 years old, by Pablo Maia. The workshop will end with a presentation of the Batucada from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
12h to 20h Live art with Boris Hoppek
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Free Workshop “Reusable beeswax snack wrap”. Goodbye aluminum and plastic wraps on our food!
While the children do percussion, moms and dads can entertain themselves with this super useful and sustainable workshop! Open to all publics.
12h to 20h Live art with SOEM. Base Elements Gallery
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23
11 a 22h Mercat of artistic recycling and sustainable consumption, Plaza Real
12 to 14h Creatiu recycling workshop “Angelets de pinces” by Daniel González, Plaza Real
12 to 14h Guided visit and meeting with the artist Álvaro Soler-Arpa, Maritime Museum of Barcelona
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24
El Borsí, Plaça de la Verònica (Carrer d’Avinyó, 23)
6pm to 8pm Conversation-debate by Arcadi Oliveras and Hanafi El-kadoui
Installation “Another World is possible” by Neret Art Social
Colloquium-conversation: “Globalization, borders, health and Human Rights”
The world is a space for all. Borders are geopolitical control areas often assaulted to invade territories and exploit their resources, preventing people from rebuilding their lives in the countries that promote this destruction. The globalization of resources destroys local economies. We live with the free movement of money, but we do not accept that of the victims of plunder and wars. This socio-political and economic context affects individual and community health. In short, the neoliberal structure submits us and prevents us from developing according to our capabilities and human rights. The colloquium will revolve around this reality and the possible ways of re-thinking it, proposing a transformation of our gaze and action.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30
12 to 14h Guided visit and meeting with the artist Nathalie Rey, Maritime Museum of Barcelona
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, Maritime Museum of Barcelona
12am – 2pm Guided visit with Albert Merino
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, El Borsí (Carrer d’Avinyó, 23)
12am – 2pm Workshop of Games and Toys from the south of the world, Augustine Namatsi Okubo:
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, Maritime Museum of Barcelona
12am – 2pm Guided visit with artists from Base Elements Gallery
4am – 6pm Workshop of weaving with Fishing nets, Palmira Rius, El Borsí (Carrer d’Avinyó, 23)
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15, El Borsí (Carrer d’Avinyó, 23)
12am – 2pm Workshop of cloth snack wrappers with beeswax, Pamela Pincheira
6pm – 8pm Presentation of the book “The Edible City”, Pilar Sampietro, Maritime Museum of Barcelona
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, Maritime Museum of Barcelona
12am – 2pm, Performance “Coses a dir” (Things to Say), Maria Paz Marciano and Marc Vilajuana
6pm – 8pm Monologue of the Serene Mermaid, Maria de Vile
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22, Maritime Museum of Barcelona
12am – 2pm Microensamble Theater, “Fragile” a puppet play about memory, dreams and old age,
inside a suitcase
SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, Maritime Museum of Barcelona
12am – 2pm Guided visit with artists from N2 Gallery
SUNDAY JANUARY 12, El Borsí (Carrer d’Avinyó, 23)
12am – 2pm Teleduca, Audiovisuals in support of refugees with Andreu Rosés, (Sodepau), Mariano Flores, (Edualter) and Carme Mayugo, (Teleduca)
SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, Maritime Museum of Barcelona
12am – 2pm Guided visit with Tucho Bergeret, Noni Fi¡ont and DS Leon
7pm – 8pm “Peeled Piano”, Cloenda’s Musical Performance, Eli Gras, El Borsí (Carrer d’Avinyó, 23)
SUNDAY JANUARY 19, Maritime Museum of Barcelona
6pm- 8pm Poetic oracle, Jeroni Moc