Every two years, during the summer, Madrid becomes a major event for the world of visual arts and photography. With exhibitions in the main museums, halls and art galleries, as well as diverse activities related to the chosen theme of the year, PHotoEspaña offers the possibility to discover the latest tendencies as well as the latest projects of internationally renowned artists.
PHotoESPAÑA reaches its twentieth edition this year, before really turning 20 years old in 2018. This year, the festival presents from May, 31 to August, 27 about 100 exhibitions with works by 514 artists and a program of 20 activities for professionals and for the general public that will take place in 62 venues.
Under the theme “The Exaltation of Being”, the festival has invited Spanish photographer Alberto García-Alix to participate in this edition with a carte blanche. He has proposed six exhibitions and one activity: exhibitions by Anders Petersen, Paulo Nozolino, Antoine d’Agata, Pierre Molinier, Karlheinz Weinberger and Teresa Margolles, as well as a book editing laboratory directed by Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin.
The twentieth edition of the PHotoESPAÑA counts on the involvement of the principal Spanish cultural institutions and on international cooperation, this continues to be one of the characteristics of the festival. Today’s edition of The Eye of Photography offers you a selection of the best exhibitions in town.
May, 31 to August, 27
Different locations in Madrid
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