ARTSevilla – International Meeting of Contemporary Art will celebrate its third edition from 26th to 29th October 2017. This is an annual event developed in different headquarters in the historic centre of Seville. Although the principal programming takes place in the four main days of the Meeting, there is a large selection of activities during the month. The event combines foundations, museums, galleries, artists, companies, entities and universities under different ways of participation.
This is a cultural initiative of intense and dynamic creativity which is registered in the context of the contemporary art at national and international level. It is a project that diversifies the opportunities of the art’s divulgation in all its branches. It opens borders, encourages the creation, promotes the critique and allows the existence of new channels of knowledge and reflexion. The main objective is to establish the dialogue between different communities of emerging and consolidated artists, cultural professionals and public coming from different geographic areas.
ARTSevilla is a project born in form of exhibition/fair and evolved under the concept of “meeting”. After a first and successful edition, ARTSevilla want to eliminate barriers and to settle in the daily routine of the city, to be accessible and close to all types of public and to impose an urban self-defined character in its essence. Then, the event moved to the historic centre of Seville scattered in different cultural spaces of the city. This form, in accordance with the global philosophy of the project with respect to the relation art – society, propose an innovative meeting and investigate, through different artistic disciplines, the possibilities of the art as reflection of the society and engine for the change. And it makes it paying special attention to its own founds: the new values which prosper from the University.