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Refugee Week at Centrepoint

The Refugee Week presented a great opportunity for the how refugees are perceived by our societies and to show them as individuals with a rich cultural background. Patterns and cultures Ceramics have been part of men’s life since the dawn of civilisation and were used…

Who made our Social Exhibition happen?

Lon-art.org Team María González: Project coordinator Rocío Carvajal: Marketing coordinator Jessica Juckes: Exhibition curator, artist liason and workshops designer Bisila Noha: Marketing support and event promotion Rosa Pérez: Event promotion and facilitator Daniel Roberts: Website designer Video Production Álvaro Alonso, Jaime Asensio, Daragh Dunwoody and…

Anaïs Abbot and Miguel Alda

Anaïs Abbot and Miguel Alda live in London and are teachers of Spanish. Their literary work is gnostic by nature, centring on the creation of possible alternative worlds to the capitalist one, with decisive touches of pseudo-science, occultism, magic and esotericism. In El Salón de…

Viveka Goyanes

Viveka describes London as a place ‘where two forces coexist in balance; this is the place where trends are born, an epicentre of constant fashion movement and renewal, but on the other hand, it is a place in which one can feel the fleeting character…

Alejandro Cid

Ale was a member of the media collective Comisión audiovisual Barcelona – 15Mbcn, established during the 15M movement in Spain. His video and sound art is designed to increase consciousness and expose the corruption and injustice he perceives in Spain. The work exhibited deals with…

José Gómez

With Africa, José reminds us of the proximity to Spain of the world’s ‘biggest and richest continent.’. He created the sculpture to depict issues of emigration and exportation, exploitation by the West, trade, poverty, richness, commodities and fragility, as well as ‘transformations of materials and…

Anahí Rodríguez

Anahí aims ‘to induce different states of mind in the viewer’ through abstraction and choice of materials, textures and colours. She employs unusual materials, such as sands of different thicknesses, pigments and fabrics of varied textures. She explains that in these pictures, ‘matter is no…

Miguel Souto

‘The collapse of the financial system that supported the construction industry in Spain has left thousands of buildings ‘paralysed’: half-completed in some cases, vacant in others. New residential areas that have only just popped up are already ghost towns. Even within urban areas, it is…

María Gilino

María integrates surreal, supernatural and fantasy elements into her artwork. María created La Caída specifically for the Salon of Spanish Rejects, inspired by the concept of the exhibition. For her, La Caída represents ‘the things we have lost through emigrating: leaving our families and friends…