Swab Barcelona 2014
Italian Pavilion (Fira Barcelona)
Swab Barcelona returns to its usual location, the Italian Pavilion in Fira Barcelona, for its seventh edition that will be held from 2 to 5 October. Swab will present 60 international galleries that represent the best contemporary work from emerging artists.
With the aim of introducing in Swab Barcelona a section of curated galleries, we present Swab Solo under the direction of Direlia Lazo and the collaboration of Carolina Ariza that will make a selection of renowned emergent art galleries, focussing on “the Latin American”.
A selection of 8 Spanish art galleries that will present Contemporary Drawing artist works. This programme is both by invitation and application, and it is curated by Mónica Álvarez Careaga and Óscar Alonso Molina.
SWAB THINKS: IDEAS, WORDS, NETWORKS
Organized by the Independent Studies Programme (PEI) of the MACBA directed by Beatriz Preciado, it will present during the 3rd and 4th October a series of lectures, debates and discussions that will bring into dialogue artists, curators, collectors and cultural critics to think about the changes in the contemporary world and the place that the artist practice occupies. Swab Thinks will be held in the Italian Pavilion.