Axel Void invites 50 artists to transform an old Convent in Catalonia, Spain 2018

“Creença/Belief” is a two-month residency hosting over 50 local, national and international, multidisciplinary artists in Catalonia, Spain, curated by Axel Void and organised by Elsa Guerra, Jofre Oliveras and Charlotte Pyatt.

The event is taking place in an old abandoned Convent from the 19th Century, the space today is run as an art residency and a cultural centre called “Konvent“.

Initiated by Void Projects; painters, sculptors, installation artists, performers, and filmmakers will visit throughout July and August 2018 to create site specific installations and original works in situ to culminate in a three-day event from 31st of August and 1-2nd of September featuring theatre, talks and live music.

Creença comprises the concept of belief from a personal, religious or epistemological standpoint; questioning the line between belief and knowledge and proposing different relative perspectives. Embracing the social conventions and rituals of religion while avoiding the dogmatic belief. Creença invites the artist to address and interpret the themes from their own relative perspective.

Creença, intends to foster a sense of community within our movement and reinforce the ideology of dialogue and cohabitation between artists during the creative process. Searching together for a commonplace between tradition and progressive thoughts.

Participating Artists A.L. Crego, Alba Trench, Amaya Suber, Agustin Santoyo, Alberto Montes, Axel Void, Bernie Puig, Boicut, Ed Zumba, Elsa Guerra, Emilio Cerezo, Ernest Zacharevic, Fafa, Gabriel Coca, Ivana Ray Singh, Isaac Cordal, Ignacio Estudillo Perez, Iñigo Sesma, Ivan Floro, Jaz, Javier Olaizola, Joan Manel, Joaquin Jara, Johnny Robles, Jofre Oliveras, Jose Dodero, Julia Santa Olalla, Laguna, L.E.O., Leon Ka, Maria Jose Gallardo, Manel Boixadera, Manuel Palma, Michael Beitz, Mikel Del Rio, Mireia Ferran, Mohamed L’Ghacham, Mr Kern, Natalia Lassalle, N.o.u.s, Pawel Ryzko, Retry, Sagüe, Sebas Velasco, Sekone, Seleka, Stefan Krische, Slim, Spok, Troy Lovegates, Vlada Trocka and Zoer.

We can’t wait to see the final result of such an unique project … Take me to church!


Photo credit Vinny Cornelli / @streetlayers



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