Fair Water: A Right of All at SPAIN arts & culture and Mexican Cultural Institute of Washington DC

By Editorial Team on June 17, 2019
Credit Water on the Walls: Still from Aral. The Lost Sea by Isabel Coixet, 2010.

Tuesday, June 18 at 7pm
Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, 2801 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Free. RSVP required.

WATER ON THE WALLS
As part of the program “Fair Water: A Right of All,” our most precious resource is presented through different stories in moving images, with videoart and shortfilm screenings by artists from Spain, including Isabel Coixet, Ángel Ron, Bárbara Fluxá , Juanli Carrión, and Juan Zamora

List of works:

  • Xiuâ & Enternotevere. By artist Juan Zamora
  • El Capítulo del Mar. By artist Bárbara Fluxá
  • PHY. By artits Juanli Carrión
  • Aral. The Lost Sea. Directed by Isabel Coixet. Spain, 2010, 25 minutes.
  • Swimming in the Dessert. Directed by Álvaro Ron, USA / Spain, 2016, 18 minutes.

Presented by SPAIN arts & culture

Credit There is Water: Art and Sustainable Practices: Glacial, Icecap and Permafrost Melting LIX: Lake Paron, Peru, 2008, by Sayler / Morris.

Thursday, June 20 at 7pm
Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, 2801 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Free. RSVP required.

THERE IS WATER: ART AND SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES
As part of the program “Fair Water: A Right of All,” this panel discussion aims to explore current water-related challenges from an artistic perspective. Including artists from different fields that will address both their work about the global water challenges and the importance of sustainable art practices to protect water resources. Panelists will include Spanish art curator Blanca de la Torre, Mexican architect Mario Schjetnan, and US artists and academics Susannah Sayler and Edward Morris.

Presented by SPAIN arts & culture and the Mexican Cultural Institute of Washington DC.