The exhibition “Dreamland” It can be seen in the central walk of Vara de Rey, in Ibiza until 13 June. It is an unapologetic sample of the uniqueness and asymmetry of the rural world of India. It is the most unknown access code to India, a social map where shadows come to life.
The exhibition, a scene where the past is confused with the present, the natural with the supernatural and fantastic, is organized by the Fundació “the box” and the Eivissa City Council, It's formed by 40 photographs. Through the snapshots taken by the renowned photographer Cristina García Rodero, the exhibition wants to give a voice to women in rural communities of Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh) and highlight the transformative power of the communities where they live.
“Dreamland” be part of the program “Street art”, through which the Fundació “the box” wants to bring art closer to people outside the usual framework of museums and exhibition halls. Among its objectives, the foundation works to bring culture and knowledge closer to society. Disclosure is a basic instrument to promote people's growth, so the entity strives to bring knowledge to audiences of all ages and all levels of training.
With the program “Street art”, the Foundation “the box” aims to turn public space into an open-air museum, to bring the work of renowned artists closer to the international scene. The program “Street art” started his way in 2006, And since then he has shown the public the creations of modern references such as Auguste Rodin or Henry Moore., and contemporary artists such as Manolo Valdés, Igor Mitoraj and, more recently, Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado.
This exhibition delves into the most sensitive and magical of the female world, as well as in the strength and the ability to overcome the women of Anantapur. The photographer has approached with reverential respect. Stubborn and excessive, García Rodero has known how to immerse himself in this world and melt into the joy and suffering of people who conceal with color and distinction the chiaroscuro of their own existence. Through the photographer García Rodero, we discover the gaze of its people and we enter a landscape that seems suspended in time.
Cristina García Rodero is a tutelary figure of universal photography, both for his personality as for national and international impact of his work. Born in Puertollano (Real city) in 1949, He graduated in Fine Arts from the Complutense University of Madrid. She was the first Spanish woman to join the prestigious Magnum photojournalistic agency, and among his works hidden Spain stands out, which it is part of the Collection “the box” Contemporary Art.
He has received numerous awards, among others, el World Press Photo 1993, the National Photography 1996, the FotoPres “the box” 1997, the PhotoEspaña 2000, the Godó of Photojournalism 2000, the Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts 2005 and the Gold Medal of Castilla-la Mancha 2016, and, recently, the PhotoEspaña 2017. She is the first Spanish photographer to have her own museum, in his hometown.
Cristina García Rodero.
Paseo de Vara de Rey
Until the 13 June 2021
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