The Community of Madrid and PHotoESPAÑA organize for the fifth consecutive year a new edition of MAKING, in which four photographic projects, selected by open call, will be presented between October 19 and November 15 in the Sala El Águila, which each week it will host an exhibition proposal.
Marianne & Katarzyna Wasowska, Antonio Guerra, María Primo and Martín Arroyo are the authors of the works selected this year, which address photographic practice from different genres, themes and points of view.
Waiting for the snow, by Marianne & Katarzyna Wasowska, investigates the history of Polish migration in Argentina and Brazil, focusing on the identity dynamics of this community.
Exhibition. Marianne & Katarzyna Wasowska. Waiting for the snow from October 20 to 25. Inauguration on October 19 at 8:00 p.m.
In his project No Marked Path, Antonio Guerra proposes an interdisciplinary approach to the photographic medium, where sculpture, photography and installation merge to reflect on the construction models of the contemporary landscape.
Exhibition. Antonio Guerra. No Marked Path from October 27 to November 1. Inauguration on October 26 at 8:00 p.m.
María Primo tells in The Sand Book the story of the Valdevaqueros dune, located in Tarifa (Cádiz), as a metaphor for the absurd human effort to dominate nature.
Exhibition. María Primo. The Sand Book from November 3 to 8. Inauguration on November 2 at 8:00 p.m.
Lastly, Martín Arroyo recreates in Rules scenes of life on the streets of any neighborhood in his city, Madrid.
Exhibition. Martín Arroyo. Rules from November 10 to 15. Inauguration on November 9 at 8:00 p.m.
The jury in charge of selecting the four projects is made up of Antonio Sánchez Luengo, Deputy Director of Fine Arts of the Community of Madrid; Tania Pardo, Deputy Director of the Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo in Móstoles and Advisor for Plastic Arts of the Community of Madrid; Claude Bussac, Director of PHotoESPAÑA; and Ana Berruguete, Head of Exhibitions of the Festival.
The MAKING call is part of Foro PHotoESPAÑA - Comunidad de Madrid, a physical and virtual space where photographers can engage with the public through exhibitions, presentations, learning sessions, and social media where "MAKING, "TALKING", "LISTENING" and "BEING" with photography is possible.
Photography © Marianne & Katarzyna Wasowska