The exhibition halls of the Municipal Arts Center open their doors this month with very varied proposals. Two artistic exhibitions that start the season in the city. Fernando Ferro and Eok Seon Kim will show us their works starting on October 5th.
In addition, on Monday the 3rd, the Altamira Alta room opens its doors to ” The History of the Flag of Spain, its origin and evolution”, organized by the association Retógenes, Friends of Military History, with the collaboration of the “Guadarrama” Brigade “XII and the cultural association Blas de Lezo. A total of 50 flags and banners will be in view of the visiting family audience that will count, also with facilities of the popular Play mobile dolls.
Finally, on October 10, the doors of Espacio Alfarero will open again to host the exhibition “Legado en barro” by the Alcorcón Alfarero collective. This association, created in the spring of the year 2013, will propose two assemblies: “Play white and win” and “Walk through the Alcorcón of yesterday and today”.
Luis Galindo, second deputy mayor and councilor of Culture, Celebrations, Citizen Participation and Neighborhoods, congratulates “for these exhibitions that will allow us to see and know first-hand the work of two artists with different and very interesting proposals. In addition, the residents of Alcorcón will also be able to learn the historical evolution of our flag and the pieces made by one of the artisan groups with the greatest social standing in Alcorcón “.
Fernando Ferro is from Madrid of pure strain, Chamberí neighborhood, although he has lived for many years in Galician lands, where he started in engraving and his training has gone through the industrial mastery and later the pottery in the school of Moncloa. The exhibition that we can see in Alcorcón is titled “Poets and drawings” and, among others, we can see his idea about Juan Ramón Jiménez, Miguel Torga, Jorge de Serma, Paul Aster, Fernando Pessoa, Dylan Thomas or Robert Johnson.
The Korean artist Eok Seon Kim, Okson, will bring his works in a proposal titled “NATURAL.mente”, in which you can see, according to Fernando Galán, his work that “is a faithful and rigorous expression of his person, his vital attitude and his vision of the world and of life in all aspects, combining aesthetic delicacy and the traditional conceptual ingenuity of his country, a certain minimalist sense close to the Zen philosophy, with the rigor and technical precision of an engineer and his need for passion, that he came to Spain. ”
Born in Seoul (Korea) in 1962, he studied telecommunications and emigrated to Paraguay, where he graduated in Fine Arts so that, at the beginning of the nineties, he traveled to Spain, became enamored with boleros and studied at the School of Applied Arts and Artistic Trades of Madrid. Convinced that the language conditions the way of thinking, expression and feeling, he is one of the people who does not pronounce a sentence without knowing what he means by it.