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Presentación acuerdo C3A+TBA21
Joint Initiative Will Celebrate Region’s History as a Hub for Creativity and Tolerance in Dialogue with Contemporary Art from TBA21 Collection

Collaboration to Launch in April with Abundant Futures at Centre for Contemporary Creation of Andalusia (C3A), Spanning the 20-Year History of TBA21’s Outstanding Collection and Groundbreaking Commissions
Ragnar Kjartansson, The End, 2009

Organised by TBA21, Emotional Landscapes (22 February – 26 June 2022) to Feature Four Major Video Works, Works on Paper, and a Concert
Emotional Landscapes Marks the 20th Anniversary of TBA21 and its Long-Term and Continuing Collaboration with Kjartansson

Walid Raad, Following Martin Johnson Heade, 2021. Courtesy the artist & Sfeir-Semler Gallery BeirutHamburg, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York.
The Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21) present Cotton Under My Feeta solo exhibition of new work and performative walkthroughs by US-Lebaneseartist Walid Raad. Commissioned by TBA21 and specifically conceived for the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, the exhibition presents work created during Raad’s three-year exploration of the Museum’s collection, archives, and genesis, resulting in museum-wide interpretive spaces that mobilize stories and premonitions around the collection. Raad presents imagined and hidden episodes, tangled connections, and alternative conservation protocols in his exploration of various historical collective realities surrounding the acquisition of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection by the Spanish State. The result is a non-linear narrative body of work that incorporates installation, performance, photography, and video throughout the museum’s galleries. Part of a multi-year collaboration between the Museum and TBA21, Cotton Under My Feet is curated by Daniela Zyman and will be on view October 6, 2021–January 23, 2022.
Antarctic Resolution Poster
“Antarctica is not only the most precious thermostat that we have on our planet, it also represents a unique opportunity for governments to work together in order to further the initial goal of the Madrid protocol, rather than reverse it. Cooperation must outweigh national interests.”

 
Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza, TBA21 Founder and Chair

 
Isabel Lewis_Web Banner TBA21

Leading art organization dedicated to Ocean advocacy, TBA21–Academy, unveils a new commission by artist Isabel Lewis that proposes dancing through the Ocean at Ocean Space in the 16th century Church of San Lorenzo.

The Day that Wood and Matter Wanted to Become Salt Water
“The Day that Wood and Matter Wanted to Become Salt Water”, a performance by Claudia Comte, with movement by artist and dancer Cecilia Bengolea, and music by Egon Elliut.
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