Old and New in Órgiva

ALP ANA Old & NewThe evolving Alpujarra-based, art collective, Artists’ Network Alpujarra ANA is set to brighten up springtime in its beautiful area of southern Spain with its Old and New show at the old Town Hall, Órgiva

The launch event, featuring music and refreshments – as well as providing an early-bird opportunity to acquire unique artworks – will take place on Friday the 5th of April from 19.00h.

The exhibition will be open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 17.00h to 20.00h and Thursdays & Saturdays from 11.00h to 14.00h. During the town’s Easter fair (La XXIV Feria Hecho en La Alpujarra) between the 18th and 21st of April however, the opening hours will be 11.00h to 21.00h. The show will run until the 5th of May.

Coordinated by local photographer, Jo Chipchase, and curated by artist, Gareth Lister, the exhibition will feature numerous types of artwork from traditional painting to photographs, 3D work, light installations, and more.

The theme allows the artists to exhibit their favourite pieces that will appeal to local people and visitors alike, especially during Easter when  the towns attracts many tourists.

Curator Gareth Lister comments: “We’ve already had two successful exhibitions in the old town-hall building in, Órgiva, and it’s an ideal venue in which to display the diverse talents of our members. We expect to attract many people who are coming to Órgiva for Semana Santa, giving us a great opportunity to promote the culture of the area to a wide audience.”

(News/Culture: Orgiva, Alpujarra, Granada Analucia)

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