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sábado, 16 de abril de 2016

Peace Treaty, the most ambitious project of the European Capital of Culture 2016 San Sebastián

'Peace Treaty' is a project of San Sebastián 2016 European Capital of Culture, organized with San Telmo Museum and Koldo Mitxelena Cultural Centre; sponsored by Telefónica and support EU-Japan Fest and the Government of Flanders; and with the collaboration of the Basque Museum and Bayonne History, DIDAM, Bayonne City Hall, Artium Basque Centre-Museum of Contemporary Art in Vitoria, Fundacio Antoni Tapies Foundation Museum Jorge Oteiza, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Zumalakarregi Museoa, Laboratorium Museoa, VIII Centenary of the University of Salamanca and Tabakalera International Centre of Contemporary Culture.


The program 'Peace Treaty', one of the largest projects of the program of the European Capital of Culture 2016, has been released on Tuesday 12 at the Museo Nacional del Prado. The CEO of San Sebastián 2016 European Capital of Culture, Pablo Berástegui, presented the project with the general commissioner Pedro G.Romero; the promoter of the project and first director of DSS2016EU Santiago Eraso; the president of the San Sebastián 2016 Foundation and mayor of the city, Eneko Goia; President of Spanish Cultural Action (AC / E) and Director of Fine Arts Miguel Angel Recio; and the director of the National Museum of the Prado, Miguel Zugaza and Jose Maria Sanz-Magallón, global director of Sponsorship and Institutional Relations of Telefónica, general sponsor of the peace treaty. The presentation, which took place in the Museo del Prado, also attended by the management teams of some of the museums involved in the project, such as San Telmo Museum, the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Artium Basque Centre-Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Library or National Engraving, among others.

'Peace Treaty' hosts different exhibitions, laboratories, publications and formats around the representation of peace, buildings belonging to the common imagination of the people and political forms that have left the Art and Law. The conception of the idea corresponds to Santiago Eraso and curating Pedro G. Romero. The project is not intended to explore, once again, the pair of War and Peace, but serve peace, complex forms and representations that historically has gone through. To investigate this, this project will be deployed in almost twenty locations of the Basque Country, Navarra and the Basque Country and Salamanca and Barcelona.

It is an international project consisting of a series of exhibitions, contemporary artistic productions, publications, seminars and conferences on the representations of peace in the history of art, culture and law. It takes as its starting point the emblematic figure of Francisco de Vitoria, inspirer of the first school of international law, the School of Salamanca, in the new framework of the sixteenth century, a period marked by wars against "heretics", the expulsion of Moriscos and Jews and colonization of the Americas.

He concludes the cycle of peace agreements that take place after the successive wars of the last century to the present. 'Peace Treaty' analyzes the relationship between war and peace to understand the symbolic transfer that occur between the two in order to know the world and its laws, not to subdue but to make it more habitable.


Collaborations the Louvre or the Pompidou Centre

In this project, the collaboration of many museums and art spaces from the Louvre Museum itself or the Pompidou Centre to the Prado Museum or the National Museum Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and the National Art Museum of Catalonia , the Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, ​​the Museum of America and the National Library of Spain as museums collaborators of the central exhibition. The project also has the implication of San Telmo Museum and Koldo Mitxelena Cultural Centre as co-organizers of the central exhibition, Artium Basque Centre-Museum of Contemporary Art of Alava, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, the Basque Museum and History Bayonne, the Jorge Oteiza Museum Foundation, Tapies Foundation and the University of Salamanca 800 years or the Zumalakarregi Museum, among others.

Seven exhibitions on historical episodes

In addition to the main exhibition, 1516-2016. Peace Treaties, to be located in Koldo Mitxelena Cultural Centre and San Telmo Museum of San Sebastián, the project will include seven exhibitions on historical episodes (Case Study) located in some of the most powerful cultural institutions the environment San Sebastian; a case study on José María Sert and the League of Nations, and seven interventions by contemporary artists (outskirts).

The proposal has an educational plan that has been developed in collaboration with the Contemporary Culture Centre Tabakalera opened last year in San Sebastian. In addition, as published a book-catalog with the project materials, guides case studies and a compilation of the work of F.X file .: A pure violence will be edited.

Four years of research

After four years of research, including the first episode of the project, 1813. Siege, fire and reconstruction of San Sebastian, presented in 2013, the second anniversary of the events covered in the project, an important legacy that will produce an unprecedented set is created materials on the representation of the figure of the "Peace" for both researchers and professionals and amateurs and visitors.

Central exhibition in San Telmo Museum and the Koldo Mitxelena Cultural Centre

The central sign peace treaty will be divided between the San Telmo Museum and the Koldo Mitxelena Cultural Centre between June and October (from June 17 to October 2). It will bring together works by renowned artists from the funds of 21 international museums, among which are the Louvre, Reina Sofia and El Prado or the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum. more than 400 pieces of artists like Goya, Rubens, Murillo, Ribera, along with Picasso, Le Corbusier or Maruja Mallo be exposed; up to Elena Asins, Alice and Nancy Spero Creischer or photographs of Sophie Ristelhueber, among others.

The pieces are distributed in own plot areas of affairs in which the Iberian School of Peace any peace treaty divided the territories, history, emblems, military, dead, population, economy, weapons and treaties. It also stays museums and exhibitions that have existed throughout history and have dealt with similar content to project peace treaty reproduce. The special importance for the Iberian School of Peace had wars against Islam and colonization of America, they are felt throughout the entire exhibition.

exercises and historical practices related to pedagogy Jesuit ranging from cultural assimilation exercises (called "catechisms of Indians") to the performative collective actions proposed by Yoko Ono for disarmament and peace are also shown. The same parts are used to carry out research leading to the design of artistic mediation.

Seven case studies

Seven case studies (exhibitions on historical milestones) and a case study that will provide density, ambition and context to the project will be distributed in: Museum Jorge Oteiza (Alzuza), Basque Museum (Bayonne), DIDAM (Bayonne), Zumalakarregi Museoa (Ormaiztegi ), Laboratorium Museoa (Bergara), Koldo Mitxelena Cultural Centre, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Artium, Basque Centre-Museum of Contemporary Art (Vitoria-Gasteiz), San Telmo Museum (San Sebastian) and Fundacio Antoni Tapies and the University of Salamanca

These small exhibitions will host a series of specific works of art history and milestones linked to episodes of local history (from the Paces of Urtubia to the Conversations of Algiers)

New sculpture or film pieces

The outskirts are productions commissioned from contemporary artists that will trigger the elements at stake in the project 'Peace Treaty' from unique points of view, even antagonists. Thus, among others, will be conducted interventions in public space, new sculpture or film to induce reflection and critical thinking pieces are created.

Interventions not be held in San Sebastian, but in other Guipuzcoan localities as Azkoitia, Eibar or Lazkao, and will be coordinated by local actors in dialogue with the / artists (Ibon Aranberri, Eduardo Molinari / File Walker, Ines Doujak & amp; John Barker, Mitra Farahani, Juan Luis Moraza, Alejandra Riera and Asier Mendizabal).

Abstract Peace Treaty

DSS2016EU a project from an idea of ​​Santiago Eraso and curated by Pedro G. Romero. The project 'Peace Treaty' addresses the representations of peace in the history of art, culture and law. It takes as its starting point the emblematic figure of Francisco de Vitoria, who inspired the call School of Salamanca, known today as Iberian School of Peace-first school of European-International Law the sixteenth century, wars against "heretics" the expulsion of Moors and Jews, and the colonization of the Americas. He concludes the cycle of peace agreements that take place after the successive wars of the last century to the present. 'Peace Treaty' explores the ways and complex representations that peace has gone through and travels through its representations and meanings throughout history

It is proposed as a project of international scope, taking part in a significant relationship of agents and local institutions as well as European; from the Louvre to Jorge Oteiza Museum Foundation. In addition to the main exhibition, 1516-2016. Peace treaties, the project will include seven exhibitions on historical episodes - study- cases, a case study seven productions of contemporary / contemporary artists - Afueras- to be deployed all over and Basque territory, Salamanca and Barcelona. It will also feature various publications.

For the production of the project has had a team of curating, a wide range of artists and a group of advisers specialists in art and history.


The proposal has an educational plan that has been developed in collaboration with the International Contemporary Culture Centre Tabakalera with mediation teams Koldo Mitxelena Cultural Centre and San Telmo Museum. After four years of research, which already in 2013 the first part of the project took place with the exhibition 1813. Siege, fire and reconstruction of San Sebastian as a central axis, there will be an unprecedented set of materials on the representation of the figure of "peace".





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http://www.revistadearte.com/2016/04/12/tratado-de-paz-el-proyecto-mas-ambicioso-de-la-capital-europea-de-la-cultura-san-sebastian-2016/

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