From 15th to 18th of next June, the second edition of this event filled with light and art Castilian-Leonese city, adding this year the cultural section + Luz, where museums, galleries and art spaces of Salamanca involved with proposals whose common thread is the light.
The second edition of Festival of Light and Vanguards account again with the support of Ayuntamiento de Salamanca and the active involvement of IberdrolaWith the organization Study of communicationTo project on the most emblematic buildings of this city works of national and international artists, media companies and students of the two universities this province (more details of the 2016 edition Digital AV Magazine).
In the poster artists invited this year include Mexican Rafael Lozano-Hemmer; Felicie d'Estienne French d'Orves; the Franco-Japanese group Nonotak Studio, and the Spanish José María Cruz Novillo and Juan Gomila, whose creations can be found from 15 to 18 next June.
The Festival of Light and Vanguards It is an annual event dedicated to the creation, which uses light as raw material for works related to visual arts, video and installation.
For four nights, visitors and salmantinos find on the streets of the city works by renowned artists, pieces presented to international competition videomapping and creative and documentaries developed by young people from the universities of this city a World Heritage Site proposals.
Specifically, some of the emblematic spaces that serve as canvas works and Light Festival 2017 Vanguards are the Town Hall, located in the Plaza Mayor; the Casa de las Conchas; the convent of San Esteban and Plaza de Anaya, next to the New Cathedral.
In addition to its core programming, this year the festival is enriched with the + Light, a parallel cultural program featuring major art spaces Salamanca section: DA2, Casa Lis, Adora Calvo, Nape space and delicatessen, with light as thread of proposals.
Section contest is now open the call for independent artists and national and international companies engaged in the field of audiovisual production and creation submit their creations to be exhibited on the facade of the City of Salamanca, and shall be submitted to the judgment of a jury professional, along with a popular vote.
As in last year, young artists from the two universities in the city have a prominent space to promote their talent, for what will have the facade of the Casa de las Conchas to exhibit their works.
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