Cecilio Castrillo is able to show the darker side of human beings through his transgressive pieces of leather. Inspired by punk, science fiction and the horror films he devoured as a child, they have seduced such global stars as Beyoncé, Madonna and Marilyn Manson.
Sadik Kwaish Alfraji is one of the great contemporary artists of the Iraqi diaspora and much of his work addresses the vulnerability of human existence and speaks of loss, exile, fragmentation and displacement.
This exhibition brings together more than fifty images of some of the moments that have occurred in the last seven editions of Acción!MAD, the first festival dedicated specifically to the Art of Action and Performance in Madrid that was created in 2003.
For ten days and in two rooms of Naves Matadero, BAC Madrid #0 will put on the work of the six honoured artists: Analívia Cordeiro (Brazil), La Ribot (Spain), Narcissister (USA), Nora Chipaumire (Zimbabwe), Tadasu Takamine (Japan) and Victoria Hunt (Australia).
Cristina Rodrigues is one of the most important Portuguese plastic artists of her generation. Her work is governed by a simple aesthetic that floats between social ethnography, anthropology and sustainability.