It's happening

13 September - 31 December
Cecilio Castrillo
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.
13 September - November
Sadik Kwaish Alfraji
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.
11 October - 25 November
International Festival of Words, Action and Sound
For the second consecutive year, Naves Matadero organised FLIPAS, International Festival of Words, Action and Sound that understands urban cultures as a cultural phenomenon and as a tool for expressing and transforming social reality.
5 November - 31 March
Albert Pinya
Pinyin Exercise is a mural and sound installation that breathes life into Madrid's Usera district through the imaginary universe of Mallorcan artist Albert Pinya.
13 November - 5 January
Elena del Rivero
Naves Matadero hosts Elena del Rivero exhibition made with plastics and visuals that the artist has been creating when the 9/11 happened nearby her studio in NY.
29 November
Blanca Gracia
Rompu, rompu! is the name of the project carried out by artist Blanca Gracia at Matadero Madrid's Centre for Artists in Residence​.
13 - 17 December
José Ramón Hernández Suárez
I Love Cities (2015 - 2019) is a scenic series created by Cuban actor and theatre director José Ramón Hernández Suárez. I love Madrid is the sixth episode.
10 and 11 January
Karl Van Welden
A man plays the piano in the middle of a shower of gently falling volcanic ash. It´s the pianist Frederik Croene.
16, 17 and 18 January
Milo Rau - International Institute of Political Murder (IIMP)
Many critics consider Milo Rau to be one of today’s most controversial and necessary voices.