Programme

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13 September - 20 October
Ximena y Sergio
Sobre blanco (On White) is the title of the exhibition by Ximena and Sergio, two of the most important photographers in the Spanish publishing world.
13 September - 3 November
Acción!MAD celebrates its 16 edition with Germany as guest country. Programme curated by Marita Bullmann.
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.
13 September - 3 November
Photography Abel Loureda
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.
4 October - 1 November
Cristina Rodrigues
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.
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.
18, 19 and 20 October
Amala Dianor
Man Rec means “Only Me” in Wolof, the most talked language in Senegal, Amala Dianor’s country of birth. This new work, choreographed and interpreted by Amala, offers a dialogue between his diverse origins, from urban to contemporary and African dances.
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.
7, 8 and 9 February
Mikolaj Bielski
Director and scenic creator Mikolaj Bielski presents this project created during a residency in Naves Matadero about the crisis of values in this contemporary Europe of refugees and terrorism.
21, 22 and 23 February
Rodrigo García
The well-known artist Rodrigo García has created this piece during a residency in Naves Matadero. 
28 and 29 February
What would a film with a script by Dalí and directed by Buñuel be like if it were reinterpreted musically today? L’Escorpion is a musical composition that was created in 2002 by Buenos Aires-born Martín Matalon ad hoc for the film L’ âge d’or for six percussionists, piano and electronic music.
5, 6 and 7 March
Beryl Korot and Steve Reich
Three Tales is a digital documentary opera in three acts with music by Steve Reich for an amplified and electronic instrumental and vocal ensemble, with video by Beryl Korot.
13, 14 and 15 March
Miet Warlop
​​​​​​​Big Bears Cry Too is a performance art piece that speaks of people who feel vulnerable in the face of the unfathomable and incomprehensible universe. But it is also a forced landing in the universe of Belgian artist and playwright Miet Warlop.
20, 21 and 22 March
Darío Facal
When the doors open and the audience enters the space of La realidad, they are entering the space of a fragmented story. La realidad is composed of hundreds of segments: photographs, sensory experiences, augmented reality or direct encounters with the actors.