AADK Spain - Blanca, Murcia

Open Call - Residency Program 2019 - Centro Negra





Research and creation
Processes and experimentation
Context and communities
Collaborative creation
Body / Territory / Spatiality
From local to global

AADK Spain is an international artistic platform that opens up spaces for research and contemporary creation. With a focus set on experimental and creative processes, its primary interest is to explore the notions of body, territory, and spatiality through an interdisciplinary approach.

The platform advocates for the decentralization of culture and the access to contemporary art in non-urban areas. It addresses local issues as a mean to understand global problems.
Currently based in Centro Negra (Blanca, Murcia) AADK Spain holds several programs among which its Artistic Residencies Program stands out. Deeply rooted in its context, said program constitutes a framework for research and debate where knowledge exchange and creative collaboration are always encouraged. Besides the aforementioned, the platform also holds a wide number of activities, workshops and events that enrich the stay of the artists in residence.

Furthermore, AADK Spain waves networks with other cultural and artistic enterprises in order to facilitate mobility for the artists that it hosts and foster their work at national and international circuits.

Our philosophy
-AADK Spain is an independent project run by artists that works through horizontal dynamics.
-It advocates for the decentralization of culture and the access to contemporary art in non-urban areas.
-It sets up a space for transdisciplinary research, with focus on knowledge
exchange and creative collaboration.
-It boosts the value of creative processes over the need for finished art pieces.
-It researches new artistic practices with the aim of expanding the borders of
creative disciplines and exploring transversal pedagogies.
-It is an organic and absorptive platform, that can be transformed and resignified
through all its participants.
-It promotes the work of the artists who have taken part in the project,
understanding them as an active part of itself.

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AADK Spain
Blanca, Murcia