A Painting exhibition for awarders. Murcia 28.880″
Murcia: 28,880 “is an exhibition of painting realized at the Foundation Trinitario Casanova placed in Murcia (Spain). The exhibition collect the awarded and selected works of the participating in the IV Edition of the Paint Quick National Competition City of Murcia, taken place in June 2017.
From Paparajote we the work of naming, conceptualization, identity design (catalogue, signboard) and graphic intervention of the space where the exhibition was located.
The title Murcia: 28.880″ refers to the second total duration of the competition.
28,880 seconds is the maximum time these artists have had to capture their vision of a corner of the city. The execution of the work has been so fast; This requires capturing the impression of the moment, light stroke and sketching. More attention is paid to the whole than to detail. It matters the moment, the conditions of light and color that are changing throughout the day and transforming objects and the urban landscape. The result is an agile look at the city, that fleeting and changing city in time.
José María Falgas Rigal (painter, president of the jury), Victorio Melgarejo (critic), María Teresa Marín Torres (professor of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of the University of Murcia), Carlos Callizo (professor of the Faculty of Fine Arts, UMU), Trinitario Casanova Pujante and Mª Dolores Casanova Abadía (Trinitario Casanova Foundation).
The 3 winners along with 11 selected have been the components of the sample, being painters of diverse origin: Alicante, Murcia, Madríd, Valencia, Seville, Argentina etc.
The coordination of the Competition and the Expo has been handled by Lorenzo Espín and Natalia Herrero.