Swab Stairs

Swab Stairs exhibits young talent in key access stairs of Barcelona’s metro  –  June 16 / 30

 

Estación Pg de Gràcia L2 – Gran Via / Cine Comedia. Ganador: Santiago Restrepo Arias, IED

 

 

 

The exhibition consists of vinyl reproductions of selected student’s works from design schools, 10 from Catalonia and 2 international universities, one from Paris and one from Antwerp, in 12  Barcelona metro stations. Thus, Swab Stairs links the academic world to the creative transformation of the urban landscape.

The activity is part of Swab Barcelona International Art Fair’s programming. Organized in partnership with TMB Culture project, the Culture Department of the Generalitat de Catalunya, the Culture, Education and Sports Area of the Diputació de Barcelona and the support of Fujifilm, Swab Stairs offers students the opportunity to exhibit their work to daily users of the city’s metro.

 

 

 

THEME:

“The smart sustainable city”

For this edition, the proposed theme was “The smart sustainable city”, in order for student to propose creative solutions, with the freedom that artistic expression provides, to lead our cities to become smarter, more environmentally sustainable, and in harmony with its inhabitants.

 

 

 

DATES:

Activity: June 16 to 30, 2017 
Inauguration - Press call 16 de junio / Metro Diagonal L5, 12.00 AM

Más información prensa@swab.es

 

 

 

 

SCHOOLS / WINNERS

 

IED

Pg de Gràcia L2. Exit - Gran Via / Cine Comedia

Instituto Europeo de Diseño, Barcelona

WinnerThe 21 Nights 

"Vive".

 

 


 

 

 

 

ESDI

Diagonal L5. Exit - Rambla Catalunya / Banco Sabadell

ESDi, centre adscrit Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona

WinnerCarla Playà 

"Gracias por contribuir"

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELISAVA

Drassanes L3. Exit - Rambla 

ELISAVA Escola Superior de Disseny, Barcelona

WinnerNafisa Nandini​ Crishna

"MotherChip"
 

 

 

 

 

 

ROYAL ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS ANTWERP

Passeig de Gràcia L5. Exit - Gran Via / Zara

Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, Amberes

Winner​Lineta Līduma​

"Eternal State of Motion" 
 

 

 

 

 

 

PAU GARGALLO

Pep Ventura L2. Exit - Pça. Països Catalans

Escola D'Art Superior De Disseny Pau Gargallo, Badalona

Winner​Irene Durán ​​

"Ecostrats"
 

 

 

 

 

 

ESDAP SERRA I ABELLA

Torrassa L1. ExitAvinguda Catalunya Família L5. Exit - Plaça Sagrada Familia

ESDAP Serra i Abella​, Hospitalet

Winner: Nina Bero

"Ciutat conectada"
 

 

MASSANA

Liceo L2. Exit - Liceu

Escola Massana, Barcelona

WinnerKevin Pérez​ 

"The future is now"

 

 

 

 

 

 


PARIS COLLEGE OF ARTS 

Diagonal L5. Exit - Rambla Catalunya / Banco Sabadell

Paris College of Art, Paris

WinnerAlyx-Marie Kleinsteiber 

"Delphinium flower "

 

 

 

 

 

 

ESCOLA SUPERIOR D'ART I DISSENY LLOTJA

Drassanes L3. Exit - Santa Mónica 

Escola Superior d'Art i Disseny Llotja​, Llotja

WinnerMiriam Ortega​

"Connexions"
 

 

 

 

 

 

ESDAP OLOT

Jaume I L4. Exit - Plaça de l'Angel 

Escola d'Art i Superior de Disseny d'Olot​, Olot

WinnerLaia Giméne​z

"La dona que brotava"
 

 

 

 

 

 

ESCOLA D'ART I DUPERIOR DE DISSENY VIC

Sagrada Família L5. Exit - Mallorca

Escola d'Art i Superior de Disseny, Vic

Winner: Anna Reche

"Green"
 

 

 

 

 

 

ESCOLA D'ART I DISSENY DE LA DIPUTACIÓ

Santa Coloma L1. Exit - Mar

Escola d'Art i Disseny de la Diputació, Tarragona

Winner: Ana Gómez

"Nature" 
 

 

 

 

 

WIN AN INSTAX CAMERA - ART SHOCK CONTEST

 

A moment where going up and down the stairs is filled with a new experience: impressions, emotions and inputs from an unexpected artistic impact. What was your reaction? Show us your Art Shock! 

Take a photo of yourself interacting with any of Swab Stairs’ 12 access staircases to Barcelona metro stations and upload it to Instagram using the hashtag #SwabStairsxIntax17 for a chance to win an Instax Mini. 

 

Conditions and bases of the contest: swabstairsxinstax

 

 


 

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