Exhibitors 2021

General Program

Selection of established national and international galleries with a remarkable trajectory in the contemporary art circuit.

*Associated galleries of Art Barcelona.

ADN Galeria*, Barcelona

Ana Mas Projects*, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat

Artnueve, Murcia

ATM Galeria, Gijón

Badr El Jundi, Marbella

Cosita Rica Galería, Lima

Espacio Mínimo, Madrid

etHALL*, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat

Factoría Santa Rosa, Santiago de Chile

Galería Alegría*, Barcelona

Galería del Paseo, Lima

Galería Fran Reus, Mallorca

Galería Punto, Valencia

Galería Senda*, Barcelona

Galería Zielinsky*, Barcelona

Galerie de la Scep, Marseille

Galerie Ulf Larsson, Cologne

Gallery Nosco, Marseille

House of Chappaz*, Barcelona/Valencia

Harlesden High Street, London

La Bibi, Palma de Mallorca

La Única galería, El Salvador

Lily Robert, Paris

Max Estrella, Madrid

Monev Contemporary, Sofia

Montoro 12 Gallery, Brussels/Rome

Pabellón 4, Buenos Aires

Palmadotze*, SMMonjos (Barcelona)

Patricia Fleming, Glasgow

Piedras Galería, Buenos Aires

Polarraum, Hamburg

Set Espai d’Art, Valencia

SGR Galería, Bogotá

Suburbia Contemporary, Barcelona

Vangar, Valencia

Zeller Van Almsick, Vienna

3 Punts Galería*, Barcelona


Emerging

Swab Emerging is a subsection of the General Program, presenting galleries with less than five years of trayectory.

Focus LATAM is incorporated as a curated section within Emerging, curated by Santiago Gasquet, co-director of PIEDRAS (Buenos Aires), who will present the most emerging proposals on the contemporary Latin American scene.

A.MORE Gallery, Milano

Andrea Festa Fine Art, Rome

BARK BERLIN GALLERY, Berlin

CAVE-AYUMIGALLERY, Tokyo

Dilalica, Barcelona

Selenas Mountain, New York

LATAM Focus:

+ Arte Galería, Quito

Constitución, Buenos Aires

Margen, Santiago de Chile

Moria Galería, Buenos Aires

Selvanegra Galería, Buenos Aires

Vigil Gonzales, Cuzco


Focus Eastern Europe

As every year, Swab presents a special geographically localized program, and this 2021 puts the spotlight on Eastern Europe. A selection of emerging galleries from this context will present the freshest proposals defining the art scene of their context.

Karpuchina Gallery, Prague

Krupa Gallery, Breslavia

Lectwo, Poznan

NoD, Prague

Ravnikar gallery, Liubliana

Photoport, Bratislava


Swab Seed

Swab Seed showcases twelve independent and artist-run spaces that share experimentation as a common denominator. Swab Seed seeks to give visibility to new platforms and proposals that are shaking up the contemporary scene. For this edition, Swab Seed joins forces with Fundació Vila Casas, which sponsors the participation of four independent Catalan spaces.

AA Collections, Vienna

ad / ad, Hannover

FILAF, Perpignan

GiG Munich, Munich

New Jörg, Vienna

NVS Studio, Lisbon

Scorcher, Moscow

VF Art Projects, Luxembourg

Sponsored spaces by Fundació Vila Casas:

Chiquita Room, Barcelona

Espai Colona, Barcelona

Fase, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat

Tangent Projects, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat

The Green Parrot, Barcelona


Swab on Paper

This year again, Swab presents the program Swab On Paper, curated by Carolina Diez-Cascón, which explores the conceptuality and technique of this medium.
This edition focuses on photocollage, observing the deformations of photographic reality and the classic paper-collage through the manipulation of the medium itself in response to a society that reflects on its own reality and identity.

A Pick Gallery, Torino

Artists: Gema Rupérez, Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos

Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Vienna

Artist: Dieter Fuchs

LAGE EGAL, Berlin

Artists: Nina E. Schönefeld, Peter Freitag and Gonzalo Reyes-Araos

Montoro12, Brussels and Rome

Artists: Larissa Sansour and Steve Sabella

Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London

Artists: Alice Quaresma, Susan Stockwell, Irina Magurean

Transmitter, New York

Artist: Andrea Monti


Swab Reading

Swab Barcelona presents Swab Reading, a program that aims to merge design and reading, art and publishing. This edition of Swab continues to open up a space for publishing disciplines and invites two European projects to exhibit their books

Monorhetorik, Amsterdam

Rafael Melendez, London


My First Art Fair

Selection of four young contemporary art galleries, under two years old, that still have not participated in any international fair. Swab offers this space free of charge to help promote new emerging galleries.

Duplex, Lisbon

Kino Tonalà, Ciudad de México

ORR, Brescia

Yudik One, Brescia


Ephemeral

Curated by Caterina Almirall and Margot Cuevas, this program presents installation proposals by artists in residence at the Fàbriques de Creació in Barcelona: Fabra i Coats, Hangar and La Escocesa. The works exhibited in this section play with space and interaction with the visitor.

La Escocesa, Barcelona

Artists: Joana Capella and Helena Vinent

Hangar, Barcelona

Artist: to kosie (Katarzyna Kosierdarzka)

Fabra i Coats, Barcelona

Artist: Alexander Arilla


Performance

Curated by Gisela Chillida, this program presents four performances by four galleries of Art Barcelona.

Locations and timetable will be soon announced.

ADN Galería, Barcelona

Performer: Laura Llaneli

etHALL, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat

Perfomer: Violeta Mayoral

Galeria Senda, Barcelona

Performer: Gino Rubert

Palmadotze, SMMonjos (Barcelona)

Performer: Mariona Moncunill