Being part of important events is always a pleasure, but being direct sponsors of one of the most ambitious cultural events that takes place in Madrid is something that excites us immensely.
Get involved directly with the Festival of Alternative Art, aka Hybrid Festival. An event that will take place between 15th and 24th September and will take place in (among many other places) four of the flagships of Petit Palace in the capital: Petit Palace Savoy Alfonso XII, Petit Palace Triball, Petit Palace Lealtad Plaza and Petit Palace Santa Bárbara.
Before looking at what is going to happen in each of our hotels it is worth investing some time informing you about everything behind Hybrid Festival so you can set the dates in your diary (whether you are from Madrid or go to the capital for a city break).
A festival that is based on free art
The Hybrid Festival is an event that relies on free art in its purest state. An event that takes place in a total of 40 spaces that will accommodate exhibitions and activities of different types signed by more than two hundred artists from different parts of the globe.
The objective, as its organisers point out, is “to give visibility to the alternative spaces of private initiative that have left behind the classic concept as art galleries solely as expository places to become cultural spaces that manage to open their doors to a wider, more diverse audience “(some examples would be Rhizome, La Nevera, Casa de Citas or Espacio Vista)
With this objective, at Petit Palace Hotels we have reactivated our program to support “Impulsarte” and to collaborate closely and directly with this second edition of the Hybrid Festival. Thus, in addition to serving as the main sponsor, our hotel group will make available to attendees of this festival a total of four hotels that will be the headquarters for more than thirty young artists to show off their works, talks and / or conferences.
4 dates that you can not miss
With 40 exhibition spaces offering the visitor the best of alternative art, it’s a good idea to study everything that will be there and what we would like to see. Given that in Petit Palace we have four hotels forming part of the cultural initiative, in this post we will give in advance some details of what will happen in our exhibition spaces. Take note!
Petit Palace Savoy Alfonso XII will be part of the Hybrid Festival with the collective exhibition “The Host”, a project that is with ‘Impulsarte’. At this point, a total of 16 artists will unleash their talent in an exhibition that will start on September 15th and will be available for you to visit until the 17th.
The second exhibition space of the four that will bare our stamp will be the Petit Palace Triball. Here the “In – Out” initiative of SPOGO, an urban artist who loves large murals full of geometric details and magical colours, will come to life. His motto? Work with the utmost respect for the environment. The event with the urban art of SPOGO will take place between the 15th and the 24th of September.
The Bolsa and Maura rooms of the Petit Palace Lealtad hotel will also be important points of the alternative art festival with two exhibitions of relevance: one that will show us the best covers of the Yorokobu magazine and a second one entitled “Beetles, Serpents and Skulls“. It could not sound more interesting.
Our last stop will take place at the Hybrid Forum, an event that will take place on September 19th at the Petit Palace Santa Barbara. In this talk, Tomás Ruiz Rivas de Antimuseo and Guillermo de Torres will talk about art and new sustainable cultural spaces.