“TITANES”, A Social Inclusion Open Urban Art Museum, Ciudad Real 2019

A Big open-air museum has been painted in Ciudad Real Because of the Alliance between Ciudad Real’s Provincial Council, the Laborvalía association along with the creative team of the artist Okuda San Miguel, Ink and Movement. The job is tagged ‘Titanes’ and will be a prime illustration of how inclusion can be accomplished through artwork.

Enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities and laborvalía works to provide job opportunities. Through art we would like to modify the image that society includes people with disabilities, putting a note of colour in our province.

The open minded museum ‘Titanes’ thus far is made up of 8 enormous silos about the plain of La Mancha, and can definitely continue to take giant steps towards becoming the world’s biggest outdoor gallery plus a vital calling stage for art fans. The circuit has several silos, painted in the municipalities of  Calzada de Calatrava, Corral de Calatrava, La Solana, Malagón, Manzanares and, most lately, Herencia.

Artists invited to paint this project to date comprise Bicicleta Sem Freio, Daniel Muñoz, Demsky J., Equipo Plástico,” Hell’O, Okuda San Miguel, Smithe and Spok Brillor. Here the artists painted with countless members of the Laborvalía institution, for its inclusion of people with disabilities to attain this ambitious project.

‘Titanes’ intends to alter, through art, society’s image of people who have disabilities”. Okuda

Brazilians Bicicleta sem Freio painted at the La Solana, also wanted to signify”the power of imagination and imagination” with their mural”Os Gigantes de la Mancha”, which covers the four faces of their titanic silo.

Okuda painted in Calzada de Calatrava (Pedro Almodóvar’s hometown) altered his silo to a polyhedral and vibrant mural where he’s incorporated”some personalities from Almodóvar’s films with local references like the Templars or even Don Quixote”. His work is entitled”Legends in La Mancha”.

Belgians Hell’O, have painted a”optimistic, soda and new touch” to their silo in Malagón.

Daniel Muñoz together with Spok Brillor, painted a mural that celebrates 15 years of collaborations and also”reaffirms the building from an architectural standpoint ”.

Equipo Plástico, painted in Manzanares, along with his mural is really a homage to”the tonalities and designs of their adjacent lands, their nuances and textures ”.

Mexican Smithe, jointly with Alicante’s Demsky J., at a new transatlantic collaboration entitled”Parables of Thought” have merged their styles from the Corral de Calatrava silo.

Austarlian artist Fintan Magee finished his silo. He painted on three sides of the silo, just two of the regional social workers and one members of Laborvalía who works with them. It’another instance of the inclusion of people with disabilities that have again actively participated in the artistic intervention about the silo.

“This is a cross-cutting job that manages to unite social addition, the commitment to urban artwork and the recovery of our urban heritage. The province is now an open-air museum where our cities are a part of the works. The people with disabilities that have taken a part of this job are our authentic”titans”. José Manuel Caballero Serrano, President of the Provincial Council of Ciudad Real

Next up is that the literary artist Nychos, whose eye intervention is intended to alter the landscape of La Mancha as part of their Titanes project. Stay tuned!

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