Thanks to an advertisement on Instagram I visited the photographic exhibition of Manu Brabo (Pulitzer Prize 2013) called “Un día cualquiera”, which will be in this particular museum until December 3rd, 2017.
This temporary exhibition is a photographic journey through the wars, conflicts and revolutions that have marked the beginning of the 21st century in the Middle East: Libya, Syria, Egypt, Iraq.
Apart from the impressiveness of this exhibition, the museum itself left us speechless. It is a center of arts, experimentation and creativity located in a magical space of the industrial archeology of Madrid of the 19th century, which used to be a warehouse of the Spanish railroad company.
In each corner you can see the essence of the old warehouse that mixes with the most avant-garde, dynamic and eclectic art. We
Neomudéjar is an artistic and architectural style that developed mainly in the Iberian Peninsula at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th. It is framed within the orientalist currents of the historicist architecture prevailing in Europe at that time. The new style was especially associated with constructions of a festive and leisure nature, such as smoking salons, casinos, train stations, bull rings or saunas
We fell in love with this site just by entering, and after meeting one of its founders, who explained to us, from the museum bookstore, how they have recovered this site that they rented in 2013, we were delighted with the whole project.
I invite you to visit their website to see their monthly agenda.