SBN The Civic Center Casa de las Columnas, located on Pureza Street in the Triana neighborhood, since Friday, it hosts the graphic exhibition 'Navegantes', framed in the agenda of events and activities promoted by the City of Seville together with other administrations and private entities and social groups to commemorate the fifth Centenary of the First Circumnavigation to the Land of Fernando de Magallanes and Juan Sebastián Elcano.
In a statement, the City Council has indicated that The exhibition is curated by Isabel Sola and José María Méndez and is a tribute to Magallanes and Elcano and to all the protagonists of this historical deed on the eve of the 500th anniversary of the departure of the expedition from Seville – tomorrow, August 10, date of the starting gun to the official events of the event.
There are more than 70 participating artists, between photographers, graphic designers, sculptors and painters, around navigation, although with a diverse theme that includes from the maritime navigation itself, the nautical of the time, the expedition to the Moluccas and the city itself, to navigation through cyberspace and the capacity of the human mind for Get your achievements.
During the inauguration at noon this Friday, the delegate of the Triana district, María Encarnación Aguilar, thanked “the involvement of the artists in this exhibition, which is the result of civil society and a collective effort”, and the work done by the team of the Civic Center Casa de Las Columnas in organizing it.
"Is about witness artists of the second globalization, the internet, and it is the contribution of graphic art through photography and painting to an event so relevant to this neighborhood of Triana and to Seville and with international repercussion, ”said Aguilar, accompanied at the meeting by the coordinating commissioner of the commemorative acts of the departure of that historical expedition within the Specialized Committee, Alfredo Sánchez Monteseirín.
"The sample it is an indispensable cultural encounter during the celebration of the V Centenary of the First World Tour ” added the delegate