The now usual appointment with Processes 148, the final exhibition of the 2020/2021 fellows of the Real Academia de España in Rome, which will open on Thursday 7 October 2021, is back again this year.
The resident artists, 21 in all, are the winners of the annual competition organized by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and have been asked to carry out a project dedicated to Italy and in particular to the city that hosts them. Rome always remains at the center of their artistic research, which this year ranges from figurative art to multimedia technologies, from photography to dance, from cinema to comics, passing through fashion and gastronomy.
Since 1873, the year of the birth of the Real Academia de España in Rome, 1009 fellows have lived in Rome, giving life to important projects during their stay in the city and increasingly consolidating the role of the Academy as a center of Spanish culture. abroad.
The Real Academia de España en Roma, an institution dependent on the Spanish Embassy in Italy, which is celebrating its 148th anniversary this year, has always played a fundamental and strategic role for Spanish cultural policy abroad in the formation of numerous generations of Spanish, Italian and Ibero-American artists and intellectuals. Cultural platform and center of production and artistic innovation of reference to stimulate the production of both promises and established talents, its primary objective is to project and disseminate creative culture at an international level.