Non profit art organizations in Spain - - 2001

Faced with a situation in which art is monopolized by institutional galleries and centers, especially in Spain, under the direct influence of political power and the dominant ideology of the moment, a number of different group and individual initiatives have been busy creating a great variety of proposals some of them materialized in physical spaces which provide the conditions necessary to promoting art projects that are for the most part situated off the commercial circuit and the conventional channels for the dissemination of art. These initiatives transmit a vitality and a freedom that are the vital driving force for the free, experimental development of the contemporary visual arts, which is in its turn essential to sustaining the platform on which the new creative talents operate.

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