There will also be a session in the Artists Forum, directed by Agustín Pérez Rubio.
On the other hand, the Peru Forum, organised by Miguel A. López, will offer conversations on the characteristics of contemporary Peruvian art, with the participation of, among others, Fernando Bryce, visual artist; Roberto Huarcaya, photographer and general director of the Image Center; Christian Bendayán, artist and former director of the National Cultural Institute of Iquitos; Natalia Majluf, art historian and former director of the Lima Museum of Art; Florencia Portocarrero, curator of public programmes with Proyecto AMIL; José Carlos Mariátegui, curator and director of Alta Tecnología Andina and Max Hernández Calvo, independent curator.
The Professionals Meetings will once again be sessions closed to the public.
At the Dialogues Meeting, directed by the curator Catalina Lozano, information will be about the different sections at the fair, while the Visiting Museums Meeting will include two meetings organized by AECID.
On the other hand, Ana Longoni, Director of public activities at MNCARS; Tamara Díaz Bringas, coordinator of letters and publication at MNCARS; and Mabel Tapia, coordinator of L'Internationale, with the collaboration of AECID, will lead the 8th European and Latin American Museums Meeting, which will bring to Madrid around 60 directors and representatives of museums from around the world.
ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN AT ARCOmadrid
Architecture and design once again take center stage at the fair.
On this occasion, the Burgos & Garrido studio will be responsible for the design of ARCOmadrid, in addition to the Peruvian architects Mariana Leguía _ Maya Ballén who will design the gallery space for ` Peru at ARCO`.
The VIP Room will be a space created by the Lázaro Rosa Violán Studio, in collaboration with the magazine AD.
In its interior, the Audemars Piguet space will host the piece winning the Prize for the Production of an art work that will be announced shortly.
Similarly, the ARCO Foundation Room, which will host the work by the artist Armando Andrade Tudela, will have special intervention from La Nave, and Room 38 will be designed by Casa Josephine.
PRIVATE INITIATIVE SUPPORT
Once again, ARCOmadrid has been able to count on the backing of private initiatives and important corporations and institutions through sponsorship in the different areas and initiatives present at the fair.
Accordingly, this edition has received the institutional collaboration of AC/E Acción Cultural Española; AECID; as well as Fundación Banco Santander; Audemars Piguet; Fundación Banco Sabadell; Ruinart; illy caffè; Caixabank; Cervezas Alhambra; Ron Zacapa; KUNA; NH Collection; BEEP and Loewe, among others.
ARCOmadrid 2019, which is organized by IFEMA, will be held from 27th February to 3rd March in Halls 7 and 9 of Feria de Madrid, from 12.00 midday to 8.00 p.m.