The worlds largest open-air urban art museum Titanes champions social inclusion
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Image courtesy of Antonio Rivera and Elchino PoThe project brought together artist Okuda San Miguel’s creative team, Ink and Movement, a Spanish disabilities rights association, Laborvalía, and the Provincial Council of Ciudad Real. “This is a cross-cutting project that manages to unite social inclusion, the commitment to urban art and the recovery of our rural heritage. The province is now an open-air museum in which our towns are part of the works. The people with disabilities who have taken part of the project are our true 'titans'," says José Manuel Caballero Serrano, President of the Provincial Council of Ciudad Real.
The aim of Titanes is to promote the successful integration of disabled individuals in society and the workplace through a collaborative project. Through the initiative, 450 individuals with disabilities from Laborvalía associations have been able to support 14 well-renowned urban artists, who were invited to make the project a reality by Okuda San Miguel. Okuda, who is famed internationally for his distinctive geometric art, describes the project’s aim to be “to change, through art, society's image of people with disabilities".
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Hell’O also share a photograph of their masterpiece in Malagón, which they describe as having an “optimistic, pop and fresh touch".View this post on Instagram
Here, Bilicleta Sim Freio can be seen working on their mural, called “Os Gigantes de la Mancha”.
The artists' works are only the start of an exciting artistic movement in the Spanish region. Details of the next artistic interventions, which will permanently alter the La Mancha landscape, are soon to be confirmed. See more pictures and updates from the project on the website or on their Instagram @iamtitanes. Lead mage courtesy of Antonio Rivera and Elchino PoView this post on Instagram
Titanes es arte y colaboración por la inclusión social. Gracias a todos los que lo hacen posible. @bicicletasemfreio con miembros de @asociacion_laborvalia trabajan juntos en #LaSolana Titanes is art and collaboration for social inclusion. Thanks to everyone making this happen. @bicicletasemfreio with @asociacion_laborvalia members work together at La Solana (Ciudad Real, Spain) @inkandmovement @okudart @diputacioncr @montana_colors @allcitycanvas #iamtitanes #art #silos @elchino_po