The exhibition hall of the Popular University of Avenida de la Constitución hosts until February 28 (Monday to Friday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.) the photographic exhibition 'DueVenezia' by local artists Luis Marino and José Manuel Ureña.
The inauguration of the same was carried out by the two photographers of Mazarron, the Councilor for Culture, Ginés Campillo, and the director of the Popular University, José María López Ballesta.
The latter recalled, as Celia Cruz said, that "life is a carnival" since the exhibition revolves around the celebration of this tradition in the city of Venice with photos of Venetian masks and characters, which come from the objective of Ureña, and looks behind the carnival masks that, more metaphysically, brings us closer to Marino.
López Ballesta highlighted Ureña's work as "sublime and mysterious beauty, with photographic frames that give a dreamlike nuance in some cases and simple in others."
On Marino, he highlighted from his work that "the important thing is not what you see, but what is behind the masks" with "eternal images that express the encounter between us as observers of one's life."
Luis Marino thanked the work of the Popular University and the Department of Culture especially "the work of the exhibition assembly" which is undoubtedly one of the successes of this exhibition that perfectly divides the space between one artist and another, and also the photographer Antonio García Ribelles from whom he took the words "appears the desire to see without being recognized" to refer to his own work.
For his part, José Manuel Ureña, also thanked the City Council for betting on both local photographers.
Ureña explained about his photographs that "I did not want to fall into topics in that carnival as colorful as that of Venice, that is why I chose black and white" and added that "I respected all the artisanal process that takes chemical photography".
The Councilor for Culture, Ginés Campillo, congratulated the artists and the Popular University for the "magnificent assembly and staging, as usual in their exhibitions."
Campillo was once again proud that "the exhibition comes from the hands of two local artists. And more in this case because of the special affection I have for them, since we have dealt with many Culture issues and we have many projects to do in the municipality".
The mayor of Culture remarked "the versatility" of Luis Marino and "his special stamp that is essential for an artist".
And on Ureña he stressed that "breathes charisma through all its pores and that is transmitted in his photographs, being one of the photographers I most admire in the municipality."
Plasma the first "in a more minimalist way the detail of the look behind the masks" and "in a more powerful way and with the full image" the second, "being in both cases quite difficult and complex, more when both exposures are in Black and white and carnival reminds us of an explosion of color, music and dance. "
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón