Ciutat Vella Oberta It is a biannual multidisciplinary artistic event that aims to boost the artistic landscape in which neighbors, visitors and tourists can enjoy the work of renowned and emerging artists who open the doors of their workshops, exhibition spaces and museums of the historic center during the edition.
In this edition of 2019, inaugurated on Tuesday, November 5, has the presence of Xàbia artist, Tomás Sivera. His work, 'Turkana' 1,50 × 1,50 will be in the Museum of the City of Valencia (Archbishop's Square) until next November 28.
Turkana(name of a population of Africa) is one of the works belonging to the catalog Fum air. The Xàbia artist explains that with this work «The African country is represented. In the painting you can see landscapes, houses and buildings, places where you live with poverty. With the colors I reflect the African situation. Red represents the blood of those who died from slavery, colonization and wars, black, the African person, yellow mineral wealth, green forests and natural wealth and blue water that surrounds Africa.
It should be noted that Sivera leaves its mark where it passes; and proof of this are the different awards and mentions he is getting with his latest works. Also, Tomás Sivera will be present, next December 5 in Benissa with a small retrospective in the Center d'Art Workshop Ivars. In addition, with the new catalog, the painter collects the different paintings made with the technique Fumage and that are included in the collection Displacements.