Edited the book-catalog Groupe Bogolan Kasobane

Edited the book-catalog Groupe Bogolan Kasobane La pintura de barro en Mali, Arte y transmisión del saber en el bogolan (Groupe Bogolan Kasobane Mud painting in Mali, Art and transmission of knowledge in bogolan). Bilingual Spanish-French catalog published on the...

Groupe Bogolan Kasobane The art of painting with mud from Mali II

Groupe Bogolan Kasobane The art of painting with mud from Mali, Art Cultural Center Casa de Vacas, Madrid , May 2018. Irene López de Castro curates the largest exhibition held in Spain of art in Bogolan ( mud technique), with the Groupe Bogolan Kasobane, pioneer of...

Il cuore del Mali

After the success at the National Museum of Malì in Bamako (exhibition organized by the Spanish Embassy in Malì) the exhibition of the Spanish artist Irene Lopez de Castro arrives in Florence. Graduated in Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Complutense...

Groupe Bogolan Kasobane The art of mud from Mali

October- November 2017 Groupe Bogolan Kasobane The art of mud from Mali, African Museum of Valladolid, Jiménez Arellano- Alonso Foundation,  (Irene López de Castro curates the first exhibition in Spain of traditional and contemporary art about bogolan from...

Tribute to Kandioura Coulibaly – December 2016

Tribute to Kandioura Coulibaly December 2016 Bamako Kandioura´s portrait was exhibited with the  Kasobane´s group bogolan paintings and young artists from Mali at the Musée du District du Bamako Mali.

From Africa to Sicily

4 – 31 July 2015  Solo Exhibition From Africa to Sicily. Invited by the City Hall of Siracusa,  organized by Arca Siracusa and curated by Francesca Mandalari and Doc Luigi Amato. This exhibition has been dedicated to the memory of a Sicilian friend Fabio...

Celebración de Ortigia Sketches

8-10t July 2015. Ortigia Sketches, an invitation to draw in the beautiful streets of Ortigia. This activity takes part of the solo exhibition From Africa to Sicily, organized by Arca Siracusa & Irene Lopez de Castro.

Los adornos de Mali

28 March 2015 , 400 people filled the Cultural Center Casa de Vacas of the Retiro, Madrid. That day the malian artist Kandioura Coulibaly offered an impressive malian traditional clothing show; “ Los adornos de Mali” . This special cultural activity was free entrance,...

Recital de sitar y poesía

March 21 2015, at the space “Casa de Vacas”, as a parallel cultural activity of the solo exhibition “Del Niger al Ganges”, the musician and philosopher Fernando Diez and her daughter Danae, offered a sitar concert and poetry reading inspired by the Ganges...

Conferencia en Malasia

December 2014, invited from Malaysia to participate with the lecture “My Life, my Journey, my Art ” during the  I World Art Convention of Sarawak, Borneo Island.

Estancia en Kuching

During the stay in Kuching,  Irene López de Castro guided a workshop about the Charcoal Technique  “ Loving Charcoal”. See video

II Noche Sahiliana

15 October 2014, The painting “ Djingareyber & the moon” illustrates the cultural event of the II Noche Sahiliana, organized by the Patronato de la Alhambra y el Fondo Kati, Granada.