The Navarrese artist Eneko Aspiroz has won with his work ‘Profundo’ the ‘International Urban Art Competition Estepona-Jardín de la Costa del Sol’, so in the coming weeks the muralist will develop this mural on the pavement of the public square which is being executed next to the building of the future Estepona Town Hall, as reported by the Town Hall this Friday.

This plastic intervention will become the first ‘Ground Eco-Painting’ mural in the municipality, since it will be carried out on the pavement of the square. In this way, the ground will become a place of creation and the work can be transited and traveled freely for the enjoyment of passers-by.

The jury of this first edition, to which a total of 61 proposals were submittedhas underlined the artistic, conceptual and technical value of the work of Eneko Aspiroz, in addition to the message it transmits. The artist appeals in his project to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda, specifically, to the 14th challenge ‘Connect and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources’. In addition, the composition connects directly with the marine character of the city of Estepona.

The winner will receive a prize of 12,000 euros andhe contest has also awarded three mentions, which have been endowed with 1,500 euros each: ‘The Goose of Estepona’ by Alberto González, ‘Estepona 5iente’ by Agustín Maximiliano and ‘Microcosmos Spok’ by Felix Reboto.

For Estepona City Council this international competition contributes to giving visibility to the city as a reference in urban art and highlights that the collaboration with AEDAS Homes is added to the different initiatives that have been promoted since 2012 so that Estepona is a more habitable and sustainable city.

Is creative action will have an activating and transforming character of the public space. It will measure the aesthetic experience and behavior of users, inviting the viewer to explore it from different points of view, transforming their perception of the landscape and placing this new space on the cultural map of the city.

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