Jorge Castro Flórez

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jorge castro florez ante asentamiento - alfas



The artist in front of "Asentamiento" (Settlement).

Bronze artwork of 5,5 metres. Year 1995.

Situated on the Paseo de las Estrellas (Walk of Fame) on the Beach of El Albir, L'Alfas del Pi (Alicante, Spain)


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The sculpture, located on the roundabout at the end of the "Paseo de las Estrellas" (Walk of Fame) of the beach of El Albir, was conceived when looking for a symbol that might bring different cultures closer together.

I opted for a shape that would be artistically attractive and easily accessible, so that the observer could come close by and feel it as his own. Over time this has been confirmed.

Generally, the work is respected and many people have themselves photographed as a souvenir of both location and moment, thus establishing a direct contact with the sculpture. Shaped as an element that "anchors" the traveler and his decision to stay, its permanent presence illustrates the reconciliation between the traveller and the settler. In my view, this is an important factor in the evolution of the Mediterranean cultures.

On one hand the desire to learn what the new place will offer us. On the other, the thirst to know what the traveller may bring us. As a result, I considered the work Asentamiento (Settlement) as a representative symbol of a welcoming spirit, characteristic of thenative population of L'Alfas del Pi. 







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