Metro de Madrid immerses from this Tuesday the Santo Domingo station (L2) with the Caribbean iconography of the Dominican Republic thanks to a mural created by the Dominican plastic artist and muralist Wanda Cortorreal, in which she shows the music, beaches, fauna and flora of the island within the framework of the Fitur fair, in which the country will have a special role as a Fitur Partner.
The Minister of Transport and Infrastructures of the Community of Madrid, David Pérez, and the ambassador of the Dominican Republic in Spain, Juan Bolívar Díaz Santana, attended the inauguration of the mural, which has been executed for seven days in the same station by a team of six people, according to the regional executive in a statement.
The work measures 18 by 1.74 meters and is made with spray and acrylic-based paint.
The Embassy of the Dominican Republic has chosen Santo Domingo station to carry out this action, thus bringing the culture and art of this country closer to Metro users.
In addition to the creation presented this Tuesday, the subway has more than 140 artistic pieces spread throughout its network, with the intention of disseminating and promoting culture and the fight for different social causes among its users.
Among them, there are the murals of the Colombia station made in situ by several artists from this South American country. This action was part of the events of the 80th edition of the Madrid Book Fair, where Colombia was the guest country.