About the project

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Riba-roja d'Ebre is a village in the Ribera d'Ebre region (Tarragona, Catalonia), bathed by the Ebro River and surrounded by a stunning natural environment. During two weeks th of June, the village becomes a factory of experimental art, culture, performances, design, and activities.

The international residency of Riu d’art, organised by the Association of Riba Rocks with the support of Ajuntament de Riba-roja d’Ebre, is a project which aims to act in certain strategic municipal areas (both public and private)  to improve their condition in order to create synergies between public, and private spaces, cultural initiatives and art as a transversal and energising element.

It aims to support, accompany and encourage international networks and project development between young native artists and artists of other nationalities.

Latest Articles

Canal Terres de l'Ebre

9 artists from 8 different countries are staying in Riba-roja d'Ebre. They will be·creating diverse artistic interventions on the facades of houses within the old part of the village. An initiative of the Association Riba-rocks, with the support of the Ajuntament, now in its fourth edition.

Artists from six countries form the line up of the fourth edition of the International Festival Riu d'art

The objective, that aims to transform the village into an outdoor art gallery, will take place from 10 th to 22 June Riba-roja de Chile, Russia, Italy, Lithuania and local, Riba-roja and Barcelona. Up to eight international artists will take part this year in Rio festival organized Art, for the fourth year […]

Ribarroja announces the fourth edition of the festival Riu d'art for national and international artists

From today until 28 March can be submitted via the web artistic riudart.cat Today 15 th of February, the call has opened for the residency of national and international artists, known as Riu d'art, held in June in Riba-roja d'Ebre, which this year reaches […]

The official presentation of the 3rd Riu d'art residency

Thank you for attending the official presentation of the 3rd international Riu d'art residency’ organised by the Riba Rocks Association and the Ajuntament of Riba Riba-roja d'Ebre. The village of Riba-roja d'Ebre now has 18 Riu d'art works in total. Created by local and international artists, can be the route to see the artworks […]

International artists coming to Riba-roja in June

Carys Wilson (United Kingdom) www.caryswilson.co.uk Maryann Loo (Singapore) www.maryannloo.com Karen Harvey (the US) www.karenharvey.eu Bianca Tschaikner (Austria) Romina www.biancatschaikner.com Cristi (Chile) www.rco.space

Southampton artist creates mural in Catalunya

It's the European fight for independence that has shocked the world. Just two weeks ago, the separatist government of Catalonia held a referendum on independence to separate from Spain. But one Southampton resident had his own take on some of the story behind the news. Oliver Hall va […]

The route!

Today,, the Riu d'Art team has placed signs in each of the artwork locations in the village. The signs have QR codes that link to the website of the artist where you will find more information about the work and the artist. Posters and leaflets can be found in bars, including a map showing each placement works […]

Riba-roja commits to transform Old Town into outdoor art gallery with 'Riu d'Art'

Riba-roja d'Ebre has released the second edition of Riu d'Art with a popular walk in the village streets during which local and international participating artists were able to present their creations to the neighbours, works made over the past few days in different parts of town. The initiative, organized by the Municipality of Riba-Riba Roja and the local Association […]

Riu d’Art Presentation Sunday 2 July 8pm

Sunday 2 July 20H Sports Center tour works, live music and light refreshments in the Plaça del Forn

Local and international artists star in the second edition of Riu d'Art

This week started to get some of the international artists who will participate in the second edition of A River Art, a cultural project created by the municipal youth council with the support of the Directorate General of Youth of the Terres de l'Ebre and the local Riba Rocks Association. The aim is to make artistic interventions […]

Announcement – Riu d’Art Artists 2017

We are pleased to announce that the following international artists have been selected by the River Art project this year in Riba-roja d'Ebre. Jennifer Kilgour Scotland, Anna Georghiou i Phil Bird de Devon, United Kingdom, Oliver Hall de Southampton, UK and British artist Sarah Misselbrook Southampton, United Kingdom, now lives in Riba–roja d'Ebre. The artists will arrive […]

Call for submissions now open for proposals for the second edition of Riu d'Art

From 26 June to 2 July there will be, in Riba-roja d'Ebre, A new edition of the initiative A River Art, a cultural project created by the municipal youth council with the support of the Directorate General of Youth of the Terres de l'Ebre and the local Riba Rocks Association. […]

'Calvari’ by Sarah Misselbrook

As part of the first Riu d'Art project in Riba-roja d'Ebre, Catalonia, Spain. Misselbrook's successful proposal for the ·specific site of the 'Lavadero'’ (the old public laundry space) is now permanently installed·in the village.

Riu d'Art a great success and marks the way for the second edition

This weekend saw the opening of the first artwork that has taken place in Riba-roja d'Ebre as part of Riu d'Art. A mural has been painted, in the area of ​​the disused slaughterhouse, Anna Georghiou and Phil Bird (two British musicians and visual artists). A work that has had a […]

Four international artists create works in spaces in Riba-roja as part of Riu d'Art

The Department of Youth of the Municipality of Riba-roja d'Ebre promotes, from 5 to 11 September, the first edition of A River Art. It is a new cultural project that aims to act in certain strategic municipal areas to make improvements to, also, synergies with art as a cross-cutting and dynamic element. […]