The municipality of José Luis Martínez-Almeida will initiate procedures as follows to award American filmmaker Tim Burton the title of Ambassador to Madrid. first person to receive this newly created distinction.
Consistory sources, Burton’s appointment, a “tall and world famous artist”as Ambassador of the city”Improves the image of Madrid“as much as it distinguishes the great film director”.
The City Council Board of Governors will agree to begin the procedure for awarding this title this Thursday. included in the City Council’s arrangement of honorary privileges in the reform approved last AprilFor the purpose of “to distinguish persons who are distinguished by their activities or services abroad for the benefit of the city of Madrid”.
As stated in the standard, Up to three Ambassador titles can be awarded each year.and granting the privilege to be taken in “serious action”.
Giving the title According to the City Council’s plans, it will coincide with the landing in Madrid of an immersive experience show about Tim Burton’s work.It will have a “world premiere” and will be set up in Espacio Ibercaja Delicias after the summer, on as yet unconfirmed dates.
“After a life brimming with creativity, Burton comes to showcase his visual work in an equally creative city, the world art capital and his first passion – Madrid,” says the municipal delegate for Culture, Tourism and Sport. Andrea Leviin statements sent to the press.
“Will be For the first time in Europe a retrospective of graphic work can be visitedLevy added about the artist, where “everything starts with a drawing on a piece of paper and meets the city of fabrics and brushes.”
According to the City Council, Tim Burton is “famous for the gothic aesthetics of his films” and “a unique visual genius among the directors of his generation”, with the ability to “bring teenagers and young people from all over the world to the cinemas”.
Burton’s most outstanding films include ‘Bitelchus’, ‘Batman’, ‘Edward Scissorhands’, ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’, ‘Ed Wood’, ‘Mars Attacks!’, ‘Sleepy Hollow’, ‘Planet of the Apes’ taking. ‘, ‘Big Fish’, ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’, ‘The Corpse Bride’, ‘Sweeney Todd’ or ‘Alice in Wonderland’.