Barry Neild writes for CNN.com–As vacation deals go this one isn’t bad. The beautiful southern Spanish village of Genalguacil is offering free accommodation for more than two weeks during the summer peak season. There’s a catch of course. The offer is open only to artists who must produce sculptures or other work during their stay, and bequeath at least one to the village.
Call it “Artbnb.” Long before Airbnb began undercutting hotels with cheap deals in other people’s homes, this sleepy Andalucian community came up with it’s own version.
Read more and see photo album on CNN.com: Spanish Village Offers Free Accommodation for Sculptures
Here’s another take on Genalguacil, this one from the NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/04/world/europe/to-lure-tourists-a-remote-village-in-spain-turns-its-eye-to-the-arts.html?_r=0