The Institut Ramon Llull and the Institut Català d’Empreses Culturals are working together on Documenta 14, the most important contemporary art exhibition in the world, to present the work of Roger Bernat and Daniel G. Andújar in Kassel and Athens, where this year’s event is being held for the first time. The exhibition was inaugurated on 8 April in Athens, where it can be seen until 16 July, and will be in Kassel from 10 June to 17 September.
Barcelona will be the first guest city at the Buenos Aires Architecture Biennial, which has been held every two years since 1985 and has established itself as the most important event for debating and publicizing architecture in Latin America. This year it will take place from 7th to 22nd October at the emblematic Usina del Arte, situated in the Arts District in La Boca neighbourhood. The Biennial organizes an exhibition as well as a programme of academic activities and talks, which will run from 9th to 13th October.
Sharing a Future: Books in Catalan Catalonia and the Balearic Islands, Guest of Honour at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair
Catalonia and the Balearic Islands are exhibiting in Bologna with the theme Sharing a Future: Books in Catalan, in a clear reference to the importance of children and young people for the future of literature, with a programme that includes over forty activities with more than sixty participants for the fair and around the city. The Institut Ramon Llull, a consortium formed by the governments of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands and Barcelona City Council to promote the Catalan language and culture internationally, was responsible for coordinating this programme.
From 28th January the Palau Baró de Quadras, home of the Institut Ramon Llull, will be opening its doors to the general public every Wednesday and Saturday, with guided tours available in Catalan, Spanish and English. There will also be dramatized guided tours one Friday every month.
Catalonia and the Balearic Islands, centre stage at the Momix 2017 Children’s and Young People’s Theatre Festival
This year, the Momix 2017 Children’s and Young People’s Theatre Festival –which is being held for the 26th time from 26 January to 5 February in Kingersheim, in the north-east of France– presents Momix à la Catalane. Momix has included five Catalan shows in the programme, the first time a focus has been placed on the artistic creation of a particular region. This is a window conceived as an international showcase for Catalan and Balearic companies and to promote the internationalization of children’s and young people’s theatre.
Now in its 13th consecutive year, The New Literature from Europe Festival is an annual celebration of writing from across the European continent. Featuring readings and discussions between leading and emerging literary voices from Europe, and some of America’s foremost writers and critics, the Festival celebrates important new European literature in translation.