Literature // Bologna, 16/02/2017
Un jardí (A Garden), published by A buen paso, from Mataró, and the illustrator Laura Borràs, special mentions at the Bologna Fair
Archit. & design // Barcelona, 18/01/2017
The Palau Baró de Quadras opens its doors every Saturday and offers dramatized guided tours
Offering a rare opportunity for collaboration between Hispanic and Slavonic studies, while also directing broader debates, this interdisciplinary workshop seeks to gain a deeper understanding of the implications of multilingualism for minority languages and their related cultural identities.
‘Between Opacity and Clarity: Josep Maria Forn, Pere Portabella, and Catalan Cinematic Representation under Franco’ - Professor Brad Epps (University of Cambridge)
The Centre for Catalan Studies, Queen Mary University of London, presents a talk by Professor Brad Epps (University of Cambridge) on the cinematic representation of Catalonia in the late 1960s and early 70s. The event takes place on Tuesday 28 March and is part of the Queen Mary Catalan Seminars supported by the Institut Ramon Llull.
Visual Arts. 31/03/2017
Inspired by the myth of the elephants’ graveyard, Carlos Casas’ Sanctuary is an immersive live film experience taking up themes of extinction, interspecies communication and the cinematic imaginary. Tate Modern is presenting the project as part of an immersive live cinema programme in the Tanks on 31 March.
Dance company Sol Picó and multimedia artists Agrupación Señor Serrano perform at HOME in Manchester as part of ¡Viva! Festival, a programme that will also include two scratch performances of works by playwright Josep Maria Miró Coromina: 'Smoke' and 'The Archimedes Principle' from 31 March to 8 April.
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 ...
A selection of films from Segundo de Chomón opens Flatpack Festival on 4 April. The pioneering Spanish director began his career in Barcelona and was renowned for his camera trickery. Multi-instrumentalist Stephen Horne will provide live accompaniment to the screenings of this forgotten master of silent film.
Visual Arts. 23/04/2017
'These books were alive; they spoke to me!' is an exhibition of printed matter and performance works by Barcelona based artist Dora García. Her first institutional solo show in the UK, this exhibition will also coincide with the 20th annual Leeds International Contemporary Artists’ Book Fair taking place at The Tetley, in Leeds, in March 2017.
Call for Papers for the conference 'Catalan Literature in English: Translation, Readership and Impact'
The Centre for Catalan Studies at Queen Mary University of London announces a Call for Papers for the Conference 'Catalan Literature in English: Translation, Readership and Impact' taking place on 14 and 15 September 2017. The deadline for submission of abstracts is on 30 of April.