Institut Ramon Llull/ Newsletter # 59



Culture.  London,  10/03/2016

CCS Annual Lecture: 'Memory, Mothers and Mourning in Mercè Rodoreda and Maria-Mercè Marçal' by Dr Montserrat Lunati

Dr. Montserrat Lunati presents the 5th Centre for Catalan Studies Annual Lecture with 'Memory, Mothers and Mourning in Mercè Rodoreda and Maria-Mercè Marçal' on Thursday 10 March at Queen Mary University of London. 

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Language.  UK and Ireland,  01/03/2016

Catalan Language Certificates 2016

You can new enrol for Catalan language tests in 14 universities in the UK and Ireland and receive a formal qualification for your level. The Catalan language certificates awarded by the Institut Ramon Llull correspond to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Register online from 1 March to 25 April 2016 for exams this May.

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Performing Arts.  London,  03/03/2016

Atresbandes present 'Locus Amoenus' at Camden People's Theatre

Catalan theatre company ATRESBANDES are rapidly establishing a reputation as creators of sharp, perceptive work for international audiences. 'Locus Amoenus' is their fourth piece together and has been created in residence at MAC in Birmingham, following the company's winning of the Jury Prize at BE Festival 2012 and various successful tours in the UK since. Don't miss the chance to see them in London at Camden People's Theatre from 3 to 5 March as part of Sprint Festival 2016. 

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Performing Arts.  Bournemouth and Oxford,  03/03/2016

UK Premiere of 'Medea' by Thomas Noone Dance in Bournemouth and Oxford

Pavilion Dance South West and Oxford Playhouse present the UK Premiere of Thomas Noone Dance 'Medea', one of the most dramatic tales of betrayal ever written, from 3 to 5 March. The Barcelona-based company offers a contemporary re-telling of Euripides' play in which the athleticism of the dancers is heigtened by an intense electronic sound score and a striking white set bathed in a stirring lighting design by Peter Lundin. 

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Music.  London,  06/03/2016

A Hum About Mine Ears: Clara Sanabras at Barbican Centre

Shakespeare’s The Tempest is set in new surroundings in this performance of vocalist and composer Clara Sanabras’s new album 'A Hum About Mine Ears' presented on Sunday 6 March at Barbican Centre. More than a simple soundtrack to the play, the album takes some of The Tempest’s ideas and themes – loss and retrieval, exile and reunion, relating them to Sanabras’s own experiences as an emigrant. Performed by Clara Sanabras, Chorus Of Dissent, Vox Holloway and Britten Sinfonia conducted by Harvey Brough.  

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Visual Arts.  London,  19/03/2016

Robert Cervera showcsases his work in Danielle Arnaud gallery

Danielle Arnaud gallery presents 'Ichor', a collective show bringing together works by three international artists: Robert Cervera, Katarina Hruskova and Alix Marie. The exhibition takes place in London from 19 March to 10 April. 

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Visual Arts.  London,  20/03/2016

Big Bang Data at Somerset House

Somerset House presents Big Bang Data, a major landmark exhibition about the big data explosion of the 21st century, which is radically transforming our lives. The exhibition, first presented in Barcelona and produced by CCCB and Fundación Telefónica, features in London specially commissioned and rarely seen pieces from a variety of international new media artists, including Ryoji Ikeda, James Bridle and Eva and Franco Mattes. The exhibition runs until 20 March.

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