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25/10/2020 paperllull

Jesús Moncada, memory and buried literature

Jesús Moncada is one of our most translated contemporary authors, with novels, short stories and articles rendered into some twenty languages since the nineties. His death at the age of 64 left his oeuvre in Catalan somewhat incomplete – with a final unpublished novel – and made it difficult to promote overseas. His publisher, Pilar Beltran, from Edicions 62, says they will have to keep their noses to the grindstone and, above all, ‘gather all the resources possible’ ...
18/10/2020 paperllull

David Victori: ‘I like films that sweep you away, that are like a tsunami.’

In 2012, he won Your Film Fest, a competition organised by YouTube and supported by Ridley Scott. Not long after, he was working on an online series produced by Scott himself and the actor Michael Fassbender. Now, David Victori has consolidated his status as a filmmaker with Cross the Line (No matarás), his second feature film, which submerges the viewer in a Barcelona full of neon lights and unexpected twists and is being presented at the 53th edition of the Sitges International Fantastic ...
10/10/2020 paperllull

Interview to Théâtre Paul Éluard in Choisy-le-Roi directors

Interview with Cécile Le Vaguerèse-Marie and Vanessa Maestre, directors of the Théâtre Paul Éluard de Choisy-le-Roi, where this year the shows of two Catalan companies have been programmed: Lali Ayguadé and Agnès Mateus with Quim Tarrida
04/10/2020 paperllull

Joan Perucho: among vampires

The writer and critic Julià Guillamon, curator of the Perucho Year, puts in context the figure of the poet, novelist and art critic, bibliophile and gastronome Joan Perucho.
27/09/2020 paperllull

Liternatura: Nature writing in your language

For decades, books on travel and nature have been considered a literary byproduct, as if the two genres did not contain in essence the most apotheotic expression of biodiversity. Why? The writer Gabi Martínez tells us the reasons.
 /  Barcelona 
20/09/2020 paperllull

Magda Puyo: 'There must be a revolutionary intention in institutional spaces’

Teresa Ferré interviews the first director in the history of the centenary Institut del Teatre. A pioneer and a reference in the current Catalan scene.
 /  Barcelona 
12/09/2020 paperllull

There are Stand-Up shows in Catalan in Barcelona, and it's big news

What linguistic register do the new monologues that are expressed in Catalan on stage use? What references do Charlie Pee or Joel Díaz have? What makes the use of our language move from a one-time resource and object of mockery to the central language of new comedians? Maria Rovira, known in the field of entertainment as Oye Sherman, talks about it in this article.
 /  Berlin 
06/09/2020 paperllull

A journey through Catalan object theatre

What makes Catalan object theatre unique on the international scene? We find out from Tim Sandweg, artistic director of the Schaubude Berlin, the Theater der Dinge international festival and more.
30/08/2020 paperllull

An immersive visit: the Phoenician-Punic collections at the MAEF

Since its creation in 1907, this museum has led a host of excavation campaigns to investigate the history of Ibiza and Formentera, with a special focus on the legacy of the Phoenicians and the Punics.
23/08/2020 paperllull

Pop and activism, an explosive combination

Pop music has always reflected the times we live in. So, what does music in Catalan say about our country? Lluís Gavaldà, the singer and composer from Els Pets, recalls the key names who have constantly sought to transform society through their music.
 /  Barcelona 
16/08/2020 paperllull

Catalan Urban Music

What’s behind the success of urban music in the Catalan Countries, with Rosalía as its international beacon? What are these artists’ relationship with the Catalan language? Luis Hidalgo reflects on these questions in this article.
 /  Barcelona 
09/08/2020 paperllull

The international affinities of Dau al Set

Beyond the Catalan context, what role did Dau al Set play in universal history? In this article, art historian Eva Soria discusses the importance of the group and how art can make the world a better place in dark, turbulent times.
 /  Buenos Aires 
02/08/2020 paperllull

The compass rose: A journey around the world

Perhaps if Ramon Llull hadn’t invented the compass rose, Flavia Company would never have set off to navigate the world. The Catalan writer reflects on her travel and literary experiences (watched over by Ramon Llull) in this article.
 /  València 
26/07/2020 paperllull

Rafael Guastavino, the architect of New York

Who was the Valencian who revolutionised the construction systems used in the United States between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries? In this article, the writer and artist Anna Moner introduces us to this figure, who proved to be the most prestigious master builder of his era.
19/07/2020 paperllull

Learning Catalan with a touch of humour

The linguist Míriam Martin Lloret talks about the need to play with Catalan language and the benefits of promoting it in a kinder way. And also wonders what we do with the “saviors of the language” that our language has, especially on Twitter
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 /  Palma 
12/07/2020 paperllull

The electroverse, poetronica and lyrical gangsters

Jansky's proposal goes through a very singular conjunction between electronics and poetry. In this article, the poet and translator Laia Martínez i López (Laia MaLo) talks about her creative and performing experience with the duet she shares with the musician Jaume Reus.
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