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 /  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.
 /  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
Laia Malo
 /  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.
04/07/2020 paperllull

In defence of a marginal Catalan literature

Is there a lack of counter-canonic tradition in Catalan fiction? What kind of dialogue should be established with universal literature? Max Besora examines the issue in this article.
 /  Barcelona 
28/06/2020 paperllull

From Kafka and Milena to ‘love-sexting’: in defence of romantic love in the twenty-first century

Is love a binomial or collective concept? What space does polyamory occupy in our reality? Poet and actress Juana Dolores Romero reflects on romantic love in this article.
 /  Barcelona 
21/06/2020 paperllull

Annie Bats: “Reducing translations to philological issues strikes me as being very narrow.”

Writer and journalist Anna Ballbona interviews the French translator Annie Bats, winner of the 2019 Ramon Llull Award for Literary Translation for the adaptation into French of the book Llefre de tu, by Biel Mesquida.
14/06/2020 paperllull

Mediterranean pines and robotic voices

Antònia Font smashed through the geographical and mental boundaries of Balearic music once and for all. In this article, Nando Cruz explains which voices are part of this new generation of ultra-local yet cosmic songwriters who have picked up the baton from the Mallorcan band.
 /  Barcelona 
07/06/2020 paperllull

Algorithmic massage and hegemony

How we have been adapting to social isolation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic? What do we do in an age where algorithms are the prescribers? How can a language like Catalan survive in this context? Ingrid Guardiola reflects about it on this article.
 /  Barcelona 
31/05/2020 paperllull

Josep Carner and the European poetry of his time

For Catalans, it is easy to name Josep Carner the greatest ever writer in their language. But what does he represent within universal literature? Jordi Marrugat explains in this article.
24/05/2020 paperllull

The triumph of good men

After the success of 'Suc de Síndria', a short fiction film that won the Gaudí and Goya awards, director Irene Moray is preparing her first feature film. In this article, she wonders about which male characters we project our desire on and makes us proposals far removed from toxic archetypes.
 /  País Valèncià 
17/05/2020 paperllull

The Albufera, a source of artistic inspiration

This landscape has been very important in the vast majority of works in our literature. In this article, the philologist Àlvar Muñoz immerses us in the fascinating power of the Valencian Albufera, a place that has been a great source of inspiration for writers and painters. 
 /  Barcelona 
10/05/2020 paperllull

On infinite boxes, art and literature

Glòria Bosch Mir is the curator of the MOT Festival, which in the 2020 edition - it should have been held between March 26 and April 4 in Girona and Olot, and has been postponed until next spring - had to explore the various artistic disciplines that live and converge in books. Stretching the thread in the non-celebrated MOT, Bosch proposes an article in the form of a circle: an interdisciplinary reflection that starts from the same task of writing it and that flies over the work of ...
 /  Barcelona 
03/05/2020 paperllull

Four reflections on the value of linguistic diversity

The linguist M. Carme Junyent, member of the Endangered Languages Study Group at the University of Barcelona, provides us with reflections on the value of linguistic diversity in this article.
26/04/2020 paperllull

Paper Llull is born: a new communication initiative in digital format

The new project will provide specific weekly content on all the disciplines the Institut Ramon Llull covers and will be edited by writer and cultural journalist Esteve Plantada
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