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12/12/2018. Open Call for International Curatorial Residency Program at SAC
SAC International Curatorial Residency Program 2019 is the residency program at Barcelona’s Sa...
05/12/2018. Artist Pep Duran showcases work at Miami Beach Untitled Art fair
Sculptor-cum-set designer Pep Duran has been chosen to present Backlot Constructions, a site-specifi...
20/07/2019. Pedro Azara to curate Catalonia's project for the 2019 Venice Biennale of Art
Catalonia will participate in the 58th edition of the Venice Biennale of Art as part of the Eventi C...
26/12/2018. Naomi Kawase and Isaki Lacuesta raise curtain on Filmmakers in Correspondence exhibition and audiovisual program at Paris’ Pompidou Center
The exhibition Filmmakers in Correspondence, which accompanies retrospectives of the oeuvres of Gi...
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Barcelona  
20/07/2019 Visual Arts

Pedro Azara to curate Catalonia's project for the 2019 Venice Biennale of Art

Catalonia will participate in the 58th edition of the Venice Biennale of Art as part of the Eventi Collaterali program with a project curated by Pedro Azara titled Losing Your Head (Idols). Catalonia's exhibition at the Venice Biennale, to open 11 May 2019, is produced by the Institut Ramon Llull.
Paris 
26/12/2018 Cinema

Naomi Kawase and Isaki Lacuesta raise curtain on Filmmakers in Correspondence exhibition and audiovisual program at Paris’ Pompidou Center

The exhibition Filmmakers in Correspondence, which accompanies retrospectives of the oeuvres of Girona-born director Isaki Lacuesta and Japanese auteur Naomi Kawase, opens at the Pompidou Center in Paris tomorrow, Friday, November 23. Lacuesta, whose retrospective kicks off on November 26, has crafted two tailor-made installations for the show.
23/11/2018 Culture

Professor Maria Delgado, translator Artur Guerra and linguist Christer Laurén win Ramon Llull Foundation Prize

The Ramon Llull Foundation celebrated the seventh edition of the Ramon Llull International Award in Andorra today. The prize is awarded to individuals or institutions outside the Catalan-speaking territories who have striven to promote Catalan language and culture on the international stage. This year’s prizes went to Maria Delgado, the foremost British expert in Catalan cinema and theatre, Finnish linguist Christer Laurén, and Portuguese translator Artur Guerra. Laurén received ...
18/11/2018 Cinema

The Scotland Catalan Film Festival is back with the most recent contemporary Catalan cinema

The platform Cinemaattic has announced a new edition of SCAT (Scotland Catalan Film Festival), which is to be held from 2 to 5 November in Glasgow and from 13 to 18 November in the city of Edinburgh.  Once again this year, the festival shows the latest in Catalan cinema with short films, talks, poetry and other parallel events.  
12/11/2018

Catalan live arts land in Quebec

The Catalan Ministry of Culture, through the Catalan Institute for Cultural Companies (ICEC), and its Catalan Arts internationalisation brand, with the Institut Ramon Llull, is organising a mission to Quebec in November to facilitate the participation of Catalan professionals in CINARS, a bienniale of performing arts and music, and the music festivals M pour Montréal and Mundial Montréal, and to provide support for the shows by the programmed Catalan groups.
BARCELONA 
26/10/2018 Culture

Iolanda Batallé, New Director of the Institut Ramon Llull

On Wednesday, September 26, the Institute Ramon Llull’s Governing Board named Iolanda Batallé the new director of the Institute. This writer and publisher will take the place of Manuel Forcano, who has occupied the position for the past two-and-a-half years.
Barcelona 
22/10/2018 Language

FC Barcelona and the Institut Ramon Llull renew their agreement for the external projection of Catalan language and culture

FC Barcelona and the Institut Ramon Llull (IRL) have agreed to renew the collaboration agreement held by both entities since 2012, with the aim of carrying out joint activities, aimed at the external projection of Catalan language and culture. This projection takes place through the organisation of different academic and cultural activities, related to Barça and Catalan culture, at universities abroad that include Catalan studies, the #XarxaLlull network.
Frankfurt 
10/10/2018 Literature

Catalan literature returns to the Frankfurt Book Fair

Catalan literature will be represented at the Frankfurt Book Fair with its own stand and numerous representatives from the publishing industry, the Department of Culture, the Institut Ramon Llull, Barcelona City Council, the Publishers’ Guild of Catalonia, the Catalan Publishers’ Association (with the support of the Catalan Institute for Cultural Companies, ICEC), and the Government of the Balearic Islands.
Buenos Aires 
08/10/2018 Literature

Barcelona City Council and the IRL sign the collaboration agreement with the Fundación El Libro of Buenos Aires

Barcelona will be the guest city at the 45th edition of the Buenos Aires International Book Fair, to be held from 25th April to 13th May 2019. In order to organize the programme of activities, a collaboration agreement was signed today at noon at the headquarters of the Institut de Cultura between Barcelona City Council, the IRL and the Fundación El Libro of Buenos Aires. In attendance at the meeting were the commissioner for Culture, Joan Subirats; the director of the IRL, Iolanda Batallé; ...
Buenos Aires, Argentina  
30/08/2018 Literature

Primeros invitados en el programa de Barcelona como ciudad invitada a la Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires 2019

Hoy jueves, 30 de agosto, a las 15 horas (9, hora Argentina), se han hecho públicos los primeros nombres de los participantes en la Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires 2019, de la que Barcelona es ciudad invitada de honor . El poeta Joan Margarit participará en la 14a edición del Festival de la poesía de la feria; Héctor Lozano, el guionista de la serie Merlín, presentará la novela Cuando éramos peripatéticos y Silvia ...
Palma 
11/07/2018 Language

Palma will host the 32nd International Conference for Catalan Teachers organised by the IRL

The University of the Balearic Islands will host, from 17 to 20 July, the International Conference for Catalan Teachers, which is organised yearly by the Institut Ramon Llull. This year will be the 32nd edition. The Conference is held in collaboration with the University of the Balearic Islands and the Department of Participation, Culture and Sports of the Government of the Balearic Islands.
18/06/2018 Archit. & design

The IRL calls a selection process for curation proposals for Catalonia’s participation in the Venice Biennale Arte 2019

The Institut Ramon Llull has called a selection process to choose a curation proposal for Catalonia’s participation in the 58th edition of the Venice Biennale Arte 2019 within the Eventi collaterali program. This will be the sixth time the IRL has presented Catalonia at the Venice Biennale Arte, which will take place from May 11 to November 24, 2019 and will be curated by Ralph Rugoff. 
Venice 
24/05/2018 Visual Arts

RCR Arquitectes’ dream of La Vila comes to the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

This Thursday saw the inauguration at the Venice Architecture Biennale of RCR. Dream and Nature Catalonia in Venice, a project about RCR Arquitectes – winners of the 2017 Pritzker Architecture Prize – curated by journalist Pati Núñez, architect Estel Ortega and RCR Arquitectes. This project will represent Catalonia at the Venice Architecture Biennale within Eventi Collaterali until 25th November. This is the fourth time that the Institut Ramon Llull has promoted the presence ...
11/05/2018 Archit. & design

The space SIMON 100 is hosting a round table with previous curators of the Catalan presence at the Venice Architecture Biennale

Next Tuesday, 15th May, from 7 pm SIMON 100 (C/ Sancho de Ávila, 66) will be hosting the meeting between the curators of Catalan participation at the Architecture Biennale in the last few years. Félix Arranz, Josep Torrents, Jaume Prat, Jelena Prokopljević and Isaki Lacuesta will share with the public their experiences before and after being curators of the Catalan pavilion at the Architecture Biennale, which has been promoted by the Institut Ramon Llull since 2012.
Barcelona 
03/05/2018 Archit. & design

The Institut Ramon Llull presents as Collateral Event 'RCR. Dream and Nature'

The Institut Ramon Llull presents as Collateral Event RCR. Dream and Nature_Catalonia in Venice, a project about the architecture firm, RCR Arquitectes - recipients of the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2017 - for the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, that will run from May 26th to November 25th, 2018.
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