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Archit. & design.  Barcelona,  16/06/2015

The IRL convenes the competition to choose the curating project that will represent Catalonia at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

The Institut Ramon Llull (IRL) is convening a public competition to choose the curating project for the participation of Catalonia at the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale next year. This will be the third time the IRL has promoted the presence of Catalonia there. 

Visual Arts.  Barcelona,  16/06/2014

The IRL to hold a public tender to represent Catalonia at the Venice Visual Arts Biennale 2015

The Institut Ramon Llull is once again organizing a public tender to choose a curated project to represent Catalonia at the 56th edition of the Venice Visual Arts Biennale in 2015, as part of the Collateral Events programme. This will be the fourth time the IRL has presented Catalonia at the Venice Biennale of Visual Arts, which is due to take place from 9th May to 22nd November, with Okwui Enwezor as artistic director.

Archit. & design.  Barcelona,  17/07/2013

Architect Josep Torrents is to represent Catalonia at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale with a project based on the work of Jujol

Architect Josep Torrents is to be the curator representing Catalonia at the next Venice Architecture Biennale with the project Of the Fragment and the Whole. This is the decision of the independent panel of experts that at the request of the IRL had to choose a curator for Catalan participation in Venice. Of the Fragment and of the Whole illustrates the fundamental capability of Catalan architecture to fuse the new with the old. Josep Torrents starts with Jujol's Casa Bofarull (els Pallaresos, Tarragonès) to highlight a connecting thread of Catalan architecture that he also re-encounters in a series of later works, like the Study Centre of the Megalithic Tumulus/Dolmen of Seró, in Artesa de Segre, by Toni Gironés architect's studio or La Lira, a public facility in Ripoll, by RCR Arquitectes + Joan Puigcorbé.

The Institut Ramon Llull is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and the Barcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.
Generalitat de Catalunya Govern de les Illes Balears Ajuntament de Barcelona
The IRL forms part of the Fundació Ramon Llull, which was established by the Government of Andorra, the Ramon Llull Institute, General Council of the Eastern Pyrenees, the city of Alghero, Balearic Islands Towns and Entities Network and the group of Valencian Cities, and has its central offices in Andorra.
Fundació Ramon Llull