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January
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2006

inauguration

February 2, 2006, 7 pm
Remarque Institute at The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center , NYU
53 Washington Square South
www.nyu.edu/pages/remarque/

A Celebration of Catalan Culture in New York City

Inaugural event for the Institut Ramon Llull's 2006 initiative in New York City

Guest Speaker: Xavier Rubert de Ventós, writer and Professor of Aesthetics

Introductory remarks by Tony Judt, Director of the Remarque Institute, and by Xavier Folch, Director of the Institut Ramon Llull

exhibition

January 12 - March 30, 2006
Aperture Foundation
Chelsea Gallery; 547 West 27th Street, 4 th Floor, NYC
www.aperture.org

Landscapes without Memory

Conceptual photography by Joan Fontcuberta
Lecture and Book Signing: January 11, 6:30pm
Opening Reception: January 12, 6-8pm
Gallery Hours: Tuesday- Saturday, 10am-6pm

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exhibition and symposium

March 17 - March 18, 2006
Center for Architecture
536 La Guardia Place
NY 10012
www.aiany.org

Barcelona in Progress: Exhibition and Related Programs at the Center for Architecture

An exhibition presenting Barcelona’s dramatic Post-Franco transformation through the present. Architectural models, renderings and photographs outline a framework for the progressive urban trajectory this city has chartered, and a global context for evaluating developments in large scale metropolitan planning.

Organized by: Center for Architecture with the Ajuntament de Barcelona
Exhibition Underwriters: Ajuntament de Barcelona, Rockefeller Brothers Fund and Hines
Exhibition Symposium Underwriter: Institut Ramon Llull
Additional support provided by: Barcelona Regional; Col.legi d’Arquitectes, Barcelona Chapter; Spanish Consulate of New York

Schedule of Events

Friday, March 17
5:00 – 6:00pm
Press conference with:
Joan Clos, Mayor of Barcelona
Josep Acebillo, Commissioner for Infrastructures and Urban Planning, City of Barcelona
Manuel Royes, President, Executive Commission of the Consorci de la Zona Franca
Mary Ann Newman, Ramon Llull Institute
(Rick Bell fielding questions)
Mayor Joan Clos will present the exhibition to international and local members of the press.

17, 7:30 – 9:30pm
Public exhibition opening at the center for architecture

Saturday, March 18,
11:00am – 4:00pm
Symposium: Barcelona / New York: Dialogues on Architecture & Urban Planning
An afternoon presentation and discussion of the major planning initiatives and select architectural projects currently being developed in Barcelona, Spain

11:00 – 11:20am Welcome and Introductions
Rick Bell, AIA New York Chapter
Josep Acebillo, City of Barcelona
Mary Ann Newman, Ramon Llull Institute

11:20 - 11:45am Framing Statement / Overview of Planning & Architecture in Barcelona
Peter Rowe, author of “Building Barcelona” Release date: Winter 2006

11:45 – 12:45pm Project Presentations
Josep Lluis Mateo, MAP Architects
Carme Pinόs, Estudio Carme Pinos
Elias Torres, Martínez Lapeña-Torres Arquitectos
Joan Roig, Battle i Roig Arquitectos

12:45 – 01:30pm Lunch Break

01:30 – 01:45pm Respondent – Enrique Norten, TEN Arquitectos

01:45 – 02:00pm Respondent – Alex Tzonis, Delft University of Technology

02:00 – 04:00pm Roundtable Discussion with Q&A from Audience
Mateo, Pinόs, Torres, Acebillo, Norten, Tzonis and Roig
Moderator: Peter Rowe

12:00 – 03:00pm
Family Day@The Center: Building Barcelona
Join the Center for Architecture Foundation to explore the exhibition and create your own Spanish masterpiece. For families with children aged 6 to 12.
RSVP at info@nyfarchitecture.org or call 212.358.6133
$10 suggested donation

ajuntament de barcelona
rockefeller brothers fund
hines

barcelona regional col·legi d'arquitectes de catalunya barcelona chapter and spanish consulate of new york

 

catalan film Series

January 27 - February 14, 2006
Lincoln Center Film Society
Walter Reade Theater
www.filmlinc.com

Another Spanish Cinema: Film in Catalunya, 1906 – 2006

A retrospective of Catalan cinema from the silent film period to the present, including works from the Civil War, the avant-garde, and the best contemporary filmmakers.

Friday, January 27
1:00 THE BURNED CITY (LA CIUTAT CREMADA)
4:00 LOS TARANTOS
7:00 THE SECRET LIFE OF WORDS, 2005
Saturday, January 28
1:00 Silent Program
3:00 LIFE IN SHADOWS (VIDA EN SOMBRAS)
5:00 ANITA TAKES A CHANCE (ANITA NO PERD EL TREN)
7:15 THE CHERRY TREE (L’ARBRE DE LES CIRERES)
9:20 LOS TARANTOS
Sunday, January 29

1:00 THE OLD MEMORY (LA VIEJA MEMORIA)
4:15 FATA MORGANA,
6:10 IN THE CITY (EN LA CIUTAT)
8:45 THE CHERRY TREE

cinema

Tuesday, January 31

1:00 POST OFFICE BOX 1000 (APARTADO DE CORREOR 1000)
3:00 LIFE IN SHADOWS
5:00 ANITA TAKES A CHANCE
7:00 POST OFFICE BOX 1000
9:00 LIFE IN SHADOWS
Wednesday, Feb. 1
5:00 FAR FROM THE TREES (LEJOS DE LOS ARBOLES)
7:00 THE CHERRY TREE
9:00 FAR FROM THE TREES
Thursday, Feb.2
5:00 DANTE IS NOT SIMPLY HARSH (DANTE NO ES UNICAMENTE SEVERO)
6:45 IN THE CITY
9:00 DANTE IS NOT SIMPLY HARSH
Saturday, Feb. 4
6:15 FATA MORGANA
8:15 THE BURNED CITY
Sunday, Feb. 5
2:00 FATHER JUANICO (EL PADRE JUANICO)
4:00 Spanish Civil War Films
6:00 DITIRAMBO
8:00 OCAÑA, INTERMITTENT PORTRAIT (OCAÑA, RETRATO INTERMITENT)
Tuesday, Feb.7
2:00 DIAMOND PLAZA (LA PLAÇA DEL DIAMANT)
4:20 DITIRAMBO
6:15 DIAMOND PLAZA
8:30 OCAÑA, INTERMITTENT PORTRAIT
Wednesday, Feb. 8
1:00 IN A GLASS CAGE (TRAS EL CRISTAL)
3:00 WARSAW BRIDGE (PONT DE VARSOVIA)
8:30 THE OLD MEMORY
Thursday, Feb. 9
2:00 ANGUISH (ANGOIXA)
4:00 TO THOSE WHO LOVE (A LOS QUE AMAN)
9:00 ANGUISH
Friday, Feb. 10
2:00 FAUSTO 5.0, 2002
4:00 WORK IN PROGRESS (EN CONSTRUCCION)
6:30 FAUSTO 5.0
8:30 TO THOSE WHO LOVE
Saturday, Feb. 11
1:00 WORK IN PROGRESS
3:30 WARSAW BRIDGE
5:30 COSTA BRAVA
7:30 EAST OF THE COMPASS (L’EST DE LA BRUIXOLA)
9:45 IN A GLASS CAGE
Sunday, Feb 12
1:00 IN A GLASS CAGE
3:00 DIAMOND PLAZA
5:30 MONKEYS LIKE BECKY (MONOS COMO BECKY)
7:30 ANGUISH
Monday, Feb. 13
1:00 TO THOSE WHO LOVE
3:00 MONKEYS LIKE BECKY
Tuesday, Feb. 14
2:15 EAST OF THE COMPASS
4:15 COSTA BRAVA
6:15 EAST OF THE COMPASS
8:15 MONKEYS LIKE BECKY


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literature

Housing Works Bookstore Café
126 Crosby Street, NYC
7 pm- 8:30 pm
www.housingworksbookstore.org

Readings in Catalan Fiction

February 7

Knights in Love: Don Quixote and Tirant lo Blanc
Guest speaker: Joan Francesc Mira

February 9
Catalan Literature: A Survival Kit
Guest writer: Baltasar Porcel


February 11, 2006
Poets House
72 Spring Street, 2nd Floor, NYC
www.poetshouse.org

Catalan Poetry Symposium
A one-day event exploring eight hundred years of poetic tradition in Catalan


11am-1pm
Visual Poetry = Poesia Visual?
Can Visual Poetry Be Translated? (Workshop)
Participants: Sergio Bessa, Melcion Mateu, Hillary Gardner, Francesc Parcerisas
Advance Registration Required

3 - 4:30 pm
Writing Poetry in Catalan, in Good Times and Bad
(Panel Discussion)

Participants: Manuel Forcano, Christopher Whyte, Francesc Parcerisas i Marta Pessarrodona
Moderator: Jaume Subirana

5-6:15 pm
Ramon Llull and Catalan Tradition
(Keynote Address)
Guest Speaker: Harold Bloom

6:30 - 8 pm
(Common) Sense and (Extreme) Sensibility
(Poetry Reading )
Participants: Manuel Forcano, Mary Ann Newman , Francesc Parcerisas, Melcion Mateu, i Marta Pessarrodona


February 12, 2006
KGB Bar
85 East 4th Street
7 - 9 pm
www.kgbbar.com

Short Fiction from Catalonia : New and Improved

Readings in Catalan and English by two cutting-edge Catalan writers
Guest writers: Empar Moliner, Jordi Puntí

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