Press. Institut Ramon Llullhttps://www.llull.cat/ Press. Institut Ramon Llullen-ENInstitut Ramon Llullhttps://www.llull.cat/img_logos/logo-capcalera.gifhttps://www.llull.cat/19652<![CDATA[Making Catalan Literature Travel: an international window on Catalan literature]]>Literatura. 06/09/2019
From 9 to 13 September, Institut Ramon Llull is hosting the 17th annual Making Catalan Literature Travel for International Publishers and Agents programme. The event is being held as part of La Setmana del Llibre en Català (Catalan Book Week) for the third year in a row.
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2019-09-06 00:00:00.0
<![CDATA[The Institut Ramon Llull will submit AIRE/ARIA/AIR from curator Olga Subirós for participation at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition 2020]]>Arts. 06/08/2019
The Institut Ramon Llull will submit the project AIRE/ARIA/AIR for participation to the Biennale di Venezia as part of the Collateral Events, an official section of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition. AIRE/ARIA/AIR curated by Olga Subirós was selected by an expert panel from an open called organized by the Institut Ramon Llull. The 16th International Architecture Exhibition 2020 will open on May 23th 2020.

The expert committee appointed by the Institut Ramon Llull has chosen the AIRE/ARIA/AIR project

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2019-08-06 00:00:00.0
<![CDATA[Pedro Azara to curate Catalonia's project for the 2019 Venice Biennale of Art]]>Arts. Barcelona , 20/07/2019
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.

The committee of experts has chosen the project Losing Your Head (Idols) curated by Pedro Azara

Pedro Azara
Pedro Azara
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2019-07-20 00:00:00.0
<![CDATA[Professor and translator Ko Tazawa, winner of the 29th Ramon Llull International Prize for Catalan Studies and Cultural Diversity ]]>Cultura. 26/06/2019
The jury of the Ramon Llull International Prize has unanimously decided to grant this distinction in its Catalan Studies and Cultural Diversity category to the professor in the Department of Intercultural Studies at Hosei University, Ko Tazawa, a translator of works by Catalan authors into Japanese and the translator of Yukio Mishima into Catalan, as well as the founder of Catalan Studies in Japan. The jury particularly showcased his role as a trainer of experts in Catalan Studies in Japan.

Awarded by the Ramon Llull Foundation and the Congress of Catalan Culture Foundation

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2019-06-26 00:00:00.0
<![CDATA[Presskit: Catalonia In Venice_To Lose Your Head (Idols)]]>Arts. 08/05/2019
Dossier de premsa / Dossier de prensa / Press kit / Cartella stampa For the 6th time, the Institut Ramon Llull presents a Collateral Event for the Biennale Arte. Pedro Azara curates the exhibition Catalonia in Venice_To Lose Your Head (Idols). The multi-authored exhibition explores the theory of art reception and documents the complex life of public statues in our time.
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2019-05-08 00:00:00.0
<![CDATA[Catalonia In Venice_To Lose Your Head (Idols). Collateral Event of the 58th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia]]>Arts. Venice, 08/04/2019
For the 6th time, the Institut Ramon Llull presents a Collateral Event for the Biennale Arte. Pedro Azara curates the exhibition Catalonia in Venice_To Lose Your Head (Idols). The multi-authored exhibition explores the theory of art reception and documents the complex life of public statues in our time. In a world of images, where iconoclasm, iconodulia and the transformation of aesthetic and are ways for reality and power to relate to each other, the exhibition questions the fetishism of images as living entities and encourages conversations as a way to foster human happiness, awareness and freedom.
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2019-04-08 00:00:00.0
<![CDATA[The Board of the Ramon Llull Foundation meets at the IRL headquarters]]>Pensament. Barcelona, 18/03/2019
The Board of the Ramon Llull Foundation met this Monday, the 18th of March, at the Palau Baró de Quadras, the headquarters of the Institute Ramon Llull in Barcelona. At the meeting, the Board approved the renewal of the conditions of the Ramon Llull International Prizes and the participation of Andorran writers in the International Book Fair of Buenos Aires, and the Faber residence Andorra was explained.
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2019-03-18 00:00:00.0
<![CDATA[The Olot City Council signs an agreement to incorporate the Faber Residency into the Institut Ramon Llull]]>Literatura. 27/02/2019
The  Faber Residency of Arts, Sciences and Humanities will formally join the Institut Ramon Llull and be incorporated into the institute’s structure and action plans.
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2019-02-27 00:00:00.0
<![CDATA[The Ibero-American Temporada Alta closes its seventh edition with almost 7,400 spectators and 78% occupancy in its three branches: Buenos Aires, Lima and Montevideo]]>Escèniques. 27/02/2019

The last functions of Temporada Alta in Ibero-America were held this weekend, closing almost 4 weeks of performances in 3 countries (Argentina, Peru and Uruguay). There was a total of 81 functions, 33 of which correspond to Catalan productions and the Transatlantic Dramaturgy Tournament, with more than 2,000 spectators and the cooperation of the Institut Ramon Llull. Temporada Alta Buenos Aires achieved 100% occupancy with Terra Baixa, Cases, Calma! and Vida, the productions that the festival took to the other side of the Atlantic with the goal of internationalising the country’s theatre scene.

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2019-02-27 00:00:00.0
<![CDATA[23 theatre and performance pieces at Temporada Alta Iberoamèrica, a festival that is more international than ever]]>Escèniques. Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Lima, 24/02/2019
Lluís Homar is taking Tierra Baja to Latin America and Guillem Albà will première Calma! at the festival, which is now in its 7th year, consolidating its place as a platform for artistic exchanges and featuring a new Torneig de Dramatúrgia Transatlàntic with artists from both sides of the Atlantic, in collaboration with the SGAE FoundationXesca Salvà, from Mallorca, will be presenting her show Cases and Javier Aranda, from Aragón, will be performing his puppetry piece Vida as part of a programme supported by Institut Ramon Llull

 

 

Shows from 12 countries première theatre, dance, circus and new-creation pieces in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Montevideo (Uruguay) and Lima (Peru) from 1 to 20 February 2019

Tierra Baja
Tierra Baja
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2019-02-24 00:00:00.0
<![CDATA[Chilean performing arts festival Santiago Off presents Focus FiraTàrrega for second year in a row]]>Escèniques. 17/01/2019
Catalan companies John Fisherman and Humanhood, as well as street arts expert Aïda Pallarès, will be taking part in the 2019 edition of Santiago Off, one of the benchmark performing arts festivals on the Ibero-American scene, which kicks off today and runs through 26 January in Santiago de Chile. Institut Ramon Llull is collaborating with this exchange by covering travel costs for the Catalan artists and experts.
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2019-01-17 00:00:00.0
<![CDATA[Naomi Kawase and Isaki Lacuesta raise curtain on Filmmakers in Correspondence exhibition and audiovisual program at Paris’ Pompidou Center ]]>Cinema. Paris, 26/12/2018

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.

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2018-12-26 00:00:00.0
<![CDATA[Ariadna Puiggené and Francesc Serés appointed to head up two Departments at the Institut Ramon Llull ]]>20/12/2018
On December 10, 2018, the Institut Ramon Llull’s Management Board appointed Ariadna Puiggené as the new Director of the Language and Universities Department and Francesc Serés as the new Director of the Creation Department. At the meeting, the Faber Arts, Sciences and Humanities Residency joined ranks with the Institut Ramon Llull as part of its strategic action plan and programming. In the future, the Faber will serve as the bedrock for launching a network of residencies focusing on the arts, sciences and humanities across the Catalan-speaking world.

IRL’s Management Board appoints new departmental directors

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2018-12-20 00:00:00.0
<![CDATA[Professor Maria Delgado, translator Artur Guerra and linguist Christer Laurén win Ramon Llull Foundation Prize]]>Cultura. 23/11/2018
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 the Ramon Llull International Award for Catalan Studies and Linguistic Diversity, which is jointly awarded by the Ramon Llull Foundation and the Fundació Congrés de Cultura Catalana.

The Ramon Llull Foundation celebrated the seventh edition of the Ramon Llull International Award in Andorra today

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2018-11-23 00:00:00.0
<![CDATA[The Scotland Catalan Film Festival is back with the most recent contemporary Catalan cinema]]>Cinema. 18/11/2018

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.  

The festival programme in Edinburgh begins with the Gaudí award-winning documentary ‘La Chana’ by Lucia Stojevic

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2018-11-18 00:00:00.0