A*DESK has been offering since 2002 contents about criticism and contemporary art. A*DESK has become consolidated thanks to all those who have believed in the project, all those who have followed us, debating, participating and collaborating. Many people have collaborated with A*DESK, and continue to do so. Their efforts, knowledge and belief in the project are what make it grow internationally. At A*DESK we have also generated work for over one hundred professionals in culture, from small collaborations with reviews and classes, to more prolonged and intense collaborations.

At A*DESK we believe in the need for free and universal access to culture and knowledge. We want to carry on being independent, remaining open to more ideas and opinions. If you believe in A*DESK, we need your backing to be able to continue. You can now participate in the project by supporting it. You can choose how much you want to contribute to the project.

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Pol Guasch – Autor/a en A*Desk

Pol Guasch (Tarragona, 1997) holds an MA in Contemporary Literature, Theory and Culture (King’s College London) and is a pre-doctoral researcher on love and poetics at the University of Barcelona. He has studied on the Independent Studies Programme at MACBA, has taught literature and cultural criticism at the UB and is currently a member of the cultural production company La Sullivan. He is a regular contributor to RAC1, Cadena Ser and Diari Ara. He is the author of the poetry books Tanta gana (Premi Francesc Garriga 2018) and La part del foc (Premi López-Picó 2020), and has recited his verses in South Africa, Switzerland and Germany, among others. He has been awarded several writing grants, such as the Premis Ciutat de Barcelona 2020 Grant, and has been a guest author at international residencies, such as the Santa Maddalena Foundation. Napalm en el corazón (Premi Llibres Anagrama 2021), his first novel, has been translated into several languages, including English, French, German and Italian, among others, and is being adapted for theatre and film. For this novel, he has been awarded the Premi 42 Revelació in Catalan and the Talent on Board Award at the Eñe Festival in Madrid.

Portrait © Francesc Gelonch.

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