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Week
7 - 12 december 2022

Wednesday December 7, 2022

Filmoteca
Cycle “Cine dentro del cine”
Film cycle
07.12 – 30.01.2023
+ info

La nuit américaine FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT, 1973
Projection
07.12 – 20:00h
+ info

Plaça de Salvador Seguí, 1, 08001 Barcelona map

MACBA
Being and belonging. Day With(out)Art 2022
Online film series
07.12
+ info

Mercat de les Flors
PANAIBRA GABRIEL CANDA. AFRICA MOMENTO: Cheered lies
Dance
07.12 -20:00h
18 €
+ info

C/ Lleida, 59, 08004 Barcelona map

Teatre Lliure
Curva España. La curva donde se mató España
Theater Premiere
07.12 – 20:00h
10€ – 29€
+ info

C/ Montseny, 47, 08012 Barcelona map

 

Thursday December 8, 2022

CaixaForum Barcelona
GUIDED VISIT: COMIC. DREAMS AND HISTORY
Guided visit
08.12 – 11:00h
4€
+ info

GUIDED TOUR: GODS, WIZARDS AND WISE MEN
Guided visit
08.12 – 12:00h
+ info

Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8, 08038 Barcelona map

 

Friday December 9, 2022

Fundació Mies van der Rohe
An Anthology of Glances: a body awareness and visual attention workshop by Mia Štark with Ana Prvački

Workshop
09 .12 – 16:00h
+ info

Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 7, 08038 Barcelona map

Zumzeig
SLAUGHTERHOUSE. By Santiago Fillol
Cinema premiere
09.12 – 21.15h
+ info

C/ Béjar, 53, 08014 Barcelona map

 

Saturday December 10, 2022

Pigment Gallery
“Fail Harmony” by David Morago
Opening
10.12
+ info

C/ de Trafalgar, 70, 08010 Barcelona map

L21 Barcelona, Barcelona Gallery Weekend
Guided family tours. Pixy Liao: Piano Duet
Guided visit
10.12 – 11:00h – 12:00h
Reserva previa a bgw@artbarcelona.es

Llibreria La caníbal
Presentation of Llunarbori 2023
Presentation and recital
10.12 – 12:00h
+ info

C/ Nàpols, 314, 08025 Barcelona map

Fundació Vila Casas. Espais Volart
Guided visits to “From Proust to Marsans, in search of lost time”
Guided visit
10.12 – 12:00h
6€ – 10€
+ info

C/ Ausiàs Marc, 22, 08010 Barcelona map

Galería Alegría, Barcelona Gallery Weekend
Guided family tours. Sabine Finkenauer
Guided visit
10.12 – 12:30h – 13:30h
Reservation prior to bgw@artbarcelona.es

Fundació Antoni Tapies
Guided visit to the exhibitions: Bruce Conner. Llum de la foscor and L’adob que fecunda la terra. Tapies (1958-1988)
Guided visit
10.12 – 17:30h
+ info

C/ Aragó, 255, 08007 Barcelona map

 

Sunday December 11, 2022

CCCB
Invent your wings! Conversation around Ray Bradbury. With Marcial Souto, David de las Heras and Jacinto Antón
Debate

C/ Montalegre, 5, 08001 Barcelona map

Santa Mònica
Guided visits
11.12 – 12:00h
+ info

La Rambla, 7, 08002 Barcelona, map

 

Tuesday December 12, 2022

La Capella
Mourning writings around the image. With Núria Gómez Gabriel
Workshop
12.12, 14.12 and 15.12 – 18:30h
+ info and registration

C/ Hospital, 56, 08001 Barcelona map

CCCB
(Re)discovering Joseph Roth. A reading from the hidden tradition
Courses and workshops
12.12  and 19.12 – 18:30h

Llibreria Finestres
ABILIO ESTÉVEZ. Meeting with Iván de la Nuez
Book presentation
12.12 – 19:00h
+ info

C/ Diputació, 249, 08007 Barcelona map

 

 

Cover image: Presentation image of the workshop Scriptures of mourning around the image, with Núria Gómez Gabriel in La Capella on December 12, 14 and 15. In this workshop, a dialogue with the political specters of the present will be explored, its material vicissitudes and forms of ghostly siege with the implementation of writings and tools that allow opening temporalities and rehabilitating, even as a weak promise, the possibility of alternatives to present continuous in which we have been trapped. Font: https://www.lacapella.barcelona/es/escrituras-del-duelo-en-torno-la-imagen

Mariona Benaiges Pecanins never stops. She is a cultural manager and curator, trained at the University of Barcelona in Cultural Management and in Arts and Design by the Escola Massana (UAB). She is part of the GlogauAIR and Memoria Artística Chema Alvargonzalez’s team since 2018, which leads her to live between Barcelona and Berlin. In 2022 she curated the exhibition “Entre puntos de luz: trazando una constelación” exhibited in Castellón (Sala San Miguel) and in Berlin (Project Space, GlogauAIR), and collaborated with the crític platform A*Desk. Moreover, what she is passionate about is what is defined as kitsch, pop, “bandarra” and shameless.

Pic by Bea Lezzi.

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