'Fear and Love: Reactions to a complex world' is an exhibition of the new Design Museum in London. It consists of a series of eleven major new commissions by some of the most innovative practitioners in design and architecture. Each commission is intended to be a powerful statement about the potential of design today. The practitioners include the Spanish –with the support of AC/E– Andrés Jaque and Ana López.
Residencia en la Escuela FLORA 2017 de un artista de nacionalidad española y con residencia fiscal en España de hasta 40 años al cierre de la convocatoria (10 de diciembre 2016) para desarrollar un programa formativo de 10 meses. Plazo de presentación de solicitudes: hasta el 10 de diciembre de 2016 a las 23:00 (hora colombiana).
Hangar, the Seoul Foundation for Arts & Culture and Acción Cultural Española are running this exchange programme between Spain and Korea. It enables a Spanish artist (or non-Spanish artist living in the country) to enjoy a three-month residency at the Seoul Arts Space Geumcheon (Seoul) and a Korean artist to travel to Spain for a residency, also lasting three months, at Hangar (Barcelona) during 2017. The admission deadline is 31 December 2016.
AC/E y Gasworks organize this residency for an aspiring artist based in the Spain to undertake a fully-funded residency at Gasworks in London from 3 April – 26 June 2017 (11 weeks). Gasworks’ residencies are opportunities for self-led professional development, artistic exchange and experimentation. The artist should be able to engage discursively and speculatively with Gasworks' environment and London's wider artistic and cultural context. Application deadline: 18 January 2017
The exhibition surveys the life and Spanish and Spanish-American work of the sculptor Victorio Macho, a forerunner of contemporary sculpture. It provides a biographical outline of the artist and an introduction to his work; the work he produced in Madrid, especially his monuments for the Retiro park; and the pieces designed and executed in Peru, Puerto Rico, Panama, Colombia and Venezuela.
Manuel Bartolomé Cossío (1857–1935) was a Spanish Krausist educator and art historian. This exhibition is designed as a continuation of the one devoted to the centenary of the death of Francisco Giner de los Ríos, which ran from December 2015 to May 2016 and enjoyed great success with general public and critics alike. The layout explores other aspects of the ILE’s modernising project, providing further information on the areas examined and the main people involved.
The exhibition, organized and produced by Acción Cultural Española (AC/E), shows through two hundred objects divided into four sections—Kitchen, Table, Food, and Wine—how design finds solutions to the problems posed over the years by the world of cuisine. And particularly how Spanish culture has come up with ingenious inventions and solutions throughout history.
Lucas sets out to uncover what's really behind power structures: global issues, for example how our economy operates, how it carne about in the first place, and how it has changed until today, are the subjects of her exacting analysis and the associated research. And when she does research, it's always on a global scale, delving deep into history and its epochal chapters.
AC/E collaborates with the Professionals Welcome Program of the Biennale, supporting the participation of the key Spanish arts professional Eva Gonzalez-Sancho to visit Montréal during the Opening Days of La Biennale in order to define collaboration frameworks and modalities of exchange. The aim of this project is to develop an agreement for projects to be presented in 2017 and 2018 featuring the work and ideas of Spanish and Canadian artists.
Miguel En Cevantes is a project designed and based around El Retablo de las Maravillas, one of the eight entremeses (interludes) written by Miguel de Cervantes and published in Ocho comedias y ocho entremeses (1615), which were never performed.
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For this project, Navia followed in Cervantes’ footsteps, visually capturing the places and paths trodden by the great author throughout his life – a troubled and uncertain life that is also revealed to us in a veiled manner in his works. The photographs are accompanied by detailed texts and literary quotes
This exhibition paints with words and literary creations a historical portrait of Cervantes, guided by the literary characters who populate and give life to his works. From Galatea to Persiles y Sigismunda.
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The exhibition takes a look at three thematic and iconographic universes that were of crucial importance to the structure of this comic book over the years. These three areas are literature, architecture and technology, which are linked or bound together by a core idea that is political in nature: protection of the weak, aversion to tyranny (in all its varied forms) and the struggle for justice. This is an essential comic book in Spanish history.
The exhibition brings together a careful selection of the collection of tracings of cave art now in the Archives of the Museo Nacionalde Ciencias Naturales. The collection consists of depictions of Palaeolithic paintings as well as of art from Spain’s eastern coastal region and even Iberian and medieval art from practically the whole of Spain.
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In 2015 it will be a century since the establishment of the women’s counterpart of the Residencia de Estudiantes, the Residencia de Señoritas. To celebrate this anniversary, the Residencia is preparing an exhibition about a group of women who were pioneers in the exercise of science, education and the arts – fields in which some were leading figures in Spain of the first third of the twentieth century.
La exposición Tino Casal, el arte por exceso es un homenaje a este artista asturiano (Celestino Casal, Tino / Tudela-Veguín, Asturias, 1950-Madrid, 1991) que brilló en los 80 como estrella del pop español. Un recorrido por una pequeña parte del legado de este artista que fue cantante, productor musical, diseñador de accesorios y vestuario, estilista, decorador y escenógrafo, pintor y escultor.
LISFF is an annual Academy Award® qualifying short film festival (21th ed. in Dec 2016). During 9 days LISFF presents new work and talent to the audience and professionals. About 300 short films will be selected. There are Spanish filmmaker invited to attend the festival, for Q&A’s workshops, masterclasses etc, with the support of AC/E.
The 7th Edition includes an International Platform, where artist Elias Aguirre participates. In this year's edition also with the support of AC/E artists Candelaria Antelio y Arthur Leo Ludovic Bernard (Hurycan) are commissioned to create a new work for T.HE Dance Company (Singapore) to be debuted at the 7th edition of the M1 CONTACT. The artist is also be engaged to perform at the International Platform of the Festival, as well as to conduct workshops for the dance community.
Calor Calor offers an activity programme that is designed to facilitate interaction with the local context and to draw attention to the characteristics of the desert and the sea as channels for thought and creation. AC/E is supporting the APNEA project, which is designed to develop a sensory atmosphere through a video-installation with underwater images due to be recorded in the waters of the Gulf of California in Baja California Sur.
This travelling exhibition is designed to promote knowledge of the rich cultural heritage associated with Menorca’s prehistory. Featuring original pieces, photos and audiovisual material, it explores the archaeological landscapes of Menorca, from the monumentality of the Chalcolithic to the Bronze and Iron ages.
El objeto de los Encuentros Literarios españoles es promover y valorizar la cultura y la literatura española para el público lo más amplio posible a través de debates, grandes entrevistas, charlas públicas, funciones de teatro, películas y la apertura de una gran librería española. AC/E apoyó las intervenciones de varios autores españoles
Under the subtitle ‘Identities, at the border’, the 2nd Forum for the Culture is a space to reflect on the main challenges of the 21st Century Society. AC/E supports the panel "Challenges of the Internationalization of Spanish Culture" that takes place on November 4 at 11.30 h.
Video produced for the exhibition "Introducing 16 marvellous characters and... Miguel de Cervantes". It traces the life and literary career of the great Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes (1547–1616): the origins of our ingenious author, his great feats , the exchange of his sword for a pen, the birth of the gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha adn where our author’s adventures end.
Visita con este tour 360 la magnífica exposición 'Lusitania romana' en el Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Un recorrido virtual por la provincia romana de Lusitania a través de más de 200 piezas arqueológicas.