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Lusitania Romana. Origin of Two People
Madrid, 01.07.2016 - 16.10.2016

La exposición reúne más de 200 piezas de gran significado histórico-arqueológico (de entre las cuales, quince han sido clasificadas por el estado portugués como “Tesoros Nacionales”), pertenecientes a museos e instituciones culturales – doce de Portugal y cuatro situados de España (Mérida, Badajoz y Cáceres) – de diferentes tipologías y tutelas.
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Impultstanz. DanceWEB Scholarship 2016
Vienna, 13.07.2016 - 17.08.2016

DanceWEB scholarship is a residency program part of Impulstanz Contemporary Dance Festival in Vienna, Austria. AC/E supports the participation of Spanish choreographer Nicolás Rosés. The residency lasts for 5 weeks (from 13 July to 17 August). The number of recipients are 66 - out of 1014 applicants-, from 66 different countries.

 
IXX Festival Internacional de Cine Guanajuato
Guanajuato, 22.07.2016 - 31.07.2016

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Venice International Architecture Biennale 2016
Venice, 28.05.2016 - 27.11.2016

The 15th Venice International Architecture Biennale is based on the theme "Reporting from the Front" and directed by Chilean architect Alejandro AravenaWith the exhibition ‘Unfinished’ the curators of the Spanish pavilion, Iñaqui Carnicero and Carlos Quintáns take a look at unfinished architecture in order to discover virtues that can be turned into design strategies. ‘Unfinished’ sets out to explore creative speculations on converting a past condition into a positive contemporary action.
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Friends + Design
Dresden, 09.07.2016 - 01.11.2016

True friendship is a rare and special gift – but how do creative people, competitors on the market, manage their friendships, exchange ideas, share their lives? The exhibition “Friends + Design” investigates this theme. AC/E supports the participation of the Spanish product designer Tomás Alonso, who with the German Mathias Hahn has been commissioned to create a gift for each other, based on the question “What would a design look like if it was conceived to be a gift for your friend?” 


 
Miguel EN Cervantes. El retablo de las maravillas
Valladolid, 15.03.2016 - 18.09.2016

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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Miguel de Cervantes or the Wish to Live
Tirana, 30.06.2016 - 28.07.2016

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
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16 Characters to Marvel at and... Miguel de Cervantes
Alcalá de Henares, 09.06.2016 - 04.09.2016

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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4th Centenary of Cervantes
 
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Asia-Pacific Action Plan
 
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Intervals. Performing Arts Culture in the First Third of Twentieth Century Spain
Madrid, 10.06.2016 - 18.09.2016

Between 1900 and 1936 the performing arts in Spain exchanged spaces and languages with other disciplines and art forms, creating curious subgenres that arose from the blend of complex and many-sided stage, literary and theatre-related expressions. This fascinating environment and period is the subject of a broad-ranging, open exhibition project.
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Art and nature in Prehistory...
Burgos, Jun 2016 - Jan 2017

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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El centenario de un Nobel. Camilo José Cela 2016
Madrid, 04.07.2016 - 25.09.2016

En 2016 se cumple el primer Centenario del nacimiento de Camilo José Cela (1916 – 2002) , un gran escritor español del siglo XX. La exposición es un acercamiento a la figura del escritor como novelista, narrador, articulista, vagabundo, memorialista, dramaturgo, lexicógrafo y poeta. A la par, presenta otras facetas de su personalidad: académico, editor, promotor cultural, artista conocedor, y amante de las artes y coleccionista. 

 
Giner de los Ríos and the Institución Libre de Enseñanza
Valladolid, 24.06.2016 - 28.08.2016

Francisco Giner de los Ríos is "the first modern Spaniard” in the words of the English Hispanist  John Brande Trend. Hailed as the educator par excellence of contemporary Spain, his intellectual leadership had a decisive influence on shaping the project for modernising the country. Through original documents such as photographs, letters, books, journals and paintings, among other art objects, the exhibition brings together the many expressions of his  thinking.
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Photobooks: Spain 1905-1977
Puebla, 16.04.2016 - 15.08.2016

The Exhibition Photobooks: Spain 1905-1977 presents a journey through the history of the photobook in Spain, setting off at the beginning of the 20th century and ending in the mid seventies, via a selection from the Museo Reina Sofía Collection, contextualised and accompanied by an assortment of complementary material.
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Jazz in Albania 2016
Tirana, 19.07.2016 - 24.07.2016

The International Jazz in Albania Festival is characterised by the fact that it brings the world of jazz music and the best groups of the day to the city of Tirana. Among its objectives, it aims to feature talented people of different nationalities in the programme in order to show the diversity of today’s performers and composers.  AC/E is supporting the participation of the guitarist Gani Jakupi

 
Sharing Models: Manhattanisms
NewYork, 15.07.2016 - 27.08.2016

 30 international architects have produced models of their own visions for the city’s future. The models, each a section of Manhattan, establish analytical, conceptual, and physical frameworks for inhabiting and constructing urban space and the public sphere. AC/E supporst the participation of the Spanish architects Iñaqui Carnicero and Lorena del Río.

 
Psychomagic Acts for the City
Brussels, 18.06.2016 - 14.08.2016

During the summer season, WIELS organizes a thematic group exhibition to its former artists-in-residency. "Psychomagic Acts for the City" prominently features Patricia Esquivias, including seven other artists that can be seen as urban explorers, taking to the streets of the city, seeking out locations, experiences, and ways of reclaiming the increasingly disregarded couleurs locales and disparate voices of contemporary society.


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Vídeo sobre la exposición 'Camilo José Cela. Un libro y toda la soledad'

La exposición quiere ser un recorrido veraz y atractivo por todos los perfiles del escritor Camilo José Cela: novelista, narrador, articulista, vagabundo, memorialista, dramaturgo, lexicógrafo, poeta. Un clásico de las letras del siglo XX. 

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Golden Lyon for 'Unfinished'

The Spanish Pavilion in the Biennale di Archittetura di Venezia 2016 has been awarded with the golden Lyon. The Spanish curators, Carlos Quintáns and Iñaqui Carnicero, pushed for exhibiting works of more than fifty national studies that have faced the economic crisis, and the architecture itself, altering its priorities.

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CERVANTES. Literature as Life


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.

Virtual Tour
 360 Virtual tour of 'Miguel de Cervantes: From Life to Myth' at the  BNE

A tour into the three sections of the exhibition: The first analyses Miguel de Cervantes the man, the second displays images of his face and how it was depicted, and the third examines the myth called Miguel de Cervantes. The exhibition, held in the BNE’s Sala Recoletos, brings together the most complete set of pieces related to Cervantes and his oeuvre.


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Revista Intermedios
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The Hispania Nostra 40 Anniversary. Re-cognising the Spanish Heritage in Europe (eBook)
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Evaluation of AC/E's Programme for the Internationalization of Spanish Culture 2014-2015
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AC/E Digital Culture Annual Report 2016 (eBook)