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Ebook: ACE Digital Culture Annual Report 2015

The second edition of the Annual Report features twelve articles by specialists who carry out cross-cutting analyses of the challenges, trends, business models and key aspects to be considered in order to foster a culture of payment of cultural content on the Internet. It includes a comprehensice study of the museum sector through cases of good practice in the use of the latest digital trends. Free download (PDF and Epub, Spanish and English).


Teresa de Jesús. The Proof of my Truth
Madrid, 12.03.2015 - 31.05.2015

 To mark the 5th Centenary of the birth of Saint Teresa of Ávila, Acción Cultural Española and the Biblioteca Nacional de España) are organising a biographical exhibition on the saint. The show examines episodes in her life and analyses her literature and influence on subsequent writers.

Invisible violence
Salzburg, 14.02.2015 - 10.04.2015

This exhibition explores the so-called invisible violence that can found in daily life anywhere in the world, both in working environments and in domestic and everyday settings. AC/E is collaborating through the PICE mobility grants by supporting the participation of artists Itziar Barrio, Francisco Ruiz and María López Ruido.

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12 Belgrade Dance Festival 2015
Belgrade, 23.03.2015 - 09.04.2015

Belgrade Dance Festival is one of the most prominent contemporary European dance events and this year’s edition, the twelfth, features an attractive selection of works from the international scene. AC/E is collaborating through the PICE mobility grants by supporting the participation of the Sol Picó dance company. 

Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities
NewYork, 22.11.2014 - 10.05.2015

The exhibition Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities has brought together six interdisciplinary teams of researchers and professionals who, for 14 months, have held workshops aimed at examining new architectural possibilities for six world metropolises: Hong Kong, Istanbul, Lagos, Mumbai, New York and Rio de JaneiroAC/E is collaborating by supporting the participation in the project of the Zoohaus group, which has carried out research on the city of Lagos through its project Inteligencias Colectivas (Collective intelligences).

Paris, 06.02.2015 - 06.04.2015

The exhibition, curated by Julia Morandeira Arrizabalaga, sets out to visually explore cannibalism through the work of Latin American, US, Portuguese and Spanish artists. Through the PICE, AC/E is supporting the participation of the Spanish creators Julia Morandeira Arrizabalaga, the Jeleton group formed by María-Ángeles Alcántara-Sánchez and Jesús Arpal-Moya, Efrén Álvarez and Pablo Marte.

José Guerrero. The Presence of Black 1950-1966
Madrid, 29.01.2015 - 26.04.2015

 Scheduled in connection with the centenary of his birth, this is the first monographic exhibition that explores in depth what we might call the painter’s American years. The show features more than a hundred works, including paintings, prints and drawings from national and American collections that have never been exhibited in Spain.

Spaced 2. Future Recall
Derby, 01.08.2014 - 30.09.2014

AC/E collaborates in this project supportin the participation of the Spanish artist Rubén Santiago. In 2014 Madrid-based artist Ruben Santiago, traveled to Derby, Western Australia to begin his spaced 2 residency. Santiago’s project Not what it’s cracked up to be will see the artist present a collection of 60 carved boab nuts, one for each day of his time in Derby.

Tapas. Spanish Design for Food
Guanajuato, 05.03.2015 - 03.05.2015

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.The exhibition takes a look at how Spanish culture has come up with ingenious inventions and solutions posed by the world of cuisine...Spain’s food culture crosses boundaries to compete at the highest level worldwide...

Blas de Lezo, the Value of Half a Man
Cartagena de Indias, 28.01.2015 - 30.04.2015

The exhibition, first shown at the Museo Naval in Madrid recovers the memory of Blas de Lezo, one of the most important seamen in Spanish naval history. It traces his naval feats, his involvement in key episodes of  eighteenth-century Europe, his courage in battle, his unwavering convictions, his honesty in defending Spain’s interests and his enlightened education throughout an epic life and a biography that in itself reflects a century of Spanish history.

Pacific. Spain and the Adventure of the South Sea
Valencia, 03.03.2015 - 10.05.2015

AC/E is taking part in the events commemorating the 5th centenary of the discovery of the Pacific Ocean by Vasco Núñez de Balboa through this exhibition project.

Women & Women
Naples, 05.03.2015 - 23.04.2015

The photographs featured in the exhibition portray the essence of the female body and express the changes that have occurred on the art scene in recent decades. Works in different formats by five contemporary Spanish artists – Beatriz Moreno, Isabel Muñoz, Ouka Leele, Gabriela Grech and Soledad Córdoba – have been selected for the show.

Generation of ‘14. Science and Modernity
Alicante, 05.03.2015 - 24.04.2015

In 2014 it will be 100 years since the historical context that saw the emergence of a generation of writers and artists whose aim was to Europeanise Spanish culture through an aesthetic renewal of literature and art... 

The Generational Triennial 2015: Surround Audience
NewYork, 25.02.2015 - 24.05.2015

For 2015, the New Museum has invited Spanish artist Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, with the support of AC/E, to develop and produce his Kiti Ka’até project and present it during the triennial. This is the artist’s first exhibition in the United States.

15th Baroque Soirées - Bach Cantantas La Capilla Real de Madrid
Prague, 24.03.2015 - 24.03.2015

With the collaboration of AC/E through the programme for the internationalisation of Spanish culture, La Capilla Real de Madrid is staging a concert in Prague for the second year running in collaboration with the Collegium Marianum Ensemble directed by Jane Semeradóvá. The project brings together the instrumental work of Collegium Marianum with the vocal skills of the Capilla Real directed by Oscar Gershesohn.

International Nets of the Spanish Culture 1914 – 1939
Valladolid, 17.03.2015 - 10.05.2015

This exhibition is intended to show how those years were a crossroads for Spanish culture, which was rapidly undergoing internationalisation and in which the modernising project promoted since 1876 by the Institución Libre de Enseñanza played a decisive role. 

Galería de audiovisuales de la exposición TAPAS. Spanish Design for Food
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