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This Is Not a Museum: Portable and Lurking
Sao Paulo, 15.04.2015 - 14.06.2015

This Is Not a Museum becomes a nomadic exhibitions as a platform for direct participation. It showcases more than 50  projects from various cities around the globe.  


Feria Internacional del Libro de Bogot谩 2015
Bogot谩, 21.04.2015 - 04.05.2015

Con el apoyo de AC/E, a trav茅s de su programa para la internacionalizaci贸n de la cultura espa帽ola,  la Feria cuenta entre sus participantes con las escritoras Lara Moreno y Elvira Navarro, y el ilustrador Pep Carri贸. Todos ellos participan en 鈥淐onversaciones que le cambiar谩n la vida鈥, un repertorio de charlas y talleres. Este espacio busca promover el intercambio y el debate entre los autores invitados. 

Carlos Garaicoa. Unfinished Order
Oslo, 16.04.2015 - 23.08.2015

Carlos Garaicoa (La Habana, 1967) is a key figure among Latin-American artists from the 90鈥檚. He is also a reference both inside and outside of Cuba when it comes to understanding artistic discourses through the globalization of Cuban art that started that same decade. Since then, his work has continued to revolve around social, economic and political change resulting from the history of the 20th century. This change is codified in an urban territory that becomes a field of study: architecture and urbanism are the two main focus of attention.

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The Recovery of Spain鈥檚 Artistic Heritage. Ricardo de Orueta (1868鈥1939)
Madrid, 26.03.2015 - 23.06.2015

The aim of this exhibition is to rescue from oblivion the discreetly silenced figure of Ricardo de Orueta and vindicate him as an essential reference in the history of twentieth-century Spanish culture. Orueta, from his post as Director General for Fine Arts in the Second Republic from 1931 to 1933 and in 1936, defined the cultural aspects of the Constitution of 1931 and established a policy for protecting and publicly disseminating Spain鈥檚 heritage which ended in the passing of the law of 1933 on artistic heritage 鈥 Ley del Tesoro Art铆stico  (1933) 鈥 one of the most advanced of its kind in Europe.

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).

Tapas. Spanish Design for Food
Guanajuato, 05.03.2015 - 03.05.2015

The exhibition, organized  and produced by Acci贸n Cultural Espa帽ola (AC/E), shows through two hundred objects divided into four sections鈥擪itchen, Table, Food, and Wine鈥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鈥檚 food culture crosses boundaries to compete at the highest level worldwide...

Festival Internacional de Teatro Santa Cruz de la Sierra 2015
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, 20.04.2015 - 25.04.2015

EL Festival se ha convertido en el evento teatral m谩s grande de Bolivia. Su objetivo es acercar el teatro a la gente, llevando el arte esc茅nico a los barrios m谩s alejados de la ciudad y las provincias del Departamento de Santa Cruz.Para esta edici贸n hay dos obras espa帽olas programados con el apoyo de AC/E: La llegada de los B谩rbaros, de Metamorfosis Producciones, escrita y dirigida por Jos茅 Luis Alonso de Santos , y Penal de Oca帽a, de Nao d鈥檃mores, escrita por Josefa Canellada.

Spaced 2. Future Recall
Derby, 01.08.2014 - 30.09.2014

AC/E collaborates in this project supportin the participation of the Spanish artist Rub茅n Santiago. In 2014 Madrid-based artist Ruben Santiago, traveled to Derby, Western Australia to begin his spaced 2 residency. Santiago鈥檚 project Not what it鈥檚 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.

3XDOC / Encuentro de Creadores 2015
Madrid, 07.04.2015 - 28.04.2015

The purpose of /3XDOC/Encuentro de Creadores 2015/  is to familiarise audiences with documentaries as a genre. This edition enjoys the support lent by AC/E through the Visitors grants, which have enabled it to provide a space for reflection on the work of two filmmakers, Daniel Villamediana and Peter Mettler, who approach the cinema in diametrically opposed ways, but question the world around them in a similar manner. 

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鈥檚 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 N煤帽ez de Balboa through this exhibition project.

Teresa de Jes煤s. The Proof of my Truth
Madrid, 12.03.2015 - 31.05.2015

 To mark the 5th Centenary of the birth of Saint Teresa of 脕vila, Acci贸n Cultural Espa帽ola and the Biblioteca Nacional de Espa帽a) are organising a biographical exhibition on the saint. The show examines episodes in her life and analyses her literature and influence on subsequent writers.

Generation of 鈥14. Science and Modernity
Albacete, 15.04.2015 - 30.05.2015

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 Mangran茅, with the support of AC/E, to develop and produce his Kiti Ka鈥檃t茅 project and present it during the triennial. This is the artist鈥檚 first exhibition in the United States.

Festival de M谩laga Cine Espa帽ol 2015. 18 edici贸n
M谩laga, 17.04.2015 - 26.04.2015

Malaga Festival is geared to all audiences and, in accordance with its aim of presenting and encouraging a broad range of film culture, is ever attentive to training, creativity and innovation as part of an event that is notable for its dynamic and constantly developing nature. As in previous years, AC/E is supporting the festival through the Visitors grants by inviting important foreign planners to the festival.  

International Nets of the Spanish Culture 1914 鈥 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 Instituci贸n Libre de Ense帽anza played a decisive role. 

Interview with some of the authors of AC/E Digital Annual Report 2015

We interviewed Javier Celaya (director of AC/E Digital Culture Annual Report) and authors Marta Rodr铆guez, Jes煤s Alcoba, Pepe Cerezo, Jos茅 Manuel Jarque y Laura Cano to talk about the main conclusions in their articles. 

Virtual tour
Trailer of the documentary

The documentary produced by  INTROP脥Amedia in collaboration with AC/E sets out to recover the legacy and memory of a group of women who emerged en 1914 and fought with courage, intelligence and determination for the women鈥檚 rights in a Spain that doomed them to mediocrity. These women artists and thinkers, stressing its determining influence in Spain鈥檚 cultural and social history, in order to vindicate their rightful place as members of the Silver Age in Spanish art and literature. 

Virtual Tour

The exhibition examines episodes in her life and analyses her literature and influence on subsequent writers. From her early years through her youth and her mature years, on show works by Zurbar谩n, Ribera and her original manuscripts, an account of Teresa鈥檚 life through her written work marks the exhibition layout.

Virtual Tour

A tour through this exhibition taht traces the personal, intellectual and political biography of one of the architects of the entry of Spain into modernity: Ricardo de Orueta. His life embodies the prototype of citizens committed to democratic freedoms, applied to culture. 

Ebook: ACE Digital Culture Annual Report 2015
Ebook: Programme for the Internationalization of Spanish Culture. Results 2014
The face of Literature. eBook
Digital Book: Tapas. Spanish Design for Food