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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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.
The 15th Venice International Architecture Biennale is based on the theme "Reporting from the Front" and directed by Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena. With 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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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 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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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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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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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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.