Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts (Chicago, United States)
Poured Architecture: Sergio Prego on Miguel Fisac establishes a dialogue between the work of the late architect Miguel Fisac (1913–2006) and the work of the artist Sergio Prego (b. 1969) and it is curated by Carlos Copertone, Patxi Eguíluz, and Iker Gil.
Sergio Prego (b.1969) is a Basque sculptor and part of the generation that was formed in the experimental space
Plaza de las Mujeres, Plaza del Olivo (Soria, Spain)
#50FotosConHistoriaExpo | is an exhibition that surveys the history of photography in Spain over the past eight years. It shows the history behind fifty or so pictures to provide viewers with a better grasp of the essence of the work and the photographer, as well as their importance in the evolution of this discipline. They represent fifty different gazes full of nuances:
Al-Andalus is a multifaceted prism that has inspired countless approaches and revisions, from its founding to the present day. The material evidence that has survived offers insight into the principal aspects of metal in Al-Andalus, from the extraction of ore in the mines to subsequent metallurgical treatments and final manufacture, producing the most diverse objects which combine the reflection of
#ExpoDelibes | In 2020 takes place the centenary of Miguel Delibes Setién. Acción Cultural Española together with the National Library of Spain organize this exhibition to tribute this great writer and to claim his work and figure.
Miguel Delibes Setién (October 17, 1920 - March 12, 2010), a Spanish novelist, journalist and newspaper editor but also a Professor of Commercial Law, passionate about hunting and the countryside ...
The 11th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art takes place at various venues in Berlin and has appointed collaborating curators María Berríos, Renata Cervetto, Lisette Lagnado, and Agustín Pérez Rubio. The members of this intergenerational, female identified team of South-American curators come together in a four-voice constellation.
The curators envision this edition of the Berlin Biennale as a series of lived experiences that
Frankfurter Buchmesse | Feria del Libro de Frankfurt (Frankfurt, Germany)
The Frankfurt Book Fair (Frankfurter Buchmesse) is the most important market in the world for printed and digital content. It is also an extraordinary social and cultural event. Every October, publishers, publication experts, writers, creative professionals and fans come from all over the world to establish contacts, hold conversations, negotiate, make decisions, be surprised and celebrate the book and reading.
The new portal “Books from Spain” was created with the aim of promoting the sale of translation rights for Spanish titles in all official languages for the 2022 Frankfurt Book Fair, in which Spain will be the guest of honor country.
This is an initiative created by the Ministry of Culture and Sports, Acción Cultural Española and the Federation of Editors' Guilds of Spain.
Almost a hundred publishers and literary agencies participate in this platform that encourages the translation of Spanish titles in all official languages in order to maximize the Frankfurt Book Fair 2022
The Ministry of Culture and Sports, through the
After the process of awarding the grants, the financial contributions, which amount to a total of one million euros, have been transferred to 100% of the professionals who met the requirements established in the call.
In April of this year, and in view of the situation generated by COVID-19 in Spain, Netflix, Acción Cultural Española (AC / E), the Film Academy
'Insurrecta' commemorates the rise of the nobility of the two Castillas against the power of the crown. A crown recently placed on the temples of Carlos I, a 16-year-old boy, born in Holland, who barely spoke Spanish and who toured the peninsula collecting funds for his imperial project.
More than 50 creators and cultural managers, including the Minister of Culture, participate in the conference The Value of Culture to address the effects of Covid-19 in the sector and reflect on the recognition of culture in society
· “The agreement with Canada, Slovenia and Italy to postpone our presence in Frankfurt as an honored guest country until 2022 will create a better opportunity for the Spanish book sector and will increase international cooperation and solidarity,” stated the Minister of Culture and Sport
· The Spanish programming scheduled for 2020 is maintained and the sale of publishing rights is
The capital commemorates the 500th anniversary of the commencement of the community revolt in Segovia with the open-air macro-exhibition 'Insurrecta' by Gonzalo Borondo, with which the artist reinterprets the anniversary and invites citizens to reflect on it...
La programación para conmemorar el centenario del nacimiento de Miguel Delibes (1920-2010) quedó interrumpida por la pandemia y ahora el Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte ha decidido ampliar sus propuestas
The Frankfurt Book Fair, the largest in the world in its sector, will be held in person this year from October 14 to 18 in the German city on the banks of the Main despite the covid-19 pandemic, according to the announcement. this Wednesday the board of directors of the organization of German booksellers (BGG).
La Biennale Architettura will open in 2021. It will last 6 months and will be held from May 22nd to November 21st.
Biennale Arte will open in 2022, from April 23rd to November 27th.
La Biennale di Venezia announces that the 17th International Architecture Exhibition – How will we live together? – curated by Hashim Sarkis, which was to take place in Venice
Curator Alba Folgado reflects on the responses to the pandemic in cultural centers such as Lá da Favelinha, a place she knows in depth from her residence at JA.CA Centro de Arte e Tecnologia, in Brazil, supported by AC/E.
Juergen Boos, director de la Feria del Libro de Frankfurt reafirmaba en una entrevista retransmitida en la página de Facebook de Publishers without borders que la feria sigue programada del 14 al 18 de octubre y subrayaba que este año el evento será «una experiencia completamente diferente»...
Artists will have extraordinary access to unemployment benefits. Performing arts (dance, theater, circus and music) and cinema exhibitors will have grant funds of more than 51 million euros, specifically dedicated to providing financial support during the suspension of activity and de-escalation.
The EIB confirms that the postponement of Expo Dubai 2020 which the necessary support from the majority of the participating countries, AC/E talso supports this decision, which was proposed because of the global pandemic of COVID-19.
Con fecha 14 de marzo de 2020, se ha publicado en el Boletín Oficial del Estado el Real Decreto 463/2020, de 14 de marzo, por el que se declara el estado de alarma para la gestión de la crisis sanitaria ocasionada por el COVID-19.
El apartado 10 de las bases de la convocatoria “PROCEDIMIENTO DE SELECCIÓN” establece que se valorarán las
Online chess viewership has multiplied around the world since the confinement began
There are already 108 teams from 35 countries registered in the tournament, for a total of 972 players
The registration deadline has been extended to 31 May.
Madrid, 14 de abril de 2020.- In light of the great demand for virtual chess seen on the internet since the mass confinement began,
For the second consecutive year, the Malba Writers Residence (REM) will receive a Spanish author. In August Juan Vico (Badalona, Spain, 1975) will arrive in Buenos Aires, selected from hundreds of applications.
Malba Literatura y Acción Cultural Española llevan adelante el programa REM + AC/E desde 2019 que permite seleccionar cada año mediante convocatoria abierta a un escritor/a español/a para su
Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) organiza como gran parte de la imagen nacional en la Expo Universal, en Dubái (Emiratos Árabes Unidos), del próximo 20 de octubre al 10 de abril de 2021, y en sus actividades previas, un inédito torneo mundial escolar por internet cuya inscripción se cierra el 31 de marzo.
Conversamos con Miguel Utray, director del Centro Cultural de España en México, donde el pasado 7 de febrero se inauguró la exposición "La cuestión es ir tirando", que reúne el trabajo de 27 artistas contemporáneos españoles, y con Ángel Calvo Ulloa, comisario de esta muestra que se puede visitar hasta el 24 de mayo.
En el ‘Café de las 9’, Carles Mesa charla con el escritor y periodista Jesús Marchamalo. Presenta el libro "Delibes en bicicleta" (Nórdica Libros), justo cuando se cumplen cien años del nacimiento del literato vallisoletano.
El plazo de inscripción finaliza el 31 de marzo de 2020. El Torneo tendrá lugar entre abril y diciembre de 2020, será por Internet y la final se disputará en Dubái en marzo de 2021 Dirigido a los 192 países participantes previstos en la Expo.
The exhibition establishes a dialogue between the work of the late architect Miguel Fisac (1913–2006) and the work of the artist Sergio Prego (b. 1969). The exhibition Poured Architecture: Sergio Prego on Miguel Fisac is curated by Carlos Copertone, Patxi Eguíluz, and Iker Gil.
Desde que fuera inaugurada por el ministro de Cultura y Deporte el pasado 31 de octubre, un total de 21.442 personas han visitado la exposición Benito Pérez Galdós. La verdad humana en la Biblioteca Nacional de España.
La Biblioteca Nacional de España, Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) y el Gobierno de Canarias, organizadores de la exposición, celebran el éxito y la buena
With more than 2,000 audiovisual elements and more than 60 expert voices, among which Ferrán Adrià and Samantha Vallejo stand out, the project "Spain: open kitchen", from Google Arts & Culture, becomes the show starting on Tuesday " more complete "dedicated to Spanish cuisine.
The exhibition, in which the Royal Academy of Gastronomy, the Museum of Costume and Acción Cultural Española, are
Acción Cultural Española participates in the “Once Upon a Try” project by Google Arts & Culture with the exhibition "Tapas. A Story of Spanish Food Invention", , based on the exhibition "Tapas Spanish Design for Food" and offers a rich panorama of Spanish design applied to gastronomy. "Once Upon a Try" is a set of 350 interactive exhibitions that make up the largest online exhibition on inventions and discoveries ever created. Among the proposals,
The MusaE project. Music in the State Museums 2019 has closed its first phase, the reception and selection of proposals, with a resounding success of the call. And in total 468 concert proposals have been received, representing an increase of 20% compared to the 374 received in the previous edition.
An artistic commission integrated by Miguel Ángel Marín (Music Director of
En el quinto centenario de la primera circunnavegación del globo terráqueo, he ido hasta el estrecho que Magallanes descubrió y que lleva su nombre para comprobar sobre el terreno cómo de dura fue la hazaña ...
Ibán Gracía del Blanco, recently appointed executive president of Accion Cultural Española, AC / E, talk on Culture with Javier Torres in La Hora Extra.
Among other topics have spoken about the need to project culture abroad and promote our artists, which are two of the main objectives of AC / E.
Here is the audio >
The artist Elena Bajo, with her project “Plant manifesto” has been selected by the Sundaymorning @ ekwc jury to enjoy this residency at EKW (Oisterwijk, The Netherlands) between April 29 and July 21, 2021.
> About Elena Bajo
> Elena Bajo's CV
All applicants to the Sundaymorning @ ekwc residence will soon receive an email notifying that they have not been selected. Both
The residence is organized by Acción Cultural Española and the Cité internationale de la bande dessinée et de l'image (International City of Comic and Image - Angoulême) with the collaboration of the French Embassy in Spain, to take place at La Maison des Auteurs de Angoulême (France) between January and June 2021.
Submission of applications: until September 7, 2020.
Conditions to be eligible
Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten (Ámsterdam, Netherlands)
AC/E supports the participation of Spanish artists Marc Roig Blesa and Claudia Pagès Rabal selected by the Rijksakademie to enjoy a two-year residence (January 2020 - December 2021) in their facilities.
The Rijksakademie offers residencies to around fifty artists (for one year, with year extension) with the goal of providing space for research, experiment and production. Apart from facilities such as
→ The Visitors' Grants allows programmers from foreign cultural entities to explore the creations of the Spanish cultural sector in order to incorporate artists and creators
in their programmes.
List of beneficiaries will be made public: 29 Jul 2020
This catalogue accompanies the exhibition that, with the same title, organises Acción Cultural Española to remember and celebrate the V Centenary of the expedition of the first world circumnavigation by Fernando de
This interactive graphic adventure immerses the reader in an adventure created with Augmented reality and a recreated animation that enriches the experience revealing new points of view and many details of the
Between 2019 and 2020 the V Centenary of the expedition of the first round the world trip by Fernando de Magallanes and Juan Sebastián Elcano is celebrated. How much do you know about this great historical event?
In 2020 the centenary of the birth of Miguel Delibes is celebrated, one of the most admired and original voices in Spanish literature of the second half of the 20th century. How much do you know about the author?
Francisco Giner de los Ríos was the creator and director of the Institution Libre de Enseñanza (ILE) and promoter of many other pedagogical projects. How much do you know about this pedagogue, essayist, and philosopher and the entity he founded?
International Archives Day is celebrated on June 9. Test your knowledge about the General Sub-Directorate of State Archives, the body in charge of preparing, directing and coordinating the custody, conservation and dissemination of the documentary heritage of Spain.
2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Reina Sofía Museum, a milestone that led to the creation of a world-class museum of modern and contemporary art in Spain. How much do you know about this entity?
The Prado Museum celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2019, 200 years of history in which it has managed to position itself as one of the most important art galleries in the world. How much do you know about this institution? Play with us!
Jesús López Cobos is one of our most international conductors. How much do you know about him?
1.- Jesús López Cobos was born on February 25, 1940, in which locality?
On April 23rd the Spanish Book Day is celebrated. This day in 1616 Shakespeare, Garcilaso de la Vega and Cervantes died, although Cervantes, in fact, died on April 22. How much do you know about the author of Don Quixote and his works?
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