Gijon International Film Festival 2019

Gijon International Film Festival 2019

15 November - 23 November 2019
Festival Internacional de Cine de Gijón (Gijón, Spain)
AC/E supports the participation of international programmers in the second edition of FICX Industry Days. It holds various industry meetings about grants for cinematographic and audiovisual productions, talks, panel discussions about programming in international festivals, development platforms and coproduction of audiovisual projects, works-in-progress and pitching sessions. The programme will also tackle two of the most highlighted titles from Spanish cinema
El archivo del polvo (The Dust Archive). Elena del Rivero

El archivo del polvo (The Dust Archive). Elena del Rivero

13 November 2019 - 05 January 2020
Matadero Madrid (Madrid, Spain)
El archivo del polvo (The Dust Archive) articulates a mise-en-scène that speaks of the effects of war, pollution, the cultivation of raw materials, migrations, the transformation of architecture to help displaced peoples, the pain of loss... A material that has inspired the participation of choreographer, dancer, painter and poet Mónica Valenciano  in Elena del Rivero’s project about the terrorist attack
The filmmakers, Europe portrayed

The filmmakers, Europe portrayed

06 November - 01 December 2019
Metropol Parasol / Setas de la Encarnación (Sevilla, Spain)
​The exhibition brings together 50 portraits of European filmmakers made by photographer Óscar Fernández Orengo. Of these half, a selection of 25, correspond to Spanish filmmakers in black and white and in panoramic format, portrayed in spaces and places that they themselves have chosen. Among these are Bigas Luna, Josefina Molina, Víctor Erice, Rodrigo Sorogoyen or Belén Funes. The other
Temporada 2019 de la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia

Temporada 2019 de la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia

20 November 2019
Teatro Colón de Bogotá (Bogotá, Colombia)
La Temporada 2019 de la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia incluye en su segundo semestre 15 conciertos. Dos de estos cuentan con la presencia de los artistas españoles cuyos traslados asume AC/E a través de las ayudas a visitantes, Clara Andrada (flauta solista) y Diego Martín Etxeberría (director).  En el primer concierto, que se realiza el jueves 3 de octubre en el en el
500 years of Havana. Guest work of the Museo Nacional del Prado in the National Museum of Fine Arts of Cuba

500 years of Havana. Guest work of the Museo Nacional del Prado in the National Museum of Fine Arts of Cuba

15 November - 15 December 2019
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Cuba (La Habana, Cuba)
In the framework of the celebration of the 500 years of Havana, Acción Cultural Española in collaboration with AECID and the Prado Museum, organizes the exhibition of Goya's "Self-Portrait" of 1815, emblematic work of the Prado collections, in the National Museum of Fine Arts of Cuba between November 11 and December 12, 2019, coinciding with its inauguration with the official
Mar del Plata International Film Festival 2019

Mar del Plata International Film Festival 2019

This Festival is a fundamental sample of development and exchange in the film and audiovisual arts industry and is a must for directors, actors, producers, distributors and film lovers. The 33rd edition will be held between 10th and 17th November, and is supported by AC/E through support for Mobility grants by PICE, defraying the travelling expenses of the Spanish film-makers
Teresa Solar: Ride Ride Ride

Teresa Solar: Ride Ride Ride

26 October 2019 - 26 January 2020
Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation (Estocolmo, Sweden)
Teresa Solar (Spain/Egypt) offers a variety of sculptural forms in bright and playful colours not avoiding the possible critical approach on consumption and desire. The concept of the museum and the imagined idea of a storage room of an amusement park defines Teresa Solar’s exhibition at Index foundation. Objects and language, movement and situation, Meaning and poetry arise not so
Brossa Poetry

Brossa Poetry

08 October - 08 December 2019
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Argentina (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Brossa Poetry is a comprehensive survey of the work of this pioneering artist, from his early books to his latest visual investigations, and including his work in the theatre, cinema, music and artistic actions. Joan Brossa (Barcelona, 1919-1998) was first and foremost a poet, but we believe it is necessary to see this in relation to his way of working, his
Artistic Residency at SOMA 2019 - Jordi Colomer

Artistic Residency at SOMA 2019 - Jordi Colomer

01 October - 30 November 2019
SOMA México (Ciudad de México, Mexico)
Jordi Colomer is the artist selected by the jury for a residency at SOMA (Mexico). This residency, organized by Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) and SOMA, allows a Spanish artist to research and develop artistic production during two months, between October and November 2019, in Mexico. SOMA is a Mexican non-profit organization dedicated to the cultural exchange and teaching of the arts created more than
5th Centenary of the First Round-the-world Voyage

5th Centenary of the First Round-the-world Voyage

#Vcentenario | In 2019 Spain is celebrating the 5th centenary of the first circumnavigation of the Earth made by Ferdinand Magellan’s and Sebastián Elcano’s expedition. The centenary, designated an event of public interest by the Spanish government, features an activity programme devised by a committee belonging to the Ministry of Culture. Acción Cultural Española is part of the committee and is organising
The Bicentenary of the Museo del Prado 1819 - 2019

The Bicentenary of the Museo del Prado 1819 - 2019

The Museo del Prado opened to the public on 19 November 1819 as a Royal Museum of Painting and Sculpture. In 2019, they celebrate their Bicentenary a commemoration that will reveal the path covered since 1819 until today. The driving idea of the Bicentenary is to celebrate the Museo del Prado as the great gift that the Spanish nation has given and
Mostra Espanha 2019

Mostra Espanha 2019

Mostra Espanha is a programme of cultural activities that takes place in different locations in Portugal every year. It is aimed at showing the dynamism and creativity of the Spanish cultural industries  as well as offering experiences for the dialogue between the two countries to create common projects. The Mostra Espanha organization is run by the General Directorate of Cultural Industries
Extra, fashion! The birth of the fashion press in Spain

Extra, fashion! The birth of the fashion press in Spain

22 November 2019 - 01 March 2020
Museo del Traje. CIPE (Madrid, Spain)
#ExtraModa | The exhibition traces the history of fashion through fashion magazines: from the France of Louis XIV, with the birth of the luxury industry, until the end of the 19th century, with the arrival and development of the fashion press in Spain . The exhibition follows different publications dedicated to fashion, with different milestones: the first, the Mercure Galant, which appears
FIL 2019. 33 Guadalajara International Book Fair

FIL 2019. 33 Guadalajara International Book Fair

30 November - 08 December 2019
FIL, Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Mexico)
The Guadalajara International Book Fair is the most important publishing gathering in Ibero-America. It is also an amazing cultural festival. Created 33 years ago by the University of Guadalajara External, the Fair is aimed at professionals and the general public alike, a characteristic that sets it apart from other book fairs around the globe. With business as one of its main
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Malba Writers’ Residency  2020

Malba Writers’ Residency 2020

09 October - 20 November 2019
Convocatoria abierta
Malba Literatura and Acción Cultural Española have launched the REM + AC/E programme whereby a grant will be awarded to a Spanish writer every year to enjoy the Malba Writers’ Residency. The programme is aimed at foreign writers and is designed as a forum for exchange and literary creation based on an invitation to spend five weeks in Buenos Aires
RAQUEL MEYERS. Residency of Graphic Animation Irudika - AC/E 2020

RAQUEL MEYERS. Residency of Graphic Animation Irudika - AC/E 2020

06 February 2020
Zas Kultur Espazioa (Vitoria, Spain)
Raquel Meyers has been selected for this eight-week graphic animation residence that takes place in several places in Spain and abroad. Organized by Irudika and Acción Cultural Española (AC/E), in collaboration with Fundación Vital, Fundación Bilbaoarte Fundazioa and the Cité Internationale de la Bande Dessinée et de l'Image de Angoulême, it seeks to facilitate the creation of artistic networks, promote
Writers' Residency at Les Récollets Paris 2019 - Javier Serena

Writers' Residency at Les Récollets Paris 2019 - Javier Serena

01 September - 30 November 2019
Centre Les Récollets (París, France)
Javier Serena is the writer selected by the jury to enjoy this residence at the Les Récollets Center in Paris. During his three-month stay, between September and November 2019, he will be able to carry out his work in the old convent of Les Récollets, a reception center with a European and global vocation for artists, researchers, intellectuals and university
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