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The street kid who became an artist

Lita Cabellut

Anyone who is close to her will tell you that watching her create is a work of art in itself. Her studio is the scene of thousands of creative battles, where paint...

Open cityA crooked, open, modest city

Judgements that the cité has ‘failed’ to open up are thus Janus-faced: one side of the coin shows angry populist prejudice, but on the other face can appear...

SHANGHAI, CHINA
Open cityFlexible Urbanisms

Much of the urban design applied around the world follows the technocratic model of the Athens Charter. This is a homogenous, one-size-fits-all model that provides...

Barcelona’s ring roads and some of the major highways connecting with Catalonia’s northern regions come together at the interchange of La Trinitat.
Barcelona, urban borders

There are an infinite number of borders in Barcelona. Social borders, that separate our ways of life and the possibilities they have to offer (the ‘Upper Diagonal’...

Portrait of Eva Baltasar
“The success of Permagel was like another flash flood that washed over me”

Eva Baltasar

She was unjustly obscure until only very recently and that may have been largely due to poetry.

Open cityWhere do they keep the white people?

For the first time in many years, the term “fascism” is being used in the United States to refer to the rhetorical return of white supremacists, and the threat it...

Personas alrededor de una parada de libros en la calle
Copyright and freedom of expression in the Internet Age

The European Union has tabled a new directive on copyright to harmonize different aspects of the European digital market. 

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‘The city of women’

Series of activities to rethink the city from a gender perspective.

When:
From 23/10/2018 to 20/11/2018
Where:
Centres cívics i Biblioteques de Barcelona

Literary Gràcia

Routes. Part of the series organised by the city’s community centre network and the library network.

When:
From 03/11/2018 to 01/12/2018
Where:
Biblioteca Vila de Gràcia

Herstory. When women speak up

Part of the series organised by the city’s community centre network and the library network.

When:
12/11/2018
Where:
Biblioteca Horta - Can Mariner

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Portada de la revista Metròpolis Barcelona número 109. N109 - Oct 18

Photography

The city in images, seen through the eyes of a photographer.

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Black and white photograph of the interior courtyard of a building

Portrait of Consuelo Bautista

Consuelo Bautista

She’s been one of the most active photojournalists in the Barcelona press, first in La Vanguardia and then in El País, and she has published multiple stories in the international media.

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