The impacts of artificial intelligenceLet the city make us uneasy

The polarisation and segregation fuelled by algorithms may end up shaping the city. AI feeds off itself and, as if it were an infinite mirror, it insists on...

The impacts of artificial intelligenceThe ignorance of algorithms and new synthetic realities

Artificial intelligence technologies are an expression of who we are. When everything is possible, what do we decide to do? This is a perfect technology for...

Illustration © Romualdo Faura
The impacts of artificial intelligenceFour pathways to an AI culture

Creative skills can currently be reproduced using deep learning and neural networks, but...

The impacts of artificial intelligenceArtificial intelligence fostering shared and sustainable mobility

AI has the potential to help manage complex processes, such as mobility, in city life. Simulators and servers that match people offering their cars with those...

Portrait of Maruja Torres. ​© Javier Barbancho
“People who are confident make me wary of them”

Maruja Torres

Maruja Torres arrives at our interview on foot with the aid (more mental than physical) of a wooden walking stick. She says that walking is good for her, and...

Josep Tarradellas Barcelona - El Prat Airport. Inside of the Terminal 1
Josep Tarradellas Airport, a major hub of activity

An airport acts as a major gateway to the city or region it serves. Barcelona airport, located in the municipality of El Prat de Llobregat, is a transport hub...

Llibre: Survey Barcelona. Una mirada fotogràfica sobre les transformacions de la ciutat, 2015-2023. Ajuntament de Barcelona, 2023.
‘Survey Barcelona’, a family album of the city

Valentín Roma, Adrià Goula and Susan Sontag all concur on the fact that photography needs objectives, but it is not objective. Survey Barcelona, a...


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

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© Rocío Bueno
  • Portrait of Rocío Bueno

    Rocío Bueno

    (Madrid, 1969). This visual artist and economist uses photography as a communication tool to create open dialogues and explore through her own processes. 


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Thought. Olga Tokarczuk, J. M. Coetzee, Enzo Traverso, Olivette Otele, Lea Ypi, Srećko Horvat, Edurne Portela, Blanca Garcés, Mathias Énard and Valerie Miles reflect on the sense of Europe today.

From 27/09/2023 to 30/09/2023
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona

Presentation of the book 'Els cinemes de la meva vida’ [The cinemas of my life]

Books. This book aims to pay homage to and serve as a record of the cinemas of Barcelona where the author grew up, of which only Aribau, Comedia and Maldá remain.

Llibreria Casa del Libro *Rambla Catalunya

European Researchers’ Night

Scientific dissemination. A week of free activities, such as workshops, talks, shows, experiments and games to help you understand how research and innovation work.

From 25/09/2023 to 01/10/2023
Centre Cívic Casa Golferichs

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