Illustration ©Patrícia Cornellana
The metamorphosis of workRethinking the organisation of work

The ongoing technological revolution is reshaping how we work and our relationship with it. Disruptive technological advancements, economic globalisation and new aspirations for...

Illustration ©Patrícia Cornellana
The metamorphosis of workNew work cultures: Between entrepreneurship and precariousness

The 21st century has brought about changes in the way employment is approached and understood. Today’s...

Illustration © Patricia Cornellana
The metamorphosis of workRediscovering the meaning of work: A revolutionary aspiration?

The modern concept of work is under scrutiny worldwide due to unprecedented mass resignations. To address...

Illustration ©Patricia Cornellana
The metamorphosis of workWorking time and work-life balance policies: Gender challenges

Working time has become a key issue on the public agenda, not just within the labour sector, influenced by...

Illustration ©Patricia Cornellana
The metamorphosis of workRemote work: More questions than answers

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic triggered an unprecedented surge in teleworking rates across the...

Illustration ©Patricia Cornellana
The metamorphosis of workSocially responsible companies

Companies have a mission to contribute to social transformation, and one of the main ways to achieve this is...

© Claudia Frontino
“Every university should have the autonomy to decide where to focus its strategy”

Laia de Nadal

It’s coffee time, and a laid-back atmosphere permeates the Plaça de la Mercè. However, at number 10, there’s a buzz of activity. Laia de Nadal, the rector of Pompeu Fabra...

Illustration ©Patricia Cornellana
How aunt Cristina died

I’d like to share the story of Aunt Cristina’s death with you. Not exactly how she died, but how her sisters came to believe she had passed away, and how Aunt Cristina herself...

Upward view of the skyscrapers in the 22@ district. © Imatges Barcelona / Laura Piqué
Architecture: Serving Society or the Market?

Barcelona holds a rich tradition of hosting major international events that have indelibly shaped its physical, mental and emotional landscapes. The upcoming event, following the...

Rehearsal session of Ràdio Barcelona’s radio drama group in 1962. © Arxiu Fotogràfic de Ràdio Barcelona - Cadena SER
They were there too

In 2024, we commemorate the centenary of the birth of Spain’s first radio station, Ràdio Barcelona. Many women have played significant roles in this illustrious history, striving...


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

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  • Ignasi Raventós

    A Barcelonian since 1958, he is an advertising professional and a photographer by vocation. He worked as an advertising creative for several years, during which he created campaigns for major clients and agencies, though his passion has always been photography. 


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‘Possible tales’ by Jeff Wall

Photographic pictures. The work of the Canadian artist has contributed in a very important way to define or redefine photography as an integral part of contemporary art.

From 17/05/2024 to 27/10/2024
La Virreina Centre de la Imatge

‘Suburbia. Building an American dream’

Urban planning and social policies. The exhibition traces the cultural history of the ideal of life of the American dream and analyses the validity and the most controversial aspects of this urbanistic model.

From 20/03/2024 to 08/09/2024
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona - Sala d'Exposicions

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