Il·lustració. © Margarita Castaño
The city of careThe ethics and economics of care

Increases in life expectancy, changes in reproductive trends and the evolution of the family structure have intensified demand for care here in Catalonia, and a...

Il·lustració © Margarita Castaño
The city of careCare and the post-pandemic economy

The two latest crises of capitalism – that of 2008 and the Covid-19 crisis – have highlighted the importance of care and the urgent need to transform the economic...

Il·lustració. © Maria Contreras Coll
The city of careThe ethics of care

Everyone has the right to be cared for and everyone has a duty to care. Care has become a basic need that must be covered not just by the family, but also by public...

Il·lustració. © Margarita Castaño
The city of careReflections on Care and Social Justice

Care is a relational practice that involves those who give it and those who receive it and includes both the right to be cared for and the right to care. As work on...

Il·lustració. © Margarita Castaño
The city of careReproductive revolution and care crisis

The evolution of the population in the next 15 years is marked by what is called ageing of ageing, which predicts a significant increase in people aged over...

Il·lustració. © Margarita Castaño
The city of careWhy our model of care for dependent people needs to change

There are long-standing deficiencies in care for dependent people, and the pandemic has only made them worse. Given the public system’s shortcomings, the most common...

Il·lustració. © Margarita Castaño
The city of careCities that care: transforming space to prioritise life

Prioritising the sustainability of life involves providing the material and immaterial conditions that support care. In the urban planning sphere, this means breaking...

Il·lustració. © Margarita Castaño
The city of careFrom the superblock to the Vila Veïna: towards a social city model

The Vila Veïna municipal initiative was created with a view to building environments where care takes place as part of a community, rather than individually. Vila...

Il·lustració. © Margarita Castaño
The city of careThe social economy: a tool for transformation

The social economy is made up of organisations whose economic and business activity puts people and purpose before capital. This system materialises as democratic,...


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Retrat de Meritxell Galindo dins del seu actual habitatge. L’hospital de campanya de Santa Anna va suposar un punt de comunitat i esperança tant per a ella com per al seu marit durant la pandèmia del 2020. © Maria Contreras Coll
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    Maria Contreras Coll

    Barcelona, 1991. Maria Contreras Coll is a documentary photographer with a degree in Fine Arts and a postgraduate degree in Photojournalism from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She was an Explorer for National Geographic in 2020–2021 and is a member of Women Photograph. 


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Exhibitions. An opportunity for discovering the best contemporary figurative art at the Museu Europeu d’Art Modern.

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Museu Europeu d'Art Modern

‘La Capella: 600 years in El Raval’

Exhibitions. The history of this exhibition room since it started being used as a chapel in 1440.

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La Capella

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