Retrat de Belén Funes © Curro Palacios Taberner
“I wanted to show the Barcelona of those who have a harder time of it”

Belén Funes

Belén Funes is a film director. Her first film, La hija de un ladrón (A Thief’s Daughter), has garnered, among other accolades, the Goya Award for Best New...

Retrat de Ramon López de Mántaras © Curro Palacios Taberner
“A good artificial intelligence system would anticipate the outbreak of a new pandemic in two or three weeks”

Ramón López de Mántaras

Artificial intelligence (AI), a term coined in the late 1950s, is a common topic when talking about the future of work or the transformation of cities. The...

Retrat de Jordi Casanovas © Santiago Sepúlveda
“Playwrights should talk about things that affect them”

Jordi Casanovas

Jordi Casanovas was going to be an inventor, but he was struck by the fever for theatre due to the Argentine authors Rodrigo García and Javier Daulte. One of the most...

Retrat de Lídia Heredia © Albert Armengol
“Sometimes I wonder: with so much information, when do we think?”

Lídia Heredia

Each morning, we can start the day listening to Lídia Heredia on her TV3 programme Els matins. Credibility, rigour and professionalism are words that...

Retrat de Fina Birulés © Camilla de Maffei
“Barcelona fulfils all the conditions to be the equivalent of Boston in Europe”

Luis Serrano

Few scientists can claim to have published three articles in the same issue of Science Magazine. The biochemist Luis Serrano is one of them. Specialising in...

Retrat de Clara Peya © Dani Codina
“I feel much freer in music, playing the piano, than in life”

Clara Peya

Seeing Clara Peya (1983) on stage, sitting in front of the piano, is an unforgettable experience. She approaches it, surrendering her body and her soul to a new...

Portrait of Enric Montefusco © Dani Codina
“The most important struggle is the one you have within”

Enric Montefusco

Retrat de Fina Birulés © Camilla de Maffei
Knitting spaces of feminist thought

Fina Birulés

Distilling thought involves the strenuous task of condensing sense and syntactic skill. Those who know Fina Birulés know of her tenacious precision in thought and...

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