A dalt, interior de la Biblioteca Agustí Centelles i un artista pinta un grafitti en una paret. A sota, grup de persones passejant en bicicleta davant del mural sobre la SIDA de Keith Haring a l'exterior del MACBA i una dona mirant una exposició.
Isn’t culture for me? Diversity and inequalities in cultural participation

The two key words in the first survey on cultural participation and needs in Barcelona are diversity and inequality. The survey reveals that the desire to take part...

Il·lustració © Laura Borràs Dalmau
The right distance

I didn’t mind getting up early to wait for her on the corner with Vinyals and escort her to the underground. It was five, ten minutes, held back at every traffic...

Mans agafades d'una parella de gent gran.  © Laura Guerrero
A normal life

We recently lost a way of life. It was buried under a mountain of letters and tears. We reminisce about it today in our conversations, it sneaks into the news...

Persones caminant entre les parades de llibres el dia de Sant Jordi del 2018. © Vicente Zambrano
Sant Jordi versus coronavirus. Rescue bookshops and save books

23 April 2020. Like every year, Sant Jordi [St. George] has to slay the dragon, but this year the story has taken a different path and the enemy has mutated into a...

Llibre: Barcelona: títol provisional. Un viatge literari per la ciutat, Andreu Gomila i Diego Piccininno
Authors who make the city pulsate

Barcelona: títol provisional [Barcelona: Working Title] is a journey through contemporary Barcelona by means of its writers. Andreu Gomila and Diego...

Llibre: El carrer Montcada, Albert García Espuche
500 years of life on Carrer Montcada

In La gent del carrer Montcada [The People of Montcada Street], Albert García Espuche reflects five hundred years of life on one of Barcelona’s most iconic...

Il·lustració © Laura Borràs Dalmau
The city after the pandemicAntivirals for the new political times

The coronavirus pandemic, despite the economic impact that many predict, will not generate a widespread crisis of disaffection such as the one triggered by the Great...

Il·lustració © Laura Borràs Dalmau
The city after the pandemicThe contradictions of an undecided democracy

The reaction that countries have in the wake of the coronavirus crisis will reveal a great deal about the sort of democracy they have. Weak democracies will repeal...

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