Retrat de Cesc Gelabert. © Álex Losada
“Dancing is inhabiting the body with emotion and the mind”

Cesc Gelabert

At 68, Cesc Gelabert still dances and boasts the same impeccable figure he had when he began to move on the Barcelona scene in the 1970s. He would have liked to be...

Il·lustració. © Sandra Rilova
New spiritualtiesWhen a person is at the end of the world, do they disappear?

Beyond the current trend of spirituality, profound issues need to be present in the education of the new generations. The key to spirituality in schools is enabling...

Retrat de Mónica Rikić © Mariona Gil Sala
“We can decide a lot more things about technology than what we are led to believe”

Mónica Rikić

When we hear the word ‘coder’, a young engineer swaying dangerously close to sociopathy comes to mind, obsessed with becoming the new Mark Zuckerberg. Mónica Rikić (...

Fantasy stories for a post-pandemic future

Over a short time, we have been caught in the throes of a dystopia almost without realising it: a global pandemic, lockdowns at home, devastating fires, drone strikes...

Retrat de Vicenç Viaplana. © Mariona Gil
“We can no longer be sure of what we’re seeing”

Vicenç Viaplana

Never had so much work been exhibited and so much at the same time by the artist Vicenç Viaplana (Granollers, 1955). A truly free soul, advocate and researcher of...

Llibre. Per una educació en llibertat
Education as a tool for transformation

Per una educació en llibertat. Barcelona i l’escola. 1908-1979 [For an Education in Freedom. Barcelona and School. 1908-1979] is a collective work that...

Vista aèria del Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona i gratacels del tram final de la Diagonal. © Ajuntament de Barcelona /  TAVISA
Barcelona, collective talent to drive an upturn

Barcelona is a city that is resilient, open and permeable to change. It has been so in its 2,000-year history, tackling every crisis with innovation, connectivity and...

Una exposició a La Virreina. © Vicente Zambrano
Hits and misses. The state of photography in Barcelona

Barcelona’s cultural scene cannot be understood without photography. The link stretches way back and has reached the 21st century with renewed vigour. The...

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