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...

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...

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...

Il·lustració © Joan Alturo
Diamante

If Diamante Trivallo had ever been told that she was going to spend a lifetime in the same job, she’d have been very upset. Luckily she wasn’t told. Diamante has...

Il·lustració © Joan Alturo
The generational gapYoung women, between inequality and empowerment

Young people are dominating new discourses on gender and challenging much of the discrimination, contempt and violence that older generations had systematised....

Una dona llueix un llaç lila, símbol feminista, a la solapa de la jaqueta. © Arianna Giménez.
Violence against women, a global and local scourge

One in five women in the world has suffered sexual abuse in childhood and one in three has been the victim of physical or sexual violence. According to the 2016...

Una dona estén el braç endavant i obre la mà amb un gest de stop. A la mà hi té dibuixat el símbol de dona en color lila. © Arianna Giménez.
Let’s embrace the debate and broaden our perspective

It was not so long ago that we referred to “crimes of passion” and the Spanish Civil Code enforced “the duty of marital obedience”. We have dispelled the stereotype...

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...

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