Llibre: La casa de foc. Francesc Serés. Edicions Proa, 592 pàgines — Barcelona, 2020
The terrestrial substrate of Francesc Serés

In La casa de foc [The House of Fire], Francesc Serés immerses us in the landscape of La Garrotxa, an antediluvian and terrestrial setting that plays host to...

Retrat de Luis Cabrera. © Martí Petit
“When they hurt me, I didn’t turn the other cheek”

Luis Cabrera

Thanks to his tenacity, his personal rebelliousness and his untameable nature, Luis Cabrera (Arbuniel, Jaén, 1954) has been weaving an abundantly rich life story that...

Il·lustració © Nicolás Aznárez
Urban violenceBehind Barcelona’s barricades

Does the burning of rubbish bins as a form of protest on the streets of Barcelona correspond to flames of social revolt that evoke the spirit of the Rose of Fire? Or...

Retrat d'Angela Davis © CCCB, Miquel Taverna, 2017
Angela Davis. A history of civil disobedience

Angela Davis embodies the revolutionary fascination and the nostalgia for remote struggles. She has an innate ability to translate complex thoughts into slogans for...

Llibre: Joan Perucho i les edicions pop. L’aventura de Tàber, Julià Guillamon. Ajuntament de Barcelona, 2020
Joan Perucho, the pop editor

Perucho the pop editor is who is described in Joan Perucho i les edicions pop. L’aventura de Tàber [Joan Perucho and Pop Editions. Tàber’s Adventure]. This...

El sostre de miralls de la nova estructura que acull i reflecteix les parades dels Encants Vells, ara ubicats a l’Avinguda Meridiana i tocant a la plaça de les Glòries. © Rafael Vargas
Els Encants: The art of the autobiographical found object

Encants i miralls de Barcelona is a dream come true for its authors, the photographer Rafael Vargas and the writer Victoria Bermejo. Rarely, and without...

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...

Cámeres de fotografia antigues. Objectes a la venda als Encants de Barcelona. © Rafael Vargas
Capturing reality

The collective memory of this city is permeated with thousands of images that reveal the fascination that photography has historically held. But has the love been...

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