Il·lustració © Joan Alturo
The generational gapThe broken elevator

Something is happening in global society. Citizens today are showing, with social unrest in many parts of the world, a palpable discontent after many years of...

Illustration © Sonia Alins
Landings

1. At the crack of dawn, when I go out on my motorbike, a long tailback forms at the exit to my town, between the Citroën garage and the motorway’s incline, but it...

Il·lustració © Sonia Alins
New vulnerabilitiesWhen origin identifies you

Place of birth and social origin are the two variables that most determine the opportunities for young people in Catalonia. Today, Catalan society is a multicultural...

Illustration © Eva Vázquez. A fish looks at its reflection in a fish tank from the outside. The inside the fish bowl features a cityscape and a boy on a bicycle.
Debbie and Humbert

Debbie and Humbert got married on the same day that Ibiza died. Carla found the turtle with her head inside her shell and her legs stretched out. Her friends...

La cantant Rosalía © Berta Pfirsich
Rosalía in the Plaça del Dubte

Rosalía studied in the classrooms in the Taller de Músics, as well as on the patio, and in the street, with artists, teachers and students. She was always sure about...

El mal querer, Rosalía. Sony Music, 2018.
Rosalía, the sultana of a new pop under construction

El mal querer, Rosalía’s second album, is an epic story full of sonic turbulence and minor artistic challenges. Based on alternative imagery, Rosalía...

Il·lustració d'una moto
Murmurs

Often the things we will remember all our lives creep up on us like that, halfway between the murmur of intuition and the yearning of a wish. There was a time when I...

Llibre: Els límits del Quim Porta, de Josep Pedrals
Breaking the sound barrier

Els límits del Quim Porta, a book by Josep Perals, is bound to disturb and hypnotise. The whole book breathes poetry, lyrical sonority, ideas, constant...

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