Institut Ramon LLull


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Institut Ramon Llull is a consortium comprising the Government of Catalonia, the Government of the Balearic Islands, and the Barcelona City Council. Its mission is the support and promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad, in all its forms and means of expression.
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New York City, Jersey City 
11/12/2019 Performing

Los Escultores del Aire perform in Manhattan and in Jersey City

The Bacelona-based physical theatre company Los Escultores del Aires will perform their work La Caja (The Box) at Teatro Latea in Manhattan, and at Jersey City Theater Center as part of International Voices Theater Festival.
New York 
11/12/2019 Culture

Catalan Institute of America launches a film series and a book club

On September 11, The National Day of Catalonia, Catalan Institute of America (CIofA) will launch a film series for its members. Screenings will take place regularly. A week later, the CIofA Book Club in Catalan, also free for members and coordinated by translator Mary Ann Newman, will start meeting on the third Wednesday of each month. Both series will be held at the Center for Social Innovation in Chelsea, NYC.
Stanford University 
08/12/2019 Arts

Antonio Monegal of UPF, visiting professor at Stanford University

This Fall semester, Prof. Antoni Monegal of Barcelona’s Universitat Pompeu Fabra will teach a course on “Visuality, Memory and Citizenship: Archive and Activism in Catalan Photography” for students at the Department of Art and Art History at Stanford University.
08/12/2019 Literature

Applications Now Open for the ALTA 2020 Emerging Translator Mentorship Program

The ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship Program is designed to establish and facilitate a close working relationship between an experienced translator and an emerging translator on a project selected by the emerging translator. ALTA’s Emerging Translator Mentorship Program was founded by former ALTA board member Allison M. Charette.
Faber, Olot 
05/12/2019 Thought

Apply now for Faber Residency: QLGBTI+ Present and Future

Different kinds of revolution involving social, cultural, economic, ecological and personal identity question and challenge us. These changes must be accompanied by mechanisms that ensure respect for the human rights of each individual, including individual rights of queer, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons. These changes, however, will not occur without representation and active presence in all fields, especially in those of knowledge and exchange of experiences and projects, which is ...
Berkeley, CA 
02/12/2019 Arts

Citizenship and Visuality: Filming Catalonia’s Cultural Landscape

How are other languages and cultures, other than Catalan and Spanish, represented in Catalan documentaries that address cultural diversity in a globalized city such as Barcelona. To what extent can visual production—and in particular documentary film—be a tool of political intervention, what function does it serve and what impact can it have? In a sense, it’s a way of asking how culture, and the arts, can be made socially relevant.  
24/11/2019 Arts

"Catalonia In Venice_To Lose Your Head (Idols)": Collateral Event of the 58th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia

For the 6th time, the Institut Ramon Llull presents a Collateral Event for the Biennale Arte. Pedro Azara curates the exhibition Catalonia in Venice_To Lose Your Head (Idols). The multi-authored exhibition explores the theory of art reception and documents the complex life of public statues in our time. In a world of images, where iconoclasm, iconodulia and the transformation of aesthetic and are ways for reality and power to relate to each other, the exhibition questions the ...
23/11/2019 Literature

The difficulties of translating Brossa: “It is hard to combine creativity and literal meaning”

As part of the 2nd International Symposium Joan Brossa: Trees vary depending on the terrain, Llull brought to Ateneu Barcelonès three professionals who have translated the poet’s work into other languages: Victoria Pradilla, Alfonso Alegre and Marc Audí. We spoke about Brossa, the first impression you get when reading one of his poems, the extreme complexity of translating it into other languages, the history of his books, and the international projection and continuity ...
22/11/2019 Arts

A new edition of Scotland’s Catalan Film Festival is beginning

Cinemaattic is unveiling the complete programming of a new edition of Scotland’s Catalan Film Festival which will be held from 24 November to 14 December in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. The festival is growing, and for the first time it will bring its screenings to new Scottish cities like Dundee and Inverness. More than 20 Catalan productions will be participating in this event, which stretches over more than two weeks and has become one of the most representative displays of Catalan audiovisuals ...
New York 
21/11/2019 Music

The Importance of Music in Life

Antoni Tolmos, is a pianist and composer born in Lleida (Spain) in 1970. He has a degree in Piano, Musical Language and Music Theory and he is Doctor in philosophy and Education. He is expert in creativity and Music Improvisation (Doctoral thesis about piano improvisation as an educational tool). he is Certified Professional Coach. He is currently working at Universitat de Lleida and at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona as a professor in Music education, being at some stage the been Vicedean ...
Art Omi 
16/11/2019 Literature

Author Marta Orriols and translator Mara Faye Lethem selected for Art Omi Translation Lab 2019

In early November, Art Omi: Writers hosts an annual Translation Lab, in which four English language translators are invited to work alongside the writers whose work they translate. The focused residency provides an integral stage of refinement, allowing translators to dialogue with the writers about text-specific questions. The Translation Lab emphasizes translation as a means towards cultural exchange.
New York 
12/11/2019 Music

Josep Prohens, composer, and Andreu Riera, pianist. A concert in New York

On November 12, the Graduate Center’s Segal Theater will host a retrospective concert of Josep Prohens’ piano works, as well as a masterclass with Prohens himself and pianist Andreu Riera.
Rochester NY 
10/11/2019 Language

ALTA42 translates from the Catalan!

Each year, nearly 500 ALTA members, literary translators, writers, students, readers, teachers, publishers, and other professionals from all regions of the United States and abroad gather for a vibrant three days in continually changing venues across the country, and, occasionally, in Canada and Mexico. For forty years, the ALTA conference has provided the largest gathering dedicated exclusively to the work of literary translation.
10/11/2019 Music

Catalan artists coming to SONICA!

Three Catalan artists will be performing at the fifth edition of the Scottish sonic arts festival "for the visually minded", which will be held at different locations in Glasgow between the 31st of October and the 10th of November.
New York 
09/11/2019 Music

Tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Lluc Casares performs in New York City and in Philadelphia

Devoted to music since a very early age, Lluc grew up surrounded by the sounds of Sonny Stitt and Louis Armstrong, but also the Afro-Cuban All-Stars and Earth Wind and Fire- to name a few. His father, Pau Casares, was his very first clarinet teacher and mentor. Lluc lived in New York City as part of the prestigious Artist Diploma Ensemble at the Juilliard School of Music. 
San Francisco 
06/11/2019 Cinema

From Knee to Heart, 9241, IRØN MODVM and My Big Match: screenings at San Francisco Dance Film Festival

San Francisco Dance Film Festival celebrates its landmark 10th anniversary! Celebrating a decade of reframing dance, the 2019 festival will run November 2-10 at venues across San Francisco, and include over 120 films featuring both North American and world premieres. With documentaries, live performance captures from the world's greatest stages, shorts, panels, and live performances, the festival is organized into 30 varied programs. 
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