Institut Ramon LLull



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LONDON EC4Y 1AA, United Kingdom
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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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 /  Buenos Aires 
02/08/2020 paperllull

The compass rose: A journey around the world

Perhaps if Ramon Llull hadn’t invented the compass rose, Flavia Company would never have set off to navigate the world. The Catalan writer reflects on her travel and literary experiences (watched over by Ramon Llull) in this article.
 /  València 
26/07/2020 paperllull

Rafael Guastavino, the architect of New York

Who was the Valencian who revolutionised the construction systems used in the United States between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries? In this article, the writer and artist Anna Moner introduces us to this figure, who proved to be the most prestigious master builder of his era.
 /  Barcelona 
22/07/2020 Arts

“It is actually in the air where we can get a sense of today’s biggest crises”

Olga Subirós is an architect and curator of exhibition projects that adopt an integrative approach to the culture of the 21st century and the far-reaching transformations of the digital age. Last May, Subirós was supposed to be opening her latest exhibition Catalonia in Venice – air/aria/aire, promoted by the Institut Ramón Llull as part of the collateral events programme of the 17th International Exhibition of Architecture of La Biennale di Venezia, but the Covid-19 pandemic ...
Christele Harrouk
 /  Barcelona 
21/07/2020 Arts

Catalonia in Venice Highlights the Role of Architecture in Climate Emergency and Public Health Crisis

Catalonia in Venice - air/aria/aire, part of the Collateral Event of the Biennale Architettura 2021, is an exhibition curated by architect Olga Subirós, commissioned by the Institut Ramon Llull, with the participation of 300.000 Km/s, an urbanism studio in macro data-based strategic planning.
19/07/2020 paperllull

Learning Catalan with a touch of humour

The linguist Míriam Martin Lloret talks about the need to play with Catalan language and the benefits of promoting it in a kinder way. And also wonders what we do with the “saviors of the language” that our language has, especially on Twitter
16/07/2020 Arts

AIR/ARIA/AIRE: Collateral Event of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia

The Institut Ramon Llull presents Catalonia in Venice - air/aria/aire, a Collateral Event of the Biennale Architettura 2021 and an exhibition curated by architect Olga Subirós. The project reflects upon the central theme of the Biennale, ‘How will we live together?’, with an investigation into air as a common asset upon which our survival depends. Under the name Aire, the exhibition highlights the role of architecture and urbanism within the context of two interconnected global ...
Laia Malo
 /  Palma 
12/07/2020 paperllull

The electroverse, poetronica and lyrical gangsters

Jansky's proposal goes through a very singular conjunction between electronics and poetry. In this article, the poet and translator Laia Martínez i López (Laia MaLo) talks about her creative and performing experience with the duet she shares with the musician Jaume Reus.
04/07/2020 paperllull

In defence of a marginal Catalan literature

Is there a lack of counter-canonic tradition in Catalan fiction? What kind of dialogue should be established with universal literature? Max Besora examines the issue in this article.
 /  Vilafranca del Penedès i Londres 
02/07/2020 Literature

Fum d'Estampa Press, a new publishing house to feature Catalan literature in English

In 2019, a new publishing house was born, specializing in Catalan literature in English. Doug Suttle, teacher and translator, is the founder of Fum d’Estampa Press, which will publish titles of fiction, poetry and non-fiction. Their vision is, “Catalan literature. In English. Beautiful poetry, inspiring stories, new perspectives. ”
 /  Barcelona 
01/07/2020 Arts
 /  Barcelona 
01/07/2020 Arts
 /  Faber, Olot 
29/06/2020 Culture

faberllull Olot: Call for Projects

faberllull hopes to expand and discover new fields, participate in debates that provide keys to understanding the contemporary world and expand its area of action. faberllull has hosted residencies on diverse religious beliefs, feminist culture, robotics, the energy transition, urban planning, political science and new perspectives in education, among others. But faberllull wants to go even further and learn from the projects candidates propose to them. 
 /  Barcelona 
29/06/2020 Literature

Irene Solà, one of the laureates of the European Union Literature Prize 2020

The prize awarded to Canto jo i la muntanya balla (When I Sing the Mountain Dances) acknowledges the Catalan author as one of the emerging voices of European fiction.
 /  Barcelona 
28/06/2020 paperllull

From Kafka and Milena to ‘love-sexting’: in defence of romantic love in the twenty-first century

Is love a binomial or collective concept? What space does polyamory occupy in our reality? Poet and actress Juana Dolores Romero reflects on romantic love in this article.
 /  New York 
25/06/2020 Literature

Rodoreda recommended by The New Yorker

Mercè Rodoreda's works continue to be translated into other languages and are received with deep appreciation in the countries where they are published. At other times, old translations are rediscovered by readers of the new generations, as has happened in the United States with the most emblematic Rodoreda’s novel, La plaça del Diamant. It was published in 1986 under the title The Time of the Doves, translated by David H. Rosenthal. The prestigious magazine ...
 /  New York 
25/06/2020 Literature

2021 PEN America Literary Awards Submissions

Submissions for the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards will be accepted from June 15, 2020 through August 15, 2020. Visit PEN America website for instructions. Any questions may be sent to
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