Institut Ramon LLull


Marc Dueñas
17 Fleet Street,
LONDON EC4Y 1AA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 (0) 207 842 0852

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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25/10/2020 paperllull

Jesús Moncada, memory and buried literature

Jesús Moncada is one of our most translated contemporary authors, with novels, short stories and articles rendered into some twenty languages since the nineties. His death at the age of 64 left his oeuvre in Catalan somewhat incomplete – with a final unpublished novel – and made it difficult to promote overseas. His publisher, Pilar Beltran, from Edicions 62, says they will have to keep their noses to the grindstone and, above all, ‘gather all the resources possible’ ...
18/10/2020 paperllull

David Victori: ‘I like films that sweep you away, that are like a tsunami.’

In 2012, he won Your Film Fest, a competition organised by YouTube and supported by Ridley Scott. Not long after, he was working on an online series produced by Scott himself and the actor Michael Fassbender. Now, David Victori has consolidated his status as a filmmaker with Cross the Line (No matarás), his second feature film, which submerges the viewer in a Barcelona full of neon lights and unexpected twists and is being presented at the 53th edition of the Sitges International Fantastic ...
 /  New Jersey, Virtual 
14/10/2020 Performing

Upcoming concert at RVCC dedicated to Catalan contemporary composers Brotons, Cervelló and Migó

With a distinct history stretching back to the early middle ages, Catalonia has given the world many important artists. Despite more than a thousand years of political flux in the region, Catalonia has long maintained its own unique culture and language. While the music of Catalan composers is still comparatively unknown in American concert halls, this program will give center stage to compositions by several its most dynamic living composers, showcasing the rich traditions, vibrant colors, and ...
 /  Jersey City, virtual 
12/10/2020 Performing

Four Barcelona-born productions bring innovation to Voices International Theatre Festival in Jersey City

Dance company Les Impuxibles will present their most recent production DES-ESPERA, while GNIMC Guy Nader I Maria Campos will bring their dance performance SET OF SETS to the Festival. Both companies are supported by Institut Ramon Llull. Barcelona-based arts center Nau Ivanow features two theater companies, Los Escultores del Aire and Projecte Ingenu. Finally, Jersey City-based visual artist Laia Cabrera in collaboration with Isabelle Duverger will take the stage to present ...
10/10/2020 paperllull

Interview to Théâtre Paul Éluard in Choisy-le-Roi directors

Interview with Cécile Le Vaguerèse-Marie and Vanessa Maestre, directors of the Théâtre Paul Éluard de Choisy-le-Roi, where this year the shows of two Catalan companies have been programmed: Lali Ayguadé and Agnès Mateus with Quim Tarrida
04/10/2020 paperllull

Joan Perucho: among vampires

The writer and critic Julià Guillamon, curator of the Perucho Year, puts in context the figure of the poet, novelist and art critic, bibliophile and gastronome Joan Perucho.
29/09/2020 Thought

Faberllull Olot theme residence on Nature writing

In this residency there will be a debate between the residents about the place of this genre within literature tradition, how cities can be explored through these books and what literature can contribute to the contemporary collective imagination, among other topics.
29/09/2020 Literature

Unpacking Grief: Marta Orriols & John Elizabeth Stintzi at Toronto International Festival of Authors

Two acclaimed authors, Catalan writer and art historian Marta Orriols and Canadian non-binary writer and poet John Elizabeth Stintzi, investigate the many ways of losing someone and opportunities to move forward from past broken relationships. Orriols delivers a darkly funny yet piercingly honest portrayal of grief in Learning to Talk to Plants, while Stintzi suggests that what haunts us most is what remains, in Vanishing Monuments.
27/09/2020 paperllull

Liternatura: Nature writing in your language

For decades, books on travel and nature have been considered a literary byproduct, as if the two genres did not contain in essence the most apotheotic expression of biodiversity. Why? The writer Gabi Martínez tells us the reasons.
 /  OLOT 
23/09/2020 Knowledge
 /  Virtual 
22/09/2020 Literature

Catalan authors Mercè Rodoreda and Montserrat Roig, to be discussed at ALTA43 Conference

For over forty years, the The American Literary Translators Association - ALTA conference has provided the largest gathering dedicated exclusively to the work of literary translation. This year for the first time ALTA will celebrate its yearly assembly virtually. The conference, under the title ALTA43: IN BETWEEN, will include an event featuring Catalan modern classic Mercè Rodoreda, presented by editor Chad Post in discussion with translator Martha Tennent, ...
 /  New York and Ridgefield, CT 
21/09/2020 Arts

Artist Martí Cormand exhibits his work They Might Be Giants

Inspired by an invitation to participate in an upcoming group exhibition at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum regarding the 2020 US election, Martí Cormand visited the National Archives in Washington DC where the US Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and the Bill of Rights are housed. Walking up the grand staircase on Constitution Ave., Martí Cormand fixated on the buildings enormous bronze doors – 38 feet high and over 6 tons. A photograph of the ...
 /  Barcelona 
20/09/2020 paperllull

Magda Puyo: 'There must be a revolutionary intention in institutional spaces’

Teresa Ferré interviews the first director in the history of the centenary Institut del Teatre. A pioneer and a reference in the current Catalan scene.
18/09/2020 Cinema

A new Catalan Window at the London Spanish Film Festival 2020

The 16th London Spanish Film Festival features an exciting selection of four films produced in Catalonia, offering British audiences a unique opportunity to discover its richness in terms of talent and craft.
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