Events for 9 Oct 2017
This exhibition examines the work and legacy of influential Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga, with over 100 pieces crafted by ‘the master’ of couture, his protégées and contemporary fashion designers working in the same innovative tradition
After more than a year touring around Little Soldier will performe Derailed at the River Stage Festival and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
The Cervantes Theatre will be hosting the first annual season of New Spanish Writing, brought by the Spanish Theatre Company with the support of Acción Cultural Española (AC/E). This first annual season will consist of three dramatised readings and a full production.
This exhibition, including works by Spanish artist Roman Lokati, explores seven pivotal migration moments in Britain’s migration history. Some brought people together, others moved people apart; all had a profound effect on individuals who lived through them – and on the country as a whole.
Spanish artist Michelangelo Arteaga’s work Spiral of Life is part of Stations of Water, an art exhibition featuring nine contemporary artists in conjunction with justwater2017.org
The Wallace Collection presents El Greco to Goya - Spanish Masterpieces from The Bowes Museum, the first London exhibition of Spanish art from The Bowes Museum in County Durham, including works by Goya and El Greco.
Jorge Crecis and Goyo Montero’s creations will be performed by Acosta Danza along other choreographies by Marianela Boán (Cuba), Justin Peck (USA) and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (Belgium).
Spanish cinema will once again have a wide presence at the BFI London Film Festival, which will include productions such as Summer 1993 by Carla Simón, Abracadabra by Pablo Berger and Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle by Gustavo Salmerón.
The Flickering Darkness and Terminal Sur is a new installation from video artist Juan delGado.
The three-channel installation The Flickering Darkness serves both to show fragmentation and connection, silence and sound, movement & stillness. Juan delGado accessed Bogotá as a foreigner; he embarked on a journey to explore the city as a living organism that eats, sleeps and has physical needs.
The 2017 Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival presents a total of 15 feature films and 13 short films in Spanish over the month of October. Alongside the Filmhouse and the University in Edinburgh and the Glasgow Film Theatre, this year sees the University of Stirling joining as another hub for the ESFF.
SCAN (Spanish Contemporary Art Network) presents 'Shaping time', a satellite project by Isabel Hurley Gallery at the SCAN Project Room. Curated by Paula López Zambrano, with artists J. Artero, D. Silvo & S. Mackfall
This unique exhibition examines the relationship between Salvador Dali and the father of conceptual art, Marcel Duchamp. It is the first show dedicated to their friendship and the mutual influence on their work, exploring the common ground, both personal and aesthetic.
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Spanish composer Enrique Granados, Guildhall pianists join with colleagues from around the world to play Granados's complete works for piano in one day. Guildhall's contribution is a complete performance of Granados's transcriptions of 26 sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti, introduced by Professor Sir Barry Ife.