Events for 16 Nov 2017
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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
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.
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.
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.
The Spanish Theatre Company continues their mission to stage all of Federico García Lorca’s plays with a new production of The House of Bernarda Alba, the story of a family of women in 1930s Spain, dominated and repressed by the matriarch Bernarda Alba.
A Tale on the Mile, the work of Spanish photographer based in Edinburgh David Guillén, is a harmony of original photography and text that explores the personalities and places on one of the most historically vibrant streets in Scotland: The Royal Mile.
‘Or la cendre’, is a site specific installation by Javier Pividal for the SCAN Project Room. Referencing Derrida’s title ‘Feu la Cendre’, this project gathers and expands some lines of research recurrent in Javier Pividal’s work through pieces that oscillate between body and word. A large scale text mural organises a series of artworks made of cooper, ash and words.
The Visual Ibero-American Arts Prize exhibits the best 30 artworks (following a pre-selection process conducted by the curatorial committee from a total of 345 works submitted) for three weeks at the Embassy of Brazil.
Hospitality on the Pilgrim Road to Santiago de Compostela is a collection of 48 photographs, taken over a period of 26 years by Manuel G. Vicente.
Pablo Valbuena will present Methods, a new work that will transform the interior and exterior of Durham’s iconic cathedral. Methods is inspired by the 17th century art of change ringing, the form of ringing bells in a series of numerical sequences which creates striking tonal effects.
The European Nature Trust presents the documentary ‘Cantábrico’, UK premier at BAFTA London on the 16th of November.
Cantábrico, created by Oscar-nominated producer Jose Maria Morales, is a feature length documentary that explores one of the most alluring and lesser known regions of Spain: the Cantabrian Mountains, showcasing its beautiful landscape and dramatic wildlife.