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The exhibition Anaqronías: a photographic interpretation of Cervantes, commissioned from Juan Cerón, comes to the Instituto Cervantes in Manchester, to display an updated image of female characters that feature in El Quijote by Miguel de Cervantes.
The House of Bernarda Alba is a play written by Federico García Lorca (1898-1936), one of the greatest Spanish writers of the 20th century. It explores themes of repression, passion and conformity through the depiction of a matriarch’s domination of her five daughters. Described by the author as “a drama of women in the villages of […]
Debunking the myths that girls do not like sciences and other gender stereotypes, along with investment in teacher trainings, gender-responsive technology, and innovation can reverse the current trends separating girls and women from STEM-related subjects.
A major exhibition exploring the non-stop nature of modern lives. Curated by Somerset House and Sarah Cook, the exhibition takes visitors on a journey from the cold light of the moon to the fading warmth of the sunset through a series of interactive installations and interrogations of 24/7 life. The exhibition is inspired by the book of the same title by art critic and essayist Jonathan Crary (Verso, 2013).
Eco-Visionaries is an exhibition composed of film, installation, architectural models and photography that reflects on how architecture art and design are reacting to a rapidly changing world, beyond mainstream notions of sustainability.
Leighton's attraction for Spain, although fascinating, is little-researched and it is only known through half a dozen landscape studies, often unidentified, and a lecture given to the students of the Royal Academy in 1889. This lecture sheds light on Leighton's interest for Spanish art and culture and it is presented by art historian Véronique Gerard Powell.
Roman Rabinovich’s homage to Picasso takes in Spain, Russian ballet and the world of a clown, in the pianist’s International Piano Series debut. He writes, ‘It features the music of two composers associated with Spain, the Baroque master Zipoli and Picasso's Spanish contemporary Granados.’ ‘Through Debussy's tribute to Spain with La soirée dans Grenade and the sombre blues from […]