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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 […]
Cinemaattic’s MUJERES is back with an alternative plan for Valentine's day. It consists of a programme of short films made by Spanish & Latin American female directors widening the idea of love. On top of Cinemaattic’s all-year-round commitment to highlight female talent, they dedicate a special month to celebrate their favourite films made by women […]
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.
The Majorcan documentary Overbooking (2018) will be screened at University of Strathclyde as part of the 1st Debate Contest between students of Spanish at the University of Glasgow and the University of Strathclyde. The film reflects on the effects of mass tourism on the island of Majorca, where tourism has become a controversial topic in […]
Daniel Kowalsky, one of the principal international experts on the subject, examines the controversial role of the Soviet Union in the Spanish Civil War in the light of the opening of Russian archives. The principal rationalization for the July 1936 generals' uprising was the alleged Sovietization of the Spanish Republic. Central to the creation of […]