The contemporary art fair ARCO will open tomorrow in Madrid, and until February 26 will gather artists and galleries from all over the world. It is one of the most relevant international fairs of contemporary art, and this year will include a Basque representation among its proposals.
Azkuna Zentroa will inaugurate tomorrow February 16 ‘No one knows it all’, an exhibition of Leandro Feal (Habana, 1986) and Taxio Ardanaz (Pamplona, 1978). It is the result of the work carried out during their artistic residence under the Azkuna Zentroa Amphitryon program, with the support of the Etxepare Basque Institute.
Azkuna Zentroa (Az) has just opened a new call for Amphytrion, a program of artistic residences whose purpose is to promote the production of artistic works by bringing them closer to the public and that is supported by the Etxepare Basque Institute. The selected artist will develop a project at Estudio Carlos Garaicoa (Havana) for 6 weeks and at Az for two more months. The deadline for submission of projects will be open until March 1.
Soul inaugurated yesterday the Culinary Cinema section of the Berlinale. Co-produced by Orreaga Filmak and Nasa Producciones, this documentary follows Basque chef Eneko Atxa as he searches around the world for the “soul of cooking”. The film has two protagonists: Eneko Atxa, 39, and the Japanese chef Jiro Ono, 90. Both own three Michelin star restaurants.
Under the title of Asuntos de Familia (Family affairs), playwright Borja Ortiz de Gondra and writer Kirmen Uribe will talk about The Gondra (a Basque story) at the event organized by the Spanish National Drama Center in Madrid.
From 9 to 25 February, Barcelona will host the Basque cinema festival of Catalonia ZinemaldiaCat, with the support of the Etxepare Basque Etxepare. This 12th edition will bring together renowned names of Basque cinema such as Juanma Bajo Ulloa, Helena Taberna, Koldo Serra, Julio Medem, Imanol Uribe and Gracia Querejeta.
WOMEX, the largest international world´s music fair, opens its 23rd edition from 25 to 29 October 2017, in Katowice (Poland). The registration period to take part in the fair is now open: if you want to showcase your music, discuss your burning topic, screen your film or spread your knowledge you can sign up through this link. Proposals can be made in four categories: Showcases, DJ Summit, Film and Conference & Mentor.
The list of groups accepted for the Independent Music Awards has already been published, and the popular voting period has been opened today - until February 28 -; this voting process will classify the semi-finalists among the 873 artists.
Berlinale, the year´s first major cinema event, begins tomorrow. Until February 19, more than 399 films will be screened, and the festival will bring together more than 22,000 professionals from 120 different countries. Berlin will also be the meeting point for producers, distributors and exhibitors from all over the world, with one of the most prominent film industry fairs organized in the framework of the festival: the European Film Market (EFM).