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In recent years Barcelona has experienced an explosion of small initiatives to fill the void left by the crisis with innovative proposals in independent art spaces. These proposals range from curators who found nomad galleries, art geeks that open an exhibition space in their own home to new artist run spaces, have brought a fresh breeze to the art scene of the city.

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November 2017
Free

Raw material

7 November 2017 - 1 April 2018
Fabra i Coats – Centre d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Sant Adrià, 20. 08030 Barcelona  + Google Map

RAW MATERIAL is an expository proposal that starts from a general prospecting of the current local ecosystem of visual artists in order to determine a possible map of some of the most significant projects and works produced at home nostraels last years. In this sense, the exhibition, as the result of a survey, points to a kind of mining exercise of RAW MATERIAL with which the public and private structures of research, production, exhibition and mediation of contemporary art local…

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842′ 36”. Sanding a blank canvas

24 November 2017 - 25 January 2018
Piramidón, Centre d’Art Contemporani, Concili de Trento, 313 planta 16. 08020 Barcelona España + Google Map

842 '36' '. Sanding a blank canvas // by Alberto Gil Casedas Next Friday, November 24, we will be waiting for you at Piramidón from 7.30pm, where we will celebrate the finaissage of the collective exhibition 2017_n3 and the presentation of the exhibition by resident artist Alberto Gil Cásedas: 842 '36' '. Sand a blank canvas. 842 '36' '. Sanding a blank canvas exposes the tonic described in its title: make a frottage on a blank canvas with a sandpaper,…

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Apodidraskinda

30 November 2017 - 29 March 2018
Sala d’Art Jove, Calàbria 147, 08015 Barcelona España + Google Map

"APODIDRANSKINDA, common graves, hygiene, terrorism, trains, videos and bread". Next Thursday, November 30 at 7pm. We inaugurated the exhibition "APODIDRANSKINDA, common graves, hygiene, terrorism, trains, videos and bread" to the Young Art Gallery. With the creation projects Arte Joven 2017 by María Alcaide "My Terrorist Lover", Paula Artés "Intangible Infrastructure", Shan Bar "Testimony Memory Oblivion", Claudia del Barrio "Huge Moods", Emma Casadevall "Not without care" and Joana Capilla "Earn bread." Exhibition to the care of the mediation team of the…

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December 2017
Free

Opening espai Souvenir

16 December 2017 - 30 January 2018
Espai Souvenir, Travessia de Sant Antoni 27, 08012 Barcelona España + Google Map

Opening exhibition of Espai Souvenir with selected works of Fabrizio Contarino and Diego Mallo. An introduction to “Ping-pong sessions”: a site specific exhibition that invites 2 artists to collaborate and/or show their work in dialogue. Opening Saturday 16th December at 12pm. From 16th December 2017 till 30th January 2018 ESPAI SOUVENIR Travessia de Sant Antoni 27 bajo 3 08012 Barcelona M: Fontana

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January 2018
Free

Portraits

11 January - 26 January
Centre Cívic Barceloneta, Conreria 1 08003 Barcelona España + Google Map

From January 11 to 26 exhibition PORTRAITS Inauguration Thursday, January 11 at 7:30 p.m. Inaugural action by SIAMB and the Lorenzo's photo booth. January 26 at 7 p.m. Guided tour with the artists. Build a representation of a person through art to capture a sensitivity, a social context, an expression, a look, a gesture ... Artists: Fabian Fernández, Kimi, Chimelis, Seth Sánchez, Manuel López Arambarri, Colectivo El Trastero, Pedro Agudo, Helga Zeitz, Carles Roca, Jordi Díaz, Pilar Herrero, José Antonio…

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Free

In_contable

11 January - 15 February
La Casa Elizalde, València, 302, 08009 Barcelona España + Google Map

Venezuelan artist Teresa Mulet reflects on the rhetoric of violence. A violence that spreads and assumes always ineffable forms. The more you try to define it, the more it escapes: fluid, silent, inexorable. A violence that penetrates all the social fabric, assuming the most brutal forms. Building new words seems to be the last possible defense against the silent advance of this human horror. This is the action of Teresa Mulet: a new alphabet to be able to say. More…

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Eternal Monsters – Nathalie Rey

11 January - 27 January
Mutuo, Mendez Nuñez, 7, 08003 Barcelona España + Google Map

"Plush toys, lots of objects (accumulations), sandboxes full of eggs ... Rey offers us a tour of" his little monsters ", to which he sometimes speaks to them. The title of the exhibition "I stole it from a journalist who describes the characters that Jane Arbus photographed, the madmen of the asylums, the obsession of a life", and continues spinning the discourse of her work clarifying that, for her, "Many things are little monsters, when we were little my mother…

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Asterisc

12 January - 26 January
Escola Massana, Plaça de la Gardunya, 9, 08001 Barcelona España + Google Map

* It is a collective exhibition. * It is the final (non-) result of seven open work processes that reflect implicitly on notions of finitude and heterogeneity. * Presents free and spontaneous creation processes that become an example of how a group dynamic can be developed based on a clearly multi-faceted and diverse system. The premise is that this corporeal and substantial plurality can not only make visible the autonomous validity of the singular element, such as constituting the multiplicity…

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Xabier Salaberria and Martín Ferran

13 January - 3 March
Halfhouse, Av. de Vallvidrera, 69, 08017 Barcelona España + Google Map

We invite you to the inauguration of this collaboration between Xabier Salaberria and Martín Ferran The exhibition can be seen by appointment until March 3. more information at www.halfhouse.org

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Flowing – Clara Cortés and Yuan-wen Wang

18 January - 28 January
Corretger5, Corretger 5, 08003 Barcelona España + Google Map

An art exhibition of Clara Cortés and Yuan-Wen Wang. Clara Cortés (Barcelona,1990) Clara looks into the insecurity of the observer before the abstraction provided by an image where an identifiable figurative presence is expected. Understanding what comes before understanding the reason and meaning of the work itself, ruining the importance of metaphysical beauty in the search of formal objectivity. Yuan-wen Wang (Taiwan, 1985) The artist focuses her creative efforts on the process, she does not intend to reach ¨the perfect…

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Polvorins – Carles Palacio

18 January - 27 January
Centre Cívic Pati Llimona, Regomir 3, 08002 Barcelona España + Google Map

Photographic project by Carles Palacio "Polvorines" begins as a work of denunciation and documentation of one of the most unknown and marginalized neighborhoods of Girona: Las Canteras or Diseminado los Capuchinos. The one-year photoreport has been published in several formats in La Directa and in Somatenes. Under the communications antenna of the "Pirulí" is located the neighborhood, formed by a clan of gypsy ethnicity. A community that for a long time lives socially isolated from the rest of the city…

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Atenea – Roger Grasas

18 January - 17 February
Espai de fotografia Francesc Català-Roca, Llança, 21 08015 Barcelona España + Google Map

Roger Grasas will inaugurate the exhibition "Athena" at the Chalet de la Casa Golferichs, where he reflects on the crisis of values ​​in Europe. He will also take the opportunity to present his book on the same project by Ramón Reverté, director and manager of the RM publishing house of photography books. "Athena" takes as its starting point the headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt. It is a physical and symbolic journey across a disturbing Europe, marked by…

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Lucía C. Pino – Non-Slave Tenderness

18 January - 11 February
Fundación Joan Miró, Parc de Montjuïc s/n 08038 Barcelona  + Google Map

Third exhibition of the cycle "The possibility of an island" curated by Alexandra Laudob Lucía C. Pino “Non-Slave Tenderness” 19.1 - 11.3.2018 Opening 18.1b, a les 19 h Guided tour by the artist and curator, at 6.30 pm In her project for Espai 13, Lucía C. Pino undertakes a sculptural investigation to build an island stronghold, a semi-isolated science fiction landscape where potentially the toxic and waste element is indistinguishable from the biotic; she also speculates on the possibility of…

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Giuliana Racco: Languages_In_Danger/ous_Languages

19 January - 26 January
Homesessions, Creu dels Molers, 15 local, 08004 Barcelona España + Google Map

GIULIANA RACCO Languages_In_Danger/ous_Languages Within the framework of the Homesession Invited program Opening: Friday, January 19 at 7:00 p.m.   Languages_In_Danger/ous_Languages is part of a body of work that looks at integration policies via language instruction and the relationship between identity and collective consciousness in three critical contexts. At Homesession, Giuliana Racco presents a sample of works focused on Barcelona, but not only, materialized as photographs, drawings, video and prints collectively developed through workshops, transforming the space into a place for…

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Jordi Serra

19 January - 16 February
Associació Ceramistes de Catalunya (ACC), Doctor Dou, 7, 08001 Barcelona España + Google Map

Inauguration Jordi Serra Exhibition: Friday, January 19 at 7:30 p.m. Dates: from January 19 to February 16, 2018 Organized by: Vocación de Promoción Cerámica Venue: Exhibition Hall of the ACC exposition

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Sin Figuraciones

19 January - 17 February
Lacontra, Puríssima Concepció, 9, 08004 Barcelona España + Google Map

Estimated gusts of windy Lacontrian winter, Like the wind that sways whispering among the rushes of a lost Mediterranean shore, we approach you to the waters of that delta where the thoughts fill with mud content. Therefore we invite you to follow the path between the stems of the artists present in the Collective Exhibition "Without Figurations", bathed with the double concert of "Your Grace" (Folk Rock) + "The Jupiter Influence" (Indie-Rock / Shoegaze / Noise). "This Friday, January 19,…

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Free

Rafa Castañer: Invented Biography of Hernández Pijuan

23 January - 16 March
Galeria Cromo, Riera de Sant Miquel 27, 08006 Barcelona España + Google Map

Inauguration of the exhibition and presentation of the comic. Tuesday, January 23 at 7:00 p.m. We will give thanks to Wine Monologue Invented biography of Hernández Pijuan is: A response to the work of the painter Hernández Pijuan, a response in the form of a biography invented, imagined, dreamed. An artistic mediation work in the form of a comic, a way to understand and study the work of this artist. A creative act that tries to understand and explain another.…

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BCN Misfits

25 January - 15 February
Centre Cívic Pati Llimona, Regomir 3, 08002 Barcelona España + Google Map

BCN Misfits is an epic chronicle of the recent transformation of the city of Barcelona. Lives hidden behind real or conceptual walls created by the Olympics of 1992, the Forum of Cultures of 2004, or the remodeling of Raval and other neighborhoods. This project is a review of several stories that serve to reencontrarnos with people, places and moments that the international and tourist projection of the BCN Brand has tried, but has not managed to erase. A photographic project…

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Tuike Souza – Beyond the Skin

25 January - 10 February
Bacanal, Sepúlveda 164, 08011 Barcelona España + Google Map

Tuike Souza arrives willing to use every inch of the 67.5 m2 we have available to exhibit local artists that we love, and his works, large format, will shine in all its splendor. Free and free entry and with beers while supplies last, we are waiting for everything! On the selection of pieces, the artist explains: "The development of this series is the result of research into the environment of my work space at a specific moment: a workshop in…

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¡Todos al Salón! with Silvia Bonazzi

25 January
Pol & Grace Hotel, Guillem Tell, 49, 08006 Barcelona España + Google Map

Friends! We want to invite you to a new Expo in the living room! We will have with us Il Mucchio aka Silvia Bonazzi, "The world of art has always fascinated me and, since 2006, I decided to satisfy my curiosity.I started studying Visual Arts, more precisely painting, at the Academy of Fine Arts in Verona, Through the pictorial world for the first time I entered the camera obscura, the lights went out and my interest went on. In "The…

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Bi-polarización by Isabel Rabassa

25 January - 2 February
Mutuo, Mendez Nuñez, 7, 08003 Barcelona España + Google Map

Bi-polarization: A study of the mind, genitals, and overall human fuckery. Naked people, people with clothes, people sitting down in clothes. Mainly humans, human emotions. Music and love. People would "a̶l̶w̶a̶y̶s̶" try to generated you?? memories so you could always loved them. We are so empty.

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Unbound

25 January
Estudio Nómada Barcelona, Trafalgar 55, 08002 Barcelona España + Google Map

New years opening exhibition by: Quin Scholten Noud van den Boogaard Tali Burry-Schnepp

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31th Anniversary of El XUPET NEGRE

25 January
Holala Ibiza, Valldonzella 6, 08001 Barcelona España + Google Map

30 + 1 anniversary of El Xupet Negre, painting on the street since 1987. Neither more nor less! We wait for you in an evening full of color, xupeteo, graffiti, music, live painting, cold beer and more surprises! Do not miss it, we had to wait three decades to get here! The Xupet Negre is considered one of the 50 most influential Street Artists of all time. The Xupet Negre (Carlos Redón, Barcelona, ​​1969) is the precursor of the Logo…

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BODY & GAMES Escola Massana – Exhibition of artist editions

26 January - 23 March
Escola Massana, Plaça de la Gardunya, 9, 08001 Barcelona España + Google Map

The "BODY & GAMES Msssana School" project brings together and invites us to reflect on the world of small-format editions and works, those productions that dilute traditional disciplinary fields and take over the distribution and relationship systems with users. Works outside the hegemonic art markets. "BODY & GAMES Msssana School" wants to offer productions designed to be multiple, prototypes or reproductions, editions in all types of support (paper, object, textile) for readings and diverse uses that practice creativity as a…

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Mejunje. Collective show.

26 January - 2 February
El Montana Cafe & Restaurant, Comerç 4, 08003 Barcelona España + Google Map

Next Friday, January 26, starting at 8pm, the collective exhibition "Mejunje" opens at El Montana Café. Several artists who come from diverse disciplines such as sculpture, illustration, muralism, poetry, art direction or tattoo come together at El Montana Café to create an exhibition composed of prints, reproductions of original works and a wide amalgam of styles and techniques, at affordable prices. Emilio Cerezo @emiliocerezo, Flan Flan Nmd, Jafet Blanch Jafet Blanch, Kafre @leonka_kafre, Rem @ 1978bis, Riot and Sae @…

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64 + 1 Painted by Daniel Yacubovich

26 January - 3 February
Espronceda, Espronceda, 326, Barcelona España + Google Map

A real action and a poetic projection, are articulated during the time of a dinner in which the artist with the guests, subvert their perspectives as subjects in a balance, that of an action of material, spiritual and creative consumption. Participants eat, touch and drink, interacting as models, spectators, actors who can stage with their own body, with other participants and with the objects on the table, the painting, ephemeral still life, which before them is projected in movement on…

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Guzzo Live Painting: Miquel Wert

29 January
Guzzo, Plaza Comercial, 10, 08003 Barcelona España + Google Map

After a great 2017, we do not want to wait any longer. Let's start 2018 with a master of brushes: Miquel Wert. From Swedish origins, Miquel Wert lives and works in Barcelona. He makes charcoal drawings in black, white and shades of gray, inspired by the old photographs from the 50’s. In his art, Wert tries to explore the depth of melancholic and nostalgic memories, generally related with his own family history. Through his paintings and murals, he gives to…

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Neil Harbisson // IAAC Lecture Series 2018

30 January
IAAC > Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Pujades, 102, 08005 Barcelona España + Google Map

IAAC Lecture Series 2017/18 30th of January 2018 Neil Harbisson Cyborg Arts The Renaissance of our Species @ 19.30, IAAC Auditorium Open to the Public Neil Harbisson is a Catalan-raised, British-born contemporary artist and cyborg activist best known for having an antenna implanted in his skull and for being officially recognized as a cyborg by a government. The antenna allows him to perceive visible and invisible colours such as infrareds and ultraviolets via sound waves. The antenna’s internet connection allows…

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Kyoto Little by Little

31 January
La Escocesa, c/ Pere IV, 345, Barcelona España + Google Map

Kyoto is little by little the result of a series of actions proposed by artists from La Escocesa to resident artist Juan Francisco Segura. His proposals and remote participation served the artist as an invisible conductor to connect his last stay in the city of Kyoto with the collective of the open factory of analogical creation.

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February 2018
Free

Eufònic Urbà 2018

2 February - 3 February
Arts Santa Mónica, La Rambla, 7, 08002 Barcelona España + Google Map

Eufònic Urbà is installed again in Arts Santa Mónica de Barcelona in a concentrated manner on 2 and 3 February with concerts, sound actions, AV shows, presentations and inauguration of facilities These are the names that form the programming of Eufònic Urbà 2018: ☆ TIGER COME ZEBRA ☆ THE fickle ☆ SHOEG ☆ ☆ LLORET WILD ☆ MARCEL PIÉ & ESTAMPA ☆ EX CONTINENT ☆ Vale MULEDDA ☆ MARTÍ GUILLEM-CISCAR ☆ Rounding out the schedule, the following art installations that…

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Terreno y Palabra by Delfina Godfrid

2 February - 24 February
Mutuo, Mendez Nuñez, 7, 08003 Barcelona España + Google Map

What is the relationship between land and word? To travel terrain implies a journey that differs from traveling through words. One can read or hear about events that happened in a physical space and never visit it, like being there and never receiving a word about it. Sometimes, places speak for themselves and words build their own places. In this exhibition the viewer is invited to inhabit the works and draw their conclusions. - Delfina Godfrid was born in Argentina…

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Princesses – Alex Bonet

3 February - 14 February
Delabuela, Comte Borrell, 8-14, Barcelona, 08029 Barcelona España + Google Map

Alicante artist based in Barcelona, who after making numerous exhibitions inside and outside the city that welcomes him, comes to DeLabuela to make the presentation of his latest project called PRINCESSES, work that shows his gifts to give an extraordinary turn to works classic, through collage and painting, to take them to their field and leave us amazed with their more personalized transformation.

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HIT the WALL

4 February
Parc de les Tres Xemeneies, 08004 Barcelona España + Google Map

Hit The Wall that will take place on Sunday, February 4, 2018 in Tres Xemeneies from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ten artists will be selected and a voucher of 10 MTN94 sprays will be offered to each one to paint in the event as well as a professional photo report of their WIP and final work as well as a gift from Wallspot. Music and beer will put the icing on a day that promises to be a good…

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Sticker Workshop and Vermouth

9 February
Nau Bostik, Ferran Turné 1-11, 08027 Barcelona España + Google Map

Join street artist Secle Style for a Sticker Workshop and vermouth at the iconic Nau Bostik. On this Workshop we will enjoy some time with the artist and learn about the sticker technique. We'll get to experiment with the iconic Posca pens and we can take our own set of stickers home! - Price per person is E30.00 (includes all materials, vermouth and snack)

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7ways2love chapter 4: Mr. Thoms (Rome, Italy)

14 February
Metric Market, Diagonal, 505, 08029 Barcelona España + Google Map

Mr.THOMS and creativity are like a 5 years old kid passionate about something. It never stops, it's always exciting and you never get bored of seeing it, because of all the high emotional level. His skill to take sometimes serious objects and transform them into a funny story leaves a special trail from him in every mural he paints. He is a storyteller with the ability to use any kind of technique to present his vision and he never stopped…

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Llum Bcn 2018

16 February - 18 February
Barcelona, 08001 Barcelona España + Google Map

Barcelona celebrates, the next 9, 10 and 11 February, its winter festival in honor of Santa Eulàlia, copatrona of the city, with a large sample of popular culture and the sixth edition of LLUM BCN, the light festival that transforms the physiognomy of urban space. With these celebrations it is sought to merge the transforming power of light and new technologies with the vitality of popular culture, reports the City Council. * Soon more information.

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REM Documentary // IAAC Lecture Series 2018

27 February
IAAC > Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Pujades, 102, 08005 Barcelona España + Google Map

IAAC Lecture Series 2017/18 27th of February 2018 Tomas Koolhaas REM Documentary Screening @ 19.00, IAAC Auditorium Tickets only available online: goo.gl/P6Hrcb After a number of sold-out projections all over Europe, the Barcelona’s premiere of the film REM will take place at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia on February 27th. Filmed and directed by Tomas Koolhaas, the LA-based son of the architect, the documentary aims to take a peek inside the creative mind of Rem Koolhaas, following him…

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