Arts Santa Monica opts for a broader definition of art, whether by format or medium, or by the thinking that motivates the artistic practices presented. The exhibitions of this art center span a broad spectrum of creative expressions, from crafts or graphic novel to the actions of Barcelona’s grassroot movements.
Lightforms / Soundforms is, to date, the world's most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the work of Brian Eno as an artist. For the occasion, the artist has created the piece New Space Music, a musical installation specifically conceived for his visit and to be listened to in the Max Cahner Cloister in Arts Santa Mònica. The exhibition also includes his icon installation 77 Million Paintings (which will occupy the centre's second floor), a huge generative audio-visual installation. This means that the…Find out more »
GENERATION (H) ORIGINAL is a choral portrait representative of a generation of poets who have orbited around the original bar (H) of Barcelona. A space of encounter and poetic relations that over the years has become one of the neuralgic and transforming centers of poetry of the city and in general of our country. Poets such as Màrius Sampere, Francesc Garriga, Enric Casasses, Tomás Arias, Jaume C. Pons Alorda, Benet Rossell, Joan Vigo, Dolors Miquel, Carles Hac Mor, Eduard Escoffet,…Find out more »
This is an exercise in listening to materials from their ability to feel, coexist and become unbearably intimate. It is also an invitation to a generative practice of constant attention that oscillates between the haptic and the visual, the unknown and the discernible, the evolutionary and the momentary. Matters of Touch deals with surfaces such as scintillation and micro-change zones, palpable pleasures and porous temporalities. If, as Anne Carson says, contact is crisis, how can the commitment to the touch…Find out more »