Rather than an art museum the CCCB – Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona is a center of cultural research. Nevertheless, it’s very well documented exhibitions on topics as varied as information age culture, international design and architecture movements, re-reading of local History or cultural innovation are an important source of inspiration for the local art and design community.
“After the End of the World” is an exhibition about the planet of 2017, irreversibly transformed into an Anthropocene planet after two centuries of human intervention in natural systems. But it is also an exhibition about how we will reach the world of the latter half of the 21st century, and about our society’s responsibility to the generations who will be born and grow up in it. The show will take place between October 2017 and April 2018 (dates to…Find out more »
Memes are part of our day-to-day lives and have transformed the way we interact and express ourselves in public. On March 3 we are holding a party to vindicate this form of popular, free and uncontrollable communication. We propose you an evening of conversations, music, screenings and a memes battle with some guests who know well the most funny and peculiar corners of the net. Memefest is a tribute to digital culture and the Internet, the creation from anonymity and…Find out more »
Black Light - Secret traditions in art since the 1950s: occultism, magic, esotericism and mysticism This exhibition analyses the influence that different secret traditions have had on art since the 1950s and today. These are traditions that can be traced back to the very origins of civilization and that have served at various times to structure philosophical, linguistic, scientific and spiritual ideas. Despite the importance that these ideas had for the development of 20th century art - being fundamental in…Find out more »
In the face of the new nuclear arms race and the imminence of a large-scale climate catastrophe, Red Phone? We fly to Moscow (original English, Dr. Strangelove) is a political satire of maximum relevance. So is its ending, too, with the phrase "What would happen if women were to lead the world?". 2001 is still the most complex film ever made about the fate of humanity and artificial intelligence. And we could go on talking about Kubrick's current affairs film. "If…Find out more »