OPEN CALL BAR TOOL #2 2018-19

Deadline for application: Friday, 20th of July, 2018 Conceived by BAR project and developed in collaboration with Fundació Antoni Tàpies and Fabra i Coats – Creation Factory, Barcelona Dates: October 2nd, 2018 – June 30th, 2019 BAR project launch the open call to participate in the second edition of the practice-based training program BAR TOOL#2,…

OPEN CALL BAR TOOL #2 2018-19

Deadline for application: Saturday, 7th of July, 2018 Conceived by BAR project and developed in collaboration with Fundació Antoni Tàpies and Fabra i Coats – Creation Factory, Barcelona Dates: October 2nd, 2018 – June 30th, 2019 BAR project launch the open call to participate in the second edition of the practice-based training program BAR TOOL#2,…

Martín Legón: The seduction of the innocents

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 7:30 pm. Angels Espai 2, c/ dels Àngels, 16, Barcelona As a closing exhibition of his BAR project recidency The seduction of the innocents displays a new essay of Martin Legón. His work, mix between anthropology, poetry and sociology of the media, breaks as mental landscapes the devices which construct the…

BAR talk: Emily Pethick, Susan Gibb and Nuria Güell

Thursday February 8, 19:00-21:00pm Auditorium Fundacion Tapies A public conversation among Emily Pethick (The Showroom director, London), Susan Gibb (curator of If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, Amsterdam) and Nuria Güell (artist, Barcelona) Emily Pethick is director of The Showroom, London, since 2008. She’s teaching the programme Curating…

BAR module 2018

The Many Headed Hydra, workshop by Emma Haugh & Suza Husse (BAR module 2017) BAR module is an intensive working week in the city of Barcelona which aim to create learning opportunities from different topics and dynamics. As part of BAR TOOL#1, the BAR module sessions will be opened to a larger public (researchers, students,…

BAR International Symposium*: “Making Public Program”

20-24 March 2017 With: Eva Rowson (Showroom, London), Pablo Martínez (MACBA, Barcelona), Santiago Villanueva (Mamba, Buenos Aires), Leire Vergara (Bulegoa, Bilbao), Helmut Batista (Capacete, Rio de Janeiro), Elise Lammer (SALTS, Basel), Daniel Blanga-Gubbay (Aleppo, Brussels), Karima Boudou (Appartement22, Rabat), Equipo Palomar (artists, Barcelona), Josep Maynou (artist, Berlin), Florencia Portacarrero (curator, Lima), Kroot Juurak & Alex Bailey (performers, Wien), BAR TOOLests (Julia Gorostidi, Tali Serruya, Enea Cabanes, Alejandra Avilés, Ibai Hernandorena)…

BAR module 2017

BAR module is an intensive working week which aim to create learning opportunities from different topics and dynamics. As part of BAR TOOL#0 Training Program 2016-2017, the two BAR module sessions, that focus on the politics of control of human behaviour and public programming practice, will be opened to a larger public. Besides of lectures,…

Cristina Ochoa: PHARMAKON. Cure or poison

Tuesday 29th November, 7pm, Galeria Àngels Barcelona* Pharmakon is an artistic research project that opens the discussion to demystify the ambivalent concept of ‘drug’. An experimental, biochemical and aesthetic laboratory is proposed in Pharmakon, which examines the historical use of different substances and their effects on behavior, questioning social and cultural taboos regarding to drug…

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We have some great news! Have a look at our webpage and enjoy the homepageresidency by Jaume Ferrete We wish you a sunny summer! See you on september, ciao Andrea, Juan, Veronica >> from Spring 2016 onwards Resident project at Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona BAR TOOL #0, the new pedagogical program by BAR project, will…

Valentina Desideri and Florencia Portocarrero, A studio practice to explore inappropriate feelings: SHAME

  Monday, 2nd May, Estudio Práctico (Calle Tarros 3, 08003 Barcelona) 5pm-8pm: studio practice 8pm-9pm: Anna Manubens In the context of BAR project curatorial program, which this year investigates the politics of control of human behaviour, residents Valentina Desideri and Florencia Portocarrero revisit the feminist claim of the personal as political, and they propose an…

The Right to Be Unhappy

On the politics of control of human behaviour and psychotropification of society   Participants: Montserrat Rodriguez (Intervalos), Virginia García del Pino, Bárbara Rodríguez Muñoz, Valentina Desideri, Florencia Portocarrero, Warren Neidich, Silvia Maglioni & Graeme Thomson, Dora García, Mathilde Villeneuve, Alexandra Baudelot, Josep Rafanell i Orra, Carles Guerra, Veronica Valentini, Juan Canela and OVNI Observatori de…

Curator talk: Lorenzo Sandoval, Emanuele Guidi and Robert Leckie

Thursday January 21, 06:30pm Fundació Antoni Tàpies*, Barcelona Visiting curators Emanuele Guidi (artistic director ar/ge kunst, Bolzano), Robert Leckie (exhibition curator at Gasworks, London) and Lorenzo Sandoval (independent curator) will talk about their curatorial practice and on-going projects. Emanuele Guidi (1978) is an independent curator and, since July 2013, the artistic director at the kunstverein…

BAR module: Curating the space / Space for curating

Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Carles Guerra, Latitudes, Michy Marxuach and BAR module participants Friday 4th December 2015, 07:00 pm, Fabra i Coats – Barcelona Art Factory BAR module: Curating the space / Space for curating A flexible pedagogical format on curating with Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Chus Martínez, Michy Marxuach 30 November–6 December 2015, Fabra…

Maja Ćirić: Within one’s grasp

In a convivial mode: BAR project resident presentations at Angels Barcelona Artists: Cristian Herrera Dalmau, Gaby Felten, Miquel Garcia, Paulina Silva Hauyon, Luke James, Sanja Latinović and Ranko Đanković, Daniela Ortiz, Joffrey Morel Curated by Maja Ćirić Opening Thursday November 19, 7:30 pm, Angels Barcelona Espai2* Presentation of the project by the artists and curator…

Gaby Felten: Not in an Emancipated Way

In a convivial mode: BAR project resident presentations at Angels Barcelona [Opening Wednesday November 11, 7:30 pm, Angels Barcelona* Exhibition: November 11- 20, 2015. Not in an Emancipated Way is the first of the three presentations of In a convivial mode, a series of exhibitions, actions, conversations and screenings by residents Gaby Felten, Maja Ćirić…

BAR PARTY – Natalia Sorzano

We celebrated our second anniversary with you in a special day-time party. We danced, ate and drank. Artist and musician Natalia Sorzano (CO) – aka NIKA – presented a performance followed by a d-jay session during the afternoon on a stage in the garden. We would like to thank people, organizations, all the artists, agents and…

Curator talk: Binna Choi, Matteo Lucchetti and Silvia Franceschini

Tuesday 2nd June, 7pm, Fireplace* Based on the different perspectives and positions of the visiting curators, this conversation will deal with their approaches to institutional and socially engaged artistic practices. Participants: Binna Choi is director of Casco, Office for Art, Design and Theory (Utrech, NL), Matteo Lucchetti is curator of the research and biennial award Visible project (Brussels, B)…

Elena Yaichnikova: Towards a Brave New World

Aslan Gaisumov, Prospekt Pobedy, 2014. Still Video, color, sound, 14’11” Wednesday May 27, 6:30 pm, Institut Ramon Llull*, Barcelona What does it mean to be international in the globalized world today trapped between a centripetal movement of reinforcement of national borders and an unprecedented flux of mobility and migration of people across them? It seems that…

Maria Guggenbichler: DJ Workshop for Women

Poster Felicia van Zweigbergk With DJ Troya Modet The workshops are open to women of all ages, genders and persuasions, and participation is free. Since 2013, the DJ Workshops for Women are hosted every month in a side room of the artist-run brewery Butcher’s Tears in Amsterdam by the curator, cultural producer and radio host…

Meaningful Gestures: Noah Angell in Barcelona

Saturday May 2 and Tuesday 5, The Green Parrot*, Barcelona For this event, resident artist Christian Nyampeta is inviting us into personal and yet communal efforts which may offer us occasions to study our patterning so that we may find ways of knowing, altering and readdressing these if the need is felt. How to create…

Residents talk: Christian Nyampeta, Maria Guggenbichler and Elena Yaichnikova

Christian Nyampeta, Prototypes for New Habits, 2014. Maria Guggenbichler/Amal Alhaag, Monthly DJ-ing Workshop for Women, session with the DJ collective NO GOOD/SUPER (Nadine Stijns, Natasa Heydra), Side room at Butcher’s Tears, Amsterdam, 2014 Elena Yaichnikova and Nicolas Audureau, Colocation, Year-long program of exhibitions and public talks, 2008 Tuesday April 14, 19:00 hs Fabra i Coats…

Me and you and everyone we meet

Diego Santomé, Apuntes y breve aproximación a Sargadelos, 2014 Me and You and Everyone We Meet is a video program (films, short films, documentary) structured in four chapters that explores the main elements that set up subjective production and the working environment taking it as a space on which reflection is needed in order to…

Nicoline van Harskamp: International Mother Language Day Lecture

Saturday 21th February, 07:30 pm, What’s Up! English school, Barcelona* For every native speaker of the English language, there are 3 non-native speakers. As the world’s primary lingua franca, English is now a language whose syntax, vocabularies and pronunciation vary across the globe. Strangely, this non-native English language does not itself have a name or…

André Romão: IRON, FLESH, ABSTRACTION

“Different voices crossed and blent in a continuous verbal flow… And as you know, speaking is a form of self-eroticism, and therefore of pleasure, and that was clear as you listened to Radio Alice. (…) Voices without images, voices that intensified in the dark.” Interview to Clemens Gruber, 1977 l’anno in cui il futuro cominciò,…

Me and You and Everyone We Meet

Anna Moreno, Select The Right Location, 2014 Me and You and Everyone We Meet is a video program (films, short films, documentary) structured in four chapters that explores the main elements that set up subjective production and the working environment taking it as a space on which reflection is needed in order to generate different…

Margit Sade Lehni: A Selfless Self in The Nightless Night

A Selfless Self in The Nightless Night; Disembodied Voices & Imaginary Friends  A listening session in two chapters. As artificial sounds and voices are an intrinsic part of our daily lives, there is still no reproduction of the voice that doesn’t have an outlandish or uncanny feel to it. It’s a pleasure augmented by horror,…

Me and You and Everyone We Meet

Anathema (film still), 2011, by The Otolith Group. Copyright and courtesy the artists Chapter 2: From the analogical to the digital machine Rosa Barba, Somnium, 2011, 19’10”; The Otholit Group, Anathema, 2011, 37’; Ali Kazma, Automobile Factory, 2012, 10’27” Introduced by Carles Guerra, this chapter reflect in the change between the analogical and the digital…

Apéro Talk : Xiaoyu Weng

The Chinese curator Xiaoyu Weng, away on a trip by Europe in the occasion of her participation at Artissima of Turin fair, will tell us her practice and projects in between Asia & US.

Me and You and Everyone We Meet

Richard John Jones, PROH-SOH’PA-PEER, 2009 A video program curated by BAR project October 2014 – January 2015. Zumzeig cinema*, Barcelona Me and You and Everyone We Meet is a video program (films, short films, documentary) structured in four chapters that explores the main elements that set up subjective production and the working environment taking it…

2B0A1R3

Friday, May 23, 18,30, Careof DOCVA & Viafarini DOCVA, Milan Talk and Screening program BAR project has been invited to participate to ‘MAY Invitational”, a project on art initiatives hosted by CAREOF and Viafarini in Milan

BAR project’s talk – Jugada a 3 bandas

Wednesday, May 14th, Bar Olimpic (Joaquin Costa 25B), Barcelone BAR project’s talk among residents Mohamed Abdelkarim, Eduardo Navarro and Angela Serino and BAR project team project in the Olimpic bar. We will adress, in an informal and friendly environment, many issues arising from the proposed residences, their work in the city, common interests, or other ways of working that may…