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  • Thank you!

    Thank you!

    24 .03 .2019 - Kosmopolis

    The tenth edition of Kosmopolis, the amplified literature fest, put the spotlight on “stories that move the world” around three central pillars: feminism, post-capitalism and quantum physics.

  • The Particles That Make the World Go Round

    The Particles That Make the World Go Round

    14 .03 .2019 - Eva Rexach

    At the upcoming Kosmopolis 19 we’ll talk about quantum physics and all the cultural, political and ethical implications of this science. To set the scene, we offer a timeline from the birth of quantum mechanics through to its presence in different areas of our daily lives, as well as a reminder of all the activities where you can enjoy The Quantum Story.

  • Seven Gems to Discover at K19

    Seven Gems to Discover at K19

    06 .03 .2019 - Eva Rexach

    We propose a little journey into the future to take a glimpse of the upcoming Kosmopolis 2019. You’ll see a selection of what promise to be the main highlights of the festival, with events of all types: talks, films, concerts, performances, theatre… We want to start by giving you a small taste of things to come. The rest will be all yours to discover.

  • The pleasure of reading: selected publications for a good summer

    The pleasure of reading: selected publications for a good summer

    13 .07 .2018 - Kosmopolis

    With summer come the holidays – that time of year when we get to disconnect from our daily routine and, among other things, enjoy the pleasure of reading. You might have already decided on your summer reading list, but if not, here at Kosmopolis we’ve put together a list for you based on the recommendations of the people who work in the different departments of the CCCB.

  • Narrative immersion: the next challenge

    Narrative immersion: the next challenge

    16 .01 .2018 - Mireia Manjón

    Increasingly more narrative formats are opting for immersion. At Kosmopolis 2017 we explored this tendency, which puts people’s experience at the centre of the experience and grants us decision-making power. The three Alpha Channel chats that we are offering investigated virtual reality and other immersive experiences, pioneers of what can be glimpsed as the next great language.

  • Narratives for Readers of the 21st Century

    Narratives for Readers of the 21st Century

    15 .11 .2017 - Mireia Manjón

    At a time of profound changes, at Kosmopolis we wonder about the future of books and of the publishing industry. What will the tales of the new decade marked by artificial intelligence be like? The three Bookcamp discussions that we propose to you explore the commitment to narrative experiences.

  • Literary Dialogues at Kosmopolis

    Literary Dialogues at Kosmopolis

    29 .09 .2017 - Eva Rexach

    Jean Echenoz and Jean-Yves Jouannais. John Banville and Pierre Lemaitre. Werner Herzog and Paul Holdengräber. The K Dialogues for the 2017 edition of Kosmopolis played host to authors with similar track records which enabled us to zoom in closer on their work, discover some of their secrets and enjoy a few anecdotes from beyond the literary sphere.

  • Kosmopolis books for this summer

    Kosmopolis books for this summer

    19 .07 .2017 - Kosmopolis

    That time of year is here when everyone’s offering literary recommendations. Now’s the moment to decide which book or books will accompany us over the course of the summer, which stories are ideal for taking to the beach or which classic it’s time to take up for those evenings al fresco. Our choice is not based on any of these considerations, but on one that is closer to home: the books we recommend below are all by authors that at some point have participated in Kosmopolis.

  • The female constelations at K17

    The female constelations at K17

    30 .06 .2017 - Eva Rexach

    Subversive mothers, repentant mothers, grieving mothers and free mothers. Women who celebrate their old age, who write from experience and imagination. We are going to dedicate part of the programming of Kosmopolis to the Female constelations.

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