The Espai Isern Dalmau of the Fundació Lluís Coromina hosts the exhibition Art i Paraula, a traveling exhibition of contemporary art and Catalan poetry that was presented in November 2021 at the Factoria Cultural de Terrassa, and that is presented for the first time in Barcelona.
Place: Espai Isern Dalmau, Fundació Joan Coromina, Mallorca, 305, 08037 Barcelona
Days: from September 8 to October 29, from Tuesday to Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Palau Robert, with the collaboration of PEN Català presents an exhibition on the organization’s centenary, curated by Manuel Guerrero. PEN Català was born in Barcelona in 1922 as a response to a call from PEN International. J. V. Foix was its president from 1968 to 1973.
Room 4 of Palau Robert from September 9 to November 20.
This 2022 the 3rd J. V. Foix Literary Contest. The awards ceremony took place on Wednesday 13 July at the headquarters of the Fundació J. V. Foix. The winners in the three categories were Mireia Marcos (high school) in poetry, Mercè Feliu (UAB-Degree in Catalan Philology) in narrative and Adrià Puche (UdG-Degree in History).
The artist Quim Domene exhibits his work at Calonge Castle this July. Entitled “Conversation with my bookstore”, Domene dialogues with his books and presents four different areas. One of them, «Fem llum al magatzem dels llibres…» dedicated to J. V. Foix.
In another he presents the work “We drew sundials …” also inspired by Foix.
Place: Castell de Calonge
Days: From 2 to 31 July 2022
Here you can see some photographs.
This is the title of the article that Miriam Ruiz-Ruano publishes in the digital magazine of literary criticism La lectora . The author analyzes the depersonalization of J. V. Foix in Sol, i de dol : to what extent the rewriting of texts from the medieval European tradition allows him to create a textual identity in his first book of poems, published in 1947 but written during the 1920s and 1930s.
Here you can read the article.
In the last volume of the magazine Rassegna Iberistica, December 2021, Professor Joan R. Veny-Mesquida traces the relationship between Gabriel Ferrater and J. V. Foix and the poem he wrote in 1973 after Ferrater’s death.
Veny studies the different versions that are preserved of the two famous verses that close the poem and the repercussions of the changes she made on rhythm and rhyme.
Here you can read the article.
An exhibition on the role of the digital newspaper Vilaweb in our country has been inaugurated at the Palau Robert until September 25. The technological revolution represented by the Internet and new technologies have led to revolutions in many other fields with consequences for politics and the media.
J. V. Foix and the newspaper La Publicidad where he worked from 1922 to 1936 has been one of the referents of Vilaweb.
Here you can see the photos.
Journalist Albert Murillo, author of the blog Espacio sonante, announced that he had a tape with the recording of J. V. Foix‘s speech on receiving the Medalla d’Or of Barcelona City Council.
The tape is a legacy of journalist Salvador Escamilla i Foix recites three poems: «No pas l’atzar», «Sé un poble lluny de Provença» and, «Ho sap tothom, i és profecia»..
If you want to hear it, click here.
Le 26 avril, la FNEC a célébré à l’Auditorium de l’Université de Barcelone le 90e anniversaire de la création de la Federació Nacional d’Estudiants de Catalunya, un syndicat d’étudiants nationaliste transversal. J. V. Foix en est le président d’honneur.
«Els estudiants, ultra estudiar, han d’esdevenir activistes d’allò que suposa la revitalització de la nostra cultura i l’elevació social i política del País», said Foix.
>Here tou can see the photographs of the event.