Homage to J. V. Foix at the IEC

J. V. Foix. c. 1977. Foto d'Humberto RivasOn Tuesday 29th January, an event will be held in the Sala Prat de la Riba of the IEC to pay homage to J. V. Foix on the ocasion of the 25th aniverasry of his death. The poet and literary critic Pere Gimferrer will give a lecture and Mariona Sagarra will sing some Foix‘s poems set to music.

Site: IEC. Carrer del Carme, 47. Barcelone
Day and time: Tuesdau 29th January at 19 h

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On Sunday 27th January at midday, a plaque in memory of J. V. Foix will be inaugurated at the Sarrià Cemetery . After this, those present will be invited to take part in the event by reading verses of the poet.

Site: Sarrià Cementery. c/ Doctor Roux s/n
Day and time: Sunday 27th January at 12 h


14. Tots els dies (Vil·la Olímpica – Pg. Bonanova)
30. Tots els dies (Pl. Espanya – Sarrià)
72. Tots els dies (Dte. Granvia L`H. – Bonanova
123. Tots els dies (Bonanova alta)
Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat: Línia 6. Estació de Sarrià
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Catalan Poetry Anthology

Professors Pere Ballart and Jordi Julià, from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, have published in Viena Edicions the volume Paraula encesa , which offers a selection of poems that span several generations in order to show a poetic legacy that marks one of the high points of our heritage as a language and as a people.

They have chosen five poems from J. V. Foix. You can read them here.

The issue number 3 of the review El Procés reproduces the second of the four parts into which the interview to J. V. Foix by Narcís Comadira is divided.

We already reported the publication of the first part of the interview, which appeared in issue number 2. The editors are Anna Lloveras, Cristina Martínez, Roger Vilà and Jordi and Joaquim Armengol.

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Intertextuality exercise

On the occasion of the event organized by the Fundació J. V. Foix on November the 19th at “Espai Foc” in Sabadell to commemorate the 25th aniversary of J. V. Foix’s death, Josep Maria Fulquet read and discussed some political articles written by the poet and published in several magazines between 1921 and 1936. Afterwards, Fulquet wrote an article on the subject.

The article has been published in Núvol on December the 5th.

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Foix Space in Arts Santa Monica

An audiovisual installation and action by Joan Carles Martínez Prat, with the participation of Vicenç Altaió, Teresa d’Arenys and the orchestra and choir of the Escola Municipal de Música Can Ponsic Escola Municipal de Música Can Ponsic. A sample of the universe created by J. V. Foix.

Place: Arts Santa Monica
Date and time: December 12th, 7:00 p.m.

On December the 1st the TGV station of Perpinyà was inaugurated. Salvador Dalí once named the Perpinyà railway station “The centre of the world”. On this occasion, the Museu del Joguet de Figueres has installed a big showcase next to the entrance of the station headed by the J. V. Foix‘s line “M’exalta el nou i m’enamora el vell”.

Perpinyà TGV station photograph

Photograph of the J. V. Foix’s line in the Museu del Joguet in Figueres

On December the 9th, the Ara newspaper and Edicions 62 will offer the second one of the two volumes by J. V. Foix they have included in “Els millors poetes catalans del segle xx” collection. This volume contains the following poetic prose books: Del “Diari 1918”, L’estrella d’En Perris, Darrer comunicat and Tocant a mà…

On november the 28th a group of ten people from the “Club de Lectura d’Alumni UB” (former students from the Barcelona University) visited the Foundation J. V. Foix. They could see the library, the archive, some artist’s books, some photographs and different documents.
At the end of the visit, they read some poems by J. V. Foix.

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On Tuesday Dicember the 4th there will be a presentation of the book Res no és moridor, tot és etern, published by the Fundació J. V. Foix. We will have the participation of the translators of J. V. Foix‘s poems into Spanish, Enrique Badosa and José Corredor-Matheos, as well as Jordi Cornudella, who is the editor.

Organized by: ACEC and Fundació J. V. Foix
Where: Aula dels Escriptors 5è pis
Ateneu Barcelonès. c/ Canuda, 6
Date: Dicember 4th at 19.30

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