On Sunday the 2nd December, the Ara newspaper and Edicions 62 will offer the first of the two volumes by J. V. Foix they have included in the “Els millors poetes catalans del segle xx” collection. This first volume contains three verse poetry books: Sol, i de dol, Les irreals omegues i i Onze Nadals i un Cap d’Any.

The second one will appear on Sunday the 9th December and will contain the following prose poetry books: Del “Diari 1918”, L’estrella d’En Perris, Darrer comunicat i Tocant a mà….

If you want to get the entire collection (41 titles of 33 authors), you can register here, ask for information to the e-mail address elsmillorspoetes@ara.cat or call number 902 570 941.

Univ_experienOn the 22nd of November a group of students from the UB University of Experience, enrolled to the subject “Documents personals: Organització, Conservació i Ús” (Personal Papers: Organization, Conservation and Use), imparted by Professor Maria Elvira, visited the Fundació J.V. Foix. in order to see how the archive is organized and to consult some of its documents.

They saw how the archive is organized and consulted some of its documents, photographs and artists’ books.

 

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The 19 th November, at 8.30 pm, at the Espai FOC in Sabadell the exhibition In Foix’s shade will be opened. “In Foix’s shade” is an artist’s book proposal whose works are inspired in J. V. Foix’s texts. In order to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Foix’s death, Enrique Badosa, Josep Ma Fulquet i Jordi Marrugat will talk about him. The event will end with the actress Rosa Renom reciting some of Foix’s poems.

Day: 19th November at 20.30 h
Site Espai FOC. Via Massagué, 5-7 Sabadell
FGC Línia S2. Estació Rambla

Acte commemoratiu del 25è aniversari de la mort de J. V. Foix a Sabadell
“In Foix’s shade” by Poètica Còdex

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Wednesday the 7th November, to mark the twentfiftieth anniversary of the J. V. Foix‘ death, the Ateneu de Cultura Popular in l’Hospitalet del Llobregat presents “Un tast de Foix” based in poet’s texts. The actress Gemma Reguant recites the poems accompanied by the pianist Anna Alemany.

Place: Ateneu de Cultura Popular
c/ de Santa Anna, 14. l’Hospitalet del Llobregat
Date: 7 de novembre a les 19 h
Metro Línia 1. Hospital de Bellvitge. Parada: Av. Carrilet

Mayor’s invitation

The 25th October, at 7 pm, at the hall of the Teatre Bartrina in the Centre de Lectura de Reus, the exhibition “In Foix’s shade” will be opened. “In Foix’s shade” is an artist’s book proposal whose works are inspired in J. V. Foix’s texts.
At 19.30 pm, in order to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Foix’s death, at the Sala Hortensi Güell, Jordi Cornudella and Enrique Badosa, editor and translator of the author of Sol, i de dol, will talk about him. The event will end with Montserrat Auqué reciting some of Foix’s poems.

Opening date: October the 25th
Exhibition dates: From th 25th October to the 15th November
Site: Centre de Lectura de Reus. Hall of the Bartrina Theatre and Lecture Hall Hortensi Güell
Opening hour of the “In Foix’s shade” exhibition: 19.00. At 19.30, talk about J. V. Foix

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“In Foix’s shade” by Poètica Còdex

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This article was published in the issue number 2 of the review El Procés. The author talks about his memories of the conversation he maintained with J. V. Foix in January 1984. This conversation would become a book in the collection that, promoted by Maria Aurèlia Capmany, would be edited by the Barcelona Town Council with the title “Diàlegs a Barcelona”. After this, you can read the first of the four parts into which the interview has been divided.

The number 1 of the El Procés review issued in February this year. The pesons in charge are Anna Lloveras, Cristina Martínez, Roger Vilà, Jordi Armengol and Joaquim Armengol, all of them from Girona.

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Literary tour in Sarrià

A literary tour about the poet J. V. Foix took place in Sarrià on Saturday15th and Saturday 22nd September. Large groups of people attended it and, following Anna Maluquer, took a tour through the streets and places that make up the poet’s milieu.

The tour covers the streets Salvador Mundi, l’Hort de la Vila, Clos de Sant Francesc and Pedró de la Creu, and ends in Sarrià square (Plaça de Sarrià).

 

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Authors and journalists of ARA newspaper read poems from the collection ‘Els millors poetes catalans del segle XX’, which will be available from September the 23th.

Two volumes by J.V. Foix will be published. The first one will includeSol, i de dol, Les irreals omegues and Onze Nadals i un cap d’any and will appear on December the 2nd; the second one, which will include Diari 1918, L’estrella d’En Perris, Darrer comunicat and Tocant a mà, will appear on December the 9th.

És quan dormo que hi veig clar read by Ignasi Aragay.

On Sunday 16th Setember the Fundació J. V. Foix will be at the ILC stand (number 17) in the Catedral square of Barcelona.

You can come and buy books, ask questions… We are counting on the presence of Enrique Badosa, one of J. V. Foix’s translators.
At 13 h Gertrudis band will sing some Foix’s poems wihich they have set to music and are part of a show called “Gertrudis sings Foix”.

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Plànol dels estands

Date: 16th September 2012
Place Catedral Square of Barcelona
Stand number 17. From 10 h to 13 h

At 13 h “Gertrudis canta Foix” show at Plaça de la Paraula

The 11th September and J. V. Foix

On September 11th this year, in order to celebrate the National Day of Catalonia and the 25th anniversary of J.V. Foix’s death, the actress Carme Sansa recited “Tots hi serem al Port amb la Desconeguda” (“We Shall All Be at the Harbour with the Unknown Woman”), the poem that Foix dedicated to the Catalan poet Gabriel Ferrater soon after the latter’s death. Carme Sansa’s performance was a contribution to an event that took place at the Parc de la Ciutadella and was conducted by Mònica Terribas.

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