CCCB) is one of the most visited exhibition and arts centres in Barcelona.
Situated in the Raval district, about 3 minutes walking distance from where we live, the Centre’s core theme is the city and urban culture.
Its success is based on quality, its rather eclectic approach,
attention to a broad cross section of publics and the unique way it
addresses issues with the aim of linking the academic world with
creative processes and citizens in general. The CCCB organizes and
produces exhibitions, debates, festivals and concerts; programmes film
cycles, courses and lectures; encourages creation using new technologies
and languages, explores and promotes the ongoing fusion of languages
and different genres, and takes in-house productions to other national
and international arts centres, museums and institutions. The underlying
aim of these activities is to generate debate, thinking and reflection
on the theme of the city and public space, and other issues that define
current affairs. The CCCB is also an open space for creators,
associations and freelance programmers with whom it has forged links
over the years.
The CCCB offers the public access to part of its holdings, a
manifestation of its activities in the form of a multimedia archive
comprising materials created by the Centre during its years of activity.
A wide variety of materials (documents, publications, digital files,
audiovisuals, etc.) on key themes of contemporary culture and society
are available for consultation in the CCCB ARCHIVE, which is constantly
updated. Also available for public consultation is the Centre’s XCÈNTRIC
ARCHIVE, a digital archive of experimental and documentary film,
comprising over 700 titles related to its programme “Xcèntric. The
Thank you, Wiki. And here is a kind of 3D panorama of the fabulous courtyard of the same CCCB, one I made earlier, as they say on TV cooking programs.
For those interested, I used a (free) program called Photosynth. It's very easy to use, and I absolutely love it!!! You'll find it here.
OK. This post is for James's Weekend Reflection meme. You'll find it here!