from the editor

The ongoing battle over our personal data

For a few years now, data has become the oil of the fourth industrial revolution, the digital revolution. This explains the enormous interest of both private corporations and public authorities in accessing...

Carla Simón
Director of ‘Alcarràs’, Golden bear at the Berlinal

“I find the stories in what is around me and what I say must really matter to me”

We interview director Carla Simón, winner of this year’s Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival

Magda Campins
Expert in infectious diseases.

“With Covid, better prudence than haste”

Dr Magda Campins chairs the Covid-19 Scientific Advisory Committee, which the Catalan government has commissioned with defining a plan for the new normal. Far from euphoria, Campins shows cautious optimism

Made in Catalonia

Palau Robert in Barcelona hosts ‘Nova pantalla. El videojoc a Catalunya’, the first major exhibition dedicated entirely to the growing domestic video game industry

A deep Picasso

The artist’s museum in Barcelona shows off the results of a scientific investigation in collaboration with other institutions that has uncovered ‘picassos’ hidden in four recycled canvases from his blue period

More low-emission zones in Catalonia

From 2025, over 60 Catalan municipalities with over 20,000 inhabitants are committed to reducing pollution with areas that restrict traffic

Barney Griffiths
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
Barney Griffiths

THE WORLD’S BEST CITY

Neil Stokes
THE LAST WORD
Neil Stokes

i NEED A MOBILE MECHANIC

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

CRUELTY AND THE BEAST

Martin Kirby
HEADING FOR THE HILLS
Martin Kirby

A TELLING VICTORY

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

THE BEAUTIFUL CITY

Martin Kirby
HEADING FOR THE HILLS
Martin Kirby

LA MEMORIA

“Mahatma Gandhi a martyr to assassin’s bullets”

Hard to swallow

Brain and brawn

A deep Picasso

Ingrid Teixidor
Celler Oliveda

Ingrid Teixidor

Joan Mateu
Painter

Making the ordinary extraordinary

Basketmaker
Tortellà (Garrotxa)

Dani Iglesias

Actors, co-founders of escapade theatre
(Barcelona)

Sue Flack & Caspar

Maria Brasero.
Gaduated in Communication and Publicity in Barcelona and in Film Production from UCLA

“The sky is the limit”

xavier mas craviotto
is from Navàs (Bages). Before moving to Bristol, he did a postgraduate degree in language consultancy and publishing services in Barcelona and taught Catalan as a foreign language

Diverse and eclectic

Anna Cantón. marcela topor. mtopor@cataloniatoday.cat

Language lovers’ heaven

Rafel Hidalgo. marcela topor. mtopor@cataloniatoday.cat

Living alongside history

Made in Catalonia

More low-emission zones in Catalonia

Electric vehicles accelerating

The challenges of biometrics

Carla Simón
Director of ‘Alcarràs’, Golden bear at the Berlinal

“I find the stories in what is around me and what I say must really matter to me”

Magda Campins
Expert in infectious diseases.

“With Covid, better prudence than haste”

Isona Passola
creator and producer of the ’Cucut’ tv series

“Well-explained stories interest everyone”

Paula Jornet
THEATRE ACTRESS, COMPOSER AND SINGER

“There will be more diversity on stage tomorrow”

Is it legal or is it the right thing to do?

A life lived through song

Passion, Innovation and Determination

A promised land

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through...Terra del Cava

Basket
Text: CUINA MAGAZINE Photo: Anna Garcia Frigola

Magic of Maresme

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through...Montsant

Basket
Text: CUINA MAGAZINE Photo: Anna Garcia Frigola

The best of Bages

Digital classrooms

Blockchain, far beyond bitcoin

The never-ending search for digital talent

Mar Gutiérrez-Colón
PHD in English Philology (URV) and head of the team developing the new Art of Reading application

Learning English through fun

Barcelona, January 2021
Photo: Juanma Ramos

Return of the Kings

The best coming art

Blanes, 2019
Photo: oriol duran

Make way for the Carnival King!

Horrorland, Cercs 2018
Photo: ACN

Are you ready for the fright of your life?