Carme Pigem, Rafel Aranda & Ramon Villata

Design doyens

Carme Pigem, Rafael Aranda and Ramon Vilalta, the trio of artchitects from the RCR studio in Olot, are still feeling the effects of the “tsunami” that was winning the Pritzker award in March, considered...

teresa rosell

The purifying function of writing

Life-writing can be said to have begun with Saint Augustine's Confessions, but the literary exploration of the self has undergone many transformations in the following centuries

Agustí Pons

'The aim is to build a life, not research'

One of Catalonia's most experienced biographers, Pons has written the lives of Joan Triadú, Pere Calders, Maria Aurèlia Capmany, Nèstor Luján, Raimon Noguera and Salvador Espriu.

Núria Cabutí

'The book market is stable'

The head of the publishing consortium says that after some years of crisis, things are looking up in the industry thanks to digitalisation and more young readers

Teresa Torns

Towards equality

With an extensive academic and research career, this Doctor of Sociology explains that patriarchy is alive and well and living in our very own homes

Mircea Cartarescu

'European unity is vital now'

The Romanian writer and intellectual was in Barcelona last month to give a talk at the CCCB on the fate of Europe

'A band is like a relationship'

Ander from Paraguay, well that is where you where born. Where is your family from?Yes, I was born in Paraguay. My surname is a bit strange because my grandfather was born in Russia. That is where it comes...

'The girl off the telly'

You need no introduction, you were a symbol of the Gauche Divine period and one of the most popular actresses in the 1960s.I have been very lucky, but my career was all a coincidence. I got married at...

Your 'friend' on the Internet

Do I call you a YouTuber? Or an influencer?I don't like any of those names; I just try to communicate with people, but I suppose influencer is the word.What does that entail?I tell stories related to video...

Mateo Gil

'Small budgets give you total freedom'

He has worked as a scriptwriter for filmmakers of the likes of Alejandro Amenábar, and for films such as Tesis, Mar Adentro and Ágora. He also directed the thriller, Nadie conoce a nadie, as well as...