Interview

Leaving his mark

When did you start doing tattoos?I started in 1989, 27 years ago, and at that time it was not normal to have tattoos in Spain.I can't imagine there were many tattoo artists in Spain at the time.No. My...

Anita Zengeza with Barney Griffiths on El Punt Avui TV. Arxiu

On a musical journey

You were born in Botswana but you grew up in Zimbabwe.Yes, my father was working in Botswana and I lived there until I was five, then we moved to Zimbabwe. It was a great place to grow up in: a lot of...

James Ross during the interview on El Punt Avui TV. Arxiu

More than playing the notes

I know you're starting your new job in 2017, but you're already in Barcelona preparing the ground a little bit.Yes, exactly. I'm here to meet with the people from the orchestra and figure out the direction...

Anna Casassas is the latest winner of the Trajectòria award.  ANDREU PUIG

The struggle for visibility

Recent winner of the Trajèctoria prize, Casassas argues for greater recognition of the role of translators in publishing

Neil talking to Bernat Dedéu on English Hour.  Arxiu

Asking the right questions

How would you describe yourself?I'm a philosopher and I also play music. I play classical guitar. I'm a writer, too. Basically I write a blog every day and also teach International Relations at the Blanquerna...

Vinton Cerf at the La Salle engineering school in Barcelona.  JOSEP LOSADA

'The internet grows100% every year'

The inventor of network protocols was in Barcelona to receive an honorary degree from the Ramon Llull university

Marcos Mandojana and Marcela Topor on El Punt Avui TV
Marcos Mandojana
US Consul General in Barcelona

Friends and allies

Established 218 years ago, the US consulate in Barcelona has long been at the centre of bilateral relations

Javier Martín-Vide explains a point during the interview in the Geography and History faculty of Barcelona University.  ORIOL DURAN
Javier Martín-Vide
Climate change expert

Late but still time to act

Professor and head of the UB's water research institute, he is one of Catalonia's main climate change experts

Neil talking to Dr Cambras on El Punt Avui Televisió
Dr.Trinitat Cambras
UB Physiology professor

High time for a change?

What is the campaign for timetable reform?The main goal is to change society's schedules as a basis for achieving a healthier life and increase the feeling of wellbeing. It is an ambitious objective but...

David Simon was in Barcelona to attend the Serielizados TV series festival last month.  EFE

'I try to land on society's fault lines'

The man behind such popular shows as The Wire and Treme defines his TV work and explains the thinking behind his upcoming new series, The Deuce