27 february, 2012 - 27 february, 2012 - 7:30 PM
CNDM. Modus Novus
Jacobo Durán-Loriga (1958) takes on another of the commissions proposed by the Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical (CNDM), which will be performed by the Madrid-based group Modus Novus, directed by Santiago Serrate.
10 february, 2012 - 10 february, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.
Radical education in a museum
This conference presents recent examples of the work of the Radical Education collective, whose research deals with political imagination in art. The research process they put forward includes collective translations of Marx’s A Worker’s Inquiry, with the aim of questioning new modulations and regulations of work.
10 de febrero de 2012 - 19:30 h.
Felipe Boso. "Prax – Cáceres + Asins + Molero + Castillejo + Viladot + Boso + Millán = 7 Autores experimentales", 2011
This event marks the opening of the exhibition La escritura desbordada: Spanish and Latin American experimental poetry 1962-1982 which is intended to help the public become familiar with the documentary collection of the MNCARS Library and Documentation Centre.
06 february, 2012 - 06 february, 2012 - 7:30 PM
CNDM. Cuarteto, García Abril, Isabel Rey, soprano
The Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical (CNDM) is committed to strengthening the Spanish repertory of string quartets, as one of the most important and richest channels of musical creation of recent years. To this end, it has commissioned a new piece by the master Antón García Abril, one of the most outstanding composers of his generation.
29 january, 2012 - 29 january, 2012 - 7:30 PM
CNDM. Grupo Vocal Kea
Enrique Azurza, director, Naoko Kikuchi, koto
The CNDM has offered one of its 15 commissions to the Gijón-born composer Juan José Eslava (1970), who divides his time and career between Japan and Madrid.
January 13 (Conference), January 27 (guided tour of the collection) - 7:30 p.m.
The notion of artistic modernity in Spain. The 1950s
Julián Díaz Sánchez
The public presentation of the Julián Díaz Sánchez research residency. This project analyses Spanish Informalism in relation to the exhibition New Spanish Painting and Sculpture, held in New York’s MoMA in 1960.
January 12- March 30, 2012 - 7:30 PM
Theatre and performative practices in contemporary art museums
Reactivate/reinterpret brings together a varied group of specialists from different fields with the idea of analysing the place of performative practices within the realm of contemporary art museums. The series is comprised of various public lectures, workshops with the students of the Study Centre and two art interventions, by Jerôme Bel and Falke Pisano.
09 january, 2012 - 09 january, 2012 - 7:30 PM
CNDM. Ensemble Neoars Sonora
Founded in 2008, the young Granada-based group Neoars Sonora will be at the Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical (CNDM) to give the premier performance of two new works: Quasi una serenata by Jorge Fernández Guerra and Aleph, for voice, violin, cello and piano, by the Gerona-born composer Iluminada Pérez.
Program for Advanced Studies in Critical Practices 2012
In the 2012 program, the lines of work addressed by the Program for Advanced Studies in Critical Practices are: the global metropolis as the stage for new types of cultural and political agency, which will be led by Observatorio Metropolitano, and the new knowledge of the body, which will be led by Beatriz Preciado, with the collaboration of Lucas Platero and David Berna.
16 december, 2011 - 16 december, 2011 - 7:30 PM
Guy de Cointet. Espahor ledet ko Uluner and Five Sisters
This performance, organised in connection with the exhibition Locus Solus. Impressions of Raymond Roussel, is a unique opportunity to see the work of Guy de Cointet in the context for which it was conceived, somewhere between the theatre and the museum. Put on by the Dutch company If I Can't Dance, I Don't Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, the two plays are the result of a long research process related to the complexity of re-staging.
15 december, 2011 - 15 december, 2011 - 7 p.m.
Cómo escribir de pintura sin que se note. Quico Rivas, art critic
This presentation by Ángel González, Eva Rivas, José Luis Gallero and José María Parreño explores the life and work - inseparable from one another - of Quico Rivas. Cómo escribir de pintura sin que se note [How to write about painting without anybody noticing] is the name of a collection of critical texts written by the critic in the final years of his life.
29 november, 2011 - 01 december, 2011 - 7:30 p.m.
Irresoluble contradictions: art institutionalization policies during the 1930s
This activity is divided into two sessions: a conference and guided visit through the rooms devoted to the Spanish Republic Pavilion. Both endeavour to contrast and draw connections between three exhibitions presented in Munich, Paris and New York in 1936 and 1937 in order to analyse the footprints of post-war art and the Museo’s Collection.