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9 exhibitions to visit! Art, photography, history, music and technology

Banco Sabadell Foundation supports culture to encourage the sharing of culture through exhibitions such as those which are currently open to the general public in Alicante, Asturias, Barcelona, Boston, Galicia, Madrid, Málaga, Prague and Valencia.

-‘Big Bang Data’ explores the phenomenon of data explosion through the works by artists, designers, innovators and thinkers, reflecting on how this data is transforming our daily lives. After stopping in Barcelona, Madrid, Buenos Aires, London, Singapore and Prague, the exhibition is now open in Boston until 30 March 2018 at the MIT Museum.

-‘Shipwrecked Species by Irene de Andrés forms part of the cycle of exhibitions at Espai 13, Fundación Joan Miró. It reflects on the tensions between colonialism and the current tourism industry, within the context of post-colonial relationships. The project has been based on the discovery of the remains of the San José, the flagship of the Spanish Armada which had sunk more than 300 years ago close to the Rosario Islands near the Colombian coast. The remains of the San José were discovered two years ago. The exhibition includes videos, photographs, documents, texts, sculptural items and objects which have been discovered.

-‘La eclosión de la abstracción’ at brings together almost 150 works from the Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno Collection, with the objective of analysing the abstract artistic practices developed from the post-war era up until today. You can visit the Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno (IVAM) until 16 September 2018.

-‘Guardianes de piedra’ will be stopping in Villajoyosa, thanks to MARQ. Guardianes de piedra is an exhibition which pays homage to the more than 230 castles and fortresses in the province of Alicante. You can visit until January 15th, 2018.

-‘Total Records.Vinyl & photography’, to display a selection of 250 vinyl record covers which reflect the relationship between photography and music. Robert Frank and the Rolling Stones, Annie Leibovitz and Cindy Lauper, Madonna, George Michael and Miguel Bosé, amongst others, will be the protagonists of the exhibition. It can be visited at the headquarters of Fundación Foto Colectania in Barcelona until 11 March 2018.

-‘Francis Bacon. La cuestión del dibujo’ to date, is the most complete collection of Francis Bacon’s works. For the first time ever, 73 works created by the Irish painter will be exhibited. These works include pencil, pastel and collage works as part of ‘Francis Bacon. La cuestión del dibujo’. The exhibition is divided into six different topics: figures, popes, heads, crucifixions, self-portraits, studies, portraits and tributes. You can visit until 8 April 2018 at the Centro Niemeyer in Asturias.

-‘Fernando Ortiz’ brings together numerous pieces from this 18th century sculpture from the diocese of Granada, Seville, Asidonia-Jerez, Cordoba, Cadiz, Ceuta and Jaen, as well as pieces from the Cathedral of Malaga, the Episcopal Palace and different churches. You can visit until 14 January 2018 at ArsMalaga Episcopal Palace.

-‘Después del fin del mundo’ is an exhibition which reflects on the present and the future of the climate change crisis. It is based on eight immersive installations created by noteworthy contemporary creators, an experimental base and participative actions in the public spaces of the city of Barcelona, and the design and deployment of a “Ministry of the Future” which considers very long term politics, to invest the conditions of inequality and temporality and the different events which define the crisis. You can visit it at the Centro de Cultura Contemporánea de Barcelona (CCCB) until 29 April 2018.

-Dioramas exhibition at the traditional Christmas market in Plaza Mayor, Madrid, which you can visit until 31 December.