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Schedule for the weekend of 19 January: cultural proposals

For this weekend we proposal several cultural plans relating to art, music, photography and big data.

-Concert by ‘Sampler Series’ this Friday from 19.00 at the Auditori Meier of the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Barcelona (MACBA) with the North American composer and artist Alvin Lucier. The documentary ‘No Ideas But in Things’ will also be shown, by Viola Rusche and Hauke Harder, to delve deeper into the world of Lucier through their work.

-‘Big Bang Data’ in Boston, after stopping in Barcelona, Madrid, Buenos Aires, London, Singapore and Prague. You can visit Big Bang Data at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology until 30 March 2018. It is an exhibition which reflects on how the explosion of information is transforming the world.

-New exhibition at Espai 13 at the Joan Miró Foundation Non-Slave Tenderness’ by the artist Lucía C. Pino displays her work as part of the cycle “The Possibility of an Island”, to show that toxic and residual waste are no longer differentiated from biotic waste, and that cables, glass, tubes, light, water, sounds and even persons establish a relationship of equivalence between themselves.

Until 11 March 2018, Foto Colectania Foundation is hosting the exhibition ‘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.

-‘Fernando Ortiz’, the Diócesis de Málaga hosts this exhibition about the artist with the objective of sharing his works of art. The exhibition is comprised of sculptures which are conserved in Malaga (Bishop’s Palace, Cathedral, churches, penitential brotherhoods and museums) with others proceeding from cities such as Alcaudete, Ceuta, Jaén and Jerez de la Frontera. You can visit it until Sunday 14 January.

-‘La eclosión de la abstracción’ at the Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno (IVAM), an exhibition which brings together abstract arts from the post-war era to the present day.

Después del fin del mundo’ at the Centro de Cultura Contemporánea de Barcelona (CCCB) is hosting eight immersive installations by contemporary creators to reflect on the present and the future of the climate change crisis.