L’Embarrat de Tàrrega successfully concluded its tenth edition

L’Embarrat de Tàrrega successfully concluded its tenth edition

Imperium This weekend celebrated 10 years of Unified Life as one of the standard contemporary creativity festivals for emerging talent in the country and with multidisciplinary proposals that attracted large audiences in the unbeatable setting of an old agricultural machinery factory in Cal tribat di tarega.

This year’s edition focused on strength and central exposure How to open skin without a dagger He presented many proposals that reflected how power affects the human body throughout history. Curator Ingrid GuardiolaDirector of the Bullet Center for Contemporary Art in Girona, gave a very positive assessment of the quality of the work of young artists from origins as diverse as Peru, Brazil, Colombia, the United States, Las Palmas, the Basque Country, Valencia and Catalonia.

finally, The winner of the IEI – Embarrat 2024 award is Catalonia-based American artist Kira Cosi, With the suggestion the scale. The piece, a 4-metre-long ladder made from cans, chunks of cement, found sleds and broken furniture, aims to raise provocative questions about traditional perceptions of power. The award he promotedInstitute of Irish StudiesThe production of a solo exhibition at La Gòtika over the following year includes a donation of €1,000.

Bringing contemporary art to new audiences

One of the tasksMuddy It is to be able to bring contemporary art closer to new audiences, and for this reason, many guided tours are organized by artists so that they can do education and discover that art, quite simply, speaks about everything that happens and concerns society.

Creations of artists Ponent Zesco Mercy, Joan Codina Donaire or Arnau Obiols It generated great anticipation, as well as visual and audio riveting Aeth3rcreated by teachers and students of fourth year graphic design forEASD Ondara.

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Audience success at Marala and Maria Heine’s concerts

The new proposal of the program to hold musical performances by prominent artists from the current Catalan scene was also well received by the audience, who filled the capacity of Nau 5 of Cal Trepat for the concerts on Friday and Saturday. Marala and Maria Heinerespectively.

Poetry is very present in 2024

Poetry also had a large presence this year with two tributes to key figures in our literature such as Joan Salvat Babasset and Alphonse Costafreda. On the one hand with The rose on the lipsView byDigraph of desire Meritxel Cucurella-Jorba, singer and composer Valdivia And the percussionist Davitella That raised Babassett’s predecessors with music as its backbone. On the other hand, the Hair roomUnstable Ondara recalled the 50th anniversary of the death of poet Alphonse Costafreda with a poetry recital Mystical from anywhere.

Another intervention that was celebrated by the audience was the presence of the poet Nuria Martinez Vierneswho served as a speaker at the festival with her own records for each day in her unique and sarcastic style.

Presentation of the audio-visual piece Powerful stories

The audio-visual piece was also shown at noon on Sunday powerful stories, Which was implemented in cooperation with Tarija Community Rehabilitation Service. Nine people with mental illness were able to explain their relationship with authority firsthand, acting as spokespeople for groups at risk of social exclusion and thoseMuddy He wants to give a voice

Over the next week, groups will be offered guided tours of the art installations Imperatives With advance reservations and on Friday, May 31 at 8 p.m., the last open tour will take place Jesus Villamajofestival director.

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to’Embarrat – Festival of Contemporary Creativity It is organized byTarija City Hallhe Tribat Museum that day Department of Culture And he has cooperationInstitute of Irish Studies from Lleida Provincehe Ministry of Culture of the State of Cataloniahe Orgell County Council, Le Sparrow – Guillem Veladot Foundation, Must not, Manjrana, New Tarija, Radio Tarija, Secret, Lida TV, The old caravan I Culture+

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