Monday and Wednesday, October 2022 - June 2023 - 6pm
Spanish Language School for the Migrant Population
Live to See. See to Live
Museo Reina Sofía joins up with Red Interlavapiés (The Interlavapiés Network) to organise a small Spanish Language School for migrant residents in the Community of Madrid who require knowledge and use of the local language as a tool for day-to-day communication, work and involvement in society.
Monday, 21 and 28 de September 2020 – 4pm
Imaginaries of Revolt, Archive of Life, and Experience Reshaped from the Pandemic
Online seminar conducted by Nelly Richard
Recent times have witnessed an outbreak of diverse social uprisings on a global scale (Hong King, Barcelona, Quito, Beirut, Bogotá, Santiago de Chile) to protest against the regime of inequality and social injustice established by neoliberal hegemony.
Friday, 18 and Saturday, 19 September 2020 (check programme)
For a fourth consecutive year, the concert series Archipelago invites the audience to delve into the complex nature of the contemporary world through listening and explores the relationship between experimental music and popular culture by way of sounds from different narratives and geographies.
From 14 September to 8 October 2020 (check programme)
The Politics and Aesthetics of Memory Chair
Memories in Neglect
Curated by Chilean theorist Nelly Richard, the Politics and Aesthetics of Memory Chair articulates different initiatives of training, research and public activities in the Museo Reina Sofía. This programme of analysis and reflection — put together at the crossroads between the aesthetic, the theoretical, the critical and the political — conceives of memory as an agent with which to decipher and re-read incomplete narratives, the fragments and scenes of which continue to question the present.
From 14 September to 4 October 2020 – 7pm
Documentary Film in the Aftermath of Dictatorships in Spain, Chile and Argentina
By way of documentaries and essay films, this series sets forth different ways of approaching memory to explore the different zones of conflict between subjectivity and politics; between militancy and revolutions; between critical sexualities and gender transformations; between memory and democracy; between social defiance, constituent drives and tasks to reinvent the present.
Saturday, 12 and Sunday, 13 September 2020 – 7pm
François Dufrêne. Tambours du jugement premier
A Re-reading by Gran Circo Indómito
This session without screenings is related to the series Guy Debord and René Viénet, from Lettrism to Situationism. Film Is Dead: If You Want, Let’s Proceed to the Debate.
Friday, 11 September 2020 - 8pm
Llorenç Barber (Aielo de Malferit, 1948), one of the major reference points in sound experimentation, is the focus of the Museo Reina Sofía’s reacquaintance with live music in an open-air concert for “flying bells” that make the Doppler effect audible as they swing.
Wednesday, 9 September 2020 - 7pm
We Will No Longer Be Slaves
A Choreographed Reading of Guyotat’s Eden, Eden, Eden
Eden, Eden, Eden could be seen as a dramaturgy, in which characters’ movements are sketched on a feverish set. Everything seems to be there for somebody to choreograph the type of unique phrase which happens in a seemingly unique stage space. The Choreography is executed with reading.
Tuesday, 8 September 2020 - 7pm
Antonio Bonet Correa and the Beginnings of Contemporary Art in Spain
Museo Reina Sofía organiza este coloquio en memoria de Antonio Bonet Correa (La Coruña, 1925-Madrid, 2020), fallecido el pasado mayo, donde se abordan las relaciones que este insigne historiador del arte mantuvo con la teoría y la crítica del arte contemporáneo en España y las corrientes artísticas del momento.
September 2020 – February 2021 - 10am
Training School for Community Health Advocates
Now More than Ever, Community Health!
Actions such as this one undertaken by collectives comprising the Museo Situado network enable visibility to be granted to the constant collective strength that seeks to resolve urgent issues that arise, both in Madrid’s Lavapiés neighbourhood and in other areas of the Community of Madrid.
21 February - 15 November 2020 - (see programme)
Guy Debord and René Viénet, from Lettrism to Situationism
Film Is Dead: If You Want, Let’s Proceed to the Debate
Lettrism and Situationism were two intellectual and artistic movements that foreshadowed the transcendence of the idea of the avant-garde. This series, therefore, joins both movements across three blocks: Lettrism, Guy Debord and René Viénet.
Wednesday, 2 September 2020 - 6pm
Situated Voices 15
We Are All Old. We Are All Mortal
We Are All Old. We Are All Mortal is an invitation to consider how we want to age, an opportunity to analyse different alternatives and underline the right to live and die with dignity.
Wednesday, 29 July 2020 - 6pm
Situated Voices 14
The Virus in Fortress Europe
The Virus in Fortress Europe sets out an open conversation between social agents that gather diverse experiences and foreground the lives, in these times of pandemic, of migrant people who are blocked, ill-treated and crowded together at Europe’s internal and external borders, the problems they face and their resistance.
From 24 July to 22 August 2020 - 10pm
Uncertain Times III. Sustaining Lives
Uncertain Times III. Sustaining Lives, the third instalment comprising the summer cinema, is devoted to possible futures in this new period. Held for the first time in the Sabatini Garden and split into two themed weekly sessions, it orbits around the world we are gingerly returning to and the challenges and questions it raises.