23-25/09/22: 7th EDITION WALTER BENJAMIN PORTBOU SUMMER SCHOOL 2022 - "JUSTICE AND ABYSS: TIME OF EXILE"
The 7th Summer School Walter Benjamin will take place in Portbou from the 23th September until the 25th September. This year marks 83th anniversary of the death of the philosopher Walter Benjamin in Portbou and the 80th anniversary of Stefan Zweig's death.
Speakers: Cari Oriol, Manel Forcano, Marta Simó, Isaak Levy, Vicent Ordoñez, Maria Maïlat, Mercedes Monmany.
- Exhibition "La Massane forest et Walter Benjamin". Photographs by Josep Maria Casacuberta et Jose Casanova.
Opening 23/09/22, 7.30 p.m. Visits until October 9th, from 5 to 8 p.m, every day.
- Presentation of the book by Mercedes Monmany "Sin tiempo para el adiós", edited by Galaxia Gutenberg. Saturday 24/09/22, 5 p.m.
- Screening the film "High Maintenance" by Barak Heymann, a documentary with Dani Karavan (1930-2021). Saturday 24/09/22, 6 p.m.
- Concert to Tina Modotti by Catherine Estrade & Vincent Commaret. Saturday 24/09/22, 8 p.m.
Languages lectures: Catalan, Spanish, French.
Free admission. Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org / +34. 660827023
Place Lectures & Book presentations: Walter Benjamin Hall (Sala Walter Benjamin). Av. de Barcelona, 7 (old town hall Portbou).
Place Exhibition: opening 23/09/22, 7.30 p.m.: Walter Benjamin Hall (Sala Walter Benjamin). Av. de Barcelona, 7 (old town hall Portbou).
Place Concert: Saturday 24/09/22, 8 p.m.: Walter Benjamin Hall (Sala Walter Benjamin). Av. de Barcelona, 7 (old town hall Portbou).
Place Commemorative Events: Sunday 25th September 2022, 12 noon: Portbou cemetery.
GUIDED TOURS TO THE MEMORIAL PASSAGES TO WALTER BENJAMIN
The Memorial is an homage to all those anonymous fugitives who go into exile in search of freedom. Recently, the Israeli artist has been awarded with the Premi Nacional de Cultura 2016 (Catalan Culture Award) for this art work.
We hope to see you soon in Portbou to discover the last passage of Walter Benjamin.