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Installation "Political prisoners in Contemporary Spain" by Santiago Sierra

Inauguration of the Barcelona Creative Commons Film Festival

Screening of the documentary "Tijera contra papel" and round table

Audiovisuals + Debate + Festivals


As one of the activities coinciding with the exhibition of Santiago Sierra’s censored work “Presos polítics a l’Espanya contemporània” (Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain), the CCCB is hosting the opening event for the Barcelona Creative Commons Film Festival.

6 p.m.
Presentation of the Artists at Risk collective by its founders, Marita Muukkonen and Ivor Stodolsky.

Artists at Risk (AR) is an organisation at the intersection of human rights and the arts working on a worldwide scale. AR maps the locations of persecuted professionals in the visual arts and helps them to find a safe way out of their countries, accommodating them in “AR Safe Haven” residences and curating related projects.

6.45 p.m.
Screening of the documentary Tijera contra papel (Scissors against Paper)

(Gerard Escuer, 115 min., Bonzo Producciones, original in Spanish).

Tijera contra papel tells the story of the history of censorship in Spain and denounces the recent intensification of this practice.

8.45 p.m.
Panel discussion

With the participation of:

- Gerard Escuer, director of Tijera contra papel
- Elgio and Pablo Hassel, prosecuted rappers
- Anaïs Franquesa, director of litigation in the Iridia Center for the Defense of Human Rights
- Kaissa Ould Braham, Kabyle journalist and activist

The discussion will be moderated by Fernando Paniagua, member of BccN2018 and No callarem

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