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Marta Marín-Dòmine

Writer, translator, and documentary producer

(Barcelona, 1959)

She is presently a lecturer at the Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo (Canada), where she is director of the Center for Memory and Testimony Studies. She also works with groups carrying out research into memory and testimonial literature at the University of Barcelona and the Université Paris-Sorbonne. Her research and literary creation revolve around exiles and memory, legacy and oblivion. Constantly working with the theme of memory, she has made the documentaries The Vengeance of the Apple: Argentinians in Toronto (2010) and Mémoire Juive du Quartier Marolles-Midi, 1930-1942 (2012). In 2017, she produced the audiovisual installation Je vous offre les oiseaux / Us ofereixo els ocells at the Museum of the History of Barcelona in homage to victims of the Holocaust., now an itinerant installation. She has published the book Fugir era el més bell que teníem (Club Editor, 2019), winner of the 2019 City of Barcelona Prize in the Essay category and the 2020 Serra d'or award for best novel. Recently, she has collaborated as an author in the Decameron of the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya, which opened the 2020-21 season.

Update: 5 October 2020

Contents

Refuge

Marta Marín-Dòmine and Carla Simón

Has participated in

Conversation with Maria Campbell

Writing as a Halfbreed

A Vocabulary for the Future

Continuous screening

Auschwitz and afterwards

Programmed for The Night of Ideas

TRANSLATION IN THE FACE OF CASES OF EXTREME VIOLENCE

Debate directed by Marta Marín-Dòmine