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Wednesday, 22 June 2022
► FiraTàrrega takes place from the 8th to the 11th of September 2022
► The 2022 edition FiraTàrrega 2022 goes back to its purest state and includes 62 artistic proposals, among which 17 come from Creative Territory
► The leitmotif of the edition is "The Unexpected" a motto that captures the spirit of surprise and what happens at the most unexpected moment, with a series of pieces that can be found anywhere and anytime
► Launch of Firatarrega.pro, a digital platform that aims to be a year-round professional meeting space and the professional space for those accredited during the face-to-face edition
Thursday, 3 February 2022
► The first Creative Lab of FiraTàrregaPro Catalan Arts will take place on 3rd February. This is a digital meeting at which 4 artistic proposals by Catalan companies will be presented and at which 30 international promotors from 11 countries will take part.
► The aim of the proposal is to connect various cultural agents in the performing arts in the international scene with the professional and creative sector in Catalonia.
► The Creative Lab is part of the periodical activities of FiraTàrrega's professional platform.
Friday, 21 January 2022
► Territori Creatiu is focussed on the value of the process of stage creation and production, a trajectory that goes beyond the logic of immediacy and that incorporates concepts like research and innovation, rehearsal and error or professional accompaniment and assessment. A process whose aim is to land productions in the market with the highest guarantees of artistic quality.
► Hivernem, Suport a la Creació and Stalkers, together with IN SITU - (UN)COMMON SPACES European project are the programmes that bring together in this space of accompaniment for the creation of projects linked to the street arts.
► Territori Creatiu agglutinates up to 23 artistic proposals with a shared element: reclaiming public space as a place for reunion with the other.
Friday, 19 November 2021
► From the 22nd to the 26th of November, the first face-to-face meeting of this European project will take place in Tàrrega, with some sixty attendees (19 partners, 16 associated artists and 16 experts in various subjects) from 13 countries.
► The aim of the professional meeting is to encourage artistic creation and explore new forms for audience participation in the street arts, with the aim of inhabiting and regenerating public space.
► Alina Stockinger, from the company Eléctrico 28, is the artist proposed by FiraTàrrega as a specialist in street arts and Íngrid Guardiola as an expert in public digital space, technology and society.
Tuesday, 29 June 2021
► FiraTàrrega will take place from 9 to 12 September 2021.
► On-site activity resumes at an edition still affected by certain organisational restrictions that define it as an extraordinary edition where a good fifty performances will be possible to see.
► This September will see the celebration of the fair's 40 editions, which have only been interrupted precisely by the pandemic which continues to trail on.
► The leitmotif of the edition is "inhabit space", a motto which makes total sense at an event designed to reclaim the public space for the performing arts, even if a few restrictions are still in place.
Friday, 12 March 2021
► The Nomadic Circuit - which, March through October, will bring 30 shows to 36 locations across the Spanish state and host 10 professional gatherings - is just getting started.
► The 2021 Support for Creation Programme includes guidance for 14 newly created shows.
► Llotja Online is growing as an open and ongoing platform for professional encounters, with an extensive catalogue of performing arts creations and regular activities, not discounting the possibility of in-person gatherings.
► The leitmotif of the 2021 season is "inhabiting space", reflected in an image created by Sopa Graphics.
Monday, 6 July 2020
The goal of this programme is to contribute to the development of writing processes in the best conditions, facilitating research, knowledge sharing and mentoring from experts selected to ensure the excellence of the writing, investigation and creation.
Wednesday, 13 May 2020
∙ The festival's usual format has been postponed to 2021 (from 9 to 12 September) and is being replaced by a special edition.
∙ The Support for Creation programme will stick to its goal of guiding scenic creation and constitutes the corpus of coproductions funded by FiraTàrrega, with a total of 18 shows. The residencies and open rehearsals in Tàrrega will be postponed until more ideal health and occupancy conditions can be guaranteed.
∙ The professional activity scheduled for 9 and 10 September will be maintained, but online, with a programme of meetings, presentations and talks centred on creating market dynamics in the national, state and international sphere.
∙ A travelling show tour, under the FiraTàrrega label, is soon to be launched, with a street performance art programme that will take shape in the first trimesters of 2021 in conjunction with activities designed to catalyse the market.
Wednesday, 29 April 2020
∙ A total of 18 artistic projects have been selected for the 2020 FiraTàrrega Support for Creation programme, which encompasses guidance, artistic residencies, open rehearsals and outreach for shows in the process of creation.
∙ The programme includes around forty partners from diverse performance crews who, as coproducers, guarantee these productions' funding and trajectories of diffusion.
∙ For the first time, an "extended programme" is being proposed with activities related to the performances' thematic content.
∙ Details on artistic residencies, open rehearsals and activities related to programme shows will be determined insofar as it is possible based on the lockdown-ending process over the next few months.
Friday, 31 January 2020
· The article, published in the journal Scientific Reports, shows each gender keeps a different cooperation pattern after making visual contact
· The study shows the potential and relevance of the street and scenic arts when studying human behaviour in sociability spaces
A. Cigarini, J. Vicens, y J. Perelló. "Gender-based pairings influence cooperative expectations and behaviours". Scientific Reports, January2020. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-57749-6