Friday, 14 June 2019 - 7pm
Amaranta Velarde and Alba G. Corral
As part of the performing arts series held in collaboration with the Community of Madrid’s Teatros del Canal, the Museo Reina Sofía presents Mix-en-scene (2015), by choreographer and dancer Amaranta Velarde and artist and creative technologist Alba G. Corral.
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 - 6pm
Art and Tourism Imaginaries II
Spain Was Never Different. Art and Tourism from the 1960s Onwards
This activity constitutes the second edition of the annual series Art and Tourism Imaginaries, which explores the relationship between tourism imaginaries and visual arts in Spain from the 1960s onwards.
Thursday, 6 and Saturday, 8 June 2019 - 7pm
Interval 25. Samuel Alarcón
Oscuro y lucientes
This new session inside Intervals, a programme which screens recent film work, presents Oscuro y lucientes (Dark and Lucientes), the fourth feature by Samuel Alarcón (Madrid, 1980). The film is one of the most fascinating and original works on Francisco de Goya.
Tuesday, 4 June 2019 - 7pm
Encounter with Miriam Cahn
In conjunction with the solo exhibition Miriam Cahn. Everything Is Equally Important (running until 14 October 2019), the artist will conduct a tour around the exhibition prior to its opening in the Museo, touching on the key points in her creative process and her understanding of painting tied to the body, performance and feminism.
Friday, 31 May 2019 - 7pm
A World Tour of Urban Dance in Ten Cities
A dance lecture by Ana Pi, in collaboration with Cecilia Bengolea and François Chaignaud
As part of a performing arts series, in collaboration with the Community of Madrid’s Teatros del Canal, the Museo Reina Sofía presents Le tour du monde des danses urbaines en dix villes (A World Tour of Urban Dance in Ten Cities), by choreographer and dancer Ana Pi.
Friday, 24 May 2019 - 19:30 pm
Japanese artist and musician Tomoko Sauvage presents Hydromancy, a concert in which a set of her own instruments played in the darkness of the Museo’s Vaults Gallery and the use of water as sound material create, quite literally, an immersive experience.
Friday, 24 and Sunday, 26 May 2019 - 7pm and 5:30pm
Interval 24. Manthia Diawara
An Opera of the World
The latest edition of Intervals, a programme which screens recent film work, presents An Opera of the World by film-maker and cultural theorist Manthia Diawara (Bamako, Mali, 1953). The film melds opera and documentary genres, reflecting on the historical relationship of migration and displacement between Africa and Europe in successive refugee crises.
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 - 7pm
Moving the Centre
Conversation with Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
The Museo Reina Sofía welcomes Kenyan novelist and essayist Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o (1938), one of the strongest voices in international and African literature and in the critical analysis of systems of thought tied to neocolonialism.
Monday, 13 May, 2019 - 6:30pm
Gaucho Poetry’s Impact on Contemporary Music
The Museo Reina Sofía presents a performance lecture and poetry recital on gaucho poetry and its relationship to contemporary music, conducted by Argentinian musician Martín Bauer.
11 - 19 May 2019 - 19:00 h
Sarah Maldoror, Négritude Poet and Film-maker
The first retrospective on Sarah Maldoror (Gers, France, 1929) in Spain rediscovers a vital film-maker whose work remains obscure, despite her huge commitment to the decolonial movement and the struggles for social diversity from 1960 onwards.
Friday, 10 May 2019 - 7:30pm
Perceptual Geography. About Maryanne Amacher
Perceptual Geography is a project by Dutch artist and musician Thomas Ankersmit and is based on the research conducted by American composer Maryanne Amacher (Kane, Pennsylvania, USA, 1938 — Rhinebeck, New York, USA, 2009) and the search to make sonic phenomena three-dimensional via the distribution of space.
Thursday, 25 and Saturday, 27 April 2019 - 7 pm
Interval 23. Filipa César
This latest instalment of the Intervals programme, which screens recent film work, welcomes the first feature-length film by artist and film-maker Filipa César (Porto, Portugal, 1975). Spell Reel (2017) constitutes a reflection on the political history of West Africa, made from precarious film archives of the colonial emancipation of Guinea-Bissau, giving rise to an open question raised on how to write the history of those who have been driven out of the present and the role bygone remnants can play in shaking up our contemporaneity.
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 - 19:00 h
A Dance Lecture
As part of the performing arts program designed in collaboration with Teatros del Canal, the Museo Reina Sofía presents A Dance Lecture by Toni Jodar, anticipating the organisation of International Dance Day.
19 and 21 February and 22 April 2019 - 7pm
Art and Difference in Latin America (1919–1979–2019)
Inside the framework of the exhibition The Avant-Garde Networks of Amauta: Argentina, Mexico, and Peru in the 1920s (Museo Reina Sofía, 20 February – 27 May 2019), this session of activities seeks to examine relationships between indigenous identity, art, visual culture and the politics of representation on the continent, extending across three chronological landmarks: historical avant-garde movements (1919), neo-avant-garde movements and the crisis of the modern paradigm (1989) and contemporaneity (2019).