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 - 19:00 h
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.
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 - 7pm
Encounter centred on David Wojnarowicz
David Breslin, David Kiehl and Marion Scemama
In conjunction with the solo exhibition David Wojnarowicz. History Keeps Me Awake at Night, Marion Scemama’s film Self-Portrait in 23 Rounds: a Chapter in David Wojnarowicz’s Life, 1989–1991 will be shown for the first time in Spain.
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).
Thursday 11 April, 2019 - 6pm
Examining the José Carlos Mariátegui Archive and the Journal Amauta
The Museo Reina Sofía’s programme Documents looks at artists’ publications, platforms, networks and independent publishing spaces, in addition to the potential of archive to reinvent narratives of art and its ecosystem. Its tenth edition examines the archive of José Carlos Mariátegui (1894–1930), the founder of Amauta, one of the twentieth century’s most influential cultural journals and the focal point of the exhibition The Avant-garde Networks of Amauta: Argentina, Mexico, and Peru in the 1920s.
Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 April 2019 - 7pm
Ecologies of Care in the Crisis of the Welfare State
A Critical Dialogue Between Madrid and Trieste
The Museo Reina Sofía organises two round-table discussions, over two sessions held on consecutive days, focusing on the experiences of community healthcare in Madrid and Trieste in relation to the work of Franco Basaglia and anti-psychiatry.