In 1972, Barcelona, Spain, wasn’t all strolls long La Rambla and sunbathing on Playa de La Barceloneta. Many parts of the city were poor, overcrowded and run down. Manel Armengol (born 29 October 1949, Badalona, Spain) was there. these are his picurs of that time, focusing on children playing and going about their days. Continue reading »
Budapest Based photographer Marton Mogyorosy created a fascinating photo series called ‘Barcelona from Above’. What makes the photographs unique is the angle – the aerial view showcases the perfect symmetry of the city’s buildings, shores, and the sea. Continue reading »
My Fucking Restaurant is a modern and elegant restaurant in Barcelona’s Raval where we can enjoy Mediterranean-style tapas and dishes. In this restaurant they bet on proximity produce to give a quality plus to the dishes, which are elaborated with all the skill and creativity of their young and daring cooks. Continue reading »
After a 16-year search, the pioneering photographer behind a mysterious collection of images that have been hailed as ‘Spain’s response to the work of New York’s Vivian Maier’ is being celebrated in Barcelona.
Tom Sponheim, from Seattle, visited Els Encants market during his trip to Barcelona in the summer of 2001. Whilst browsing the stalls, he stumbled across a box of brown envelopes containing a series of negatives. Due to a keen interest in old photography, Sponheim purchased the envelopes for the equivalent of $3.50. Continue reading »
While visitors to Barcelona are craning their necks towards the top of Sagrada Família, or looking out to sea at Barceloneta Beach, they might be missing one of the city’s most overlooked treasures — its floors. To tell the story of the historic Catalonian capital from the ground up, German photographer Sebastian Erras collaborated with Pixartprinting on the series Barcelona floors. The photographic report takes viewers on a visual journey through the city’s streets and landmarks, uncovering the intricate mosaic patterns and vibrant tile motifs native to the culture and community of the place. Continue reading »
Spain celebrates a Saint Fermin (San Fermin Festival), traditionally takes place in the city of Pamplona. The main «enserro» is a bulls runs through the streets of the city. The ceremony of «Sanfermines” (Los Sanfermines) opened on Monday at noon with a traditional rockets launch from the City Hall balcony.
A day before, in Pamplona… PETA and Animas Naturalis had a bloody campaign against the entertainment in the days of the festival of St. Fermin. Dozens of people on the central square of the city poured paint on their bodies like blood. The aim of the activists – to ban corrida and street race with bulls.
Meanwhile, on 5th of July a corrida has started in Barcelona, the traditional season which begins in March and ends in October.