DAY 3—WEDNESDAY 14.09.2016, AFTERNOON
|Palau de la Música Catalana
1905—Architect: Lluís Domènech i Montaner (1850-1923). Declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO
If there is a work of Gaudí where nature and architecture achieve full identification and surprising, this is undoubtedly the Park Güell in Barcelona. Ceramic achievements of the park are of extraordinary beauty, it is one of the best examples of the famous “trencadís” technique (broken tiles adapting to the round shape of Modernist architecture and typical of Gaudi).
Mural The Kiss
2014 – Joan Fontcuberta (photographer) – Ceràmica Cumella (ceramics)
Mural ceramic work made up of 4,000 tiles, each with a single photograph, forming the large mural “The Kiss” of 8 x 3.8 meters, located at Place Isidre Nonell, closed to the Cathedral Square.
Design Museum of Barcelona
Association of Catalan Ceramists—ACC
Exhibition of members of the association
Craft Centre of Catalonia—Artesania Catalunya
Center of the CCAM (Crafts Consortium) of the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia)
Visit to a special double exhibition for the IAC Congress:
You will see Gaudí with other eyes. Dive into the world of engineering interactively and 4D technology of Gaudí Experience and discover the mysteries and riddles behind the innovative architectural language of Antoni Gaudí.
1847, remodelled in 2005 by Enric Miralles.
Centre Cívic La Farinera del Clot
Exhibition of prizes of the International Ceramics Biennial of El Vendrell.
Visit to projects of public art ceramic works and permanent collection, which includes some ceramic works made by Joan Miró.
National Art Museum of Catalonia—MNAC
DAY 3—WEDNESDAY 14.09.2016, EVENING
Currently this building houses the cultural center CaixaForum Barcelona, which organizes important cultural events and art exhibitions.(read more...)
CERAMIC TOURS AND ACTIVITIES IN BARCELONA: VISITING UNIQUE LANDMARKS AND LOCATIONS
Every afternoon special tours are arranged to take congress participants to outstanding landmarks of ceramic interest.(read more...)