Pedro Font Alba is one of the fifty Spanish artists portrayed in ‘Art On The Move’. I had met this lively and energetic architect in several cultural events around London because he is one of the co-founders of SCAN (Spanish Contemporary Art Network), a platform that promotes Spanish artists where he is doing a remarkable job.
Mannequins, people, objects: all of them are given the same importance in MANIfashion. The dreamy eyes of the mannequins trigger our imagination in the same way as the sensuous women in Hernandez’s fashion shoots or the tomatoes confronting each other in one of his still lives. All of them are seen by the same eyes, the piercing eyes of Lorenzo Hernandez.
Simon Whitaker has already read Brit Es Magazine’s new serial Hotel Damasco and it has set his mind whirring. Here are his thoughts on why you should read it too.
My love affair began in 2007. It’s one of those literary love stories, not because it mirrors those that appear in books but because it’s about the relationship between books and a reader. More specifically, between an independent publisher and myself.
Galicia’s two main publishing houses, Galaxia and Xerais, have joined forces to publish a unique two-volume Anthology of Galician Literature in a project involving renowned translators, amongst them project curator Jonathan Dunne, to promote Galicia’s great literary tradition in the English-speaking world
To kick off debate about the books currently doing the rounds of the literary sphere, Words on Paper has chosen the most recent offering of one of our contributors; Xavier Alcalá’s ‘Verde oliva’