Season: ‘Mandelstam´s sofa’

To coincide with the exhibition Osip Mandelstam: Word and Fate, a season of talks, round tables, literary encounters, readings and film screenings was organised, under the title El sofá de Mandelstam (Mandelstam’s Sofa), as a nod towards one of the most striking pieces included in the exhibition. This season was made possible by a partnership between the Centro Federico García Lorca and the l Russian Unit at the University of Granada.

22 September / Exhibition Hall Foyer at the Centro Federico García Lorca, 8:30 p.m. / Literary Conversation / Owen Sheers and Andrés Neuman

29 September / Exhibition Hall Foyer at the Centro Federico García Lorca, 8:30 p.m. / Round Table / Y, de repente, Stalin (Suddenly Stalin) / Natalia Arsentieva, Daniel Utrilla, Juan Miguel Valdera, Simón Suárez Cuadros. Moderators: Enrique Quero and Benamí Barros / Event Programme_Y de repente Stalin

4 October / Exhibition Hall Foyer, 8:30 p.m. / Talk / Sebastià Moranta: Mandelstam y España (Mandelstam and Spain) / Event Programme_Sebastià Moranta

5 October / Exhibition Hall Foyer, 8:30 p.m. / Leyendo a Mandelstam 1 (Reading Mandelstam, Part One) Bilingual (Spanish and Russian) reading of poems and prose fragments by Osip Mandelstam / Tatjana Portnova and Sebastià Moranta / Event Programme_Leyendo a Mandelstam1

7 October / Centro Federico García Lorca Theatre, 7:00 p.m / Film Screening / La Felicidad (Happiness) (URSS, Aleksandr Medvedkin, 1935), Spanish subtitles. Presented by: Juan de Dios Salas / Event Programme_La felicidad

13 October / Exhibition Hall Foyer at the Centro Federico García Lorca / 8:30 p.m.: Guided tour of the exhibition Osip Mandelstam: Word and Fate / Jesús Ortega and Benamí Barros / 9:00 p.m / Leyendo a Mandelstam 2 (Reading Mandelstam, Part Two). Bilingual (Spanish and Russian) reading of poems and prose fragments by Osip Mandelstam / Natalia Arsentieva and Joaquín Torquemada / Event Programme_Leyendo a Mandelstam2

23 October / Centro Federico García Lorca Theatre, 7:30 p.m. / Film screening / Nail in the Boot (Soviet Union, Mikhail Kalatozo, 1931). Silent / Presented by: Juan de Dios Salas / Nail in the Boot_Event Programme

25 October / Exhibition Hall Foyer at Centro Federico García Lorca, 8:30 p.m. / Talk / Joaquín Torquemada, Osip Mandelstam: poesía culta y modernismo (Osip Mandelstam: High-Culture Poetry and Modernism) / Joaquín Torquemada_Event Programme

3 November / Centro Federico García Lorca Theatre, 7 p.m. / Film screening / Women of Ryazan (Soviet Union, Olga Preobrozhenskaya, 1927) / Silent (Arrebatados por la luna cuadrangular season).