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Fidelio Ponce: ethics, passion and creation
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Fidelio Ponce: ethics, passion and creation

He was unprecedented in Cuban painting. His greatest challenge was painting in his own way, with the courage of his convictions. Mabel Guerra García Camagüey, Cuba – Despite commencing his studies at the San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts, Havana in 1916, he later abandoned them in order to create […]

The secrets of space
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The secrets of space

The Intelligence Squared forum has organised a debate during the Outer Space Festival that will include personalities from world of science, it will take place at the Royal Geographical Society of London on 26th March. What do we know about outer space?  Is our universe just one of an infinite […]

Art on the table
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Art on the table

This is the title of an exhibition that has been held since 9th February at the Instituto Cervantes in London, it explores the connection between art, food and gastronomy through the ceremony of the banquet. The exhibition is open to the public until 11th March and is a collection of […]

Transforming culture
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Transforming culture

Our world is becoming more globalised every day, which means that movies, books and other media are continually translated and redistributed in other countries and cultures.  Also, media has been translated into other mediums within the same culture for years: books become movies, films become video games… the number of […]

The search for immortality
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The search for immortality

Throughout history, the question of immortality has not been the sole preserve of religion and philosophy.  Science too, particularly since the 19th century, has considered this chimera from different – and largely naive – perspectives. This is just one of the views under discussion at a symposium on the search […]