Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain - Related activities

As part of the exhibition Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain, join us for a series of related programs including round-tables, film screenings, tours and collaborative projects:

Sunday 11 November, Thursday 27 and Friday 28 December, and Sunday 13 January at 11 am

Mysterious Natures
Family Tour: Exploration tour of the exhibition and the Laribal gardens

Several artists have imagined strange and fantastic landscapes and creatures. Rocks, trees and clouds often have mysterious shapes. Light casts enigmatic shadows. Wouldn't it be fascinating to make a map with these wonders?

Suggested ages: 6 and up
Price: €7 per person, €6 Family card, €3.5 Friends of the Fundació
Advanced online ticket sales

Tuesday, 13 November at 5 pm

Lee Miller in Film

Screening of the documentary Lee Miller ou la traversée du miroir (Sylvain Roumette, 1995), as part of the "Per amor a les Arts" series organised by the Filmoteca de Catalunya and the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Presented by Antony Penrose, Lee Miller's son.

Filmoteca de Catalunya. Free screening

Saturdays, 17 November and 15 December, at 12 noon

Conversations with Photography: Lee Miller
A conversation as we walk through the exhibition and look at Lee Miller's photographs.

Free tour, included with admission. Online registration

Wednesday 21 November at 7 pm

Panel Discussion: "Journalism in War Zones"

During World War II, Lee Miller worked as a photojournalist for Vogue magazine. She covered the London Blitz and the liberation of Paris and documented the horrors of Buchenwald and Dachau. The discussion will include testimonies from journalists who have experienced the reality of war first hand and who are constantly exposed to it.

With Rosa Maria Calaf, Sandra Balsells and Alba Sotorra

Free activity. Online registration

From 19 to 20 January

Exhibition: "Signs of Identity. Portraits of Women"

A gender project developed by and with Hèlia Dones, an association that offers support to women who suffer domestic violence.

From 8 to 20 January

Exhibition: "Contemporaries"

A project that merges art and education, involving photography students from the EASD Serra i Abella art school and alumni from the University of Barcelona Master's Programme in Art Research and Production.

Thursday, 10 January at 7 pm

Panel Discussion: "Fashion and Gender"

After working as a model for Vogue magazine during the 1920s, Lee Miller embarked on a professional career as a fashion photographer and as an artist linked with the Surrealist movement. The discussion will consider fashion as a sociological barometer and as a reflection of-or a possible means of raising awareness about-matters of gender.

With Patrícia Soley-Beltran, Leticia García and Charo Mora

Free activity. Online registration

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Dates

From 31 October 2018 to 20 January 2019