Manifesta 15 Barcelona

Manifesta 15 Barcelona | 08.09 - 24.11.24

In 2024, Manifesta, the European Nomadic Biennial, will come to Barcelona and its larger metropolitan region for its 15th edition.

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What is Manifesta

Manifesta, the European Nomadic Biennial, changes location every two years. Founded in the early 1990s, Manifesta rethinks the relation between culture and civic society, investigating and instigating an eco-social transition through contemporary culture in response to, and in close dialogue with, the social sphere of the Host City and its communities.

About Manifesta 15 Barcelona

Manifesta 15 in Barcelona has been invited to explore pressing public debates, based around the topics of the democratisation of public life; the defence of public space in the face of privatisation; the need to combine social progress with environmental challenges; fragility in terms of housing, the movement of people, capital, data and economic as well as ecological crises.

Education and Mediation Programme

Check out Manifesta 15 Barcelona's Education and Mediation Programme

Frequently Asked Questions

Manifesta 15 Barcelona: F&Q

Our team

Each edition of Manifesta is managed by a mix of permanent international team members and local specialists. Manifesta works from its offices in Amsterdam and the Host City.

Join the team

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Press

Please find the press coverage, contacts for press enquiries and the press releases.

Partners

Manifesta 15 Barcelona is made possible by the support of our partners.

Support Manifesta

Manifesta is supported by an ever-extending international network of partners including foundations, sponsors and individuals. Manifesta’s supporters share our interest in creating platforms for dialogue between art and society, exploring specific geopolitical and sociological issues and creating long-term change for cities. Manifesta is grateful to all its benefactors for their vital contributions throughout the years.

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News

  • Mon 12 Feb

    Prebiennial research participant Anaïs Florin activates her research

  • Tue 6 Feb

    Massa Salvatge and Lluc Mayol's workshop at Granollers

  • Tue 30 Jan

    The Manifesta 15 Metropolitan Assembly kicks off within the framework of the European Capital of Democracy

  • Thu 14 Dec 2023

    First Venues announced for Manifesta 15

  • Thu 14 Dec 2023

    Manifesta 15 Barcelona Clusters

  • Thu 14 Dec 2023

    Manifesta 15 Barcelona Open Call: Selected Participants

Manifesta 15 Barcelona Open Call: Selected Participants

Thu 14 Dec 2023

Manifesta 15 Barcelona Open Call: Selected Participants

Earlier this week projects by local artists were selected by a jury through an Open Call. 

In line with the interdisciplinary approach of Manifesta, we invited a variety of practitioners to submit proposals for the Open Call which called for alternative ways to respond to the current climate crisis.

The approach of Manifesta 15 weaves local perspectives and histories into the programme, ensuring that the upcoming edition will offer a thorough exploration of the cultural influence of the region.

A big congratulations to the following 10 projects that were chosen:

  • Claudia Pagès

  • Jokkoo Collective

  • La Casa dels Futurs

  • Lola Lasurt 

  • Matias Daporta

  • Metropolis

  • Nora Ancarola

  • Rosa Tharrats & Gabriel Ventura

  • Tornen les Esquelles

  • Transductores

We’re grateful to all of the 262 applicants who participated and express our sincere thanks for their efforts and interest in Manifesta 15 Barcelona. We hope to welcome you all to Manifesta 15 in 2024.

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