We’ve selected 10 thought-provoking interviews with local or Barcelona-inspired artists. Engaged in different creative fields, here they share their thoughts on their life and work.
Interview with Manu Chao on the Henry Rollins show, 2007.
Alfredo Mannelli who runs the contemporary art gallery MiTO, introduces the concept of his gallery and shares his thoughts on Barcelona’s contemporary art scene.
Pretty Cool People – Interview series introduces Montse Ribé, a manager at DDT, a studio specialized in special effects. Montse, together with her colleague David Martí, won an Oscar for Best Achievement in Makeup in Guillermo del Toro’s film Pan’s Labyrinth (2006).
Tom is a Brazilian street artist who has been living in Barcelona for many years. He talks about his occupation as an artist and emphasizes the importance of street art in society.
The Artistic Director of Loop Barcelona, an independent festival and platform dedicated to fostering video art, talks about engaging audiences and the issues surrounding the dissemination of moving image.
Interview with Barcelona-based graffiti artist Sixe, talking about his work and the inspiration he finds in the city.
Guillermo Scott Herren, a music producer with Catalan, Cuban and Irish roots shares his thoughts on the music industry and the process of actual music-making.
José Carreras and the London Studio Symphony Orchestra; “Be my love” from ‘A tribute to Mario Lanza’. Inspiring interview of Carreras at the very end.
World-famous head chef Ferran Adriá discusses his career and the importance of innovation.
Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballé discuss how they mixed rock andoOpera for their famous 1987 album “Barcelona”.