During the confinement there were innumerable initiatives to make culture accessible despite the restrictions. In particular, the performing arts have developed unusual formats with the help of new digital technologies. At the same time, it became clear what precarious conditions many artists live and work in and how fragile the cultural industry is. How important was culture for people in times of crisis?

Participants: Johannes Ebert, Secretary General of the Goethe Institut and Judit Carrera, Director of the CCCB

Moderator: Gabriele Kreuter-Lenz, Director of the Goethe-Institut Barcelona

Organiser: Federal Foreign Office (with missions abroad)

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Event location

Goethe-Institut Barcelona, C. Roger de Flor 224, 08025 Barcelona