BCN Producció

BCN Producció 2017 is beginning the process to select proposals for its tenth edition. Aimed at the artistic community of Barcelona and its area of influence, this open process fosters the creation of projects that require resources for production and institutional support in order to become reality.

With this programme, La Capella helps to meet artists’ financial and production needs while closely following the discursive lines of art today.

Any questions regarding this call, please contact La Capella on:



Three small-format solo exhibition projects in a space measuring approximately 4 × 8 metres that will be located at the entrance of La Capella

Three projects for solo exhibitions in the Sala Gran at La Capella

A small-format curatorship project in a space measuring approximately 4 × 8 metres that will be located at the entrance of La Capella

A curatorship project in the Sala Gran at La Capella


Two off-site projects

Two research projects

One publication project

Three live action projects

Two digital environment projects


The panel of judges in charge of selecting the projects will be formed by David Armengol, Monica Bello, Joan Casellas, Latitudes (Max Andrews and Mariana Cánepa), Mireia Sallarès, Alexandra Laudo and Oriol Gual (with the right to speak, but not to vote).


Interested artists have until 2 May at 11 am to fill in the participation form.

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David Mutiloa
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017 to Monday, 25 September, 2017

David Mutiloa looks back at the transformations that have taken place in recent decades in the dynamics of manufacturing work: the digitising of its procresses, the fractalising of its times and spaces, the absorption of cognitive and affective faculties, etc. Throughout much of the 20th century, workers struggled to attain a social condition that would enable them to escape the alienation caused by work, but this aspiration for self-realisation ended up integrating perfectly into the production chain, giving rise to a widespread constant state of depression. SYNTHESIS aims to trace the genesis of this change, taking it as the turning point in which the origins of contemporary tragedy reside.

Irene Solà
Tuesday, 12 September, 2017 to Sunday, 24 June, 2018
Digital environments

NOTES ON A NOVEL (THAT I AM NOT GOING TO WRITE) OR THE SWIMMING POOL, OR THE HAIR, THE HERB AND THE BREAD, OR THE TOMATO PLANT is Irene Solà's project for Barcelona Producció for digital environments.

NOTES ON A NOVEL is a project about seeds that never grow, or about planting an apple tree but growing a tomato plant. It is the preparation for a novel that no one any longer intends to write. It is a novel that was never written and everything it could have been. It is a project about writing in the digital era, as the notes for this novel are going to be written online in a public folder on Google Drive. It is a meta-novel made up of all the plots, snippets and fragments, dialogues, notes and ides, and discarded material that were never braided. And it is also a swimming pool full of thoughts, books, articles, conversations, questions, discoveries, investigations, anecdotes and stories.

NOTES ON A NOVEL, from September 18, 2017, at


Saturday, 30 September, 2017
Off-site project

The Nyamnyam association will discuss their project 'Són els organismes els que tindran l'última paraula' (Micro-organismswill have the last word) on Saturday 30 September, the day celebrating the tenth anniversary of A TAULA! Cicle de cultura i gastronomia put on by Centre Cívic El Sortidor.

Date: Saturday 30 September, from 11 am onwards

Place: Centre Civic El Sortidor (Pl. Sortidor, 12. Poblesec)

Matteo Guidi
Wednesday, 11 October, 2017 to Sunday, 7 January, 2018
Sala Petita

We see a drawing of a man holding a pole in the centrepiece of this exhibition. Is it a ghost that he is relating to? And who is this man? What i he trying to do? He seems to be poking in the fog, but maybe he is just someone doing something practical that he was ordered to do, like remove a piece of fabric. Or is it a flag and he is waving it? And if it is a flag, what colour is it? It looks white. So maybe he is surrending. And what if what matters is not so much what he is moving or removing, but what he might find under the fabric?

Matteo guidi gives us few hints with the title of his work Remover con una vara de madera (Moving with a wooden pole). And neither of the two black and white pieces displayed in the dark and grey exhibition hall seem to give any clues: an illuminated retro photograph of what seems like a dirty corner of a warehouse and the video projection of a hand-drawn animation loop.

Clàudia Pagès
Wednesday, 11 October, 2017 to Sunday, 7 January, 2018
Sala Gran

Talk Trouble is an exhibition showing different lines of research focused on structures and systems of speech circulation. A linguistic, sonorous and performative axis which expands to different registers such as the text, the object or the installation.

Sunday, 29 October, 2017
Off-site project

In this firts session to open the project, we propose a day in the La Vanguardia occupied vegetable garden. This is the first space chosen as a context of active and disruptive fermentation.

Sunday, October 29th, from noon to 6 pm. La Vanguardia vegetable garden. Llull street/Llacuna street (Poblenou district).

Free entry. If you would like to stay for lunch, please send us an email at

Christina Schultz
Thursday, 9 November, 2017

Objects & Desires is a narrative inquiry into the objects and people that cross the border between Morocco and Europe, and into the desires they harbour. In keeping with the poetic methodology of the adventurers of old, the Catalan-German artist Christina Schultz will present the results of her research and of her residency at Le 18.

Clàudia Pagès
Saturday, 11 November, 2017

Reading in three acts.

1. Rage, Home & Insults.

2. Internal jokes, Romance & Contagious

3. Emissions, Fools & Bonding

The reading will start at noon

With the collaboration of: Aleix Clavera, Noela Covela, Ameen Metawa and Clàudia Pagès.

Matteo Guidi
Thursday, 16 November, 2017

To expand on the exhibition, Matteo Guidi has organised a tour of the Center of Collections of the city's history museum guided by Jorge Luis Marzo. The purpose of the tour is to use the case from which Remover con una vara de madera departs to reflect on the ghosts hounding the memory of our country, those that we buried so quickly and deeply.

Very limited places.

Please confirm your reservation at:

Anna Moreno
Wednesday, 22 November, 2017
Presentation of publication

On November 22, the Conference Hall of the COAC (Architects' Association of Catalonia) will host the presentation of the publication 'The Drowned Giant', held by the artist Anna Moreno and the architect and researcher Lluís A. Casanovas.

Col·legi Oficial d'Arquitectes de Catalunya. Barcelona, Plaça Nova, 5 (Ciutat Vella). Starting at 7pm