The ‘Aula de Literatura’ programme of the Universitat inaugurates its programme on the 2nd of April with an activity called ‘Un cor de carn’, which will take place in the ‘Capella de la Sapiència’ of the cultural centre ‘La Nau’ at 8p.m. The entry is free until seating capacity.
‘Un cor de carn’ is a recital of Catalan poetry of the 13th, 14th and 15th century based on the anthology of Medieval poetry ‘Cap home és visible’, by Dolors Miquel. The author has been in charge of selecting the texts for this activity, which will be conducted along with a selection of medieval dances performed by a hurdy-gurdy. Mar Egea has been the responsible to choose the music.
Dolors Miquel Abellà (1960) is a Catalan poet who has published several books. The last one, ‘El Guant de Plàstic Rosa’, is the work for which she was awarded with the Poetry Prize of Ausiàs March in 2016. Furthermore, she has also written a single theatre play which was performed in the ‘Teatro Griego de Barcelona’, translated to several languages and won multiple awards. Punctually, he has collaborated with newspapers and magazines.
Marc Egea i Ger was born in Barcelona in 1973 and studied philosophy, guitar, flabiol, hurdy-gurdy and harmony. He began his career as a professional musician in 1990. He has collaborated in several groupings of different musical styles. Among others, he has been the co-founder of projects such as ‘Kaulakau’ and ‘Alenky’, apart from developing a musical work as a composer and interpreter in the dancing, theatre, and poetry recitals fields. Currently, he is a teacher of flabiol and drum, and conducts both the Orquestrina Synerenca and the Big Bang Valona, but has recorded more than 20 albums, both in solo and with other bands or artists.
The first activity of the ‘Aula de Literatura’ has been organised by the Office of the Vice-Principal for Culture and Sports, the Faculty of Philology and the Universitat de València. An initiative promoted by the Office of the Vice-Principal for Culture and Sports that has as a main objective to encourage the love of reading and to boost the literary creation and imagination in the academic community and in society.