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Cambrils holds an exhibition on Catalan farmhouses

Cambrils holds an exhibition on Catalan farmhouses

Cambrils. Costa Dorada. Obra Social Caixa Sabadell and the  History Museum of Cambrils, organized the exhibition The country life. The study of the Catalan farmhouse, curated by Josep Font and Montserrat Solà, which pass through the Mill Museum Eres Cambrils from 1 July to 29 August. The show aims to divulge the contents of the famous study of the Catalan farmhouse, which, between 1923 and 1936, was conducted by the Centre of Catalonia under the impulse tripper patron Rafael Sloth. A research sponsored by the social welfare Welfare Caixa Sabadell Sa Nostra, Caixa de Balears allowed to locate in 2007, the correspondence that had generated the study. The results of that research available to everyone now put through this exhibition and a publication. The exhibition is a production of Welfare social welfare Caixa Sabadell Sa Nostra, Caixa de Balears and has involved the collaboration of the Catalan Mountaineering Center (CEC) and the Barcelona Provincial Council. The exhibition will visit are Tuesday through Saturday from 11 to 14 18 to 21 there on Sundays and holidays from 11am to 14pm. The origins and scope of an institutional study The study of the Catalan farmhouse was a project conceived and funded by Patxot Rafel, a major patron of the twentieth century in Catalonia. In 1923 he commissioned the study Mountaineering Center of Catalonia (CEC), which was produced until 1936. According to Sloth, the study wanted to be a memorial book and apology for the rural family as a stable basis for social organization. The investigation is linked fully with the desire of nineteenth-century cultural institutionalization, based on the modernization of the country, but looking at the essence of the rural and national moral values that had been diluted with industrialization, migration of the working class il'auge . The study was raised across the board, across disciplines as history, law, ethnography, architecture and geography, thanks to an advisory committee composed of experts in these matters and technical direction by the ethnologist Joseph Batista and Rock and Danish architects and Torra and Josep Lluís Bonet i Gari. With the outbreak of civil war, work was stopped and the results were ignored until the year 1976, an agreement with the heirs of Sloth, the CEC was to guard the documentary, which is now digitized and can be found. The study, therefore, comprises a collection of 131 photographic albums containing 7,700 photos, classified files with author information, reference and date of the topographic image is complemented with drawings, planimetries houses and other documents. The counties with the most farms are documented filmed, Maresme, Vallès Oriental, Barcelona, Garrotxa and Baix Llobregat. The exhibition and book dissemination tools The current exhibition will be traveling, you want to divulge the contents of a research sponsored by Caixa Sabadell Sa Nostra ", which allow to locate, in 2007, the correspondence that had generated the study and contribute to the upgrading of rural heritage in the construction of the Catalan national identity. In parallel, the editor of the book The Pomegranates country life. The Lost World of the farms and estates of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands. Study of the Catalan farmhouse, with the coordination and publishing of Solà Josep Font and Montserrat. These funds are intended to provide maximum dissemination to a wide-ranging investigation, although the circumstances remained unfinished civil war, is still very useful for understanding the social structure of the country.  

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