w a t e r s p a c e

March 13-16, 2024

The second edition of w a t e r s p a c e will take place from 13 March to 15 March 2024.

w a t e r s p a c e is a platform hosted in the space of the Fundació Enric Miralles (FEM) in collaboration with the NEWAVE Network, FNCA (Fundación Nueva Cultura del Agua) and with the support of MITMA (Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda of the Government of Spain) - General Directorate of Urban Agenda and Architecture. It explores the artistic engagements, scientific interactions, and political interfaces with water that shape our socio-hydrological world, through interdisciplinary interaction of artists, designers, architects, activists and scientists.

w a t e r s p a c e will be opened by an exhibition with photographs taken by the photographer and researcher Javier Rodriguez Ros and designed and coordinated by the Fundació Enric Miralles. The three days program will hold the exhibition, three symposiums organized by FEM, FNCA and ICTA and a closing party.

Please register to w a t e r s p a c e here. Get your entrance to the closing party here.


DAY 1. 13 March 2024 / 19:00h

Opening Exhibition “Mares Verdes“ by Javier Rodríguez Ros

Symposium “Water, Insfrastructures and Arts” 

hosted by Fundació Enric Miralles

Moderator: Jampel Dell’Angelo (VU Amsterdam)

Panellists: Benedetta Tagliabue (EMBT and FEM), Toni Ginonès, Carles Enrich (Carles Enrich Studio), Cierto Estudio.

75 min, free entrance

DAY 2. 14 March 2024 / 19:00h

Symposium “Global commodification of water and climate: trends and alternatives”
hosted by ICTA and NEWAVE

Moderator: Paulina Raniecka (VU Amsterdam)

Panellists: Beatriz Rodriguez-Labajos (UPF), Chloé Nicolas-Artera (POLIMI), Hug March (UOC), Sergio Villamayor (UAB), Jampel Dell’Angelo (VU Amsterdam)

75 min, free entrance

DAY 3. 15 March 2024 / 19:00h

Symposium “Agua, Conflicto y Política”
hosted by FNCA

Moderator: Javier Rodríguez Ros (IRD)

Panellists: Joan Martínez Alier (UAB), Julia Martínez (FNCA), Leandro del Moral (MSA-FNCA)

75 min, free entrance

Closing party / 20:30 onwards – Registration and tickets at Eventbrite


14.03.24 – 31.05.24
Photography Exhibition “Mares Verdes” by Javier Rodríguez Ros
Free Entrance

Fundació Enric Miralles
Passatge de la Pau 10bis
Free Entrance

Download the full programme: ENG / ES.
Download the Exhibition information: ENG / ES.