Features

Elvira Dyangani Ose. maria palau. mpalau@elpuntavui.cat

“I want a more human Macba”

I haven’t spoken Catalan for 20 years, you’ll have to forgive me,“ she apologises. Yet there is no need for her to apologise at all, as she speaks perfect Catalan throughout the whole interview....

Musicals lead the recovery

‘I love you when I’m drunk’, ‘Singing in the Rain’, ‘Billy Elliot’ and ‘Fame’ all feature in this autumn’s theatre season

Jordi Bordes. jbordes@elpuntavui.cat

Theatre festival in a million

If all 39,000 tickets are sold this year, Temporada Alta will have attracted a million spectators in its 30-year history

Jordi Bordes. jbordes@elpuntavui.cat

Theatre without limits

Private and public theatres have been pushing the health authorities to remove capacity restrictions

Maria Palau. mpalau@elpuntavui.cat

Art to see out the year

Gaudí, Picasso and a political view of masks feature in some of autumn’s major exhibitions

An autumm of art

A new season brings

Montse Dolz

“Family members are key to the mental health of young people”

Mental health emergencies among teenagers have grown by 47% at Barcelona’s Sant Joan de Déu Hospital as the pandemic has aggravated a delicate scenario

IRENE QUINTANA

“With help it is possible to overcome your problems”

After over four years of treatment, Irene Quintana has beaten her eating disorder and wants to talk about it to help other people

ERNEST BURÉS
23, HAS HAD IDEAS ABOUT SELF-HARM AND SUICIDE

“Living with job insecurity is extremely distressing”

Despite working full time, Ernest struggles to get to the end of the month, which only makes his feelings of anxiety all the worse

ELISENDA SILVA
22, SUFFERS FROM MAJOR DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY

“I don’t want to stay quiet about it anymore”

Depression is not sadness, it’s emptiness, says Elisenda, who had anxiety as a teenager and was later diagnosed with depression