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By Aránzazu Ascunce Arenas

For hundreds and hundreds of years, Barcelona and Madrid have shared a deep competition. all through heritage, they've got competed in essentially each element of social existence, activity, politics, and tradition. whereas festival among towns is standard in lots of countries world wide, with regards to Barcelona and Madrid it's been, sometimes, excessively opposed. over the years they've got every one attempted to illustrate that one was once extra smooth than the opposite, or extra avant-garde, or richer, or extra athletic, etc. thankfully, the Spain of this day is a democracy and each state and zone of the country has the freedom to behave. As such, the contention among those capitals has turn into efficient not just for the towns themselves, but in addition for Spain as a complete. 100 years in the past, on the onset of the historic Avant-Garde in Spain, the connections among Barcelona and Madrid consisted of a classy internet of politics, friendships, guides, and inter-art collaborations. over the past century, the hostile courting among those cultural capitals has been pushed aside as easily a truth of existence and thereby students, for the main half, have targeted merely on Barcelona or Madrid while addressing this cultural second. by means of delving deep into the myriad of cultural and political complexities that encompass those towns from the onset of Futurism (1909) to the coming of Surrealism in Spain (1929), a fancy social and cultural community is printed. Networking among artists, poets, newshounds and thinkers attached avant-garde Barcelona and Madrid, thereby growing synergy for this inventive and literary flow. In a hybrid, transdisciplarian, translingual and ancient strategy utilizing a variety of visible and textual artifacts, the complexity of interactions defined the following opens our mind's eye to new methods of puzzling over culture.

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