Vil.la Joana Residency
I'm pleased to report that I was accepted for a Vil.la Joana Residency for summer, 2023. Vil.la Joana is an elegant old mansion just outside Barcelona, in the Collserola Natural Park, famous as the final home of Jacint Verdaguer, who died there in 1902. Today it is a historical museum and literary center. For my project, I'll translate Catalan poems associated with specific sites in and around Barcelona (including Verdaguer's "Ode to Barcelona") and create a booklet of poems with walking itineraries from site to site.