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The Spazju Kreattiv Art Collection – An Open Research

Space B, Spazju Kreattiv St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

The Spazju Kreattiv Art Collection - An Open Research project is part of an ongoing archival process that seeks to preserve the organisation’s legacy while bringing to the fore some of the main artworks donated to Spazju Kreattiv over the past 24 years.

Pawlu Curmi ‘Il-Pampalun’: Il-Bniedem, Il-Leġġenda

Atrium / Atrium Approach / Upper Atrium

Pawlu Curmi ‘il-Pampalun’ was a person whose contributions to Malta’s carnival cannot be ignored. Born on the 12th December 1930 in Valletta, ‘Il-Pampalun’ was the 12th child out of 13, and from a young age, he showed a particular interest in carnival by helping out his father Giovanni with creating carnival floats and grotesque masks. From that point, his career in the carnival sphere continued and evolved as he began to touch upon elements relating to dance, choreography and much more.

LUX Audience Award Screenings 2024

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

We’re proud to present this year's edition of the LUX Audience Award, organised by the European Parliament and the European Film Academy.

DREAM[of]LAND

Space A, Spazju Kreattiv St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

DREAM LAND is an interdisciplinary project which combines narratives of identity, belonging, familiarity and home through the complex overlap of art-making and crafts.

Melita, מלט −mlṭ, refuge

Space C, Spazju Kreattiv St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Melita, מלט −mlṭ, refuge

Anne Immelé's project 'Melita, מלט −mlṭ, refuge' started in Malta during her visits in different caves throughout the islands, coming across traces of Phoenician civilizations in the wider contemporary context of an active migratory crisis. Since ancient times, human beings have sought refuge as a critical component for survival. The notion of refuge is especially anchored culturally in the history of Malta, whose Catholicity is also rooted in the biblical tale of Saint Paul's shipwreck and his finding shelter in a cave on the island.

Palestinian Film Days – Salt of This Sea (Milh Hadha al-Bahr)

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

This movie talks about how a young Palestinian American travels back to Palestine to try and retrieve the savings that her grandfather left during the Nabka and the new reality she must face in the occupied West bank.

Recurring

American Fiction

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Jeffrey Wright stars in “American Fiction,” Cord Jefferson’s adaptation of Percival Everett’s “Erasure” – a bold comedy about the commodification of marginalized voices and a portrait of an artist forced to reexamine his integrity.

Art Explora Festival Installation

Spaces St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Spazju Kreattiv's Space B is set to undergo a captivating transformation into an immersive installation during the Art Explora festival. This unique space offers a sneak peek into the array of creative projects showcased at the port.

EMM – Synth DIY Workshop

Studios St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

The DIY Synth Workshop is back in last year's familiar format. The first part will consist of a presentation and demonstration; the second part will consist of a workshop where the participants will be guided how to assemble an electronic musical device.

Recurring

Her Say not Hearsay

Spazju Kreattiv Theatre St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Her Say (not Hearsay) commissioned by Spazju Kreattiv is a theatre project, with original writing, that delves into the lives of three different women, exploring relateable stories. Our first monologue looks goes back to 1945, when working women were being made redundant and the repercussions therein. Our character, a fierce young woman , emblazened by the suffragette movement, rises to challenge the religious and social aspects of society at the time, which finally resulted in women achieving the vote in 1947.

MET Opera Live in HD: La Forza del Destino

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s grand tale of ill-fated love, deadly vendettas, and family strife, with stellar soprano Lise Davidsen as the noble Leonora, one of the repertory’s most tormented—and thrilling—heroines.

ĊineXjenza – Memento – Brain Awareness Week Special

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

How do our memories form? What happens when we lose that ability? ĊineXjenza will be screening the thriller Memento on 12th March at 7pm in the Spazju Kreattiv Cinema as part of the Brain Awareness Week, a global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. Memento follows Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce), a man who suffers from anterograde amnesia, resulting in short-term memory loss and the inability to form new memories.

IKKREA

Spazju Kreattiv St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

With Spazju Kreattiv continuing its open approach to programming and collaborations, the call for participation in the Spazju Kreattiv programme is a key tool for artists and creatives to approach the programme's team.

Malta Café Scientifique – The Science Behind a Cybermind

Studios St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Ever wondered what it's like to control objects with the power of your mind? Thanks to rapid advancements in Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs), this once-deemed science fiction is turning into reality.

Adolescentes (French Film Days)

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Emma and Anaïs are inseparable, yet they have nothing in common. Adolescentes follows their journey from the age of 13 until they come of age, five years of a life full of transformations and first times. When they turn 18, we wonder what kind of women they have become and where their friendship stands. Through this chronicle of youth, the film also paints a portrait of France over the last five years.