“Sensing the cork oak forest” exhibition returns to the Cork Museum of Catalonia

Michele Curel's "Sensing the cork oak forest" exhibition returns to the Cork Museum of Catalonia, featuring guided tours and multilingual exhibits until 28 July.

Photo: Michele Curel

The acclaimed exhibition by American photographer Michele Curel, “Sentir la Sureda” (“Sensing the cork oak forest”) is returning to the Cork Museum of Catalonia in Palafrugell, Spain. Originally showcased in 2021, this exhibition offers a fascinating insight into the lives and work of the cork harvesters in the regions of Catalonia and Roussillon.

The exhibition will be open until 28 July, providing visitors another opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich cultural heritage of the cork oak forests. The original Catalan texts have all been translated into English, French, Spanish, and Arabic. Additionally, the accompanying video features Spanish and Catalan, with English subtitles.

Photo: Michele Curel

Michele Curel will be conducting two guided tours of the exhibition accompanied by one of the cork harvesters that appear in the photos and video. The tours will take place on 15 June at 18:30 CEST and on 20 July at 18:30 CEST. These activities are free, but those interested in participating are required to register via mail, WhatsApp at +34 618 495 640, or phone at +34 972 307 825.

Don’t miss this chance to experience the cork oak forest through the eyes of those who know it best!

For a review on the original exhibition, revisit this MedForest previous post.

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