II Premi Mediterrani
Albert Camus 2020


The Premi Mediterrani Albert Camus is awarded every two years between each celebration of the Trobades (even years) to pay homage to a person whose work shows contemporary and Mediterranean challenges and recognize the personal journey and work of a contemporary creator or thinker who is a witness to and participant in their time, as was Albert Camus.

The Premi Mediterrani Albert Camus recognizes an important figure, whether one working in the field of reflection or artistic creation; this is done by examining their whole journey, and assessing the impact of their work and person on contemporary Mediterranean societies.

The objectives of the Premi Mediterrani Albert Camus are:

1 | Highlight creators of reflection and culture, which is truly necessary for the building of future which is prosperous and peaceful for all.

2 | Value the effect of Albert Camus’ though and its coherence with his personal journey.

3 | Promote the legacy of Albert Camus as a writer and thinker in other artistic disciplines; explore where they intersect and open doors between all of them.

4 | Promote Sant Lluís and the island of Menorca as a welcoming port for ideas, for internationally-relevant critical debate.

Thus, the Premi Mediterrani Albert Camus recognizes an important figure, whether one working in the field of reflection or artistic creation; this is done by examining their whole journey, and assessing the impact of their work and person on contemporary Mediterranean societies.

The Premi Mediterrani Albert Camus is a unique prize, which is awarded to only one person whose work be related to one of the following disciplines:

Thought | Literature | Journalism | Plastic arts | Visual arts | Music


Members of the jury

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Hoda

Barakat

Beirut, Líbano, 1952. Licenciada en Literatura Francesa por la Universidad de Beirut.
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Anna

Caballé

Hospitalet de Llobregat, España,1954. Escritora, profesora y crítica literaria, se doctoró en la Universidad de Barcelona con La literatura autobiográfica en España (1939-1975).
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José Miguel

G. Cortés

Valencia, España, 1955. Director del Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno (IVAM) desde 2014, se doctoró en Filosofía por la Universidad de Valencia y es profesor de Teoría del Arte en la UPV desde 1991
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Luis

García Montero

Director del Instituto Cervantes, es catedrático de Literatura Española y autor de una amplia obra poética, narrativa y ensayística.

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Anne

Prouteau

Profesora de literatura francesa en la Universidad Católica de l’Ouest en Angers y actualmente presidenta de la Société des Etudes camusiennes participa en la promoción de la obra del escritor.