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Cultural Especulating: between art public space and company in Poblenou; privat profit for some public domain?

Especulation in Can Ricart


For the past 10 years, the industrial neighboorhood POBLENOU, “manchester catala”, avangard pole of the industrial revolution of spain and cataluña has been threat by a urban plan calle 22@(http://www.22barcelona.com/). Poblenou reminds also for the memory of thousands of workers in the fabrichs.workers fighting. there is a big history on their streets, like fighting against franco or when it was at that time popular, comune , and cooperativist. now some companies (see 22@website) and governement of barcelona create 22@ to change the “face” of the neighboorhood into a silicon valley,
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