Swab talks with Carlos Marqués-Marcet

“I am art. I am Barcelona. I am Swab ” is a series of interviews with relevant people of the Barcelona creative environment, whose aim is to enhance the cultural network of the city.

Today we meet Carlos Marqués-Marcet, Filmmaker, screenwriter and editor. Winner of the Best New Director category at the Goya Awards. Mainly known for his first fictional movie 10.000km.

I am Carlos Marqués-Marcet. I am art. I am Barcelona. I am Swab.


A word that describes Barcelona?


Is your place of creation, the studio, inspired by your city?

The city is my place of creation, even when I write or ride I like to do it in cafes, bars, libraries…

If Barcelona was an art work, what would you name it?

Rosa de foc. 

A place in the city that connects you with art?

My friends’ houses.

A message to young creatives?

Don’t take advice too seriously, not even this one.