Swab talks with Clara Peya

“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 Clara Peya, pianist and composer, considered to be one of the most original multidisciplinary artists of the country’s creative scene. She has been recognized with the National Culture Award of the Generalitat de Catalunya and with the award for Best Album of the Year by the critics of the Enderrock Awards for ‘Estómac’.

I am Clara Peya. I am art. I am Barcelona. I am Swab.


A word that describes Barcelona?

Showcase city.

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

I’m inspired to leave the city to create. Or to see it from above.

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

A place in the city that connects you with art?

The Carmel bunkers.

A message to young creatives?

That they should reflect on what their privileges are and use them in the most responsible and committed way in their creations.