Jorge Luis Borges died on June 14, 1986, in Geneva, Switzerland. Thirty years on, the Porteño writer is considered one of the most important in universal literature, to the extent where some divide the history of literature into B.B and A.B (Before Borges and After Borges.) Buenos Aires simultaneously inspired and was inspired by the writer, and throughout the second half of June, the city will be hosting free events dedicated to its most acclaimed literary figure.
Borges. Timeless Fictions.
The Nestór Kirchner Cultural Center has amultidisciplinary celebration of the author’s work with more than 80 artists and intellectuals including María Kodama, Leandro Katz, Guillermo Martínez, Norma Aleandro and Jorge Marrale, paying hommage through installations, performances, exhibitions are more.
Hommage to Jorge Luis Borges at the Cinema Museum
From June 18, the Museo del Cine will be running a programme dedicated to Borges on Saturdays and Sundays at Caffarena 51 in La Boca.