Francisco Ruiz Antón has passed away

He overturned his joy of living in service to society

By José Gabriel Astudillo
President of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors

This Sunday, June 7, at dusk, Francisco Ruiz Antón died in Madrid, after a long illness and when he was only 53 years old.

Fran, for whom we met him, was a large and good man. Always smiling, always happy. But that kindness did not detract from his worth, his brilliance, generosity, and selflessness.

He enjoyed the pleasant moments that life provided him and made everyone around him enjoy, for that joy that he knew how to transmit despite his difficult moments in this painful illness that he had to live.

We feel his loss because in addition to the excellent professional we met, regarding whom almost everything has already been said, his personal memory magnified those around him, with his pedagogical capacity and the ethics and morals that governed his actions and his entire life, to address those issues that most concerned them such as the values ​​of childhood and adolescence.

With a temperament without folds, clean and healthy, affable, not only respected but much loved by his collaborators, in whom he has surely left a deep mark and an excellent example, Fran was a simple person and full of joy.

In these times, he defended his Christian values ​​shared with his family, and he knew how to complement and admirably associate them with his work, charting a path for which it would be very sensible and logical to follow in his footsteps as a humanizer of communications and technology, both passions of his life.

Only because of what has been said so far, Francisco will continue to be present among those of us who had the honor of meeting him, even though he is no longer physically with us, because he contributed that moral background to our lives and a great humanity that should serve as an example, an impetus with which face our actions and that will give us that necessary strength in the difficult situations of life that we still have to come. Because Fran was a good man who always kept the illusion of loving and helping others.

As a believer, I now feel closer to that good man who was, as Antonio Machado would say, a man, “in the best sense of the word, good.” And I think he will be remembered that way and not otherwise, but as a good man, without evil. And it is not a complacent way of defining him, but a reality, as everyone who knew him can affirm to define his life.

That is why there should be a loving memory for his family now, a well-known Granada saga of businessmen, journalists, teachers and even priests, and in which he always stood out for his sympathy, companionship and generosity.

Fran was a sincere Christian, consistent with his faith, an indefatigable worker in a world for which he fought to help in the task of transforming society through clean values ​​into a permanent attitude of service to families. His entire life was a joyous career in service to society.

That is why despite the sad news, it calms me to think of the dreamed heaven that he has already reached with all the beauty and greatness of his soul, with all his happiness and love that now, from up there, is going to pour into his legacy in everything that has left caught in our hearts here.

Francisco Ruiz Antón was the eldest of a family of ten brothers.

He studied at the Faculty of Communication at the University of Navarra, starting his profession in some Andalusian capitals.

He completed his training in Economics and Management at Yale University in the United States and in Digital Economics at the School of Industrial Organization in Madrid

In Madrid and together with Juan Pablo de Villanueva, now deceased and founder of the Expansión newspaper, a new stage begins in La Gaceta de los Negocios, training from the perspective of Christian humanism, journalists who will end up being friends and will keep until their last moments.

His good work led him to Google, with the help of Bárbara Navarro, who always believed in his communication skills and his great charisma for institutional relations.

In the words of Álvaro Matud, “Google thus found the best ambassador for its commitment to Spain. He worked tirelessly to bring new investments to Spain, new opportunities for a country punished by the economic crisis and unemployment. So one of the initiatives he was most proud of was “Get Active”, a program to train unemployed youth in new technologies. Over the years, tens of thousands will be trained in that program. It also promoted with Ayuda en Acción, the “Genios” program, to overcome the social and technological gap of disadvantaged children and youth.

Rural women, people with addictions, disabled associations and other neediest groups will receive the support of the American multinational from the hand of Fran. But he did not do it alone. He shared projects with the Royal House, governments of different political signs, regional and local administrations, employers and unions, the Del Prado Museum, the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, the Royal Academy of History …

He has died as he wanted: surrounded by the affection of the affection of his parents and brothers, his human and spiritual family, the encouragement of hundreds of friends and the attention of the professionals of the University of Navarra Clinic in Madrid, whom he always thanked. his professionalism and dedication far above duty ”.

Francisco Ruiz Antón was Google’s Director of Public Policies and Institutional Relations in Spain and Portugal

He has been director of Reti Spain, international consultant for Institutional Relations and delegate of Fipra in Spain, an international network dedicated to consulting Public Affairs for large companies.

In the business field, he was director of the international consultancy of Institutional Relations Reti Spain, delegate for Spain of the consultancy of Public Affairs for large companies Fipra, international network and from which he passed to Google.

His institutional positions included that of President of the Observatory for the Digital Economy, Vice President of the Intellectual Property Commission and of the Ametic Digital Content Sector Area, Vice President of Multinationals by Marca España, and member of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of American trade in Portugal, from Autocontrol and from the Cotec Foundation.

He has practiced journalism for 17 years; initially in Cadena SER, later in ABC where he was editor in chief, and finally in La Gaceta de los Negocios as editor-in-chief of the Companies section.

Since the foundation of EL ESPAÑOL, Ruiz Antón has collaborated actively in the defense and the key role that the digital transformation had for Spain. He was one of the great promoters of the El Español Digital Awards that this newspaper celebrates annually.

His wake will take place in room 4 of the San Isidro mortuary in Madrid. Two Masses are scheduled to be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. in his memory.

Works echibition opened selected and awarded from 55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINT AND SCULPTURE AWARD

WORKS EXHIBITION OPENED

SELECTED AND AWARDED FROM

55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINT AND SCULPTURE AWARD

Last Friday, March 6, now open to the public, the opening ceremony of the exhibition of selected and awarded works of the 55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AWARD took place, a total of 72 works by 69 different artists, with 42 paintings and 30 sculptures, and that had a massive influx of public, artists and friends of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors.

We remember that the artists selected for the exhibition have been: Ana Alcaraz Montesinos. Javier Aldarias Montiel. Teruhiro Ando. Juan Asensio de Cárdenas. Miguel Barbero. Lorna Benavides Romero. Carmen Bonilla. Rosa Patricia Bravo Díaz (Patricia Bravo). Kevin Bustamante Vergara. Lin Calle Corral. Francisco Carrillo Rodríguez. Lola Catalá Sanz. Gloria Cediel Lafuente. Jorge Cerdá Gironés. Teddy Cobeña. Michael de Coca Leicher. José María Cháfer. Manuel Díaz Meré. Dong Yang. Francisco Escalera González. Manuchehr Eftekar. Magdalena España. Teresa Esteban. Gonzalo Fernández Atance. José Manuel Galán Martín (Manuel Galán). Juan Carlos García Moreno (Morris). Rafael Juan Gómez Mena (Mena). Javier González Casanueva (Javier Casanueva). Eva González Morán. Agustín González Salvador. Ana Gutiérrez Mengual. Manuel Higueras García. Gen Isoe. Susana Jiménez Barrero (Susana Ximénez). Bartolomé Junquero García. André Lambert. Pepe Linares Molina. Francisco Javier López del Espino. Juan Manuel López-Reina Coso. Daniel Lorenzo Goñi. Antonio Lucas García. Joel Llopis García. Antonio Marina Rodríguez. Juan Ramón Martín. José Luis Martín de Vidales. José Manuel Martínez Pérez. Javier de Mendoza Soler. José Molares Fernández. Salvadora Morales Fernández. Juan Naranjo Torres. Antonio Navarro Menchón. Cristóbal Olmedo Aranda.  Javier Ortas González. Pedro José Pavón Pérez. Juan Francisco Pérez-Rosas Hidalgo. Diego Peribáñez Villalba. José María Pinto Rey. Agustín Pontesa. Gonzalo Prieto Cordero. José Pablo Puente Jerez. Enrique Rodríguez García (Guzpeña). Rodrigo Romero Pérez.  Pilar Sagarra Moor. Bárbara Saínz Vizcaya. José Ramón Sala. Lidia Sancho Heras. Antonio Téllez de Peralta. Trinidad Toscano Martín. Leovigildo J. Cristóbal Valverde.

At the ceremony, the President of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, José Gabriel Astudillo López, accompanied by the members of the Board of Directors: Mª Dolores Barreda Pérez, Secretary General of the AEPE, Alicia Sánchez Carmona, Antonio Téllez de Peralta, Paloma Married, Carmen Bonilla Carrasco, Fernando de Marta, Ana Martínez and Itziar Zabalza Murillo, presented the diplomas to the finalists attending.

It was a more informal act and in which everyone present could exchange impressions with artists and visitors, and for which everyone had a special thanks to the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors.

Finalista: José Manuel Martínez Pérez

Finalista: Lin Calle

Finalista: Lorna Benavides

Finalista: Francisco Escalera

Finalista: Teruhiro Ando

 

 

The AEPE in the Agenda of the Royal House

Since last Friday, February 28, 2020, the Royal House has published the Agenda for the week of March 2 to 8, 2020, reflecting the activity of S.M. Queen Doña Sofía, which highlights the act she will preside on next March 5, when the jury’s decision is made and delivery of the 55 Queen Sofia Prize for Painting and Sculpture organized by the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors in collaboration with Google.

Just a few hours after knowing the name of the winning artist, who will receive from S.M. Queen Doña Sofía the prize, everything is ready for an event that will be unforgettable for the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors.

Here we leave the images.

 

On Friday, March 6, the exhibition of the 55 REINA SOFIA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AWARD is inaugurated

OPENING ACT OF THE EXHIBITION OF SELECTED AND AWARDED WORKS OF THE

55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINT AND SCULPTURE AWARD

Invitation open to the public

 

On March 6, 2020, at 7 p.m. The opening ceremony of the exhibition of selected and awarded works of the 55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AWARD will take place at the Casa de Vacas of the Retiro Park in Madrid.

One day after S.M. Queen Doña Sofía presents the prize that bears her name, the official opening ceremony will be held and will be open to the public and can be visited until March 22.

The event will be attended by the President of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, José Gabriel Astudillo López, the Vice President of the entity, Juan Manuel López-Reina, the General Secretary of the AEPE, Mª Dolores Barreda Pérez, the other members of the Board Directive, as well as different personalities from the world of culture and authorities

The exhibition brings together a total of 72 works (30 sculptures and 42 paintings) by 69 different authors mainly from Spain, but also includes those selected in countries such as China, Italy, Colombia, …

55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINT AND SCULPTURE AWARD:
Inauguration: Friday, March 6, 7 p.m.
Exhibition: March 6-22, 2020
Cows House of Retiro Park
Paseo de Colombia, s / n
28009 Madrid
Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Metro: Retreat (line 2)
Bus: 2, 20, 28
BICIMAD: Station 102 (Calle Alcalá, 95), Station 60 (Plaza Independencia, 6)

On March 5, the 55th QUEEN SOFIA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AWARD:

JURY FAIL OF

55 QUEEN SOFÍA PAINT AND SCULPTURE AWARD

The event can only be accessed by personalized invitation

PRESIDED BY S.M. QUEEN DOÑA SOFIA,

PRESIDENT OF HONOR OF THE

SPANISH ASSOCIATION OF PAINTS AND SCULPTORS

Queen Sofia will chair next Thursday, March 5, 2020

the act of the Jury’s decision and delivery of the Prize that it organizes

the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors,

and that has the collaboration of Google

 

Queen Doña Sófía will preside on Thursday, March 5 in the Assembly Hall of the Casa de Vacas of Madrid’s Parque del Retiro, the act in which the jury’s decision will be announced and the 55th Queen Prize will be awarded Painting and Sculpture Sofia organized by the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, in collaboration with Google.

The event will be attended by the President of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, José Gabriel Astudillo López, the Director of Policies and Public Affairs of Google Spain, Antonio Vargas, the members of the Jury as well as different personalities from the world of culture and authorities.

The 55 QUEEN SOFÍA DE PAINTURA AND ESCULTURA AWARD is endowed with 10,000 euros for a single work, having already become a benchmark prize and one of the best gifted in Spain, which has the collaboration of the technology giant GOOGLE, after five editions in the new format, for this edition has expanded its borders with a turn towards internationalization, extending to creators around the world, reflecting the commitment of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors with art and culture.

The Prize is thus endorsed by an exceptional jury, authentic art professionals with diverse and very different perspectives on creation, ranging from theory to art practice, and including curating, conservation, journalism … but always with a link Very special and exclusive with the field of art they represent.

In this edition, the Jury has been chaired by José Gabriel Astudillo López, President of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, acting as its Secretary, Mª Dolores Barreda Pérez, General Secretary of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors and who has counted with the Members Ana Abade Gil, representing Google, Eduardo Naranjo, Painter, sculptor, engraver and Academician of the Royal Academy of Arts and Letters of Extremadura, Alejandro Aguilar Soria, Multidisciplinary artist, curator, gallery owner and image author visual of the award, Javier Sierra, Journalist and writer, Tomás Paredes, Art Critic and member of the AICA Awards Committee, Paula Varona, Painter, Rafael Canogar, Painter, sculptor, engraver, Academic and representing the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Arts of San Fernando, Ricardo Sanz, Painter and Evaristo Guerra, Painter.

The exhibition of selected works has 42 paintings and 30 sculptures and among all of them, next March 5 will be announced to the winner, in addition to the 5 finalists chosen in this edition.

The 69 artists selected for the exhibition have been: Ana Alcaraz Montesinos. Javier Aldarias Montiel. Teruhiro Ando. Juan Asensio de Cárdenas. Miguel Barbero. Lorna Benavides Romero. Carmen Bonilla. Rosa Patricia Bravo Díaz (Patricia Bravo). Kevin Bustamante Vergara. Lin Calle Corral. Francisco Carrillo Rodríguez. Lola Catalá Sanz. Gloria Cediel Lafuente. Jorge Cerdá Gironés. Teddy Cobeña. Michael de Coca Leicher. José María Cháfer. Manuel Díaz Meré. Dong Yang. Francisco Escalera González. Manuchehr Eftekar. Magdalena España. Teresa Esteban. Gonzalo Fernández Atance. José Manuel Galán Martín (Manuel Galán). Juan Carlos García Moreno (Morris). Rafael Juan Gómez Mena (Mena). Javier González Casanueva (Javier Casanueva). Eva González Morán. Agustín González Salvador. Ana Gutiérrez Mengual. Manuel Higueras García. Gen Isoe. Susana Jiménez Barrero (Susana Ximénez). Bartolomé Junquero García. André Lambert. Pepe Linares Molina. Francisco Javier López del Espino. Juan Manuel López-Reina Coso. Daniel Lorenzo Goñi. Antonio Lucas García. Joel Llopis García. Antonio Marina Rodríguez. Juan Ramón Martín. José Luis Martín de Vidales. José Manuel Martínez Pérez. Javier de Mendoza Soler. José Molares Fernández. Salvadora Morales Fernández. Juan Naranjo Torres. Antonio Navarro Menchón. Cristóbal Olmedo Aranda.  Javier Ortas González. Pedro José Pavón Pérez. Juan Francisco Pérez-Rosas Hidalgo. Diego Peribáñez Villalba. José María Pinto Rey. Agustín Pontesa. Gonzalo Prieto Cordero. José Pablo Puente Jerez. Enrique Rodríguez García (Guzpeña). Rodrigo Romero Pérez.  Pilar Sagarra Moor. Bárbara Saínz Vizcaya. José Ramón Sala. Lidia Sancho Heras. Antonio Téllez de Peralta. Trinidad Toscano Martín. Leovigildo J. Cristóbal Valverde.

As José Gabriel Astudillo comments, “in this edition we have had an excellent jury for its diversity and qualification, exceptional for its unconditional support to the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, with different opinions in a versatile, dynamic and enriching exercise that He has managed to combine the artistic genius of the best contemporary artists who have attended the call. A competent and prestigious jury that has taken deliberation work very seriously, with exciting discussions and helpful sentences that contemplate very different styles and very different techniques, whose energy and dedication have been exemplary and demonstrate that the QUEEN SOFIA DE PAINT AWARD AND SCULPTURE has been granted in an honest and coherent way. ”

Judgment of the Jury of the 55 REINA SOFIA PAINT AND SCULPTURE AWARD:

March 5, 2020. 7 p.m.

Exhibition: March 6-22, 2020

Cows House of Retiro Park

Paseo de Colombia, s / n

28009 Madrid

Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Metro: Retreat (line 2)

Bus: 2, 20, 28

BICIMAD: Station 102 (Calle Alcalá, 95), Station 60 (Plaza Independencia, 6)

José Gabriel Astudillo, President of the Jury to the 55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AWARD

It was an important meeting on February 11, 2020. An intense evening of more than six hours, in which there were anecdotes, criteria, arguments and debates of all kinds, which revolved around each and every one of the works that had been presented to the 55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AWARD convened by the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors.

And between a break and respite, there was also time to communicate and formalize the impressions of each of the members of the Jury regarding the work they were doing.

We highlight the statements of:

José Gabriel Astudillo López

President of the Jury

President of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors

Painter and sculptor

 


It is a great pride and great personal satisfaction for me, to verify that the best professionals

and more great artists of the moment come as members of the Jury whenever I call them,

to support the work we are doing in the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors,

and of which I feel fully satisfied.

Also have your talent and your criteria, but above all with your availability and love for this entity

which honors me to preside, is more than a luxury, it is a spectacle of originality and critical capacity

We attended extremely pleased by everything we share.

Knowing that artists are benefiting from that meeting and all this serves to launch a career

and the discovery of new promises of art, is already something extraordinary.

Mª Dolores Barreda Pérez, Jury Secretary to the 55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AWARD

It was an important meeting on February 11, 2020. An intense evening of more than six hours, in which there were anecdotes, criteria, arguments and debates of all kinds, which revolved around each and every one of the works that had been presented to the 55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AWARD convened by the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors with the collaboration of GOOGLE.

And between a break and respite, there was also time to communicate and formalize the impressions of each of the members of the Jury regarding the work they were doing.

We highlight the statements of:

Mª Dolores Barreda Pérez

Jury Secretary

General Secretary of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors

AECA member


The greatness of the Reina Sofía Prize for Painting and Sculpture is that it is artists who judge other artists,

creators who recognize in each one of the works the successes and the errors, the originality, the novelty,

the improvisation, work and effort of each brush stroke and chisel stroke.

The discussions and debates that are generated defending the selection or not of a work, are interesting

and extremely enriching, small master art lessons from the hands of great

Professionals, incredible artists, who naturally appreciate the works of their peers.

A privilege to which I attend as Secretary of the Jury and to which I appreciate the occasion that

It gives me the ability to keep such a wonderful experience in my heart.

An award that has a clear objective for me: to serve as an opportunity for takeoff

or the reaffirmation of the artists’ career, and seen what happened in past editions,

an international projection award that does nothing but serve

of presentation of the artist wherever he goes and who exhibits it with pride.

Ana Abade, Jury member to the 55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AWARD

It was an important meeting on February 11, 2020. An intense evening of more than six hours, in which there were anecdotes, criteria, arguments and debates of all kinds, which revolved around each and every one of the works that had been presented to the 55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AWARD convened by the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors and with the collaboration of GOOGLE.

And between a break and respite, there was also time to communicate and formalize the impressions of each of the members of the Jury regarding the work they were doing.

We highlight the statements of:

Ana Abade

Jury member

GOOGLE Analyst of Public Policies of Spain and Portugal

 

The Reina Sofía Prize for Painting and Sculpture is an excellent opportunity for those

is beginning and I believe that an honor that your work, which is still unknown, can be seen

by a jury of such a high level and that is exposed in the center of Madrid

and that a large number of visitors can see it. It is one of the biggest opportunities

and a great privilege that an artist can have today.

It is my second edition as a member of the jury and I think it is an already established prize

and in which the works presented are not simply amateurs,

but the personality of the painter or sculptor is already seen.

As Vocal of the Jury I look at the strength of the work.

They are all very different, there is no specific thing to judge in each of them,

but I value what you are trying to convey and try to put myself in the place of the author

to know what I was thinking at the time he did the work and how he is trying to communicate with me.

Alejandro Aguilar Soria, Jury member to the 55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AWARD

It was an important meeting on February 11, 2020. An intense evening of more than six hours, in which there were anecdotes, criteria, arguments and debates of all kinds, which revolved around each and every one of the works that had been presented to the 55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AWARD convened by the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors and with the collaboration of GOOGLE.

And between a break and respite, there was also time to communicate and formalize the impressions of each of the members of the Jury regarding the work they were doing.

We highlight the statements of:

It was an important meeting on February 11, 2020. An intense evening of more than six hours, in which there were anecdotes, criteria, arguments and debates of all kinds, which revolved around each and every one of the works that had been presented to the 55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AWARD convened by the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors.

And between a break and respite, there was also time to communicate and formalize the impressions of each of the members of the Jury regarding the work they were doing.

We highlight the statements of:

Alejandro Aguilar Soria

Jury member

Multidisciplinary artist, curator and gallery owner

Author of the visual image of the Reina Sofía Prize for Painting and Sculpture

 

The Reina Sofía Prize for Painting and Sculpture is one of the references in this country, because

unites several aspects: first tradition, modernity, contemporary; and, finally, work and effort.

In addition, it is a springboard to stabilize within the art world, to ensure

new values ​​and to settle people who already have a speech made.

What do you think about the edition of the 55th Reina Sofía Prize for Painting and Sculpture?

In this edition I am happy, because the level of participation has increased

and there is a significant amount of works. In addition, this year the election is being more difficult,

because they stand out less, but not because of lack of quality, but because there are more numbers

of work of the same level, then they match. By matching works of the same level, there is more competition.

What is your criteria when assessing a work of art as a member of the jury? What do you notice?

As a member of a Jury I believe that the work, as in human relationships,

it has to pinch you in some sense: aesthetically, sentimentally, by what it says, etc.

Then, when in doubt, you look at other aspects, such as technicians,

if it corresponds to contemporary styles … But, above all,

In the first place, you have to establish a dialogue with the viewer.

Javier Sierra, Jury member to the 55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AWARD

It was an important meeting on February 11, 2020. An intense evening of more than six hours, in which there were anecdotes, criteria, arguments and debates of all kinds, which revolved around each and every one of the works that had been presented to the 55 QUEEN SOFIA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AWARD convened by the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors and with the collaboration of GOOGLE.

And between a break and respite, there was also time to communicate and formalize the impressions of each of the members of the Jury regarding the work they were doing.

We highlight the statements of:

 

Javier Sierra

Jury member

Journalist and writer

 

The Reina Sofía Prize for Painting and Sculpture is, above all, an opportunity for artists

consolidated are consolidated even more and his work reaches more people.

But it is also an opportunity because the new ones put them on an equal footing,

with those who can measure themselves with those great teachers, and can grow by their side.

In that sense, it is a very virtuous prize.

This year’s edition I have seen a little uneven. I think the painting

has dropped compared to what was presented in the last edition,

and in the sculpture there are a couple of pieces that I really like

What is your criteria when assessing a work of art as a member of the jury? What do you notice?

As a member of the Jury I seek balance. For me the word is balance,

style and school do not matter so much, as it is a balanced work.

I have learned that in the course of the various juries,

because one learns a lot, I am also here a student and I listen to the teachers

I have next to me, and I ponder what I think is important.