The Festival of Arts of the Azores includes the presentation of dozens of unpublished projects that cross art, dance, performance, architecture, design, cinema and music, with art circuits that integrate the presentation of projects in various places of the island. The event also includes artistic residencies and curatorships, exhibitions, performances, concerts, conversations, side events and initiatives that “promote the production and sharing of knowledge with local communities, migrants and visitors to the archipelago. Within the scope of the festival will be built in the Largo de São João, in Ponta Delgada, a temporary pavilion inspired by the traditional Azorean cloak.In the exhibition circuit, seven unpublished individual projects are presented simultaneously in five locations in the city of Ponta Delgada, by artists Andreia Santana, Gonçalo Preto, Maria Trabulo, Rita GT, Mónica de Miranda, Miguel C. Tavares and José Alberto Gomes and Diana Vidrascu.The festival will open at the Teatro Micaelense for the show “At the Still Point of The Turning World” by Joana Gama and Luís Fernandes, with direction and orchestration of José Alberto Gomes, video by Miguel C. Tavares and the special participation of students of the Conservatory Regional of Ponta Delgada. The Walk & Talk Festival takes place in São Miguel since 2011, in 2016 it has expanded to Terceira Island and, during nine editions, it has hosted more than two hundred artists from multiple geographical and disciplinary backgrounds.
Source: Diário dos Açores, february 27,2019
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