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TWB5 includes a week of walkshops, a round table with presentations of the invited artists’ portfolios and an exhibition:

The walkshops take place in Bairro C and have as their meeting point the Avenida EAAD Garage Gallery (Av. Dom Afonso Henriques 250);

The round table takes place on March 18th, at 7pm, at Café Milenário (Largo do Toural 47, 4810-225 Guimarães), and will be streamed live by our partners walk.listen.create, at https://walklistencreate.org/.

The exhibition brings together the process and results of the working week, contributions from participants and visitors, and will be on show until April 13th at the Garagem Avenida Gallery.

TWB takes place in Guimarães, Portugal, is organised by the Laboratory of Landscape, Heritage and Territory (Lab2PT), in collaboration with Made of Walking/ the Milena Principle, and is an event within the framework of WALC – Walking Artists & Local Communities. It is a project centred on the act of “Walking as an artistic practice”, exploring the imagination and creativity of walking in the city of Guimarães. TWB receives support from the European Union’s Creative Europe programme under the “WALC” project, a collaboration with universities and cultural partners in Belgium, France, Spain and Greece. It has also received support from the IMPACTA programme of the Municipality of Guimarães.


Walking Arts & Local Communities (WALC) is an artistic cooperation project, co-funded by the European Union, Creative Europe, starting in January 2024 for four years. With seven partners from five countries, WALC establishes an International Center for Artistic Research and Practice of Walking Arts, in Prespa, Greece, at the border with Albania and North Macedonia, backed up by an online counterpart in the format of a digital platform for walking arts.

WALC builds on the previous work of hundreds of artists and researchers already practicing Walking Arts as a collaborative medium, and having met at the significant previous walking arts events and encounters in Greece, Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium, and during online activities at walk · listen · create.

We acknowledge the support of the EU Creative Europe Cooperation grant program in the framework of the European project WALC (Walking Arts and Local Community).

Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them.

Garagem Avenida EAAD, Avenida Dom Afonso Henriques, Guimaraes, Portugal

slow marathon

A marathon length walk in Huntly/Aberdeenshire and other places, where people can walk as slow as they like. Celebrating the human pace, it is both an endurance event as well as a poetic act that brings together friendship, physical activity and an appreciation of our varied landscapes.

Added by Claudia Zeiske

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