walk · listen · create sets foot in Guimaraes, in the North of Portugal. All week long and for the 4th consecutive time, there are a series of artistic walks, walkshops, talks and an exhibition-lab of walking art all over the urban and natural area of the city. Six international artists, including myself, this year from Belgium, Greece, Spain and Brazil, along with four Portuguese walking artists, present their walking practice and invite the locals to rediscover their city.
Check out and be inspired by the diverse program here.
The Walking Body emerged in the run up of the first walking encounters in Prespa, in 2019, and precedes the encounter happening in July at the breathtaking nature reserve of the Prespa Lake, at the border of Greece, Albania, North Macedonia. Previous editions gathered hundreds of walking artists around the world to walk and talk together, and to connect.
WLC is a permanent partner in both events, and many of our web community already had the opportunity to meet in person with each other and with us during these walking art celebrations.
The open call deadline for the Prespa Walking Arts Encounter is still open till March 31st.
The encounter will happen on location but invites as well to simultaneous walking art proposals and other activities in other countries online connected with the event in Greece.
Open call and more information here.
Looking forward to your proposals!
co-founder of walk · listen · create
13 - 17 Mar, 2023 · Guimaraes, Portugal
The Walking Body 4 (TWB4) is an international gathering of walking artists, organized since 2018, in the Portuguese city of Guimarães, at Bairro C and the Art Galle... Keep reading
16 Mar · Thu · 10:45 (UTC) · Forest of Dean District, UK
Artist led walk with textile artist Sara Rickard starting from Dean Heritage Museum for easy route around Soudley pond where you’ll be encouraged to explore & resp... Keep reading
19 Mar · Sun · 15:00 (UTC) · Doris Leeper Spruce Creek MTB Trailhead, Port Orange, FL, USA
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20 Mar · Mon · 14:00 (UTC) · 1001 S Dixie Fwy, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168, USA
Storyteller Deirdre Harrison brings this storytelling chamber band that has been delighting intergenerational audiences since 2014. Dynamic, interactive readings of... Keep reading
21 Mar · Tue · 21:00 (UTC) · ACA Downtown: Harris House, 214 S Riverside Dr, New Smyrna Beach, FL, USA
Awaken your sense of place and creatively engage your surroundings through a sound walk and journaling workshop led by artist, Perri Lynch Howard. Held as part of t... Keep reading
22 Mar · Wed · 19:00 (UTC) · 1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168, United States
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23 Mar · Thu · 14:00 (UTC) · Online
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