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The Walking Body 3

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21 - 27 Mar, 2022
FREE

Lines and steps, weaving words and walks

The Walking Body 3 (TWB3) is an international encounters of walking artists between March 21 and 27, 2022, in Guimarães, in Bairro C, with the meeting point at Galeria da Garagem Avenida/EAAD.
The Walking Body 3 includes a week of walkshops, a roundtable at Sociedade Martins Sarmento, a conference on Lines and steps, weaving words and walking at Museu Alberto Sampaio, and an artist residency in Gerês.

The Walkshops take place in Bairro C and have as a meeting point the Galeria da Garagem Avenida EAAD (Av. Dom Afonso Henriques 250), carried out by invited international artists, between 21 and 25 March 2022. These workshops are open to anyone through form registration: https://forms.gle/G8CX2iYqVsXEVr9u5

For more information, consult the calendar at:
http://www.facebook.com/The-Walking-Body-2149089701777607

The TWB3 Roundtable on March 21, 2022, at 9:00 pm, at Sociedade Martins Sarmento (Rua Paio Galvão, nº2). It is open to all those interested in art and the act of walking, exploring the theme of the meeting and presenting the activities of the week of TWB3.

The Conference “Lines and steps, weaving words and walks” discusses, through presentations by the invited artists, how the consciousness, perception and understanding of the city of Guimarães can be changed through the act of walking. It takes place at the Alberto Sampaio Museum (Rua Alfredo Guimarães), on March 23, 2022, at 2:30 pm. This conference is open to anyone to attend.

TWB3 will have the following artists: Anna Luyten (BE), Clara Garí (ES), Fred Adam (FR/ES), Geert Vermeire (BE), Klitsa Antoniou (CY), Miguel Bandeira Duarte (PT), Natacha Antão Moutinho ( PT), and Yannis Ziogas (GR).

This project is organized in partnership with the School of Architecture, Art and Design /UMinho, with the institutional support of Lab2PT and the University of Minho, and financial support from the Municipality of Guimarães under IMPACTA and the Creative Mobility Program I-Portunus .

This event is free and open to the participation of any person, student, artist, interested or curious. Anyone under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

The Walking Body art project and walkshops have been developed since October 2018 and are organized by Geert Vermeire (Made of Walking), Miguel Bandeira Duarte (EAAD/Lab2PT) and Natacha Antão Moutinho (EAAD/Lab2PT).

Contacts:
[email protected]

Geert Vermeire

Founder

Geert Vermeire is a curator, poet and an interdisciplinary artist, living and working between Brazil, Greece and Belgium. As collaborator and team member of escoitar.org, noTours.org and CGeomap.eu, and co-coordinator of the global community event Sound Wa...

Natacha Antao Moutinho

Natacha Antao Moutinho

Portugal

NATACHA ANTÃO MOUTINHO is a painter, a researcher and a teacher, deeply engaged in drawing and colour. She is an Assistant Professor in Drawing at the School of Architecture of the University of Minho, Braga and Guimarães, Portugal, where she teaches sin...

Miguel Bandeira Duarte

Miguel Bandeira Duarte

Portugal

In 1994 he completed a degree in Communication Design (Graphic Art) at the School of Fine Arts at the University of Porto, In 2007, the master'sdegree in Theory and Practices of Drawing, organized by FBAUP, with the dissertation entitled “Mover pelo Dese...

Anna Luyten

SWS Advisory Board Member SWS Advisory Board Member 2022

Anna Luyten studied at the Unversity of Ghent and the Antwerp University and holds the masters in philosophy, master in applied Literature Science and master in Theatre studies. She is a performative philosopher, writer, teacher, radio- and televisionma...

Clara Gari

Spain

Clara Gari is an artist, a researcher, art curator and cultural manager. She is the co-founder and director of the Contemporary Art Center Nau Côclea, and of the walking program Grand Tour. Her biography joins cultural management and art practice with...

Yannis Ziogas

Yannis Ziogas

Yannis Ziogas was born in Thessaloniki (Greece, 1962). His main visual practices are painting, installation work and walking. He is Dean and Associate Professor at the Department of Fine and Applied Arts, School of Visual Arts, University of Western Macedo...

Fred Adam

Founder of the locative media portal the GPSmuseum and co-creator of the collaborative mapping and locative media platform CGeomap, co-creators of the Deep Time Walk app and Jungle-ized the app that brought the Amazon rainforest to Times Square in NYC. Exp...

Klitsa Antoniou

Klitsa Antoniou

Klitsa Antoniou is a multidisciplinary artist educated at Wimbledon School of Art and St. Martin’s School of Art and Design, London (B.F.A.), Pratt Institute (M.F.A.), New York University, USA (D.A. Program), and Cyprus University of Technology (PhD). He...

Near Avenida Dom Afonso Henriques 250, Guimarães, Portugal

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