WITH FEET IN THE CLOUDS, by António Alonso Patent from April 2 to May 21 (Tuesday to Saturday | 10:00-18:00) Location: Centro Cultural de Lagos – Exhibition halls 2 and 3 Free entry António Alonso was born in Angola in 1960. He lives and works in Barão de São João, in the municipality of Lagos. As a plastic artist, he works with recyclable materials in experimentation. The artist’s works that will be present in this exhibition assume a force made up of explosive colors in shapes and rhythms aesthetically resolved by the experiences of spaces that influence his artistic decision. In the period of confinement, silence remained stable and pandemic isolation created so many doubts and so many certainties that inevitably influenced his creative process. In a frenetic and permanent production, Alonso reported the whole to his micro space in a short space challenge, to design an exhibition for the Centro Cultural de Lagos. He travels with an almost obsessive idea of finding objects and that is how his curricular universe results.
NOTES ON EMPATHY AND ALTERITY – COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY ART Patent from April 2 to May 21 (Tuesday to Saturday | 10:00-18:00) Location: Lagos Cultural Center – Exhibition Hall 1 Free entry The pandemic context reinforced the need to consider the place of empathy, integrity and trust. This urgency, arising from individualism, disregard and dehumanization, is added to the confusion about what the word freedom means and to the growing difficulty in distinguishing between fact and opinion, between criticism and attack, or even between empathy and compassion. The identification of one subject with the other, feeling, desiring or learning like him, seeking to understand him through speculation or sensation and the most extraordinary and complex emotional competences. Because empathy is not compassion, sympathy or simply pity. It’s not exactly about being able to walk in someone else’s shoes, because this walk is not exempt from the prejudices and stereotypes we carry. Empathy can be seen as the understanding of the social self from a combination of outside-in and outside-out looks, without comparisons or projections resulting from personal experience. The exhibition aims to affirm an active path, where the interdisciplinarity and plurality of the selected works help to design a […]
The Castle Tower of Silves hosts, between April 12 and July 10, the photography exhibition “Time Lapses – In the Algarve, a Parar o Tempo”, by João António Fazenda. The exhibition portrays images of an Algarve, fleeting and changeable, real or dreamed but always beautiful, captured by the photographer, with his eyes, with his underlying imaginary, also marked by the passing of time. According to the author, an Algarve photographer, “to photograph is to make a cut in time; it is, in a way, to stop it, the instant the camera’s shutter is released. The resulting images are pieces of time that are retained in them.” The exhibition takes place as part of the commemorations of the International Day for Monuments and Sites. Enjoy the heritage and discover the magnificent images of João António Fazenda.
Exhibition “Roots”, by Margarida Tengarrinha Roots” is the title chosen by Margarida Tengarrinha for her new exhibition, composed of a set of Chinese ink drawings. For Margarida Tengarrinha, these are communicative, supportive ROOTS, defenders of the weakest and weakest, an important lesson of strong symbolism for all of us! The exhibition will be open until the 26th of June and was part of the commemorations of the 25th of April in Portimão.
On May 13th and 14th, there are stories and toys in your pocket at the Portimão Municipal Library! To mark International Family Day, which is celebrated on 📍 May 15, the Manuel Teixeira Gomes Municipal Library will promote the initiative “I bring a toy in my pocket”, by Bru Junça and Patrícia Azevedo Godinho. For the 📍13th of May, the workshop “I bring a story in my pocket” is scheduled, which will take place from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm, aimed at educators, teachers and librarians. The next day, from 10:00 to 12:00, it will be the turn of the workshop “I bring a Toy in the Pocket”, between 10:00 and 12:00 and aimed at families (children between 5 and 10 years old accompanied by an adult). Participants are invited to bring a toy and share their memories, experiences and stories, while building a collection of postcards through the composition of the shadows of these toys. Both activities are free, for a maximum of 20 participants, and registration must be made by phone number 📞282 480 476 or via email Biblioteca.firstname.lastname@example.org
From the 13th to the 15th of May, Teia d’Impulsos brings together the municipalities of Lagoa, Monchique, Portimão and Silves in the Auditorium of the Museum of Portimão for the 4th edition of the Jornadas do Arade, with the purpose of reflecting on the present and projecting the future. of Terras do Arade, exploiting its resources in a sustainable way, or was it not a sub-region with its own geographical, economic, social, cultural and ecological identity. The program is divided into several moments of sharing knowledge and experiences, between presentation of free communications and competition of ideas, conferences, round tables, gatherings and even on the last day, a tour to discover this heritage. . Check the program and secure your spot now at https://bit.ly/3xzROxS Registrations open until May 11th, subject to seat availability!
This exhibition explores the affinities between gastronomy and art, having as protagonists the best Portuguese chefs and plastic artists, who focus on their culinary and artistic works a dialogue inspired by the canning industry. From “Eat & Art”, which is part of the CAN THE CAN project, a book and a set of 18 works of art were born, with the theme of the canning industry and 18 dishes, using a Portuguese canned food product. The initiative explores the creative component of two apparently distant activities, but united by common elements throughout history, evoking and celebrating this connection between the taste of preserves and art, meeting again, in this exhibition at the Portimão Museum, in the space where used an old cannery.
An exhibition on maritime themes, it evokes the figure of King D. Carlos and his strong relationship with the sea, giving special emphasis to the photographic work, carried out during trips along the Algarve coast, aboard the yacht “D. Amelia”, at the end of the 19th century. 19th and beginning of the 19th century. XX. From this oceanographic passion, and in addition to the images captured in the Algarve, it is possible to observe, among other pieces, one of his cameras and respective tripod, an on-board chair and the so-called “Botica”, a portable pharmacy used in his travels. sea, as well as one of the buoys belonging to the royal vessel. This exhibition is a pioneering initiative of the Portimão Museum, in close collaboration with the Casa de Bragança Foundation, the Maritime Museum and the Pharmacy Museum, which will reveal images from another time, of the people and landscapes of the coast and the Algarve sea. .
Bruno Batista returns to the Municipal Library of Silves, on the 13th and 14th of May, with two short story sessions and lots of entertainment. On May 13, the session with the theme “Amiguinhos da Floresta”, will start at 10:30 am and is aimed at children between 6 and 12 years old. The following day, at 3:30 pm, the storyteller will promote a reading session for the general public. More information about the initiative can be obtained from the Library by calling 282 440 899 or by emailing Biblioteca@cm-silves.pt.