“The economic” Restoration “of the Kingdom of the Algarve: the case of Faro at the end of the Old Regime” will be the subject of a lecture given by Andreia Fidalgo on January 16 at 6 pm at the António Ramos Rosa Municipal Library. In the seventies of the eighteenth century, the kingdom of the Algarve was the target of a plan of economic reforms initiated by the Marquis of Pombal, which marked the region in the last 50 years of the Old Regime. Andreia Fidalgo’s communication, integrated in the cycle “Investigate, Know, Appreciate …”, will focus on the city of Faro, “the main urban center of the region during this period”. Andreia Fidalgo, with a degree in Cultural Heritage (2009) and a master’s degree in Algarve History (2013), is a PhD student in the Inter-University PhD Program in History. Restoration Plan of the Kingdom of the Algarve: economic reformism between 1773 and 1820 ». Since February 2014, she has been teaching as a guest assistant at the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences of the University of Algarve, where she has been a regular collaborator since the academic year 2009/2010, teaching the courses of History of Modern Culture and […]
O2 is a performance that, through the languages of Physical Theater and Animated Forms, invites the viewer to reflect on how a society could survive, where technology fades human relationships and where access to oxygen becomes a luxury. Result of an intercultural Public Art project, which was born in the city of Macau, where registers of alarming levels of polluting particles are beginning to recur. An idyllic scenario, but for inappropriate reasons, for the creation of a work that arises with the intention of sensitizing others to an ever greater need to find sustainable practices as a way to overcome the adverse environmental changes that have become, today up to date, transversal to all. In contemporary times, Art presents the opportunity to inhabit artistic worlds, where creative and critical interrelationships stimulate our senses, breaking concepts, hybridizing concepts, articulating and crossing artifacts and processes, thus opening up new possibilities.