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The exhibition of the winning works and the awarding of prizes to the winners of the 23rd Portimão Photographic Race, held this year in person and online, is scheduled for December 9th, starting at 5pm, at the Portimão Museum. This initiative, integrated into the City Day celebrations, saw the registration of 157 photography lovers in the two modalities, not only from the Algarve, but from various parts of the country and ten nationalities, giving a strong international dimension to the event. During the face-to-face test, which took place in the Municipality of Portimão on May 20th, participants had the opportunity to creatively record three photographs on each of the eight themes proposed and delivered throughout the day, about cultural and natural heritage, experiences , people, social work and leisure environments. In addition to the in-person format, encouraging participants to travel and discover the territory of the municipality of Portimão, this year the organization also intended to continue online participation. In this case, those registered in the digital distance modality were able to send their 12 photos from any location, in a special edition on the theme “Freedom”, based on the following four subthemes: 1st – Signs of freedom; 2nd – […]

Before any interpretation, in the work of “Cruzes + Vargas” one first feels intuition, the play of imagination and the pleasure of experimentation, the creative energy that arises from dialogue, polyphony and the path they take between ideas. In his practice one feels the work, the succession of constructive layers, the pleasure of the unfinished and chance, but also unfinished structures, which reveal themselves, as if assuming themselves to be indomitable, escaping engineering by joining art, serving for enjoyment and provoking interpretations about the artists, their journey and the unfolding of the proposition “the whole is greater than the simple sum of its parts”. In this exhibition, there will be a special participation by Joel Arantes, a sculptor from Lacobrigense who has lived in Norway for 10 years. Joel Arantes’ work builds on the structure of memory, materializing in modular and constructive elements using materials from civil construction work. + VACANCY PROJECT “KINETICS” – Educational Service Workshop Saturdays | 10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm Free entry | Registration ccl.educativo@cm-lagos.pt Visiting the exhibition/installation inspires participants to think about movement in relation to the objects that make up the space. In the workshop, the projection of the body in interaction with the objects it […]