26 April 2018 to 29 April 2018
26 April 2018 to 29 April 2018

Artistic creation outside the urban areas


If you still think that great art only happens in cities, you have  probably never delved into the inspiring narratives and practices born in rural areas. “Don’t try to bring culture to the countryside: there is already a culture, and a deeply rooted one,” - we concluded at the IETM Brussels session, and with this idea in mind, we will take a  closer look into the specificity and aspirations of artistic life in small settlements.

Simultaneous translation from English to Portuguese

The ground floor of this venue, where Claustro is located, is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Mosteiro de São Bento da Vitória - Claustro
Rua de São Bento da Vitória 45
27 April, 2018 - 14:00 to 15:45

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image of Elena Polivtseva

Read this IETM Brussels report highlighting some experiences, practices and methods of undertaking art projects in rural areas

Posted 2 years 8 months ago
image of Karine DÉcorne

Hi, I'll be one of the speakers in this session and really looking forward to it. This is one example of projects we have been doing in a rural areas, the commission of of new production by Filipa Francisco and Antonio Pedro, bringing together local folk dancer, musicians and contemporary ones to create a new 'language', looking at heritage, traditions, the creation of a new identity

Posted 2 years 7 months ago