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Featured: Two Degrees Conference/Workshops at Teatro Maria Matos May 6th and 7th (Lisbo, Portugal)

Featured: Two Degrees Conference/Workshops at Teatro Maria Matos May 6th and 7th (Lisbo, Portugal)

Two degrees
Conference/Workshops
Teatro Maria Matos
Lisbo, Portugal
May 6th and 7th

On May 6th and 7th, Teatro Maria Matos (Lisbon) and Transforma (Torres Vedras) organize an international conference on Art, Climate Change and Sustainable Development. On day 1, invited speakers from Belgium, UK, Brazil and Denmark investigate the options for the necessary transition to a sustainable society and question the potential role of the arts in this context. On day 2, participants will be able to learn about concrete measures, tools and working methods to reduce the ecological footprint of their venues, tours and events, and communicate the concept of sustainability to their co-workers and publics.

Participants:
Peter Tom Jones
, Research Manager Industrial Ecology, University of Leuven, Belgium
André Soares, Sustainability Director of Boom Festival, Portugal and Ecocentro IPEC, Brasil
Judith Knight, Director Artsadmin, UK
Johan Penson, Technical director Rosas and President of Bastt, Belgium
Adam von Haffner Paulsen, News Director INDEX Awards, Denmark
Helen Heathfield, Director of Energy and Environment, Julie’s Bicycle, UK
Julie Bromilow, Education Officer Centre for Alternative Technology, Wales, UK

Curator: Mark Deputter
Organization: Teatro Municipal Maria Matos, Lisbon
Collaboration: Transforma, Torres Vedras
Partner: British Council
Support: Imagine 2020 Art and Climate Change Network, Culture Program of the European Union, Embassy of Denmark in Lisbon, Ministry of Culture of the Flemish Community

Download the full program here–>

 

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Caden Manson is Editor In Chief and Curator of Contemporary Performance Network and co-founder and artistic director of Big Art Group, a New York City performance company founded in 1999.

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