The sixth annual Walk&Talk Azores arts festival opens on July 15th in Ponta Delgada, the capital city in São Miguel island. Site specific and arts residency based, Walk&Talk festival will promote and show projects created by more than 70 visual and performance artists, architects, designers, musicians, other creators and experts that are already involved in the 2016 edition.
The Festival will cover four main programming areas – the Public Art Circuit, thematic Arts Residencies, Knowledge and Simultaneous Programmes. The festival works as an experimental and unexampled laboratory that occupies public spaces to enrich it’s Public Art Circuit, an open air gallery that already gathers more than 80 artistic works such us murals, sculptures and installations.
The Arts Residencies are an ongoing and thematic programme that aims to stimulate continuous research, cultural and site-specific creation in Azores and within various disciplines and media, such us dance, theater, photography, crafts, music, video and special projects developed by visual and performance artists. Finally, the Knowledge and Simultaneous activities programmes offer daily talks, workshops, master classes, guided-tours, concerts and performances, that take place at Walk&Talk Gallery, the festival’s main venue, as well on cultural institutions and other venues located all over Ponta Delgada city.
Anda&Fala is a cultural non-profit association that advocates Azores as a creative meeting point and a privilege context for research, development and presentation of contemporary art projects by creators from all around the world.
For more information and the full activities plan, please click here.