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LATA 65 was invited by Mutualista Covilhanense to hold a workshop with their residents and users of the day center.
The aim was to give some color to the recently restored courtyard and leave own mark on the place.
In this action, we benefited from the presence of the Associated Press (Helena Alves and Armando Franca) that led the LATA 65 again to the world.
Here you can see the great video made during the 2 days workshop.
and it’s with great pride that we announce that from this moment the WOOL is partner of the Google Art Project and all platforms that are being launch today !!
With us we take also 147 projects, 8 national and international cities, 40 portuguese artists and 16 international artists !!
You can check it all here: https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/collection/wool-festival?hl=pt&projectId=art-project
Our thanks to all who believe in this project, which today stands out as the big platform for the promotion and enhancement of the Portuguese Urban Art! <3
We leave here now the pictures of the exhibition, and a huge thank you to LAC, by the great partnership.
The next stop of the WOOL ON RESIDENCE exhibition will be at Maus Hábitos, Porto, and will inaugurate at 28th of march.
Soon we’ll give all the informations about it!
photos by Pedro Seixo Rodrigues.
WOOL was invited to presents itself at the XIX Youth Colloquium of Art, organized this year by the Campos Melo Secondary School (Covilhã). The event will be held in the next 12th of February, at 10am, at UBI – Universidade da Beira Interior (Auditorium of the Solemn Sessions).
(versão em português abaixo)
PT | Na próxima quinta-feira, dia 12 de Fevereiro, pelas 10h, o WOOL irá marcar presença no XIX Colóquio Juvenil de Arte, que este ano é organizado pela Escola Secundária Campos Melo (Covilhã). O evento irá decorrer no Auditório das Sessões Solenes da UBI – Universidade da Beira Interior.
Between the 28th of January and 1st of February, Portugal presented itself at FITUR 2015 (International tourism fair of Madrid) and featured the ‘themes’ why all world should visit Portugal. Among cork, wine and music festivals, they highlighted for the first time the portuguese urban art.
WOOL saw featured one of the pieces from WOOL ON RESIDENCE, the one by Bordalo II, elected one of the most beautiful from 2014.
We were invited also to take one artist to work in loco in the stand of Portugal (which was awarded Best International Stand by the way!) and under the theme of ‘celebration’. We took with us Add Fuel, chosen because of his distinctive style, full of tradition and ‘portugality’.
A big thank you to Turismo de Portugal ( Visit Portugal ), Teresa, Adelaide, Fernando, Gilberto, Maria Vale, Rodrigo, Maria and all the rest of the team, for the good times and the wonderful experience!!
While we are at Madrid (re)presenting Portugal at FITUR, we take the opportunity to announce that on the next 6th of February will inaugurate the Exhibition of WOOL ON RESIDENCE at LAR Gallery, a partnership with LAC – laboratory of creative activities. There you can see all the pieces that our 5 artists, Add Fuel, Bordalo II, Mr.Dheo, ±MaisMenos± and Tamara Alves, produced while in Covilhã, photos of the murals they did in the historical center of the city, among other walls, some made in 2011 for the 1st edition of WOOL and others made between editions, in other parts of the country and abroad!
Not to miss, between the 6th of February and 6th of March!!