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M-ITI is partner in a project about Contemporary Art in Public Spaces

17th April 2017

M-ITI contributes to the democratization of the knowledge of Contemporary Art by supporting the “+ PROJECTION AC – Projection of Contemporary Art in Public Space” project, that will be publicly presented today, April 17, at 15:00, in Casa da Luz Museum, located in Funchal, Madeira. 

The Project results of the Digital Art Media PhD research from our guest researcher, Hernando Urrutia, artist and researcher at CIAC - Centre for Research in Art and Communication, and Universidade Aberta/Universidade do Algarve.

In the context of the individual studies in the field of Visual Education, the project promotes and disseminates different approaches to contemporary thought. This leads the public to education and development since the different spaces of socialization for man in the city is a factor of democratic access to knowledge. As such, the goal of the project is to show the projecting in the architectural structure of the most important central areas of cities, teaching of contemporary art through culture "mass" of visual culture, allowing individuals to have a new approach and understanding of different lines of thought. The researchers involved believe it will increase different prospects, and allow the enjoyment of different paradigms that propose to bring people to contemporary art, expand a new way of thinking and individual reflection on the different concepts, moments and bases that our society has regarding the metropolis itself. The project includes a multimedia projection wall, aiming not only to the diffusion of culture, but the actual formation of the masses in public spaces of the city.

This project is also supported by EEM (Empresa de Eletricidade da Madeira, SA / Museum Casa da Luz, DRC (Direção Regional de Cultura) of the Autonomous Region of Madeira and OLHO.TE Associação Artística de Solidariedade Social. It will be implemented and exhibited from April 18 to 28, from 21:00-22:00, in the Casa da Luz Museum of EEM.


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