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Ci.CLO Bienal launches 1st Green Guide in Europe to mark World Environment Day

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With regard to the World Environment Day, held on June 5, Ci.CLO – 1st Porto Photography Biennial – devotes part of the wide range of activities to the celebration of the event.

On June 8, at 3:00 p.m. on the launch of the first green guide in Europe “CREATIVE RESPONSES TO SUSTAINABILITY – PORTUGAL GREEN GUIDE 2019”, in the auditorium of the Almeida Garrett Library, researchers, artists, and curators will reflect and discuss issues related to the themes of the Biennial. The event is open to the public without prior registration.

Among the guests was Gil Penha-Lopes, an activist and researcher at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon and the guest speaker Tim Clark, editor and curator of London’s photography magazine 1000 Words Magazine.

The curatorial proposal of Ci.CLO Bienal’19, “Adaptation and Transition,” considers the role of artistic practice as a means of reflection and awareness for the development of sustainability strategies.

The symposium will be attended by Virgílio Ferreira, artistic director of the Ci.CLO Biennial and coordinator of the publication; Valentina Riccardi, representative of the Asia Europe Foundation and coordinator of the Green Guide; guest speaker Tim Clark, editor and curator of London’s photo magazine 1000 Words Magazine, and project investigators Green Guide: Gil Penha-Lopes, activist and researcher at the Faculty of Science at the University of Lisbon; Nancy Duxbury, researcher at the Center for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra; Ana Carvalho, manager of the Ci.CLO Bienal project; Jayne Dyer, artist, and researcher.

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