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Encontro MEXE Associação Cultural

The Encontro MEXE Associação Cultural is a non-profit association that organises a meeting point in the context of the Portuguese national and international cultural panorama. Their programme creates as a space for the appreciation and dissemination of artistic projects that cross different languages and communities based on the dialogue between creation, public space, and civic…

MEXE

Since its inception, mexe has been organized in a participatory way, having developed, among other devices, forum spaces open to all who want to think and do together. In this context, and as usual, a collective discussion took place from which emerged the triggering theme for the next edition of mexe – “the risk”.The last…

TRIP TO PORTO

Last month Jasmina, Anamaria and Eugene had the pleasure of travelling to Porto to meet and exchange with friends and collaborators MEXE Associação Cultural, Festival FAACCC and Edith Scher and Matemurga de Villa Crespo, and to share knowledge and ideas and discuss future plans.   Another reason for our visit was to experience the mesmerising performance of Matemurga de Villa Crespo, programmed by MEXE Associação Cultural, which successfully…

Dançando com a Diferença

Dançando com a Diferença emerged as a pilot project in 2001 in the Autonomous Region of Madeira. It was intended to implement Inclusive Dance activities, which did not exist in Madeira at that time and years later it was established as a professional company that currently has several objectives, including the possibility of bringing together…

Marco Ferreira

Marco Ferreira (1975) is one of Portugal’s most promising theatre makers and actors with a genuine interest in collaborating with theatrically inexperienced community performers. He received his initial training at the Evora Acting School before embarking on projects with Portuguese and foreign directors, including Eugenio Barba’s Odin Teatret. Starting in 2000 he began to collaborate…

A’pele

A’Pele [Portuguese for ‘skin’] is one of Portugal’s leading community theatre companies. It was founded in 2007 with the intention of questioning the theatre as a privileged space. A’Pele uses this art form to generate dialogue and collective creations that involve the city’s popular and marginalised communities. A’Pele is home to Porto’s Theatre of the…