The New Art Fest ’17 from A to Z


The New Art Fest ’17


Opening: November 10 – 7pm
On public view: 11-30 November 2017

Admission: free
Tuesday to Sunday: 11am – 5am
Closed on Mondays
Last entry: 30 min before closing


MUHNAC – Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência

Art exhibition
Second City: mapping the electronic fabric of Lisbon
Maker art: collaborative techno-art platforms show what and how they do it

MILL – Makers In Little Lisbon

Talks, seminars, and performances

Tourism 3.0. From Venice Syndrome to digital tourism; from gentrification and excessive tourism to locative media and a new mobile and distributive culture.

November 11, 4pm – 5pm
Helena Barranha, Nuno Correia, Pedro Andrade

Brain Gain. Cognitive influxes, knowledge networks and a new creativity in the city of Lisbon

November 11, 6pm – 7pm
Jared Hawkey, Margarida Sardinha, Tiago Rorke, Neil McConnon, Pedro Gadanho, Rajele Jain

Musical performance

November 23, 10pm
Ricardo Jacinto

When Arts Gets Real – on media-based art in public space and non-space

November 30, 6pm
Rasmus Vestergaard
Introduction and moderation by Helena Barranha and Emília Tavares

What happens when the boundaries between art institution and reality are erased, and subsequently when the finite nature of the exhibition is replaced by an art-based process looking for new conditions and new ways of generating meaning? On the basis of this logic, might it be possible to create new artistic and curatorial models, that manifests art as an active force in society?
DIAS – Digital Interactive Art Space takes public, urban space or reality as its basis. Exhibitions, initiatives, and projects are presented 24/7 all year at Vallensbæk Station. The gallery has been abolished and art has moved into the realm of everyday life.

Bring your kids!

Schools will collaborate with Maria Lopes to produce and play with her installation The Consciousness Field.

II. Bit Street

TOMI: 5″, 10″, 15″ 20″ videos on 48 media outdoors (streets and Metro stations)

On public view: November 10 – 30

Psychogeographic Lisbon: walk-in Bairro Alto with an algorithm in your pocket

November 25, 11:00-16:00
plan and registration: go to Eventbrite

Oficinas do Convento—one-day excursion to Montemor-o-Novo, to meet an important collaborative art platform

November 18, 11:00 – 18:00

III. Blog channel

The Curator’s Blog: a live scrapbook by António Cerveira Pinto on The New Art Fest ’17.

IV. Web Summit — a special partnership between The New Art Fest and Web Summit.

MARIA LOPES – “Culture and art in a digital age”.

November 9, 11:45 | FutureSocieties.

LEONEL MOURA – BeBot, a swarm of robot-painters demonstrate the power of future “autonomous art”.

November 6-9, 09:00-18:00


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