São Paulo -

Casa de Francisca

4 months ago

Musical space with a ten-year-long activity behind, Casa de Francisca has always been animated by a curatorship aimed to artistic commitment and musical diversity. In 2017, the institution changed its previous seat for a new prestigious one, namely Palacete Teresa, in this way enriching its program of musical performances.

The building of Palacete Teresa is deeply rooted in the musical landscape of São Paulo: it housed the first instrument store of the city Casa Bevilacqua, the music house Irmãos Vitale and the seat of the radio Record, and came to be known as “The Musical Corner of São Paulo.”

 

 

 

 

Alessandra Bellomo

  • Casa de Francisca Casa de Francisca
  • Casa de Francisca Casa de Francisca
São Paulo -

Teatro de Contêiner Mungunzá

4 months ago

Teatro de Contêiner Mungunzá arises from the need of the theatre company The Cia. Mungunzá de Teatro to find a place to host their activities. Through a partnership with the municipality, an empty urban space, with a huge socio-cultural potential that was kept locked without a plausible purpose, has been recuperated to implement artistic and educational activities.
The area has been furnished with eleven containers, that now host the operations of a wide range of artistic performances (shows, presentations, spectacles, open-air cinema, etc), educative and sportive.
The aim of the company, active since 2008 and composed by a mix of artists using different languages, is to gather people, exercising a process of democratization and revitalization of a public space.

Alessandra Bellomo

  • Teatro de Contêiner Mungunzá Teatro de Contêiner Mungunzá
  • Teatro de Contêiner Mungunzá Teatro de Contêiner Mungunzá
São Paulo -

Sesc Avenida Paulista

4 months ago

Sesc Avenida Paulista was the last building to inaugurate in the network of Sesc cultural centres.

It hosts a wide range of activities such as art exhibitions, music concerts, spectacles and plays, along with courses and debates related with social issues. Animated by the belief of education as a strong tool to trigger processes of change, the centre tries to offer a wide program of significant experiences for groups of all ages and with all kind of necessities.

The multiple-floor building hosts gyms and sport-dedicated areas and other spaces for leisure and gathering.

Alessandra Bellomo

  • Sesc Avenida Paulista Sesc Avenida Paulista
  • Sesc Avenida Paulista Sesc Avenida Paulista
São Paulo -

Sesc Bom Retiro

4 months ago

Sesc Bom Retiro is part of the Sesc network of cultural centres, which mean to act significally in the field of culture and its manifestations, to reach all the audiences.

Situated in the central district of Bom Retiro, its spaces are opened for art exhibitions, concerts and theatrical plays but also for sport and leisure activities.
As a result, it carries on an action of informal and lasting education with the aim to stimulate the visitors to enter in contact with different expressions and ways of thinking and acting.

Alessandra Bellomo

  • Sesc Bom Retiro Sesc Bom Retiro
  • Sesc Bom Retiro Sesc Bom Retiro
São Paulo -

Sesc Pinheiros

4 months ago

Sesc Pinheiros opened its doors in the namesake neighborhood of São Paulo back in 2004, as one of the centres founded by Sesc – Serviço Social do Comércio, to improve the quality of life of the employees of tourism and trade sector.

As for the other centres, it offers a list of significative activities to engage the citizens through courses, spectacles and exhibitions. Sesc Pinheiros acts in the fields of culture, sports, health and nutrition, child and youth development,  elderly, social tourism and more, trying to make culture and services accessible to the widest audience possible.

The centre hosts a theatre and reading spaces, dedicated areas for arts and exhibitions as well as different spaces for physical training.

Alessandra Bellomo

  • Sesc Pinheiros Sesc Pinheiros
  • Sesc Pinheiros Sesc Pinheiros
São Paulo -

Caixa Cultural

4 months ago

Opened in 1989, the Caixa Cultural of São Paulo is based in an historical building in Praça da Sè, easy reachable to the public.
This is one of the centres opened by the institution Caixa Cultural in seven Brazilian capitals, with the goal to invest in and disseminate culture in the main cities of the nation.

This company is born with the objective to valorize the peculiarities of Brazilian culture, in constant dialogue with the traditions and values of all the regions of the country. Therefore, the Caixa Cultural supports the realization of events set in its centres, all free or  low-priced, to allow the participation of the citizens.

Its program is characterized by a great variety of manifestations, related with national art and culture, involving artists of other nationalities too, to encourage exchanges.
It also seeks to promote the inclusion of people of all ages and necessities through specific projects.

The building of the Caixa Cultural de São Paulo contains several art galleries,  a space for dance, theatre, literature and other kind of shows, a museum, an auditorium and spaces with free Internet access.

Alessandra Bellomo

  • Caixa Cultural Caixa Cultural
  • Caixa Cultural Caixa Cultural
Palermo -

ZAC – Zisa Zona Arti Contemporanee

6 months ago

ZAC ai Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa is a large industrial archaeology area located in Palermo, Sicily. Its programming contemporary art season, promoted by the Department of Culture of the City of Palermo, soon brought to national and international attention the ZAC area as «a place of reference for contemporary art in the south of Europe and in the heart of the Mediterranean», in the words of the City Councillor for Culture Andrea Cusumano, «an exhibition centre that increasingly is strenghtening its powerful character thanks to the action generated by great Masters of contemporary art».

Carla Ingrasciotta

  • ZAC - Zisa Zona Arti Contemporanee ZAC - Zisa Zona Arti Contemporanee
  • ZAC - Zisa Zona Arti Contemporanee ZAC - Zisa Zona Arti Contemporanee
Madrid -

Alcalá 31

10 months ago

Alcalá 31 is an exhibition space that promotes contemporary creativity and experimentation through a rich exhibitions program with free access.

Solo and collective exhibitions – focused on medium-career artists – are hosted in this space located in an emblematic building by Antonio Palacios.
After the extensive remodeling carried out by the architects José Luis Iñiguez de Onzoño and Ignacio de las Casas, the building was inaugurated in 2002 to house offices of the Council of the Arts and the exhibition hall.

Carla Ingrasciotta

  • Sala Alcalá 31 Sala Alcalá 31
  • Sala Alcalá 31 Sala Alcalá 31
Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi -

Tech Arc

2 years ago

Tech Arc is a community space, where creatives can work from and also use their machinery – they have a 3D printer, laser cutter etc, and the idea is that it allows creatives to do this work themselves instead of having to use third party suppliers.

Giulio Gaddoni

  • Tech Arc Tech Arc
  • Tech Arc Tech Arc
Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi -

The Tharawat Space

2 years ago

The Tharawat Space is the first co-working, co-creation, and event space focusing on family business and multi-generational entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Giulio Gaddoni

  • Tharawat Space Tharawat Space
  • Tharawat Space Tharawat Space