08.08.2012 - 23.08.2012
Exhibition: Mozambique my country. Art, Culture and Traditions from North of Mozambique.
National Ethnographic Museum, Nampula, Mozambique
A culture and art exhibition organized as part of the VII National Festival of Mozambican Culture which is held this year in Nampula and to celebrate the inauguration anniversary of the National Museum of Ethnography.
The exhibition, intended for a large public, consists of:
- panels illustrating the main cultural attractions of the northern provinces of Mozambique,
- Makonde and Macuas art works created for the occasion by the artists of the Nairucu Arts Centre,
- dances and poems dedicated to Mozambique.
Conferences open to public will illustrate the importance of art and cultural diversity for country growth and development.
Texts: P.G. Kulyumba, A. Valdimar, A. Tepulo, J. A. Cardoso, M. Streit-Bianchi.
Poems: O Campônes, R. Catoma, B. Bressan, M. Streit-Bianchi
Art work: Centre Nairucu-Arts.
Drawings and activities: Children of the free time Centre Nairucu-Arts, Rapale.
01.07.2012 - 07.07.2012
Course: Science & Art: so different, so similar!
Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
Creativity, technologies, innovative skills and new forms of collaboration in this presentation illustrates how art and science have often interacted. In the exhibition "The Origin, a trip between Science and Art ", both have been called upon by a Nairucu Arts project.
"From describing to reinventing reality - a never ending fascinating story" lecture by Marilena Streit-Bianchi, Nairucu-Arts.
25.06.2012 - 29.06.2012
Drawing of a People. The Makuas of Mozambique - Tradition and habit
CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
Justino António Cardoso with 44 ink drawings of black China takes us to the discovery of a people, the Makuas of Mozambique, a people of Bantu ethnicity and agricultural origin. The family, basic structure of their society, is formed not only by living beings, but also by the dead.
The illustrated beliefs, rituals and traditions that already belong partly to the past or are expected to disappear is complemented by short texts explanation.