REBOOT: ARTISTIC SUSTAINABILITY – BEYOND GREEN
On 17 September 2021, in the context of its internationalisation strategy, Joana Vasconcelos Foundation welcomes a program of events which aims to create and enhance creative dynamics of social responsibility on a global scale. REBOOT: Artistic Sustainability – Beyond Green includes a talk with Ai Weiwei and Joana Vasconcelos regarding the relationship between visual arts and political and social activism. The program also includes a series of debates focused on issues of sustainability, transformation and digital colonisation, financing and cultural management, and the new configurations of the visual arts ecosystem, as well as its impact on the daily lives of populations, with leading figures of the art world, aiming to support scholarship art students in international institutions.
JOANA VASCONCELOS OR ART'S REENCHANTMENT
French philosopher, sociologist and university professor, Gilles Lipovetsky is one of the world's leading references on thought concerning contemporary society’s post-modern transformations. A self-confessed admirer of the Portuguese visual artist, Lipovetsky wrote with Jean Serroy «Joana Vasconcelos or Art’s Re-enchantment», which has just been published by Almedina publishers. Available in Portuguese edition at the bookshops and online.
OPEN CALL | GRANT JOANA VASCONCELOS – UNIVERSITY OF ÉVORA 2018/2019
Grant Joana Vasconcelos is now open for the school year 2018/2019, for students of the 2nd or 3rd years of the 1st cycle of the Visual Arts - Multimedia or Design courses and/or students of the 1st year of the 2nd cycle of Art Practices in Visual Arts or Design, of the School of Arts of the University of Évora.
OPEN CALL | GRANT JOANA VASCONCELOS – UNIVERSITY OF ÉVORA 2017/2018
Grant Joana Vasconcelos 2015 is open for the school year 2017/2018, for students of the 2nd and 3rd years of the 1st cycle of the Visual Arts - Multimedia or Design courses and/or students of the 1st year of the 2nd cycle of Art Practices in Visual Arts or Design, of the School of Arts of the University of Évora
JOANA VASCONCELOS-EDUCATIONAL TOUR: FIRST STOP
JOANA VASCONCELOS-EDUCATIONAL TOUR has now its first passport stamp! The students of the Collége La Marquisane, from the city of Toulon, were the first ones to get down to work.
D. Fernando II Painting and Sculture Awards
The awards for the 12th edition of the D. Fernando II Painting and Sculpture Award, organised by Sintra City Hall, is taking place tomorrow, 3rd September, at 16h, at MU.SA – Museu das Artes de Sintra.
Fundação Joana Vasconcelos supports the campaign "Vamos pôr o Sequeira no lugar certo!"
Fundação Joana Vasoncelos contributed to the fundraising campaign to acquire the painting ‘Adoração dos Magos’ (Adoration of the Magi), 1828, by the Portuguese painter Domingos Sequeira, so it can be made available to the public through the MNAA-Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga.
Todos Contra ELA - Charity campaign in favour of the Portuguese Association for the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Fundação Joana Vasconcelos joins the charity campaign Todos Contra ELA, which aims to raise funds to support the Portuguese Association for the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
CHARITY AUCTION FOR THE LAST NUMBER OF SWATCH LOOKSEASY
Swatch is putting up for auction the last number of the limited edition of Swatch LOOKSEASY by Joana Vasconcelos to support a charitable cause, in partnership with Fundação Joana Vasconcelos.
ARTIST'S RECIPES ORIGNALS AUCTION RAISED 34.000 EUR
The originals of the book Artists’ Recipes– a collection of the favourite recipes of more than 80 renowned contemporary artists – have been bound into a one-off edition. The proceeds from its auction benefited the foundation VIVA CON AGUA, which campaigns for clear drinking water worldwide.
“Joana Vasconcelos at MGM MACAU – Orbis Fundraising Program” raised 21.000 EUR
On the occasion of the installation of Vasconcelos’s “Valkyrie Octopus at MGM MACAU, the pastry chefs of MGM created a Valkyrie-themed pastry, whose sales reverted to Orbis, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the prevention and treatment of blindness.
LET'S SAVE THE CONSERVATORY!
The National Conservatory Music School of Lisbon is facing severe issues with the drastic reduction of this year’s Budget and is calling for the contribution of parents, tutors and friends.
COINS RIO 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES
Joana Vasconcelos created a mini-edition of two commemorative coins for the Portuguese participation at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
TOPÁZIO - 140 ANOS DE PRATA AT THE ALTIS GRAND HOTEL
The exhibition Topázio - 140 Years of Silver is on display at the new Topázio store at the Altis Grand Hotel, in Lisbon.
FUNDAÇÃO JOANA VASCONCELOS AT THE 56TH VENICE BIENNALE
Fundação Joana Vasconcelos was at the 56th Venice Biennale for the prerelease of the Swatch designed by Joana Vasconcelos, to be released soon as a limited edition.
NÓS RECICLAMOS 2015
Fundação Joana Vasconcelos has once again teamed up with the Public Security Police - Lisbon Metropolitan Command for the competition Nós Reciclamos (We Recycle).
JOANA VASCONCELOS'S 'E'
The newspaper Expresso invited several Portuguese celebrities to devise their own 'E' for the launch campaign of its new magazine. Joana Vasconcelos accepted the invitation, together with the chef José Avillez, the writer José Luís Peixoto, the fado singer Carminho, the surfer Frederico Morais, among others.
PRINTS JOANA VASCONCELOS
Adamson Editions has produced archival pigment prints of images derived from Joana Vasconcelos's personal sketchbooks, which she has carefully archived over a period of two decades. These drawings are akin to diary entries, cataloguing ideas for her process, artwork, and events in her life.