Terra cinza – a conscientious position is part of the cycle Floresta – Ecossistema Sustentável (The forest – a sustainable eco-system) organized by the Álvaro de Campos Municipal Library in partnership with Tavira em Transição, Movimento de Eco-Cidadania Ativa (Tavira in transition, an active eco-citizenship movement), This cycle includes the photography exhibition Terra cinza – a conscientious choice by photographer Miguel Proença, and a group of conferences and debates concerning the forest.
Opens on 21st March, at the Biblioteca Álvaro de Campos in Tavira.
Invitation design: Patrícia Proença
Paula Ferreira (Biblioteca Municipal Álvaro de Campos, Tavira),
Maurízio Russo (Land Art), António Costa (Viragem Lab – impressão das provas).
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A selection of recent and past (70s) author photo work by Miguel Proença, including Way home, Terra Cinza, Arcades, Alqueva – changing scape, Sinigaglia Fair, Sunday Afternoon, and others.
News blog about ongoing activities (work, exhibitions, workshops, conferences and others, periodically updated). Recent environmental work (soil, land, plant, farm, -scape, portrait, documentary) coming.
A selection of publications, more info on the about page.
Miguel Proença contact and about page, biographical note and other info.
portuguese version of this entry/versão portuguesa desta entrada.
Collaborative landscape page – paisagem estranha entranha
Sunday afternoon was a time of escape, from routine, from uniform, a time of search for leisure, conviviality, experimentation. The window of opportunity was precisely timed, from 2 -6 pm GMT. Part of the work week was used deciding what to do on Sunday afternoons and the logistics involved. We would find unusual places, walk the countryside and relax, enjoy that free time as best as we could. Here are some initial shots from Sunday afternoons. Sunday was a time deepening friendships and accomplice(ment). The colours are in Sunday noon colours ..
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Existential photography · rememoration
Looking back at photos can have two sides, on one a rememoration of who was present / what was being done, and the possibility of re-rememorating in an effort to make sense, to build some sort of existential wholeness of ones life experience history, and this latter side, or path, seems so much more constructive and productive. The photograph tells you you where there, in or out of the scene – so at least some sort of complicity exists with what went on.
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