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Seminars and workshops

Creative Landscapes. The Art and the Reinvention of Places

Creative landscapes

June 16th and 17th

How does artistic creation may contribute to remake emotional and affective links with the territory? Can art reinvest obsolete dynamics? Could it encourage dialogue between different actors, stimulate self-esteem for the place, or reactivate community action in favour of the landscape? How can creative or artistic practices help to transmit values in the landscape, raise awareness, transformation and, ultimately, bring it closer to the population?

We are facing global and local challenges that force us to rethink the territories where we live. A great diversity of landscapes, both urban and rural, need new ways of approaching them, demanding a change of perspective and a reworking of their stories. In this context, different artistic practices emerge transforming the territory and reinterpreting the landscape. These are a wide range of initiatives that, linked to specific spaces, challenge our relationship with the territory and generate new places, often far away from official and hegemonic narratives.

The Seminar, organized by the Landscape Observatory of Catalonia and Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona, will explore the potential of creativity to generate dynamics of transformation and revitalization of landscapes. It will also explore issues of territorial planning, heritage activation and local development.

Organized by: Landscape Observatory of Catalonia and Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona

Academic coordination: Rosa Cerarols, Antoni Luna y Pere Sala

With the collaboration of: State Research Agency and the European Regional Development Fund

Twitter: #paisatgescreatius

Program: Open the website of Creative landscapes

Videos of the speeches:

  • Debate
    Moderated by: Rosa Cerarols
    Language: Catalan and Spanish

  • Debate
    Moderated by: Joan Nogué
    Language: Spanish

  • Debate
    Moderated by: Toni Gironès
    Language: Catalan


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