XII edition of Mário Cesariny – Meetings to honor the artist

The XII edition of Mário Cesariny – Encontros will take place in Vila Nova de Famalicão, from November 22 to 24, “to honour one of the main names of national Surrealism”, announced today the Cupertino de Miranda Foundation.

The Cupertino de Miranda Foundation, which holds the documentary and artistic legacy of Mario Cesariny (1923 – 2006), explains that the meetings are held annually on the occasion of the anniversary of the death of the artist.

The entrance is free and “the diversified offer”, counting on workshops of plastic expression for the school communities and families, declamation of poetry in the street by Locomovente of the Poesia Workshop, Circus show ‘Do me the favour…’, produced by the National Institute of Circus Arts and with the launch of three publications.

The meetings end with the show ‘Poemanifesto 2.0.18 – We wanted from you a country of kindness’, produced by Cabe Cabe – Cultural Association.

In the museum of the Cupertino de Miranda it is still possible to visit the exhibition ‘Collect the Restlessness’, of the surrealist nucleus of the collection of Miguel Mesquita.

This exhibition is based on a nucleus of more than 300 documents collected over more than ten years by the collector Miguel Mesquita, which the Foundation has acquired, many with personalized bookbinding, and which make up a total of 46 titles, dating from 1917 to the 70s, illustrating “the richness of the International Surrealist Movement.”

Countries such as France, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, United States of America, Italy, Spain, Mexico, Czech Republic, England, Switzerland and Portugal are represented in this nucleus, enabling a “single view” of what was done in each country at that time.

‘Collecting the Restlessness’ will be open to the public until February 23, 2019.

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