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This Friday 27th January the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation will be hosting a Culture and Participation Conference in Lisbon Portugal.

Joining the programme Patricia Finnegan, Annis Joslin and Kate Adams (joining remotely) from Project Art Works discuss mental health and neurodiversity.

Images left to right: Patricia Finnegan, Annis Joslin and Kate Adams 

You can watch the conference live here

The programme is as follows:

10:30 / Welcome

Martin Essayan – Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Ignasi Miró – “la Caixa” Foundation

11:00 – 12:30 / Mental health and neurodiversity – for a more plural art

Catarina Gomes – Manicómio, PT
Cláudia R. Sampaio – Manicómio, PT
Patricia Finnegan – Project Art Works, UK
Annis Joslin – Project Art Works, UK
Kate Adams – Project Art Works, UK

Moderator: Susana C. Gaspar – theatre artist and researcher

14:30 – 14:50 / The right to participate in cultural life. How and for whom?

Nicolás Barbieri – Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, ES

14:50 – 16:10 / Experiences with regard to participation in artistic projects

Carmen Vilches – Companhia Danza Vinculados, ES
Graeme Pulleyn – Cem Palcos, PT
Nicolás Barbieri – Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, ES

Moderator: Paula Cardoso – founder of Afrolink


16:30 – 17:30 / Art, reinvention and future
Presentation of the book on the 3rd edition of the PARTIS initiative

Hugo Cruz – coordinator of the book
Daniela Leal – Orquestra de Afectos project
Mickaella Dantas – dancer, consultant

Moderator: Luís de Melo Jerónimo – Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

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