Ox Warehouse is hosting Portuguese art organization DEMO this October. They will introduce a brand new way to re-interpret Urban Art, and we can all be part of it! How do citizens nowadays get their voices heard in the public space? The answer is UWAGA!, a multidisciplinary project that uses urban art to embark on a performatic journey and to directly approach people on the streets. Its goals are to amplify people's opinions about the city they dwell in, and to give those opinions a public dimension by including them visually in the space in which they are uttered.
The main goal of this workshop is to give tools on typography to create an original type and to develop a three-dimensional object with cardboard boxes to install in the city.
The workshop will include: -Short background history on typography and urban art, including examples developed by DEMO collective; -Discussion and sharing of individual knowledge on the themes; -Research on the typographic objects and other shapes present in Macau (architecture, maps, urban furniture, etc); -Create an original alphabet that reflects the city's specific typographic and architectural features; -Survey on the public space to devise the artistic intervention using cardboard material; -Development of one individual work and one grand scale installation in the city by the collective; -Installation of the several art objects created by the trainees in places throughout the city;
工作坊時間： 17th October（五 Fri）19:30 － 21:30 18th -19th October（六、日 Sat ＆ Sun）14:30-18:30 22nd – 24th October （三至五 Wed to Fri) 19:30-22:30 25th -26th October (六、日 Sat ＆ Sun) 14:30－18:30 27th – 31st October (一至五 Mon to Fri) 19:30-22:30* 1st – 2nd Nov (六、日 Sat ＆ Sun)*
*具體創作及展示時間或因實際情況改動 Individual circumstances might affect the schedule of the creation and presentation stages.
UWAGA! is a performance that uses public space to allow citizens/visitors to voice their opinions and views on the city, inviting them to participate and interact, inviting the population to speak up their minds on the city hosting the project. UWAGA! has been hosted in Poland and Portugal, and going to arrive Macau soon.
DEMO co-founder Gil Mac and Cláudio Vidal will share their idea and experiences of the project at 7:30 pm, 17th Oct 2014 in Ox Warehouse.
Free Admission, please contact 28530026 for reservation.