“Currents of Consciousness” is the theme of the 12th edition of the Bamako Photography Biennial. "Bamako Rencontres - Biennale africaine de la photographie". The 25th-anniversary event runs until January 31st in the capital of Mali. According to its creators, the show wants to challenge the participants' vision by including artistic projects that go beyond conventional photographic approaches.
The world's largest archaeological museum is expected to open its doors in the first half of 2020. The Great Egyptian Museum (GEM) was first announced in 1992 and was originally scheduled to open in 2012. The news should revive a shaky tourism industry. politics and terrorist attacks and accounted for 12% of Egyptian GDP in 2018 according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
The Egyptian Museum with the largest collection in Latin America opens this week in Rio Grande do Sul. Located in the city of Canela, the museum will host a permanent exhibition of Egyptian pieces. It also has a store of products that refer to the culture and history of ancient Egypt with pieces produced by artists of the country.
Favela Orgânica (organic slum, in Portuguese) is the name of a social enterprise located in Morro da Babilônia, a favela in the north of Rio de Janeiro. The essence of the program is to spread the idea that anyone can eat well, spend too little and be ecologically and socially responsible.
Mounted in Rio de Janeiro, the Ancient Egypt: From Everyday to Eternity exhibition features 140 pieces directly from the Egyptian Museum of Turin (Museo Egizio), in Italy, which has the second largest collection dedicated to Egypt in the World, behind only the Cairo Museum. , Egyptian capital. For curators Pieter Tjabbes and Paolo Marini, the idea of the exhibition is to attract an audience beyond those who already have intimacy with the theme.
The Nigerian musician Orlando Julius, considered the creator of Afropop bases, with a mix of jazz and African rhythms, will perform with the collective The Heliocentrics at the Sesc Jazz festival in São Paulo.