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Porto • 23.Sep.2021 - 21:00 • MusicMEXE Praça • Free

Unearthing Queer Ecologies

Amy Reid, Mel Gross

Unearthing Queer Ecologies is an audio/visual sound art project that uses biology and technology to reveal images and sounds of growing plant life beyond the scope of human sight and hearing. The title refers to the term Queer Ecology which theorist Catriona Sandilands describes as “recognizing that people often consider nature in terms of dualistic notions such as ‘natural and unnatural,’ ‘living or non-living,’ or ‘human or non-human,’ when in reality, nature exists in a continuous state.” The project pays homage to this idea by sonically and visually documenting the growth of lavender, pansies, and mushrooms; plants that have been deemed “queer” by culture and organisms that are “queer” in the very nature of their DNA.

Author: Amy Reid
Technical: Mel Gross
Support: Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, The Medicine Show, Mid Atlantic Arts through USArtists International in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Running time approx. 45 min.

Place/Seat reservation

É obrigatório o levantamento de bilhete (máximo 2 bilhetes por pessoa) nos espaços onde todas as ações se realizam.

A bilheteira estará disponível apenas uma hora antes do início das apresentações.


21:00 - 21:45
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MEXE Praça
Passeio de São Lázaro 33
Porto, Porto 4000-507 Porto Portugal

Participating in MEXE

• To participate in the actions it is mandatory to pick up a ticket at the spaces where they take place. The following projects are exceptions: Herbário Anticolonial and AS BRAVAS: um manifesto, for which registration must be made through mexe.org.pt

• Exceptions are the actions presented at Culturgest, CRL - Central Electric, Teatro Carlos Alberto/TNSJ, Teatro Municipal do Porto.Campo Alegre and Teatro Viriato.

• The ticket office will only be available one hour before the start of the performances, at the venue where they take place.

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