This post-graduation/specialization program aims to develop a critical approach to Art in Public Space in its various expressions. Animation and intervention in public space, which the urban regeneration has come to propose on its plans, in our country and abroad, risks the be a "turist disneyland", being fundamental to work with communities in creating artistical interventions with impact on social space.
The course, with a strong practical component, is oppened to artists, architects, animators and cultural producers (and similar qualifitications), aiming, bu its interdisciplinarity, the creation of a thinking and creative stimulus space around the problems of art in public space, such as: a) art as fator of social transformation; b) creation of site-specific works, with social impact and c) social space as colective work of art; d) action and artistical interventation in public space as meeting point to civic discussion; e) other contributions. Phenomena connected to Urban Art, Communitary Art and Public Art and ephemeral and permanent interventions will be theme of both study and project.
A pós-graduação inicia o seu funcionamento no ano lectivo em 2016-17.