May 24-25-26 2017
Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
  • Fresh - international event for contemporary circus and outdoor arts

After the first edition in Barcelona & Tàrrega, which gathered more than 350 professionals from 30 different countries, FRESH STREET - International Seminar for the Development of Street Arts, is back to open new perspectives, establish new contacts and celebrate street arts!

Organised by Circostrada Network and ARTCENA, in partnership with Imaginarius - International Street Theatre Festival, between May 24-26, 2017 in Santa Maria da Feira (Portugal), the second edition will bring together street arts players, artists, programmers, journalists, researchers and policy makers for three days of stimulating exchanges, insightful debates and valuable networking.

The programme includes plenary sessions - to be inspired, overview sessions - to reflect on the current state of street arts in specific regions of the world as well as tailor sessions - to delve deeper into key thematic topics for today's artistic creations exploring the public space.

Highlight Topics

  • Good practices in public policies for public space: A statement or a question?
  • A street of opportunities: Street arts as a transformative influence
  • The global world: Copyrights and street arts
  • Innovation takes risks. Safety plans in street arts sector
  • How to innovate? New models supporting the artistic creation for the public space
  • Be inside: Participation programmes in street arts
  • Breaking borders: International partnerships for the street arts sector
  • Audience development: Are street arts able to rethink concepts?

FRESH STREET#2 also presents a real opportunity to discover the local scene, see performances, connect with Portuguese street arts players and have a glimpse into an emerging field within the European panorama.

Programme available for download below. Free entrance, within the limit of places available. Deadline registration: May 10th, 2017

FRESH STREET#2 is realised with the support of the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, Santa Maria da Feira City Council, Portuguese Ministry of Culture, Portuguese Secretary of State of Tourism and the French Ministry of Culture and Communication.