Walk&Talk and Anda&Fala
Walk&Talk is an annual arts festival that encourages creation in the specific cultural and geographic context of the Azores archipelago. From visual arts to performing arts, it integrates artistic residencies, a Public Art Circuit and promotes a broad program of exhibitions, concerts, performances, knowledge activities and other proposals developed in partnership with cultural spaces of the region.
Experimental and participative, in addition to an event, Walk&Talk is a platform that acts continuously to promote new centralities for contemporary artistic production and to create new projects, pulverizing spaces and communities through the arts. It operates in a network and co-produces with similar structures, promotes an environment conducive to interchange, co-creation and, from the Azores, shares new artistic proposals with the world.
The first edition of Walk&Talk took place in 2011 in São Miguel, in 2016 it was extended to Terceira Island and during eight editions, it has hosted more than three hundred artists from multiple origins, Portuguese and foreign. The festival is a member of EFFE - Europe for Festivals for Europe
and its accomplishment marks the culmination of the work of Anda&Fala - Cultural Association
, a non-profit, declared of public utility
by the Government of the Azores.
In the biennium 2018/19, the activity and projects of Anda&Fala are supported by the Ministry of Culture / DGARTES, Government of the Azores and Ponta Delgada City Council.