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MAM-RJ. Photo: Cesar Duarte.
MAM-RJ. Photo: Cesar Duarte.

The site Ó Glória! is the theme of “Inspired Encounters”, a new digital space for the exhibition of ideas about museums, cultural heritage and digital transformations

Every Tuesday in May a different theme with special guests. The first meeting is Tuesday, day 11 de Mayo, at 6:30 pm on the importance of cultural heritage for the future of Rio de Janeiro. Access and participate!

The transmission is through the YouTube and Facebook channels of @inspiracoesilimitada

In may, the website Oh Glory! is the theme of “Inspired Encounters”, a new digital space, which aims to share practices, processes and reflections on museums, cultural heritage and digital transformations.

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There will be three meetings, on Tuesdays, in the days 11, 18 and 25 de Mayo Always at 18:30, with special guests and mediation by the museologist and historian Mariana Varzea, director of inspirations Unlimited, company that made the website www.ogloria.art.br.

The transmission will be through the production company's YouTube and Facebook channels (@inspirational).

A unique opportunity for those who want to get to know the cultural heritage better, material and immaterial of the city of Rio de Janeiro, além de refletir criticamente como se deu a ocupação territorial do Rio, since before its foundation.

These meetings will address issues involving the memory of the neighborhood, considered the cradle of Rio's urbanization and so that we can rethink and propose new futures, giving due prominence to cultural heritage as a fundamental link in the revitalization of the city ”, says Mariana Várzea.

Check the schedule of Inspired Encounters!

On 11/05, o tema do primeiro encontro é Cultural Heritage between the Past and the Future! To address this issue,: Carlos Fernando Andrade, Project coordinator at URBANACON, Paulo Knauss, doctor of history, professor in the History Department at Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF), and the Architect and Urban Planner, Roberto Ainbinder, who is a resident of Glória and passionate about the cultural landscape of the neighborhood. They will exchange ideas and experiences about the region of Glória, and the importance of preserving cultural heritage for the future of Rio de Janeiro.

On day 18/05, day International Museum, the theme of the meeting is Glory: open air museum!. To address this issue, the Tupinambá Indian was invited, Anapuaka Tupinambá, radio host, indigenous entrepreneur and founder of the country's first indigenous radio and Gabriela Davies, artistic curator and director of the gallery Aymoré, in glory. They will exchange ideas and knowledge with the museologist Mariana Varzea on the importance of reviewing and reframing local collections, under the optics of contemporary arts and indigenous causes.

On 25/05, ending the series of Inspired Encounters of the month of may, the important theme “Preserve to Innovate ” with the guests: Luciano Cavalcanti, Architect and Director of Ateliê Belmonte e Marconi Andrade, restorer and active militant for the cause of historical heritage. Eles apresentarão ideias e projetos de restauração do patrimônio cultural local, in addition to showing the public how the impacts of the recovery of buildings and historic spaces can produce on the quality of life of cities.

Curation and mediation:

Dweller of Glory, carioca Mariana Varzea has dedicated her life to culture and museums. She has a degree in museology, with a specialization in History of Art and Architecture, master's degree in Social History from PUC Rio and in September he will defend his thesis on the promotion and financing of museums, at the University of Museology, by the Lusophone of Lisbon.

There are 30 years works in public areas, private and community, developing countless social and cultural impact projects and initiatives. As superintendent of Museums of the Secretary of State for Culture, he was responsible for the policies for the museological area, that involved preservation activities, documentation, search, management, Communication, expography, financing and promoting the Rio de Janeiro network of museums. A period marked by museological effervescence in Brazil.

He was at the forefront of important exhibition and editorial projects, lending his attentive and creative eye to the development of the curatorial concepts of these initiatives., as well as for the reflection of its financial sustainability - a theme that has been the subject of, studies and courses she teaches.

Act, actively and voluntarily, in entities such as the International Museum Council, in Brazil (ICOM-BR), the Brazilian Cultural Management Association (ABGC) and Regional Council of Museums (Corem / RJ).

Works in collaboration with several partners, from your company Unlimited Inspirations (2016) – a consultancy specialized in identifying and developing innovation for museums and cultural initiatives.

About the Guests:

Carlos Fernando Andrade, great connoisseur of the history of Rio, current resident of Catete, is an architect-urbanist, with great experience in public management. He was Regional Superintendent in Rio de Janeiro, of the National Historical and Artistic Heritage Institute, President of IAB-RJ, and today he is director of URBANACON, architecture consulting firm, urbanism and restoration of cultural heritage.

Paulo Knauss, carioca by birth, who grew up in the neighborhood of Santa Teresa, whose local life spanned the neighborhood of Glória. Doctor of History, Professor at Universidade Federal Fluminense, partner of the Brazilian Historical and Geographic Institute and the Historical and Geographic Institute of Rio de Janeiro. He is dedicated to the study of the relations between art and the city, memory and cultural heritage, authoring several works on the history of the city of Rio de Janeiro.

Roberto Ainbinder, resident of Glória and passionate about the cultural landscape of the neighborhood, Architect, with specialization in Municipal Public Services. He worked for many years at the City Hall of Rio de Janeiro, where he coordinated several projects that made a difference for the city, among which the carioca bike paths stand out, park and garden planning and Olympic projects. Dedicates himself to writing books and consultancies about Rio de Janeiro.

Anapuaka Muniz is Bahian, is a radio host, indigenous entrepreneur, founder of the first indigenous radio in the country and uses online activism to give visibility to people that many people only know from history books.

Gabriela Davie is curator and director of Galeria Aymoré, located in your hometown. The space is an institutional art gallery that highlights exhibitions with experimentation with contemporary Brazilian art

Luciano Cavalcanti is an architect, restorer and university professor. Glória has always been a source of inspiration for her work, neighborhood where he lived for almost his entire life. Great connoisseur of Rio and Brazilian architecture, in addition to the long trajectory in professional training. He coordinated several projects and works for the restoration of listed properties, among which the Temple of Humanity, the Museum of the Republic, historic houses and museums.

Marconi Andrade is restorer, active militant for the cause of historical heritage. It has carried out a series of actions to raise awareness, preservation and mobilization of the public and private sector, through your faceebook group, SOS Patrimônio on Facebook. Is a resident of Glória, he was president of the association of friends of the neighborhood and his company and restoration studio carries out projects for the recovery of important listed assets, such as the Glória fountain and the Beneficência Portuguesa.

About the portal Ó Glória:

The portal Ó Glória! (www.ogloria.art.br) was released in March, month of the anniversary of the city of Rio de Janeiro by the producer inspirations Unlimited.

The site is bilingual and presents the most complete coverage of the neighborhood, revealing an absolutely remarkable landscape circuit., true open-air museum of the history of Rio and Brazil.

Oh Glory! is an invitation to learn more about this cultural heritage, material and immaterial and reflect critically how the territorial occupation of Rio de Janeiro took place, since before its foundation.

The portal shows, through extensive historical research and iconographic material, that the city has benefited from urbanization experiences in the area, as the first urban sanitation station and the various landscape movements.

Through an interactive map, 32 listed cultural assets (explained in entries with photos) and pointed out the location of the 120 preserved cultural assets, with the urban evolution of the neighborhood, its main architects and landscapers covering 400 years of history. The rich content brings together 50 historical iconographies; 100 current photos made especially for the website, 15 expert testimonials videos; bird flight showing a day in the neighborhood and an exhibition with 35 unpublished images from photographer Cesar Duarte.

The site has the support of Rio Capital of Architecture and the World Congress of Architects, which will take place in July this year. In addition to the national and international dissemination of this heritage, one of the site's goals is to promote urban education and raise awareness among residents and businesses in the neighborhood about the cause of preserving and enhancing their cultural heritage, material and immaterial. After all, in Gloria the popular celebrations, samba and carnival are old traditions that began since the 19th century and continue to the present day, attracting thousands of people a year.

The project Oh Glory!, was conceived and realized by Unlimited Inspirations with sponsorship from the City of Rio de Janeiro, Municipal Secretary of Culture and Rede D'Or through the Municipal Law of Incentive to Culture of Rio de Janeiro – Lei do Iss.

Ó Glória Website – www.ogloria.art.br

Access Ó Gloria: ogloria.art.br

Access the exhibition by photographer César Duarte: ogloria.art.br/exposicao

Access the interactive map on the Ó Glória portal: ogloria.art.br/mapa

Service:

Inspired Encounters

Day 11/05 – Cultural Heritage between the Past and the Future!
Time: 18h30
Guests: Carlos Fernando Andrade, Project coordinator at URBANACON, Paulo Knauss
Mediation by the museologist and historian Mariana Varzea

Dhe 18/05 – Glory: open air museum!.
Time: 18h30
Guests: Anapuaka Tupinambá, Tupinambá and founder of the first indigenous radio in the country and Gabriela Davies, artistic curator and director of the gallery Aymoré, in glory.

Mediation by the museologist and historian Mariana Varzea

On 25/05 – “Preserve to Innovate ”
Time: 18h30
Guests: Luciano Cavalcanti, Architect and Director of Ateliê Belmonte e Marconi Andrade, Restorer, active militant for the cause of historical heritage.

Mediation by the museologist and historian Mariana Varzea

Transmission through the YouTube and Facebook channels of the producer Inspirations Unlimited (@inspirational).

Oh Glory
Conception and realization: inspirations Unlimited
General Coordinator and Curator: Mariana Varzea
Photography and Image Search: Cesar Duarte
Mark, visual identity and graphic design: Jair de Souza
Graphic Design: Bruno Niquet
Website development: samambaia.digital
Executive Production: Gabriela Weeks
Drone footage: Lucas Santana
Texts: Cesar Duarte, Cynthia Azevedo and Mariana Varzea

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