Comuna de Pedra


Contact

image 200 x 134 Name of the responsible structure : Comuna de Pedra
Type of structure : non-profit art association
Profile of the initiators of the project : artists collective
Continent : Asia
Country : Macao
Address: rua Tomas Vieira 70 A R/C, Macau
Tel / Fax : (853) 351 427
Mail : comuna_mail@mac.com / jameschu@macau.ctm.net
Website : www.comuna.50megs.com
Contact : James CHU Cheok Son


Description

image 200 x 123 To protestestagainst an official art competition in 1995, a group of artist in Macao had gathered and became the core of Comuna de Pedra, a non-profit art association formed one year later. Run by a committed comprising 6 artists, Comuna de Pedra presents art activities of different art forms, such as dance, exhibition, video art, both in their two-stories studio and ope space everywhere in the city of Macao. In 2001, the group was granted a temporary usage of the former Old Lady’s Home, which has become the base for art events including exhibition, performance, lecture and artist-in-residence program.

Former use : store Comuna de Pedra, old ladies home Surface of the site : 1200 square feet —in total of two-stories studio
Comuna de Pedra : about 100 square feet each studio , 32 studios in total , one big room about 300 square feet , and a court-yard about 2000 square feet
Location : both places are in the city
Foundation year : Comuna de Pedra (1999) , Old ladies house (2001)
Type of occupation : rent Comuna de Pedra, project contract Old ladies house
Owner of the building : private owner Comuna de Pedra, a charity association Old ladies house


Infrastructures

Multi-use space
Venues
Bar
Restaurant
Art gallery/exhibition places
Artist residencies spaces
Associations spaces
Conference hall
Exterior spaces
Photo laboratory
Resources centre
Atelier


Social and artistic disciplines

Contemporary dance : Diffusion

Visual art : Residencies / Creation / Production / Diffusion / Debates / Lecture / Conferences


Financial support

supported by members of Comuna de Pedra , get funding from different foundation and department of culture of gouvernment . Comuna de pedra supported by the gouvernment by project Old ladies house


Networks

Different contacts in Asia