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Guided tour by Francisco Roxo, local and one of the creators of the three artistic paths present in the Barão de São João Forest: Poets' Path, See the Sea Path and Figures Path. As we go through the three paths, the author explain us the meaning of the works. The walk will also pass through the works created exclusively for the Installation Art of this edition.
Note: Bring comfortable clothes and shoes for walking, water and snack.
Francisco was born in Angola, in 1959. He lives in Barão de São João since 1976.
He worked as a gardener, after having worked in construction.
He considers himself as an outsider in the community of artists from Barão de São João. He does not have any type of artistic training.
He made his first exhibition in 2012 and accepted the invitation of Deodato Santos to participate in the construction of sculptures for the poets' walk and since then he has participated in exhibitions in Barão de São João.
Barão de São João
(+351) 969 705 285
How to get there
By car: Arriving at Lagos city, at the roundabout of the Municipal Stadium, follow towards Bensafrim. At the exit of Portelas, take the EM 531 to the left, in the direction of Barão de São João, passing by the site of Monte Judeu. Continue straight ahead, towards Barão de S. João, and after entering the village of Barão de São João you must follow the signs that indicate the National Forest. The Cultural Center is located just before the forest entrance, on the left side.
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