Large attendance last night at The Grand Auditorium Manoel de Oliveira to listen to Jem Finer, founding musician of The Pogues, in another session of the Forum of the Future.
Jem Finer, along with Sir Chris Lewellyn Smith and neuroscientist Carl Edward Schoonover, debated "Art and Science: Conductors and Short Circuiting." A conversation that interested the large audience present.
Today, in addition to the presence of the Cameroonian photographer Samuel Fosso, the third day of the Forum continues at 6.30 p.m. at the Serralves Museum. Hans Ulrich Obrist, together with Suzanne Cotter, Director of the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, discusses the meaning and scope of contemporary curatorial practice.
At the Rivoli, at 7 p.m., Dominique Wolton, founder and director of the National Center for Scientific Research in Paris, and Hermes magazine, will speak on "The Challenge of Peace and War in the 21st Century." The problem of communication has radically changed since the world became a global village linked to everything and accessible to all. The debate will be moderated by critic and programmer Tiago Bartolomeu Costa.
The evening session, at 9.30 p.m. at Rivoli, will feature Ali Smith, a British writer, author of "How to Be Both," a novel of ideas and winner of Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction, Goldsmiths Prize and Of the Costa Novel Awards. The debate will be moderated by writer Richard Zimler.
+ Info: Fórum do Futuro 2016