The international event ‘Art&Moto’ will take place in Lisbon, offering a refreshing mix of vintage, café racers and custom-built motorbikes and visual arts and literature. The event’s main activities will be held over two days at LxFactory, Lisbon.
The second edition of the international event Art & Moto will be held between 25th and 26th April. Being the only one of its kind in Portugal and having achieved such great success with the inaugural event last year it has naturally evolved in shape and size. Therefore, it is now intended to have a broader format, in a space capable of accommodating more and varied participants and visitors, with bigger and better disclosure, thus seeking to correspond to a natural expansion in size and quality.
The event aims to promote not just a comprehensive lifestyle, but to also link the call for adventure and outdoor action in the world of arts, design, urban trends and extreme sports. Below is a summary of the main objectives of the event:
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It's in the year 1846 that a threads and fabrics Company called "Fiação e Tecidos Lisbonense", one of the most important manufacturing complex in Lisbon's history, sets in Alcântara. This 23.000 m2 industrial site was, subsequently, occupied by a set of industrial use related companies.
An urban fragment, kept hidden for years, is now returned to the city in the form of LXFactory. A creative island occupied by corporations and professionals of the industry serves also has stage for a diverse set of happenings related to fashion, publicity, communication, fine arts, architecture, music, etc., attracting numerous visitors to rediscover Alcântara through an engaged dynamics.
At LXF you can actually breath the industrial environment at every step. A factory of experiences were intervention, thought, production is made possible. Staging ideas and products in a place belonging to everyone, for everyone.
The international event "Art&Moto" took place in Lisbon, offering a refreshing mix of vintage, café racers and custom-built motorbikes and visual arts and literature. The event’s main activities were held over two days at LxFactory, Lisbon - April 27th-28th, 2013 -, after which the art exhibition remained open at the "Ler Devagar" bookstore.
Mustering up Portuguese and Spanish artists as well as a host of participants from other European countries, the event was more than a simple display of visual arts. With its further merging of literature and vintage and custom bikes, it stood out in showing how these exquisite bikes, of unique characteristics, are works of art in their own right.
The exhibition and events focused on lifestyles of urban subcultures where motorcycles, art, literature, music and fashion play a major role. Given the international popularity of such trends, participants could enjoy the opportunity for tourism and recreational activities.