But the show is not just about exploring the body and soul of an everyday object. “O Grande
Embrulho” is also an artistic transaction based on the principles of social ecology – in the
sense that environmental awareness also means having a critical and open-minded spirit.
For this reason, running parallel to the show, other events will be organized, in which
different audience groups are invited to experience shared moments of discovery and learning.
"Tome e Embrulhe" and "A Oficina" are the activities that complete the mission of this artistic
TOME E EMBRULHE is an initiative that
distributes paper bags in traditional places of
trade – such as the indoor markets found all over
It travels as an integral component of the show
'O Grande Embrulho' for performances in villages
and towns, but can also function as an independent
event in market halls throughout the country.
A OFICINA is a program of workshops that are suitable for all age groups and contain a
theoretical and a practical component. The workshop events are based on conversations with
the participants and serve to illustrate the creative background of the 'O Grande Embrulho'
Through practical activities the participants explore the aesthetics and the material
nature of paper by means of improvisational games and techniques of object manipulation.