Coronavirus: a Guide for cultural survival in the quarantine Culture

A period of social isolation imposed by the multi-coronavirus confined to one-third of mankind, in their homes, in an attempt to put a stop to the corner of the spread in all over the world. Due to the impossibility of sextar with a bar and disco or the little cinema, and a bowl of popcorn, the internet has become a great ally of artists, who have used social media to do it the pocket concert the companies and institutions in the cultural sector, which offers movies, books, and exhibitions online.

The Manifest in the Art on the Netfor example, it is an activity that brings together more than thirty groups of artists and cultural projects in São Paulo, which will make online meetings, until the 15th of April, in the music, the performances, discussions, literary, and other activities. In the scheme “pay as much as you can,” the network is going to donate 80% of the money raised to help those who will be most vulnerable during a pandemic.

EL país has selected some of the best programs for a set of cultural survival in the host state.


In addition to the lives. they are singers and bands from brazil that are making their profiles on the network, there are promises to transfer Pabllo Vittar, and Caetano Veloso, over the next few days, who knows, the The Festival I’m at Home with a daily schedule of shows. Have taken part in the artists, and independent bands, and is recognized as the Tiê, Margareth Menezes, Anne, Mc, Carol, Di, Ferrero, and Mombojó, among other things. This Saturday (04/04), singer-songwriter Rodrigo Amarantethat was part of the bands Los Hermanos and Little Joy, if one has to live, 21: 30 by the time of the event.

The prestigious Montreux Jazz Festival, as well as Canada, has made available, free of charge 56 shows of the artists who have passed through the festival. Has the loot —many of them rare— including Nina Simone, Johnny Cash, James Brown, Ray Charles, Patti Smith, The Racounters, among other things. The entrance is free for the first 30 days, you just need to cadastras and use the code “FREEMJF1M”.

The Sofar Sounds, a platform is created to mount the shows in secret, launched in the The Listening Room to broadcast live shows from the different cities of the world on the days and times vary. For the more eclectic fans of the latest news will be happy to give it a go.

And, while in quarantine, you must to the musician recording it to disk at the time. It’s the one that made it to the charts in bahia Bacchus Eshu’s Blues”, which, in three days, he co-wrote and recorded the eight tracks that comprise the album Don’t have the bacchanal in quarantine.. The work refers to the multi-coronavirus and the criticism of Jair, jair bolsonaro. At the end of the song Everything will be all rightfor example, you can hear the panelaços it has been going on in recent weeks against the president.

The literature

For those who love books, and various publications available to download free of charge from some of the works in their catalogue. As part of the campaign #LeiaEmCasa, the story of the brazilian music has released ten e-books as wellamong the classics of brazilian literature such as The Posthumous memoirs of Bras Cubasfrom Machado de Assis ‘ literature and contemporary titles for children, such as Reinações de Narizinhoof Monteiro Lobato, a brazilian writer. The files are available for download as of Monday, the 6th of April. The publishers have also created their social networks with the the project Day-to-day isolationin which the authors invited to write about their own experiences in the quarantine, and to make the analysis of the impact of the pandemic.

Every couple of days, LeYa release of a different book for you to download free of charge, and you need to be aware of the web site or the social media editor. The Haper Collins has seven of the titles are available for download at Amazon. and conducts interviews online, on Instagram, with the authors and translators, both in the course of which the readers can send in questions. The lineup, which already included the names of Ronald Kyrmse, De Lara, Reinaldo José Lopes, and Leticia Braga, and it is updated on the social networks.

Already, L&PM, decided to release one piece every day since the 17th of march. The first of these was the Alice’s adventures in Lewis Carroll, and even now it’s already available titles, such as Journey to the Center of the Earth (Jules Verne), The curious case of Benjamin Button (F. Scott Fitzgerald), Mrs. Dalloway (Virginia Woolf), Some of the best stories of Sherlock Holmes (Arthur Conan Doyle), and The Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry), among others.

Rocco, who has also made the lives with the people who are following the same strategy of offering a free book for the day. The the full list it has 31 titles to be able to download them, you have to go to the library’s digital and e-books.

Home theater

The Cinema Belas Artes, in São Paulo, has launched the Arts a La Carte menuits streaming platform, which has a nice catalogue of films, and the cult. Anyone who wants to take a break from the content to the most pop platforms, such as Netflix and HBO), you will find the works of the consecrated are addressed by other names such as Fritz Lang, Andrei Tarkovsky, Luchino Visconti, Jean-Luc Godard, Kenji Mizoguchi, and the brazilian, José Mujica, Marins, the famous Joe Coffin, who passed away in February.

The access is free of charge, is held on the 15th day of April to all who register on the platform. After that, your monthly subscription will cost 10,90 real.

The exhibition, virtual

Those who are missing all of the museums can be some options with some of the exhibitions in a virtual, organized by brazilian and international agencies. The Museum of Football, for example, which is located in the Pacaembu Stadium, it has 14 the exhibition and online among them is the story of the shirt of the brazilian team, and the visibility of the women’s game— as well as playlist and the content related to the history of the soccer market.

The Broad Museum, Los Angeles, california, has created an experience is multi-sensory with the installation, Infinity Room – The Souls of Millions of Light-Years Awayof Yayoi Kusama, the most popular of the college. This is the Online Mediawhich has a soundtrack created by Geneva Skeen, and if you put the sound in a high output power, it enables a multi-sensory journey of 14 minutes, 30 seconds.

Some of the most visited museums in the world, and they are all from the behind-closed-doors account of a coronavirus, such as the Vatican museums, the Louvre (Paris), the Prado (Madrid), and the The Uffizi Galleryin Florence, they have a part of their collection online. A virtual tour is worth the effort.

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