baldio [bal-dee’-o] – 1. Untilled, uncultivated (tierras). 2. Unappropriate. 3. Los baldíos -> the lay-land, waste or waste land; the commons, an early modern conception: open land available for use by the community, subsequently privatized by acts of enclosure/ current conception.
Public land used and brought to fruition by a local community.
A place to rehearse an interdisciplinary, politically committed approach merging theory and practice in the arts, humanities and social sciences, which is commonly understood as Performance Studies.
Translation: Ana Mira, Beatriz Cantinho, João Florêncio, Pedro Manuel, Ricardo Seiça Salgado
Revision: Ana Bigotte Vieira, Isabel Brison