Presentation of the set of oil paintings and tiles that comprise the collection of the Museu Paulista of the University of São Paulo (MP/USP) and of the Museu Republicano of Itu in the context of the partnership signed between the museum and the IHF.
A commemorative event in the form of a seminar, scheduled for May 2023, held at the Institute Moreira Salles, to celebrate the 190th anniversary of the discovery of the photographic process by Hercule Florence.
A series of actions in cultural spaces, scheduled for 2024, to celebrate the 200 years of the arrival of Hercule Florence to Brazil and 220 years of his birth. The project includes an exhibition about the life and work of the artist-traveler to be held at the Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Campinas [Museum of Contemporary Art of Campinas] (MACC), in partnership with the Secretariat of Culture of Campinas, University of Campinas (Unicamp), Museu da Imagem e do Som [Museum of Image and Sound] (MIS), among other institutions.
This editorial project brings together a collection of articles by various authors on zoophony, bioacoustics, and contemporary music, with insights and readings on this work by Hercule. The publication is organized by Luís Felipe Toledo, a professor at Unicamp and the curator of the Fonoteca Neotropical, the largest in Latin America, with more than 58,000 cataloged recordings.
An editorial project for the interpretation of the astrological charts of the main events related to the life and work of Hercule Florence.
Psychoanalytic interpretation of Hercule Florence’s impulses and decisions throughout his life.
For the first half of 2025, three works by Hercule Florence on the Langsdorff Expedition are scheduled to be published: Viagem Fluvial [River Journey], Carnet de dessins [Notebook of drawings], and Continuation. The launch will be marked by an exhibition of photographers Cássio Vasconcellos and Araquém Alcantara and a seminar curated by João Mesquita, the editor of the Mar Sem Fim website.
New edition of Viagem Fluvial do Tietê à Amazônia pelas Províncias de São Paulo, Mato Grosso e Grão Pará [River Journey from Tietê to the Amazon through the Provinces of São Paulo, Mato Grosso and Grão Pará], by Hercule Florence, in partnership with the Biblioteca Brasiliana Guita e José Mindlin (BBM), with edition by Plínio Martins Filho and graphic project by Gustavo Piqueira.
A publication project for the iconographic analysis contained in Hercule Florence’s sketchbook, carried out during the Langsdorff Expedition. The notebook original belongs to the National Library of France.
Transcription and translation into Portuguese of the Travel Diary from Cuiabá to Belém, a manuscript that Hercule Florence sent to Russia at the end of the Langsdorff Expedition. This is the second part of the account: the first one was written and sent by the very Baron of Langsdorff. The edition's presentation is by Maria de Fátima Costa.
Reprint of the book A contribuição da iconografia para o conhecimento de índios brasileiros do século XIX [The Contribution of Iconography to the Understanding of nineteenth-century Brazilian Indians] a study conducted by anthropologist Thekla Hartmann, which was originally published as part of the Museu Paulista Collection in 1975. The publication will be launched in the second half of 2025 and will include an exhibition curated by Francis Melvin Lee at the Museu de Etnologia e Antropologia da USP [Museum of Ethnology and Anthropology at USP] (MAE-USP) as well as lectures.
An annotated edition of the stories collected by Hercule Florence during the Langsdorff expedition contained in the manuscripts Livre d'annotation et de premiers matériaux, [Book of notes and first materials] L’ami des Arts [The friend of the Arts] and Continuation de l'Esquisse du voyage de Mr. De Langsdorff dans l'intérieur du Brésil, depuis 7bre. 1825 jusqu'en Mars 1829. [Continuation of the outline of the journey of Mr. De Langsdorff through the interior of Brazil, from September 1825 until March 1829].