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The life and death of public things

The respect for private memory surpasses the respect for public memory. Between the residence, the home, the house, and the square, the objects of the past safeguard a distinct survival for each one.In the private domain, the halls and rooms are the preferential spots of exhibition...

The respect for private memory...

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The God of Carnage descends to Trindade

In O Deus da Carnificina [God of Carnage], the actors could be trapped in any room, akin to the Big Brother phenomenon translated into those horror flicks in which we expectantly wait to know who is going to be the last survivor of the “house”, or when the cannibalism...

In O Deus da Carnificina [God...

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Tatiana Macedo at Culturgest Porto. Esgotaram-se os nomes para as tempestades

The room of Culturgest Porto has become, until 20 May, a plateau of reflection on the individual, the society, the human relations and the cultural conditions.With the renowned curator, theorist and critic Delfim Sardo at the helm, the ever so typical architectural features of the historic building are now in the area consigned to its...

The room of Culturgest Porto...

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No meio do caminho tinha um osso, tinha um osso no meio do caminho – or the expeditionary adventure of Pedro Valdez Cardoso

The history of the contemporary art has been acknowledging a generalized appropriationist trend in the artistic practice field, dwelling – repeatedly, it must be said – on the incorporation of the archeologic, ethnographic, cartographic, documental or archival imagery. Indeed, the contemporary artist has been, eagerly...

The history of the contemporar...

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Lucia Massei: the poetics of color

Lucia Massei is a master of textures and contrasts. Necklaces, bracelets and brooches come together for the poetics of colour. It is a work that emphasizes wealth based on varied and expressive colours. The shapes are abstract, with pieces almost always in gold. She relies...

Lucia Massei is a master of te...

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Tribute Exhibition to Vico Magistretti

Within the scope of the Italian Design Day, Portugal welcomes, until 26 March, first in Lisbon, and then in Oporto, the traveling exhibition Svicolando, Homenagem a Vico Magistretti.  With the architect Nadir Bonaccorso as curator, the exhibition was first held at Centro Cultural de Belém,...

Within the scope of the Italia...

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