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The pain in the spirit of the eye

We are living the hypermodernity. Or, alternatively, we are living the post-contemporary era. The fluidity of time and space takes us through an automatic vortex, one that the bodies try to follow in an uncritical way, all to no avail.Gilles Lipovetsky coined the expression The...

We are living the hypermoderni...

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MOTELX 2017 – Welcome to Vinhais

Between secrets, pig head-shaped cakes and some other delicacies, the 11th edition of MOTELX was presented. Three red devils from Vinhais were the guests of honour, who will surely be a recurring presence at Cinema São Jorge, from September 5th to September 10th. After having...

Between secrets, pig head-shap...

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Chinese Little Vases

Portugal occasionally holds that sort of exhibitions which fall into the realm of interculturalism and migrate from one side of the world to be displayed right here. Fundação Oriente has gone the extra mile to bring a fair share of eastern culture so that the...

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The Biennial of Maia reaches its adulthood

The Biennial of Contemporary Art of Maia (now just Biennial of Maia) is reaching adulthood and brings with it a proposal focused on “Art in Connection”. The city turns itself into a connection platform between several realities, several contexts.The guidelines which steered the curatorial choices...

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Poor Billionaires

Rich and poor are only aware of each other's lives by the distorted prism of novels and social media. A miner will never sleep in a hotel, handwork for a playboy boils down to holding a racket, and the greatest task of the wealthy housewives...

Rich and poor are only aware o...

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Two-sided mask

Photos: Francisco Ferreira.The exhibition Tudo o que é profundo ama a máscara [Whatever is profound loves the mask] aims to question the viewer about the ontic trait of the mask. And studying this ontology of the mask is to, necessarily, understand its bewildering essence, of...

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Moondog Exhibition

Photos: Lais Pereira.The exhibition Lua Cão [Moondog] by the artists Alexandre Estrela e João Maria Gusmão + Pedro Paiva ends next 15 July and represents a rather interesting model of exhibiting not only because of its location – an old, dusty warehouse – but also because...

Photos: Lais Pereira.The e...

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