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Lightness or Heaviness? Saraceno vs. Kundera

"Is heaviness truly deplorable and lightness splendid?” (Kundera, 1983)In a first moment, the work of Tomás Saraceno says yes. Effectively, the lightness of his works, the incorporeal, diaphanous semblances of his fluttering pieces are appealing and inside of us they are consolidated in a desire for equality: I...

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Once Upon a Time in America. Directed by Sergio Leone (1984)

Sergio Leone’s cinematographic, the Italian director, producer and screenwriter, is associated with a particular film genre, the Western Spaghetti. Throughout his career, he gave us masterpieces that withstood the test of time. It is impossible to forget the trilogy A Fistful of Dollars (1964); For a Few Dollars More (1965); The Good, the Bad and...

Sergio Leone’s cinematograph...

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Tanto Mar: Fluxos Transatlânticos pelo Design

The exhibition Tanto Mar, Fluxos Transatlânticos pelo Design can be seen until 15 July and is part of the programs MUDE Fora de Portas and Lisbon Ibero-American Capital of Culture, in Palácio da Calheta.This exhibition has the drive to be a space of recognition, awareness and debate on the wealth...

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Exhibition Locus19

Locus19 is a brief exhibition which follows an unusual model within the Portuguese praxis regarding the occupation of expectant spaces. In a city like Lisbon, prone to mass tourism, events like this constitute an escape to the typical and monotonous experiences of big metropolis.Sixteen artists,...

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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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