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Anima Vectorias, by Angela Bulloch

The new cycle of exhibitions at MAAT, inaugurated on 3 October to coincide with its third anniversary, is led by this installation designed to occupy the iconic Oval Gallery.Angela Bulloch was born in Rainy River, Canada, in 1966. She emerged as a central figure in...

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Your Money and Your Life, by Claire Fontaine

Claire Fontaine’s work (a Paris-based collective, founded in 2004) displays an absolute contempt for the art’s Apollonian. The importance of the conceptual annihilates any plastic concern: the pieces don’t emanate any classical proportion, nor the modern spatial layout. Even in the two-dimensional pieces found in...

Claire Fontaine’s work (a Pa...

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Casa São Roque – Centro de Arte

On a recent day of October, otherwise marked by torrential rains, the city of Porto added a new site to its roster of art centres.Nested in the neighbourhood Campanhã, the history of Casa São Roque traces back to 1759, when it originally functioned as a...

On a recent day of October, ot...

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Starting Point, by Nelson Leirner

Artist Nelson Leirner shows at the Galeria Graça Brandão in the exhibition Starting Point. The exhibition, curated by, at the request of the artist, Albuquerque Mendes is set to run until the end of November.In the 1960s, Leirner surprised art critics in Brazil with his...

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Actresses. Creators – Decentralization

This is the first of three articles on actresses, creators, directors, performers and activists in Portugal. They are women from several parts of the country, who have chosen the performing arts. They strive for everything: educational work, from childhood to adulthood, the creation of an...

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MADEIRADiG

Taking stage at the island of the same name, the festival MADEIRADiG returns in November for its 16th consecutive edition. Taking place between 29 November and 7 December, this year´s festival presents itself under a new, extended format.Alongside its line-up of live music acts set...

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Hugo Olim at Ilhéstico

Hugo Olim (b. 1978, Madeira) is a gleaner of images and sounds. His body of work is one that deals primarily with found footage in an experimental way, incorporating other facets such as sound or technology through a careful treatment of montage and appropriation, seeking...

Hugo Olim (b. 1978, Madeira) i...

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Renate Graf, from thoughts to image

Renate Graf presents her first exhibition in Lisbon, The Photographer’s chronicles: thoughts become images 1992 | 2019, an archive of her images over the last three decades. Her work is a continuous process of travel documentation, particularly in Italy, France, Morocco, USA, India, among others.Through...

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