Início em 08/07/2021 até 08/07/2021
O lançamento e apresentação da publicação ‘The idea of Álvaro Siza: The Museum – Serralves’ tem como base o início da coleção da publicação scopio newspaper focalizada no trabalho desenvolvido pelos fotógrafos Mark Durden e João Leal envolvendo uma seleção de edifícios arquitetónicos concebidos por Álvaro Siza para a série intitulada “A Ideia de Álvaro Siza”.
A mesa contará com a presença dos fotógrafos Mark Durden e João Leal, assim como do arquitecto e curador António Choupina, sendo a moderação assegurada por Pedro Leão Neto, arquitecto, professor e invetsigador da FAUP, diretor do scopio newspaper, que mediará uma conversa em torno do universo da fotografia e da arquitetura. O objetivo desta sessão será o de explorar a singularidade e o significado das relações que podem ser estabelecidas entre os fotógrafos, os seus processos artísticos e a arquitetura e ideias-chave do arquiteto, nomeadamente o Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves e Álvaro Siza. A conversa decorrerá em inglês e contará com a presença do arquitecto Álvaro Siza.
Este lançamento é uma iniciativa do grupo de investigação Arquitectura, Arte e Imagem do Centro de Estudos de Arquitectura e Urbanismo da FAUP ( AAI/CEAU/FAUP) | scopio Editions, em colaboração com a Livraria do Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves.
No contexto das restrições de segurança, a lotação será limitada. O link de acesso, para participação online, será enviado a cada um dos inscritos.
Mark Durden is a writer and artist. He studied Fine Art at Exeter College of Art and Design and at Glasgow School of Art, going on to study History and Theory of Art at University of Kent at Canterbury— attaining an MA by research for a thesis on Roland Barthes and a PhD on Photography and the Book. He has taught both Art History and Fine Art at Kent Institute of Art and Design, Canterbury and at Staffordshire University. He taught History of Photography at University of Derby where he became Reader in 2002 and Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) in Photography in 2003. He left Derby in 2007 to join Newport School of Art and Design (now University of South Wales – USW) as Professor of Photography. He has published extensively on photography and contemporary art and since 1997 has worked as part of the artists’ group Common Culture. In collaboration with João Leal, he began photographing Siza’s architecture in Porto in 2017.
Practitioner and teacher. Participates in solo and group exhibitions since 2001. His artworks use still and moving images as well as sound and they are presented in exhibition, projection and installation formats. His main interests as a practitioner are the ideas of structure (and its multiple connotations), the “proximity/distance” dichotomy and the ways of occupying the exhibition space. In 2005 won, ex-aequo, the “Pedro Miguel Frade” award, from the Portuguese Centre of Photography, with the work “Night Order”. In 2018 won the aquisition award of the XX Cerveira Biennale.
PhD in Visual Arts (practice based in instalation, photography and videoart) from the University of South Wales (supervised by Mark Durden and Lisa Barnard) in connection with the European Centre for Documentary Research. Has a degree in Audiovisual Communication Technology at the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, majoring in Photography. Worked in São João and D.Maria II National Theatres, RTP Portuguese television, and “Casa da Música”. Full time professor in the Department of Image Arts P.Porto | ESMAD and member of the UNIMAD research unit.
António Choupina is an architect from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto, he founded the atelier CH.A (CHoupina.Arquitectos) in 2010, the year in which he collaborates with the School of Arts and Design. He is responsible for interventions at the Palacio de Carlos V in Granada and at the Sverre Fehn Pavilion during the Official Visit of the Presidency of the Republic to Norway. He has recently accompanied the construction of the lvaro Siza Pavilion at the China International Furniture Fair, with whom he has developed several cultural projects, in partnership with Aedes Berlin, the Vitra Design Museum and the Aga Khan Network. As curator, he has curated exhibitions at the Serralves Museum, the Nadir Afonso Museum, the Alfaro Foundation, the Tchoban Foundation or the Marques da Silva Foundation, producing multiple publications on the frontier of architecture, art and philosophy. He is the editor of A As Architecture Network, a jury of international awards and guest speaker at several institutions and events, such as Bauhaus100 and the International Architecture Design Forum.
Pedro Leão Neto
Pedro Leão Neto is a researcher and assistant professor at FAUP since 2007 in the area of Architecture Communication and Photography he is the head of the courses “Computer Architecture Aided Design” (CAAD) and “Photography of Architecture, City and Territory” (FACT). He is the coordinator of the research group Architecture, Art and Image (AAI) integrated in FAUP s R&D centre, director of the cultural association Cityscopio and the founder and editorial coordinator of scopio Editions and its open platform scopionetwork, which is a AAI s research-based editorial project focused on Contemporary Photography related with Architecture, City and Territory. He has curated several architectural photography exhibitions in Portugal and abroad, workshops and international debates and seminars around the universe of Architecture, Art and Image, being the founder and coordinator of international conferences as On the Surface: Photography on Architecture, which last edition was held at the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT), Lisbon (2018) in the form of Sophia Journal s annual international conferences around the theme and topics in focus in Sophia for each year. He is the author and editor of more than 30 books and the coordinator and Principal researcher (PR) of several national and international projects public funded, and he is currently the coordinator of “Visual spaces of Change” financed by the Portuguese public agency – FCT.
- Mark Durden (fotógrafo)
- João Leal (fotógrafo)
- António Choupina (arquiteto e curador)
- Pedro Leão Neto (diretor da publicação scopionewspaper journal)
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