ONE exhibition, which took place at the Palazzo Giustinian Lolin, between May and November of last year, at the 17th Venice International Architecture Exhibition, the result of a co-production by the depA collective, from Porto, with the Lisbon Architecture Triennale.
It also has the support of the Directorate-General for the Arts (DGartes), commissioner of Portuguese representation at the Venice Biennale of architecture.
For the first time, introduced in Portugal, the supports that marked the ropes of up to the Palácio Sinel on the 30th of the 30th of the month suffered media damage due to material destruction, social displacement or participation.
Throughout the Palace’s rooms, “each three-dimensional piece reflects a critical view of architecture, while news mosaics synthesize public involvement and televisions broadcast audiovisual archives” from RTP archive material, documentaries and short films, describes a note from DGArtes about the exhibition.
News from Portugal was compiled and updated today, “closing a circle of 47 years, a testimony of democracy that in 1974 urban in a panel of deep housing crisis and that the territory faces the persistence of informal neighborhoods”.
In the seven nuclei, for example, the housing projects of the towers in the Aleixo neighborhood (Porto), the Chelas housing complex (Lisbon), the detailed plan of Aldeia da Luz, in Alentejo, and the Five reconstruction of destroyed houses are revisited. by the fires of 2017 (Figueiró dos Vinhos, Pampilhosa da Serra and Pedrógão Grande).
With free admission, the exhibition will be open to the public on Tuesdays and Saturdays, from 11 am to 7 pm, and from Wednesday to Friday from 2 pm to 7 pm, according to the organization.
In March 2021, after the announcement of the choice of the collective depA to represent Portugal, in an interview with the Lusa agency, the curators of the project highlighted the option of focusing on public housing and highlighted the dimension to the architectural dimension of architecture, in the exhibition and several debates on the relationship between Portuguese architecture and housing issues, from the April 1974 Revolution to the present day.
More than interviewing the buildings of the cases, notified by the media for their social or controversial component, the curators of the selected project will address the processes and narratives they represent, they underlined, at the time, at the time.
The curators João Crisóstomo, Carlos Azevedo, Luís Sobral, founding partners of the Porto studio, and Miguel Santos, assistant curator of the project, also focused the contributor to the Venice Biennale on the need to debate housing and architectural architecture in an transversal way, covering several areas of society.
“We start from the principle that, we stop in community, and so that there can be advantages of the State, we have to assume that democratic ideas must be debated and must have space for their direct confrontation. question of the curator of the Bienal”, he said about the designation of the project, ‘Inflict’, whose translation that means Sobral more certain, in Portuguese, is “in confrontation”.
Hashim Sarkis, general curator of the 17th Venice International Architecture Exhibition – which took place from May 22 to November 21, 2021 and received 300 thousand visitors -, revealed, as a guide for the participants of this edition, the theme ‘How are we going to live together’ (‘How are we going to live together’, in free translation).
Entitled “Wetland”, the Wetland Emirates of the Emirates of Architecture, with ‘United States Architecture, with ‘Kenichi Teramoto’, the ‘Arrábicos, in this edition, the Golden Lion of National Architecturevi.
Due to the pandemic, the 17th Covid-19, the 17th Venice Architecture International, which Exhibition will have probability0, between August and November 220, was postponed to 221, and the 59th Art Biennale moved to 2022
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