Portugal Agora – À propos des lieux d’origine & Aide-mémoire, système appui idées

Publications Works Exhibitions

Portugal Agora – À propos des lieux d’origine & Aide-mémoire, système appui idées, 2007
Catalogue and artist's book, 360 pages
24 x 17 cm
Éditions Mudam, Luxembourg

A book/catalogue designed as an atlas in a process at once individual, collective and interactive. The project involved a catalogue for a group exhibition, personal research on graphic grids exploring the notion of variability, and a note pad. When the book is opened, the images and texts are not immediately apparent; the uncut pages must be slit to reveal the contents. The only visible elements are the grids used in composing the book, one grid for each artist.

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GROUP exhibition

Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Portugal Agora – À propos des lieux d’origine
16.12.2006 – 07.05.2007

The history of the Grand Duchy is closely related to that of immigration. The Portuguese community accounts for almost 40% of the foreign community and constitutes 14% of the population of Luxembourg. Perfectly integrated, this community, including its younger generation, preserves a strong relationship with its country of origin. À propos des lieux d’origine (About the places of origin), a title borrowed from a work by Pedro Cabrita Reis (Mudam Collection), glances on different generations of the Portuguese artistic scene. Through various media - photography, video, painting, sculpture, installation - the exhibition paints with broad features the portrait of a creative and dynamic country with which Luxembourg maintains a close relationship.


Helena Almeida, Felipe Oliveira Baptista, Miguel Branco, Fernando Brízio, Pedro Cabrita Reis, Isabel Carvalho, Filipa César, Gil Heitor Cortesão, Pedro Costa, José Pedro Croft, Luísa Cunha, Alexandre Estrela, João Paulo Feliciano, Marco Godinho, Margarida Gouveia, João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva, Ricardo Jacinto, Rui Moreira, Paulo Nozolino, João Onofre, Bruno Pacheco, Miguel Palma, João Penalva, João Queiroz, Jorge Queiroz, Paula Rego, Rigo 23, Miguel Ângelo Rocha, Mafalda Santos, Sancho Silva, Ângelo de Sousa, Pedro Sousa Vieira, João Tabarra, Rui Toscano, Francisco Tropa, João Pedro Vale, Joana Vasconcelos


Clément Minighetti, Marie-Claude Beaud, Björn Dahlström