“AFTER THE UTOPIA”, A VIEW ON THE PORTUGUESE FREEDOM DAY

cover artwork by Maria Imaginário

“After The Utopia” a view on the Portuguese Freedom Day

This exhibition marks the comission of a group of new artist given old stories/form. Each artist has been given an iconic symbol or moment of the time to re-interpret . Their aim is to explore the depth of shared meaning and experience, and the force and the passion wich typify this event in portuguese culture. The documents given include posters, photos and newspapers. Each piece was used as a source of inspiration for a new creation. Both will be exhibited side by side, giving a perspective to the audience of what was made in the past and the creative response, preserving these iconic symbols within the work of a new breed of artits with different experiences and differents concerns.

Artists:
AKACORLEONE (illustrator)
AURORA PAVÓN (illustrator)
CATRINE BODUM (painter)
DAVID OLIVEIRA (sculptor)
FIDEL ÉVORA (painter)
FRANCISCO VAZ (ceramicist)
JUCAPINGA (craftsman)
KRUELLA D’ENFER (illustrator)
MARIE ERR (illustrator)
MARIA IMAGINÁRIO (painter)
MICHAL DZIEKAN (illustrator)
MR CLEMENT (sculptor)
MR PHOMER (illustrator)
SÉRGIO PEREIRA (sculptor)

More information here.

Start time: Thursday, April 28th (6pm – 9pm)
End time: Wednesday, 6th May 2011.
Location: Acquire Arts Gallery – 155 Battersea Park Road. London SW8 4BU

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