ACTUM

ACTUM The “ACTUM – Open Call for Artistic Projects” initiative aims to support artists from the city of Braga, during a time when it is imperative to emphasise culture and promote artistic creation. The 25 artists chosen for this second edition come from different areas, with various creative processes, from painting, sculpture, installation, photography, video,… Continue reading

AMOR EM TEMPOS DE CÓLERA

AMOR EM TEMPOS DE CÓLERA AMOR EM TEMPOS DE CÓLERA (love in times of cholera) is the name of the second exhibition resulting from ‘ACTUM – Open Call for Artistic Projects, a support measure for artistic creation and fruition for artists and cultural agents from Braga, which appeared in the middle of the pandemic, in… Continue reading

2 ou 3 choses que je sais d’elle

“2 or 3 choses que je sais d’elle” is the name of a film that Jean-Luc Godard (FR, 1930) directed in 1966, the same year as “Masculin féminin” and “Made in USA” and after a series of productions in which the Nouveau Réalisme, from which the Nouvelle Vague cinema derives, attentive to the social condition… Continue reading

ABOUT TODAY

ABOUT TODAY João Louro (b.1963) is one of the most original Portuguese artists of his generation. One of the best, I venture. “ABOUT TODAY” is the individual exhibition that zet gallery thought and created with him and that shows the premonitory and reflective character of his work. In a selection of about ten and a… Continue reading

PROTOTYPES: TRIAL MECHANISMS

Yes, it was necessary to start over and the plague did not forget anyone for a long time. During the month of December, it burned the breasts of our fellow citizens, lit the oven, populated the camps of shadows with empty hands, and hasn’t stopped making progress in its patient and syncopated step. The authorities… Continue reading

TROPICAL WORKSHOP

We often talk about art, as if it were a concept that is poured equally into all societies, just like water or the sun. Water, anywhere in the world, gets wet and the sun warms up. But art is not an earthly asset, but a symbolic construction that we adapt to our needs for tribal… Continue reading

THE CONSPIRACY OF ART

In 1996, Jean Baudrillard (1929-2007) in “Le complot de l’art” (The conspiracy of art)¹ begins a process of criticism and reflection on the paths of contemporary art and the so-called avant-garde that focuses on the fact that Art has lost its illusory capacity, feeding on itself and becoming trans esthetic as society as a whole…. Continue reading

A VIDA É UM EMARANHADO DE NÓS

LIFE IS AN ENTANGLEMENT is the second exhibition resulting from the partnership between zet gallery and the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon. The selection of the artists was made from the participants in the 2019 edition of GA-AB (Open Galleries) by a jury composed of Joana Meneses Fernandes (Braga Culture 2030… Continue reading