Portugal | Exhibition | New creation

 

The “Flora” exhibition by André Romão presents a series of sculptures, photography and videos made over the last few years by the artist himself, propositioning us with a free and speculative narrative on the conditions of inhabitability and survival in the world, physically as well as culturally. Being strongly anchored in poetry and both physical and performative confrontation with the pieces, Romão’s body of work has been using historical and natural references to explore the tension between the body and macro-structures, be they cultural, economic or environmental.

In his works, Romão summons literature, poetry, philosophy and history, working in multiple mediums, between them illustration, photography, video and installation.

 

Production BoCA
Supports Museu da Imagem, Braga City Hall

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  • It will sound like silence, the sound of a revolution inside a Bunker

    23 March 2019 — 28 March 2019
    Casa dos Crivos, Braga

    MARIA TRABULO

    This work presents itself as an installation composed of several elements that local performers will activate in specific moments, inviting the audience to join in on the process. This work presents a reflection around the possibility of being able to still make revolutions facing the changes the digital revolution has introduced to society and communication, and facing the isolationism practiced by the states.

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  • CATERINA BARBIERI – Lisbon

    23 March 2019
    Carpintarias de São Lázaro, Lisbon

    CATERINA BARBIERI

    Caterina Barbieri’s music has its origins on the meditation over primary waves and the polyrhythmic dance of harmonics. Her algorithmic approach to composition rooted in minimalism and Indian tradition, as well as her pragmatic attitude towards sequencing, unfolds in audible images that are surprisingly organic and almost tangible, to which she refers as “ecstatic computation”.

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  • IF YOU WANT TO CONTINUE – Porto

    24 March 2019
    Palácio dos Correios, Porto

    VASYA RUN

    Vasya Run is a Russian anonymous collective, composed of boys between ages 16 to 27 from the Moscow periphery, mixing contemporary art, theatre, street subcultures and spiritual emancipation rituals. Throughout rehearsals, movement research, group work and spiritual practices based on “Fourth Way” by George Gurdiief, Vasya Run arrive for the first time in Portugal with the premiere of a new creation. "If you want to continue" has as its main concept the hero figure.

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  • CATERINA BARBIERI – Porto

    24 March 2019
    Passos Manuel, Porto

    CATERINA BARBIERI

    Caterina Barbieri’s music has its origins on the meditation over primary waves and the polyrhythmic dance of harmonics. Her algorithmic approach to composition rooted in minimalism and Indian tradition, as well as her pragmatic attitude towards sequencing, unfolds in audible images that are surprisingly organic and almost tangible, to which she refers as “ecstatic computation”.

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  • THE THIRD PART OF THE THIRD MEASURE – Lisbon

    24 March 2019
    Carpintarias de São Lázaro, Lisbon

    THE OTOLITH GROUP

    "The Third Part of the Third Measure” creates an encounter with the militant minimalism of African-American avant-garde composer, pianist and singer Julius Eastman. The film invites spectators to watch the ecstatic artistry of black radicalism that Eastman himself once described as "full of honor, integrity and unlimited courage".

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  • ANIMALS AND MONEY – Lisbon

    26 March 2019
    Teatro da Trindade, Lisbon

    GONÇALO M. TAVARES & OS ESPACIALISTAS

    “Laboratory of Ways to Feel Above Average”. This is the proposal of Gonçalo M. Tavares (writer) & Os Espacialistas (collective of architects working on performance art) for BoCA 2019. These are three exclusive performances presented in theatre spaces, originating from the theme “Animals and Money", introducing an ephemeral space for Direct Art, of conscientialization and practical revelation of the artistic potential of the human daily life.

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  • LIBRARY

    27 March 2019 — 30 April 2019
    Lisbon Green House, Lisbon

    HORÁCIO FRUTUOSO

    “Biblioteca” [Library] is the visual artist Horácio Frutuoso’s answer to the proposal of creating an installation having its starting point the video “A Experiência do Lugar II” by Helena Almeida. Horácio Frutuoso conceives three objects in acrylic, with three colors: transparent crystal, opaque black and translucent gray, presented in Lisbon Green House, a deposit of species, of shapes, as well as an archive.

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  • SAINT SIMEON OF THE ADMIRABLE MONTAIN

    29 March 2019 — 30 April 2019
    Convento de São Pedro de Alcântara, Lisbon

    PROJECTO TEATRAL

    Colective Projecto Teatral is, at the moment, constituted by João Rodrigues, Maria Duarte, Helena Tavares, André Maranha and Gonçalo Ferreira de Almeida. In this BoCA's edition they present a new creation, "São Simeão da Montanha Admirável" [Saint Simeon of the Admirable Mountain], for the church of the São Pedro de Alcântara Convent, located in the heart of Lisbon.

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  • ROSA. ESPINHO. DUREZA.

    29 March 2019 — 30 March 2019
    Teatro Municipal do Porto - Rivoli, Porto

    GABRIEL FERRANDINI

    Under an invitation by BoCA, the drummer Gabriel Ferrandini conceives his first stage creation, sharing the stage with the actor Frederico Barata. “Rosa. Espinho. Dureza.” is made out of three acts: labour, sex, love. As a triptych, in which concepts and materials are interlinked, each act will have an action and object represent its respective “problem”, repeated ad nauseam, testing the persistence and concentration of the performers and the audience.

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  • BEYONCÉ MASS

    29 March 2019 — 30 March 2019
    Igreja dos Inglesinhos, Lisbon

    BEYONCÉ MASS by YOLANDA NORTON

    What if “Flaws and All” was a song about a complicated relationship with God? And “Survivor” spoke to how Black women thrive even as they’re undervalued and underestimated? Beyoncé Mass is a womanist worship service that uses the music and personal life of Beyoncé as a tool to foster an empowering conversation about the marginalized and forgotten, in particular Black women - their lives, their bodies, and their voices.

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  • ANIMALS AND MONEY – Porto

    30 March 2019
    Teatro Municipal do Porto - Rivoli, Porto

    GONÇALO M. TAVARES & OS ESPACIALISTAS

    “Laboratory of Ways to Feel Above Average”. This is the proposal of Gonçalo M. Tavares (writer) & Os Espacialistas (collective of architects working on performance art) for BoCA 2019. These are three exclusive performances presented in theatre spaces, originating from the theme “Animals and Money", introducing an ephemeral space for Direct Art, of conscientialization and practical revelation of the artistic potential of the human daily life.

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  • (DES)DOBRAS

    30 March 2019 — 04 April 2019
    Casa dos Crivos, Braga

    ADOLFO LUXÚRIA CANIBAL

    Adolfo Luxúria Canibal, known mainly for his work as a musician and lead singer of the band Mão Morta, presents at BoCA a performance and installation, with various plastic elements, music, video and the launching of a book.

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