Sala dos Geradores Central Tejo – MAAT, Museu de Arte, Arquitetura e Tecnologia.
Av. Brasília, Lisboa
10 DE OUTUBRO, 11:00
Organização: Drawing Room Lisboa / Fundação EDP
A Central Tejo do Museu de Arte, Arquitetura e Tecnologia (MAAT) acolhe o primeiro encontro sobre European Initiatives For The Valorisation Of Contemporary Drawing, no âmbito do Programa Europa – Convidados Institucionais, patrocinado pela Fundação EDP.
Com o formato informal de brunch, o encontro é aberto a artistas, curadores, galeristas e coleccionadores, com a intervenção de Tobi Maier, director das Galerias Municipais de Lisboa e dois importantes especialistas, Jan-Philipp Fruehsorge e Kate Macfarlane. Ambos são criadores de estruturas estáveis, de natureza privada e sem fins lucrativos, que desenvolvem um importante trabalho de pesquisa, dinamização e disseminação da disciplina.
(O encontro será realizado em Inglês)
Moderadora: Vérónica de Mello
Tobi Maier, Municipal Galleries, Lisbon
Tobi Maier is a curator, writer, and the director of the Municipal Galleries in Lisbon. Previously he organized the exhibition space SOLO SHOWS in São Paulo (2015-2018), worked as an associate curator for the 30th edition of the Bienal de São Paulo (2012), as a curator at Ludlow 38 in New York (2008–2011) and at Frankfurter Kunstverein in Frankfurt am Main (2006–2008). He holds a MA Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Art, London and completed PhD research in the department of Poéticas Visuais at the Escola de Comunicações e Artes, Universidade de São Paulo. He has contributed to a variety of journals including Artforum, ArtReview, Flash Art, Frieze, OEI, Texte zur Kunst and lectures frequently.
Jan-Philipp Fruehsorge, The Drawing Hub, Berlin
Jan-Philipp Fruehsorge is a curator, critic, art historian and writer. He has studied art history, film and theatre studies, history and english literature at Freie Universität Berlin. Worked as a freelance art critic before he founded Fruehsorge contemporary drawings in 2003. In 2014 he has launched The Drawing Hub, a nonprofit and nomadic exhibition and research platform dedicated to drawing. He is a regular guest lecturer in art schools in Berlin and at the University of Westengland (UWE), Bristol. Recent projects: Unleashed – Roger Ballen and Hans Lemmen (Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris, 2017 and Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht, 2018); Capriccio Russo (Biennale di Disegno, Rimini, 2018); Dreams of Frozen Music, architectural drawings of Sergei Tchoban (Tokyo Art Museum 2018); WeDRaw #3 (Marseille, 2019); SEER- European Painting and Drawing (Gallery Punto, Tokyo, 2019)
Kate Macfarlane, Drawing Room, Londres
Kate Macfarlane is a curator and writer based in London and is co-founder and co-director of Drawing Room, London. She began her career in the public visual arts sector at Riverside Studios in 1984 and co-founded Drawing Room in 2000. Since that time she has co-devised the organisation’s vision and programme. Recent curatorial projects include Close: Drawn Portraits (Drawing Room, 2018); A Slice through the World: Contemporary Artists’ Drawings (Drawing Room and Modern Art Oxford, 2018); Recent writing includes: ‘Graphic Witness’ in A Companion to Contemporary Drawing, (Wiley Blackwell , 2019); ‘Intimate Reflections’ in Auto Fictions – Contemporary Drawing, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Germany (2018); ‘Drawing as Thinking through Material Encounter’, in A Slice through the World: Contemporary Artists’ Drawings (Modern Art Oxford, 2018). Kate studied art history and education at Cambridge University (1979-83).
Imagem: Jan-Phillipp Fruehsorge.