Portugal: What Art, What Future, What Future for the Art?
A series of round-tables with the curator and Portuguese speakers that addresses topics about culture and the art world in Portugal.

Wednesday, 29 May
10.30 – 12.00
Portugal at the Venice Biennale: Histories and Issues

Paulo Cunha e Silva, curator and writer
Ughetta Molin Fop, art historian

Thursday, 30 May
10.30 – 12.00
The Portuguese Art Scene: Artists for Now

Moritz Elbert/ProjectoMAP, curator
Filipa Oliveira, curator and critic

Friday, 31 May
10.30 – 12.00
The Portuguese Cultural Field: Between Yesterday and Tomorrow

Alda Galsterer, curator and gallerist
Luísa Soares de Oliveira, curator and critic

Saturday, 1 June
10.30 – 12.00
The Image of the City: from Lisbon to Venice

Carlos Fortuna, sociologist
Rosário Salema de Carvalho, art historian



Saturday, 12 October
From Luigi Nono to the 21st Century: An infinity of possibilities

Alvise Vidolin
Jonas Runa


Portugal: New Music, Old Traditions
A series of concerts by Portuguese musicians and guests that explores contemporary musical trends informed by ancient cultural expressions.

Tuesday, 28 May
18.30 – 19.30

Henriq and Severino

Wednesday, 29 May
15.30 – 16.30

Pedro Jóia and the Quarteto Arabesco
Armandinho e Paredes

Thursday, 30 May
18.30 – 19.30

Ana Quintans, Marcos Magalhães and the Quarteto Arabesco
Portuguese Baroque Music

Friday, 31 May
18.30 – 19.30

Os Músicos do Tejo
Seeds of Fado

Saturday, 1 June
17.30 – 18.30

Jonas Runa Cosmic Ensemble (Jonas Runa, Spiridon Shishigin, Jin Hi Kim and Eddie Prévost)

Saturday, 12 October

Jonas Runa: Solo with Robot Orchestra
Support: Vlaamse Overheid (Government of Flanders)

Pavilion of Portugal
55th International Art Exhibition
La Biennale di Venezia


Curator: Miguel Amado


1 June – 24 November 2013

Riva dei Partigiani/Laguna di Venezia

Nelson Leão Webdesign