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10 APR 2018
Launch of the catalogue of the exhibition "Álvaro Lapa: All of Time" with a talk between the curator of the exhibition, Miguel von Hafe Pérez, Fernando José Pereira and Estrella Diego.

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Born in Porto in 1967. B.A. Hons. degree in Art History from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto.
Between 1988 and 1995 he worked for the Serralves Foundation, where he coordinated the Educational Service and was assistant to the artistic director.
Between 1995 and 1998 he was artistic director of the Cupertino de Miranda Foundation, in Vila Nova de Famalicão.
He was the programmer of the area of Fine Arts, Architecture and the City, during Porto 2001, European Capital of Culture.
Between 2002 and 2005 he was part of the curatorial panel of the Centre d’Art Santa Mónica in Barcelona, where he co-coordinated the centre's programming and curated projects by Portuguese and international artists, including Antoni Abad, Graham Gussin, Maria Nordman, Runa Islam, Helena Almeida, Francisco Queirós, Filipa César and João Tabarra.
He coordinated the Portuguese contemporary art archive project, anamnese (www.anamnese.pt) - the site and the book, developed for the Ilídio Pinho Foundation.
Following an international competition, he was was appointed director of the Galician Centre for Contemporary Art (CGAC) in Santiago de Compostela (2009-2015).
For the Serralves Foundation, he recently edited an anthology of critical texts by Fernando Pernes (Dizer a imagem /Stating the image) and curated the exhibitions, Julião Sarmento. No fio da respiração / At the edge of breathing in Matosinhos Municipal Gallery, and Álvaro Lapa. No Tempo Todo / All of Time, in Serralves Museum.
He is a founding partner of Inc. – livros e edições de artistas, Porto.
Curator of the Right Cloud@Wrong Weather project in Porto.
Since 2013 he has served as an advisor to the Acquisitions Committee of the Arco Foundation’s Collection.
Estrella de Diego is Full Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid (Spain) and Academician at Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid. She has been a Fulbright scholar at New York University, where she has also held the King Juan Carlos I Chair of Spanish Culture and Civilization. In 2012 she was awarded the prestigious Golden Medal in Fine Arts, granted by the Spanish government in recognition of her career as a writer and researcher. She has recently been awarded with the Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Professorship for 2017-18.

She is a Member of the Advisory Board at MACBA in Barcelona, Norman Foster Foundation in Madrid, a Member at the Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard, Royal Spanish Academy in Rome and she has been a member of the advisory Board of the Collegium for Advanced Studies at Helsinki University and MUSAC, among other institutions. 
Her research focuses on gender and postcolonial studies, identity constructions, visual and cultural studies, and Spanish and Latin American art. She has lectured at universities  and museums such as Saint Martin’s London, UNTREF Buenos Aires, Oxford University, Universidad Externado Bogotá, Univeristy of Illinois, UCLA, MoMA New York, Guggenheim New York, Bienal de Sao Paulo, Banco de la República Bogotá, Museo del Prado Madrid,  Museo Reina Sofía Madrid, Museo Thyssen Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional de España.

Estrella de Diego is a widely published author in both fiction and non-fiction. Her books and essays include La mujer y la pintura en la España del siglo XIX (Madrid: Cátedra, 1987; reprinted 2009),  El andrógino sexuado. Eternos ideales, nuevas estrategias de género (Madrid: Visor, 1992), Tristísimo Warhol (Madrid: Siruela, 1999), "Representing Representation. Reading Las Meninas, Again”, in Velázquez’s Las Meninas (Cambridge University Press, 2003), Querida Gala (Madrid: Espasa, 2003), Travesías por la incertidumbre (Barcelona: Seix Barral, 2007), Maruja Mallo (Madrid: Mapfre, 2008),  Contra el mapa (Madrid: Siruela, 2008), "Währenddessen: Der Besuch von Struth im Museo del Prado”, (Munich: Schirmer/Mosel, 2009) and No soy yo: Autobiografía, performance y los nuevos espectadores (Madrid: Siruela, 2011) or Rincones de postales (Madrid: Cátedra, 2016). Estrella de Diego is a regular contributor to El País  (Spain’s leading newspaper), she has been the director of Editorial Siruela’s collection Azul Mínima and she is currently the advisor for Catedra publishing house  art collections.
Professor de Diego is also a prolific curator. She has curated shows such as Po(E/LI)tical Object (New York, 1988), or the Spanish representation at the 22 Sao Paulo Biennale (1994) and the 49 Venice Biennale (2001). Her latest shows include Warhol on Warhol (La Casa Encendida, Madrid, 2007), Sophie Taueber-Arp (Museo Picasso de Málaga, 2009), Anna Bella Geiger. Geografías físicas y humanas (Sevilla, Madrid and Buenos Aires, 2016) and Liliana Porter: diálogos y desodebiencias  (Vitoria, 2017). She is presently curating a Bernice Abbott show that will take place in 2019 at Mapfre Foundation (Madrid). 

Fernando José Pereira (Porto, 1961)
B.A. Hons. degree in Fine Arts/Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto and a PhD in Fine Arts from the Faculty of Fine Arts of Pontevedra (Spain). He is a lecturer at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto and Researcher at I2ADS (Institute of Research in Art, Design and Society). 
He has received several study and research scholarships from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. He regularly exhibits his work in galleries (Graça Brandão and Marta Vidal, in Porto, João Graça, in Lisbon, AdHoc, in Vigo) and several museums (Serralves Museum, Porto, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Chiado Museum, Lisbon, Culturgest, Lisbon , Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Galician Centre for Contemporary Art, Santiago de Compostela, Circulo de Artes Plásticas, Coimbra). He has participated in art biennials and international exhibitions (9th Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, 2009, III Ibero-American Biennial of Contemporary Art, Lima, Peru, 2002, Pontevedra Biennial 1998) and in group exhibitions, in cities such as London (London Festival of Europe); Berlin (Transmediale exhibition, "Deep North", "Die Anthologie der Kunst",); Seydisfjordur, Iceland (Skaftfell Center for Visual Art); Vienna, (Quartier 21); Rio de Janeiro (Candido Portinari Gallery). He has works in several public collections: Serralves Foundation, Institute of Contemporary Art, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, CGAC, Lisbon City Museum, PLMJ Collection, Ilídio Pinho Foundation and University of Porto.
Member of the sound collective, Haarvöl.

  • LocationSerralves Auditorium
  • Schedule18h30 - 19h30
  • Days10 APR 2018

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