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PIERRE VON KLEIST BOOK LAUNCH, PRESENTATION BY WASSER BASSIN AND CONCERT BY THE BAND EVOLS
18 JUL 2014
18:30 Serralves Bookshop
Launch of the three most recent books by the publisher of Pierre Von Kleist
Pierre von Kleist is a publishing house dedicated to publishing photography books. Founded by the photographers José Pedro Cortes and André Príncipe in 2009, it republished the classic work "Lisboa, Cidade Triste e Alegre” (Lisbon, Sad and Joyful City) by Victor Palla and Costa Martins. In 2013 it published "Casa de Lava” - the notebook by the director Pedro Costa, which served as the screenplay for the film of the same name.

"Japan Drug” by António Júlio Duarte (already presented in June, in Lisbon)
- Brings together a selection of images, organised in diptychs, taken during a long trip to Japan in 1997. A work that explores the territory, in search of convergences, in the shadow of the uncertainty brought by the dawn of the new millennium.
- António Júlio Duarte (Lisbon, 1965), "Japan Drug” is his second book to be published by Pierre Von Kleist, after "White Noise”, 2011. In 2013 he published "Deviation Of The Sun” (ed. CCVF). His most recent solo exhibition - Japan 1997 - was held in 2013 at the Centro Cultural Vila Flor, in Guimarães.

"Tokyo Diaries” by André Príncipe and Marco Martins (first hand in Porto)
- "Tokyo Diaries” revisits a selection of unpublished photographs taken during production of the film "Traces of a Diary” '
(2010). A book about photography books, which explores the daily lives of the photographers Nobuyoshi Araki, Daido Moriyama, Takuma Nakahira, Hiromix, Kohei Yushiyuki and Kajii Syoin.
- André Príncipe (Porto, 1976) and Marco Martins (Lisbon, 1972). André Príncipe divides his work between photography and cinema. "Tokyo Diaries” is his sixth book. His latest film "Flamingo Field without Flamingos” (2013) was presented at IndieLisboa. He is the co-founder of the publisher, Pierre von Kleist.
- Marco Martins is a filmmaker, who has made films such as "Alice” (2005), which premiered at Cannes. "The Day the World Didn’t End” (2012), co-directed with Michelangelo Pistoletto, was exhibited in the Louvre. In 2010, he co-directed the feature film "Traces of a Diary” with André Príncipe, a diary of a trip to Japan, which documented the work of some of the most significant contemporary Japanese photographers.

"The Club” by Pedro Letria (first hand in Porto)
- "The Club” is the summary of a journey made through Portuguese clubs in Providence, Rhode Island, focusing on Portuguese immigrants and their living and leisure spaces. An observation work, in which the images and text complement each other.
- Pedro Letria (Lisbon, 1965) lives and works in Lisbon. He studied photography at the Rhode Island School of Design and has written six books. His work has been exhibited in and out of Portugal, and is included in various public and private collections.

22:00, Pátio da Adelina
Presentation by the Music publisher Wasser Bassin and a concert by the band, Evols
Wasser Bassin began as an art gallery but ended up as nothing. Maybe it was the place, or the time, or perhaps it was simply a bad idea. Tam and Christine Fowler put their heads together and decided to give the infamous project another chance; this time in the form of a publishing house dedicated to dance music / contemporary music / experimental music / indie pop / whatever. The musical selection is eclectic, and therefore the editorial differences, either in terms of sound, or the presentation formats, are more than expected.

Evols
For this concert, Evols will play some songs from their first album with new approaches, and also present new songs to be released in late summer 2014.
Evols was formed in 2008 based on the members’ common taste for guitars and music in general. The original formation was França Gomes, Carlos Lobo and Vitor Santos, which was maintained until 2013. After they released their first album in 2010, as a guitar trio, Evols played in various areas, including the Casa da Música in Porto, the Short Film Festival, in Vila do Conde, Serralves em Festa, the Festival Milhões de Festa in Barcelos and the extinct Nasti Club in Madrid, playing alongside the American band The Dodos.
In late 2012 Evols started recording their new album. During the recording process, in 2013, they decided to add two new members to the band, in order to introduce bass and drums on the tracks that were already being recorded, and João Santos and Jorge Queijo therefore joined the band.
After a year and a half of recordings and concerts, Evols are preparing to launch their second album, to be released by the publisher Wasser Bassin.
Influenced by roots in rock and blues and the entire psychedelic culture that has been reinventing itself for more than 50 years, Evols make timeless music, far from the spotlight, but close to the people where they like to be.

  • LocationBookshop
  • Schedule18h30 - 23h00
  • Days18 JUL 2014

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