The Vault (August - October 2016)

Moving Anthropologies

Mónica de Miranda , Maria Lusitano, Rui Mourão , José Carlos Teixeira
August 26 - October 21, 2016

Opening Reception: August 26, 6-9 pm
On view at SPACES: August 26 - October 21, 2016

Curated by:
Rui Mourão (Lisbon, Portugal)
José Carlos Teixeira (Porto, Portugal)

Moving Anthropologies gathers videos by three Portuguese artists that use visual anthropological methods in their practices. These works have three characteristics in common: their structure as double/triple split screens, their use and appropriation to the art context of anthropological methodologies, and their collaborative character. With this video screening we aim to present fragmented perspectives that reflect issues of memory, history, identity, otherness, and cultural difference. The visual essays travel through diverse geographies, functioning as an allegorical moving prism.


Participating artists:
Maria Lusitano (Lisbon, Portugal and London, UK))
Mónica de Miranda (Lisbon, Portugal)
Rui Mourão (Lisbon, Portugal)

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