POP-UP EXHIBITION| 29th May 2015 | 9PM – 12PM
| Cerca da Josefa | Torres Vedras
The POP IT UP! project aims to point out the problematic of
unusually high number of abandoned spaces in portuguese cities, in this
particular case in Torres Vedras. Former shops, apartments or offices are meant
to serve to people, to be full of their voices, movements and simply lifes.
However nowadays the life is happening all around, but can’t enter the closed
door. To remind this problem, one of these abandoned spaces has been chosen for
this project, to be reanimated in a specific way for a very limited period of
The space will be reanimated by a one-night exhibition (“pop-up”)
of international and local video-art / experimental video. This artistic method
was chosen on purpose for the character of video. Its essence is enlivening
pictures (therefore the english expression “motion pictures”), characters,
stories or ideas. The animation serves to the project in every sense of
this word. Using video works easily creates an illusion of a life in the
The project will be presented as a “pop-up” exhibition*, for only
one night, of 4 international and 2 local artists.
Arnaud Brihay (BE)
Katarzyna Parejko (PL)
Mariana Madeira (PT)
Sebastian Stumpf (DE)
Thierry Ferreira (PT)Tereza Příhodová (CZ)
* Pop-up exhibition is a new format of exhibitions taking place in only one
night, connecting vernissage and finissage in one single moment.