Crepúsculos: Collective poetry reading

Crepúsculo Opúsculo

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Collective poetry reading session with Gisela Casimiro, Ellen Lima, André Romão and André Tecedeiro, in the Main Building – Grand Auditorium’s Foyer.

The cafeteria of the Gulbenkian Museum will stay open until 9pm, throughout the events of the public programme ‘Crepúsculos’.


Gisela Casimiro is a Portuguese writer, artist and activist. In recent years her texts have appeared in Hoje Macau, Buala, Contemporânea, Revista Pessoa, Setenta e Quatro and in several anthologies. As an author, performer and consultant, she regularly collaborates with literary, film and music festivals, museums and theatres. Erosão, her first book of poetry, was published by Editora Urutau (São Paulo / Pontevedra) in 2018. (Photo: Enric Vives-Rubio)

Ellen Lima is a poet, researcher, writer and PhD candidate in Comparative Modernities: Literatures, Arts and Cultures at the University of Minho in Portugal. She is indigenous of Wassu Cocal (AL) origin and published her first book of poetry Ixé ygara voltando pra 'y'kûá in 2021 in Portuguese and Old Tupi with the publisher Urutau. Among other collections, her work appears in Volta pra tua terra, an anthology of anti-fascist and anti-racist poets in Portugal (Urutau, 2021). (Photo: Courtesy of the artist)

André Romão is a transdisciplinary artist whose work explores the confrontation of micro and macro-structures in contemporary society through lenses such as the economy, eroticism, violence and appropriation. His work combines literature, poetry, philosophy and history, working with various media, including drawing, photography, video and installation. (Photo: Danilo Donzelli Photography)

André Tecedeiro is an artist and poet who has published the books Rebento-Ladrão (Tea for One, 2014), Deitar a Trazer (Douda Correria, 2016), O Número de Strahler (Do Lado Esquerdo, 2018), A Arte da Fuga (Do Lado Esquerdo, 2019) and A Axila de Egon Schiele (Porto Editora, 2020). His work appears in the anthologies Mixtape II (Do Lado Esquerdo, 2018) and Casa (Do Lado Esquerdo, 2016), and he has collaborated with various literary magazines. In 2019, his poetry was the focus of a session of the Living Poets' Club at Teatro Nacional D. Maria II (Lisbon), and of a staged reading in the Da Voz Humana cycle at Livraria Ferin (Lisbon). His poems have also appeared in several radio shows and podcasts. (Photo: Filipe Ferreira)


Public programme for “Vampires in Space”, Pedro Neves Marques’ project for the Portugal Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. Learn more about CAM’s free activities for June 5th.

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