LocationPraça do Centro Comercial Fonte Nova, Lisbon
At the invitation of the Gulbenkian Foundation’s CAM, the artist Rui Toscano devised an original sculpture for this shipping container, initiating a new narrative context in his work and focusing on the image of a painting of a ceramic piece from Ancient Greece, showing the god Dionysus playing a lyre flanked by two satyrs dancing with castanets in their hands.
Curators: Patrícia Rosas and Rita Albergaria
Rui Toscano has exhibited in institutions and galleries such as the José de Guimarães International Arts Centre (Guimarães), the National Museum of Contemporary Art – Museu do Chiado (Lisbon), the Museu de Serralves (Porto), Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art (Lisbon), Culturgest (Lisbon); MEIAC (Badajoz), among others. In 2009, he designed the exhibition The Great Curve for the Chiado 8 space
His works are represented in the collections of the Modern Art Centre of the Gulbenkian Foundation, Caixa Geral de Depósitos, the Luso-American Development Foundation and PLMJ, among others.
CAM IN MOTION
CAM in Motion is an ‘outdoor’ programme that brings together a series of site-specific interventions by artists and exhibitions with works from the Collection in different spaces in the city of Lisbon and its surroundings.Learn more