Filipa César. Quantum Creole
Filipa César has created both an installation and an essay film that address creolisation beyond language and as a way of thinking about the world. The installation and essay film presented by the artist are the result of a collective research exercise and incorporate various moving image formats, to explore the dynamics of creolisation, in historical and biological contexts.
The Rise of Islamic Art
On the year that marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Calouste Gulbenkian, this exhibition seeks to understand the growing Orientalism, that the collector and his contemporaries developed, through masterpieces of Islamic art from the Founder's Collection and other important international collections.
Irineu Destourelles. Subtitling
Artist Irineu Destourelles developed a project focused on the issues of colonial practices and social and power relations, taking as a starting point his own diaspora.
Art on Display
Marking the 50th anniversary of the Gulbenkian Museum, this exhibition takes as its starting point the display solutions thought for the opening of the Museum in 1969. It also recreates different exhibition design ideas created by Franco Albini, Carlo Scarpa, Lina Bo Bardi, Aldo van Eyck and Alison and Peter Smithson in other countries.