Graviting in the sphere of the bienale’s theme and areas of action and reflection, a number of events toke place all over the city. Independent creative artists and cultural agents turned Lisbon in the capital of design.
Nuno Valerio gave wings to is imagination and painted an entire room in St. Catarina Palace. He is inspired in the graffiti scene, and in the human and social relations. “One say we will all be brothers.”
Storias dentro de Storias
Proposals from nine young creative artists reflecting the way of thinking of the Macanese creative community, gathered in Lisbon by Creative Macau. Since 1999, when Macau become part of China, it undergo a remarkable growth, and now its a dynamic, multicultural city, and that’s showed in the Made in Macau exhibition.
Made in Macau, Clara Brito
Best knowned by the La.Ga bag, Krvkurva toke the opportunity of the EXD to show their new bag Ga.Lo, that has been designed for a wider range of users and perspectives. This project has originated in the context of ACR_LAB, KrvKurva’s new lab for experimental projects.
Showing the new portuguese design scene is the main goal of the Musa Collective. They are launching the new Musa book, Nothing Last Forever book, and are organizing a series of international exhibitions,… fulfilling their goal. For the EXD they invited 15 emerging talents to intervene in a mug created in partnership with the designers Joao Seco and Jorge Trindade.
In Black, Sam Baron
This project stems from the reinterpretation of local tradition through the use of the figurative quality of the pieces, reduced to their essential shape by the absence of colour. Black annuls details and specificities, unifying the pieces. They become motifs in a composition that plays with the notions of object and form, through an allusion to “fresco” painting and wallpaper.
Experimenta Design 2005
Date : 15th September – 30th Ocober, 2005