INFINITO VÃO: A JOURNEY THROUGH BRAZILIAN ARCHITECTURE
In the Portuguese architectural space Casa da Arquitectura, Infinito Vão will open on September 28: a collective exhibition that covers ninety years of Brazilian architecture. Curated by Fernando Serapião and Guilherme Wisnik, the exhibition will be accompanied by a program of bilateral activities (Brazil and Portugal) curated by Nuno Sampaio, executive director of Casa da Arquitectura.
Recently arrived to Porto city (Portugal), gathering a collection of more than 200 donations Infinito Vão is the product of a long process of work that Casa da Arquitectura began two years ago in Brazil. Made up of drawings, models, photographs, films, books, sketches, texts, slides, videos, films, ceramics and letters, the exhibition aims to explain the development of modern and contemporary Brazilian architecture. Likewise, Casa da Arquitectura will incorporate 150 essential books of architecture into its library.
Among the most relevant figures, we can mention Lucio Costa, Oscar Niemeyer, Affonso Eduardo Reidy, MMM Roberto, Sergio Bernardes, Roberto Burle Marx, Vilanova Artigas, Lina Bo Bardi, Rino Levi, Severiano Mario Porto, João Filgueiras Lima (Lelé) and Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Marcos Acayaba, Brazil Arquitetura, Angelo Bucci, Andrade Morettin and Carla Juabaça, among others.
With a program of guided visits made by the curators themselves, the exhibition opens on September 28 including lectures, films, book presentations and a concert.