Throughout this edition of the festival, there will be more than 20 films in National Premiere, 4 films in European Premiere and 5 films in World Premiere. The period for submission of films to join the competition was open from February to May 2016 and 135 productions from 42 different countries were received, which reflects that the intersection between film and architecture is once more a global target of interest and research.
The awards ceremony will take place at ARQUITETURAS’s Closing Session – 16 October / DOM / 21:30 / Forum Lisbon.
The films in competition will be evaluated and awarded in the respective categories by the following jury:
Bárbara Silva is an architect from the University of Coimbra ( FCTUC – DARQ 2003), PhD in Theory and Practice of Project from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid ( UPM- ETSAM 2016) with the thesis “Brazil, the reinvention of modernity; Le Corbusier, Lucio Costa, Oscar Niemeyer “. She lives in Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro, where she develops her work as a curator, editor and agent of cultural projects. From 2010 she is the director of NOTE www.note.org.pt – an independent cultural platform dedicated to the dissemination of architecture through exhibitions, conferences and publications.
Fernando Brízio graduated in Product Design (1996) from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Lisbon, where he lives and works. He has developed products for industry and small-scale handmade production, along with exhibitions, sets, interior and public spaces for companies and organizations such as Droog, Schréder, Torino World Design Capital, experimentadesign, Lisbon City Council, Il Coccio, Cor Unum, Fábrica Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro, Galerie Kreo and choreographer Rui Horta. Fernando Brízio’s consistent and finely crafted body of work hinges on a challenging relationship between object and user and the creation of designs that invite different readings and appropriations.
Nuno Lisboa is director of Doc’s Kingdom – International Seminar on Documentary Film and professor of Sound and Image in the School of Arts and Design of Caldas da Rainha. Currently he’s the programmer 63 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar. He was selected to program the 2017 edition of American history seminar founded in 1955 by Frances Flaherty.
Gabriela Raposo born in Lisbon in 1974. Graduated in Architecture from Faculty of Architecture – Lisbon’s Technical University (1998), earning a Master Degrees in Scenography, Central St. Martins – College of Arts and Design in London, UK (2001). Since 2013 is a member investigator of Art.Critics.Politics at IHA – Institute of History of Arts – in Faculty of Social
Sciences and Humanities (FSCH) Lisbon. Since 1998 collaborates with architecture offices in Lisbon from which stands out Gonçalo Byrne and Falcão de Campos Architects (2002-09); Aires Mateus, Fernando Salvador e Margarida Grácio-Nunes; Erick van Egeraat Architects (1998-2001), London and Rotterdam. Since March 2016 collaborates with KWY in projects from different disciplinary areas, between art and architecture, in international geographic contexts. Since 1997 keeps an individual practice as a free-lancer in architecture and scenography.
Luís Ferro (b.1986) is an architect based in Évora, where he practises his professional activities since 2012 (Atelier Luís
Ferro, Arquitectos Lda.). He is a Researcher at the Center for Art History and Artistic Research at the University of Évora (CHAIA) since 2009, and at the Associacion des Amis de Analecta Cartusiana since 2011. He has published several papers and has presented communications in Portugal, Spain, France, England, Finland and USA. In 2013 he founded the group Cinema-fora-dos Leões which promotes movie screening, meetings and debates on about author cinema. Currently is the coordinator of the research project named Secret Places: The Cubas da Kûra de Beja (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation).
António Brito Guterres is a researcher at the DINAMIA’CET research center on socioeconomic change and the territory of the Lisbon University Institute, Portugal, holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Studies from the Lisbon University Institute where is now in doctoral programme. He has experience in various projects of territorial development, in particular as the Director of the Vale da Amoreira Operation of the Critical Urban Areas Initiative, and as the coordinator of the Performance Arts Center in the same neighborhood. He currently works for the Aga Khan Foundation Portugal, focusing on issues such as participation, governance, education, youth, diversity, and pluralism. He also have been working as an adviser, freelancer and volunteer with grassroots organizations and informal groups; he often lectures on participation, urban regeneration, gentrification, the commons, and about the role of arts and culture in urban development. He is a member of the International Network for Urban Research and Action (INURA).