Memórias do Futuro

Translated: MEMORIES OF THE FUTURE

ABSTRACT

Memories of the Future is an initiative to bring new Brazilian artists from different fields of activity to discuss New Heritage Approaches, using their own artistic production as a pretext. The project is conceived by Rubens de Andrade, Tre+co lab (Melanie Martins Barroso, Pedro Vitor Costa and Victória Michelini), Luiz Eduardo Rayol and Gabriel Miranda and supervised by Mônica Bahia Schlee.

The project was a partnership between the Hybrid Landscapes Research Group, linked to the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and coordinated by Rubens de Andrade, Associate Professor at the History of Art and Landscape Departments at the School of Fine Arts – EBA/UFRJ and The Tre+co lab is an independent lab for research and interdisciplinary practices in architecture, which aims to dissolve the boundaries between architecture, urbanism, art and design. Founded by three young architects: Pedro Vitor Costa, Melanie Martins Barroso e Victória Michelini. The founders believe that best practices and knowledge are achieved through joint effort. Moreover, they defend collaborative and horizontal work in multidisciplinary research and creation processes alongside private clients and independent initiatives.

The first stage of Memories of the Future consists of a Video-Series with 12 documentary episodes that will be shown during New Heritage Approaches Globinar sessions within Our World Heritage Initiative. Each episode is a 6-10 minute video focusing on one artist and contains an interview recorded in Zoom platform, in which the artist shows her/his artistic production, the work environment during the quarantine, discusses some ideas on memory, heritage and some ideas for the upcoming world. The project unfolds into other stages, which include the publication of a series of books based on the knowledge gathered from the artists’ interviews.

In conclusion, the project Memories of the Future aims to bring together different points of view so that we can reach a new approach to the theme of heritage. By gathering 12 different perspectives from our guests, we intend to deconstruct the canons of heritage and reach new narratives for the memories of the future. 

Episode 1 | NÉLE AZEVEDO – VISUAL ARTIST

Episode 2 | GONÇALO IVO – VISUAL ARTIST


Episode 3 | IBU SELVA – MUSICIAN


Episode 4 | LEONARDO GELIO – CINEMA DIRECTOR/PHOTOGRAPHER


Episode 5 | FRANCESCO MALLMANN – ARTIST

Episode 6 | LUIZ D’OREY – PLASTIC ARTIST (posted soon)
Episode 7 | ALDONES NINO – VISUAL ARTIST / ART HISTORIAN / CURATOR (posted soon)
Episode 8 | MARCELA CANTUÁRIA – VISUAL ARTIST (posted soon)
Episode 9 | ALUCAS DO TRÓPICO SUL – VISUAL ARTIST (posted soon)
Episode 10 | MEL E JORDI  – ARCHITECTS AND URBAN PLANNERS / VISUAL ARTISTS (posted soon)
Episode 11 | EDU DE BARROS – VISUAL ARTIST (posted soon)
Episode 12 | CAMILA ZARITE – ACTRESS / VISUAL ARTIST (posted soon)

CREATORS

Gabriel Miranda: Screenwriter, writer and filmmaker (PUC-Rio).

Luiz Eduardo Rayol: Visual artist and product designer (PUC-Rio).

Melanie Martins: Architect and urbanist (UFRJ), cofounder of Tre+Co Lab.

Monica Bahia Schlee: lecturer of the Professional Master Course in Design and Heritage at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and co-coordinator of the New Heritage Approaches team.

Pedro Vitor Costa: Architect (UFRJ), cofounder of Tre+Co Lab., researcher at CURL (Cultural and Urban Resistance Lab) – TU Berlin, graduate student at PROURB/UFRJ.

Rubens de Andrade: Professor of Art History at the School of Fine Arts – PROARQ/FAU of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), leader of the Hybrid Landscape Research Group – GPPH – EBA/UFRJ.

Victória Michelini: Architect and urbanist (UFRJ-PoliMi), cofounder of Tre+Co, Lab., researcher at CURL (Cultural and Urban Resistance Lab) – TU Berlin and at UrCA (Urbanism, Critic and Architecture) – PROURB/UFRJ.

Giovanna Houri de Lima, Art History undergraduate student (EBA/UFRJ), translator of the subtitles.


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