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OPENEND [#001 MR]

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openend [ # 001_MR ] is the first result of a transdisciplinary project which is based on the figure of Isabel of Aragon ( 1269-1336 ) . steadying in the centrality of this character that keeps alive the coimbra spirit , we intend to transfer her body , covered by history with the aura of immortality , into an artistic dimension , allowing their on reflection on its importance in the context of XXI century of Coimbra's materiality and spirituality . openend [#001 MR]  July 4 to 28 2013 Curator: Carla Alexandra Gonçalves Artists: António Azenha, António Jorge, Benvinda Araújo, Jorge Simões, José Carlos Nascimento, José Pedro Reis, José Vieira, Pato (Rodrigo Canhão), Pedro Medeiros Performance: António Azenha 

DÉJÀ VU + NEW CROSS

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The Association ICZERO presents " Déjà Vu " , an exhibition of José Carlos Nascimento, and " New Cross " , preparatory study for a project with the same name by Achilleas Tilegrafos and José Carlos Nascimento. "Déjà Vu" is the result of a project of José Carlos Nascimento held in Coimbra and materialized in a set of several color photographs of circular staging tables that the artist had already , and returning to them . It is a group of superb images of settings for the beauty and especially the colors and the light that underpinning . The allusions to classicism is overwhelming , referenced in the format of the pieces in Renaissance tondos , the density of the light sweet , the scenographic choices and color palette suggest us transparencies and thin glazes of paint.   "New Cross" embodies a project still in development, by José Carlos Nascimento and the tea

FONLAD FESTIVAL 2013

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In partnership with IC Zero Association, Videolab Project, Castles Theatre Cooperative and Alliance Française of Coimbra, the Nem Media Art & Performance Center presents Fonlad Fsstival, with screenings from international festivals, performances and installations. International Screennings Performance by Francesca Fini(It)  Installation by Janek Schaefer (UK) Installation by Dimitrios Bampilis & Eleni Arapostathi (Gr) Video Art Screening Schools ESAD + SIU Installation by Melinda Sefcic (Isr) Installation by Leonid Dutov (Ru) Performance Esserearia Installation by Carlos Azevedo (Pt) Installation by Sérgio Gomes (Pt) Installation by José Vieira (Pt) Installation by Vijayaraghavan (Ind) Installation by Mario Gutiérrez Cru (Es)

10 MOTS, 10 PHOTOS, 10 ALLIANCES AU PORTUGAL

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In partnership with the Alliance Française of Coimbra , the IC Zero Association promotes a photography exhibition centered on the theme " Dis - Moi Dix Mots " (Tell me ten words). This exhibition opened simultaneously in the Alliances Françaises of Lisbon, Oporto , Coimbra , Guimarães , Leiria , Viseu , Caldas da Rainha, Beja , Setubal and Algarve ( Faro ) . Participating artists : Antonio Azenha , Benvinda Araújo , Jorge Simões , José Carlos Nascimento, José Higino, José Pedro Reis , José Vieira , Paulo Corte-Real , Pato , Tatiana Santos . 10 MOTS, 10 PHOTOS, 10 ALLIANCES AU PORTUGAL March 23 to April 20, 2013 Media Arts & Performance Space Center

WE ARE FAMILY, EXHIBITION BY JORGE SIMÕES

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The IC- ZERO Association and Alliance Française of Coimbra presents the exhibition " WE ARE FAMILY" by Jorge Simões . This exhibition presents a series of works made in the last two years, that focus on the theme of travel and the built landscape , continuing the work that the artist has been developing , but at the same time calling for new connections and formal narratives .

AZENHA + MÉTIERS DU MONDE + VIDEOLAB

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The Space for Arts, Media and Performance presents two exhibitions and a video art screening: " Toys Re Replay", sculptures by Antonio Azenha; "Métiers du Monde /World Trade", selected photographs of the contest sponsored by Fondation Alliance Française ans a Videolab screening inspired by the photography competition organized by the Alliance Française de Coimbra "Métiers du monde".   "Toys Re Replay", it is project work in progress, in which the shapes of various objects converge to iconic sculptures, representing time and space, generational, in which he uses the toy as an aggregator. The same exhibition includes a performance of Antonio Azenha inspired by the tale of the Pied Piper of Hamelin: "... Although successful, the townspeople abjured his promise and refused to pay ... " "Métiers du Monde," photography contest developed by the Fondation Alliance Française in third edition, is an international competition t