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I was invited by Arquivo 237 to take part of the exhibition “While Appropriation” with an installation I called “Narrative of the imagined city”.
The result emerged from trying to collect the imagery of the cities, exposing and (re)presenting in words, the importance of the transitory nature of memories.
Beyond the fantastic exchanges it become important to document and archive the city we want and that may disappear before their importance is noted.
How many are the histories that were never written in paper? The same as the history itself does not report!…

Gallery Arquivo 237 Material Typewriter


Andreia Garcia (Guimarães, 1985) is a Portuguese, Porto-based architect, curator, researcher and consultant of architecture, design and urban scenography. Founder of Andreia Garcia Architectural Affairs, she has specialized in the dissemination of architecture through research, curatorial practice and editorial projects.

 

She was project coordinator of Smaller Cities and project manager of the Creative Landscape projects in Guimarães 2012, European Capital of Culture .
Andreia was curator of Theatro Circo de Braga leading the Projeto Memória which celebrated the theatre’s centenary and launch the book O Theatro e a Memória with her editorial coordination. She was editorial and programme coordinator of the Portuguese Representation of the XXI Triennale di Milano. Since 2016 she has co-founded, with Diogo Aguiar, the Galeria de Arquitectura, an independent space dedicated to the architecture thinking, in Porto.

 

In 2017, she assumes the curatorship of the architecture program for the Biennial of Contemporary Art of Maia and is invited to think two exhibitions for the Galeria Vertical, in Silo Auto of Porto.

 

She received her Architecture MSc diploma at the Faculty of Architecture of Beira Interior University in 2008, and her Architecture PhD diploma at Faculty of Architecture of Lisbon University in 2015, that received the Professor Manuel Tainha Prize for the best PhD thesis in Architecture of 2014/2015. In 2017 Andreia is launched her first book as an author entitled Espaço Cénico, Arquitectura e Cidade (Scenic Space, Architecture and City) by Caleidoscópio editors.

 

Collaborators

2017.
Inés Brotons (ES)

 

Contacts
praça coronel pacheco nº2, 4050-453 Porto
andreiasogarcia(at)gmail.com