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The first exhibition of the Projeto Memória, began extending the debate over the theater place and its identity.
Firstly, my attempt was made to researchers who support their practices inquiring about the processes oriented to the locus of the mise en scène, while, on the other hand, I sought to achieve the theater experience throughout its history by those who are the holders of their stories.

Organization Theatro Circo de Braga e Biblioteca Pública de Braga Curatorship Andreia Garcia Archive Management Andreia Garcia, Rosa Cunha e Elísio Araújo Research Andreia Garcia e Rosa Cunha Graphic Design Inês Nepomuceno e Mariana Marques Documentary Vasco Mendes Production Theatro Circo de Braga Biblioteca Pública de Braga Institutional Support Câmara Municipal de Braga e Universidade do Minho Partnership Arquivo Distrital de Braga, Arquivo Municipal de Braga, Biblioteca do Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, Fundação Marques da Silva Sponsorship  Alexandre Barbosa Borges, S.A., BOSCH CAR MULTIMEDIA PORTUGAL, S.A., Ilídio Mota- Petróleos e Derivados, Lda., Navarra – Extrusão de Alumínio, S.A., PRIMAVERA – Business Software Solutions, SEMURAL WASTE & ENERGY, S.A. e TORRESTIR – TRANSPORTES NACIONAIS E INTERNACIONAIS S.A., Acknowledgment  Amadeu Sousa, Eduardo Pires Oliveira, Elisa Lessa, Fátima Moura Ferreira, Henrique Barreto Nunes, Ivone Paz Soares, João Rui de Moura Coutinho, José Alberto Pereira Gomes, José Machado, Luís Costa, Luís Soares Carneiro, Margarida Fernandes, Maria Esteves, Maria Helena Trindade, Paula Abrunhosa, Paula Preza, Pedro Gil Costa de Almeida, Ricardo Silva e Rosa Maria Carvalho Silva

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.



Andreia Garcia . principal . senior architect founding partner and curator

Margarida Antunes (2018-) . head of production

Clara Puentes (2018-) . architect

Cecilia Carrioli (2019-) . architecture intern

Martzel Arriaga (2019-) . architecture intern



Former Collaborators

Clara Asperilla (2018) . architecture intern

Inés Brotons (2017) . architecture intern



Premis FAD | Selected, Interiorismo
Prudêncio Studio

Manuel Tainha’ Professor Award | Award
Best Architecture PhD thesis 2014/2015



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