The publication Portuguese Emerging Art 2018 (PEA2018), which brings together in this year’s edition a selection of 46 artists, will be launched on September 12 at the National Museum of Contemporary Art – Museu do Chiado in Lisbon.
Annual publication, promoted by the cultural association EMERGE and coordinated by Daniela Ambrósio, Portuguese Emerging Art has as main objective the national and international promotion of the work developed by emerging Portuguese plastic artists.
The artists selected this year were Alexandra de Pinho, Alice dos Reis, Ana Mata, Ana Velez, Ana Wever, António Amorim, António Neves Nobre, Bruno Castro Santos, Catarina Nunes, David Gonçalves, Dilar Pereira, Diogo Branco, Fernão Cruz, Filipa Sousa, Filipe Cortez, Filipe Vias-Boas, Francisca Aires Mateus, Gonçalo Birra, Hugo Paquete.
Also in the selection of the jury were Inês Brites, Inês Teles, Joana Falcão, Joana Patrão, Jorge Lourenço, the pair João Cristóvão Leitão and João Pedro Fonseca, Lucy Valente Pereira, Maísa Champalimaud, Manuela Castro Martins, Margarida Paiva, Mariana Dias Coutinho, Mariana Romão, Marisa Bernardes.
Nádia Duvall, Natalia de Mello, Paula Prates, Pedro Palma, Rita Ferreira, Rodolfo Gil, Sandra Roda, Sara Belo, Sara Mealha, Sara Ramone, Vieira Pereira, Tomás Abreu and Xana Sousa are also part of the emerging emerging artists group.
According to the organization, this year’s jury was formed by Ana Cristina Cachola, curator and researcher of the Portuguese Catholic University, Nuno Centeno, gallery owner, and Paulo Bernardino, an assistant professor in the Department of Communication and Art at the University of Aveiro.
The artistic areas covered are digital / new media art, artistic ceramics, drawing, sculpture, photography, artistic installation, performance art, painting, art and video art.
Published in English, the book is aimed at academics, art professionals, museum and gallery managers, collectors, or those interested in acquiring contemporary works of art.
The launch of PEA2018, whose editorial design is by Jorge Reis, is scheduled for September 12 at 6:30 p.m.