press release

The Museum as Performance
September 7–8, 2019

The fifth edition of The Museum as Performance will offer an encompassing programme of dance and visual and musical/sound performances, most of them national premieres. Highlighting the rich and long-standing history of Serralves as a pioneering cross-disciplinary museum, the cycle includes major works by talented artists, including Tamara Alegre, Antonia Baehr, Latifa Laâbissi & Nadia Lauro, Pedro Barateiro, Sofia Dias & Vítor Roriz, Alexandre Estrela, Vasco Mendonça with Drumming – Grupo de Percussão, Nguyễn + Transitory, that further contribute to open and explore ever new paths in the relationship between live performance and the visual arts.

The Museum as Performance is curated by Cristina Grande, Serralves programmer of dance and performance, Pedro Rocha, Serralves programmer of music and performance, and Ricardo Nicolau, curator of the Museum.