Cycle of conversations around Aurélia de Souza

The career of one of the most notable painters in the Portuguese artistic scene is explored in a series of conversations with reference to different themes such as self-representation, landscape, illustration or photography. Aurélia de Souza is presented in a transversal and faceted way in conversations with the participation of guests.

Designer Luís Mendonça and archaeologist Rita Gaspar talk about illustration in Aurélia’s work. Philippe Vergne, director of the Serralves Museum, and Ana Paula Machado, curator at MNSR, explore the concepts of identity and transfiguration in the production of Cindy Sherman and Aurélia de Souza. Maria João Ortigão Oliveira, curator of the exhibition VIDA E SGREDO, and Ana Anjos Mântua, editorial coordinator of the exhibition catalogue, talk about the importance of literature in the journey

of the artist. Geographer Álvaro Domingues presents the theme of Geography and Landscape. In the last conversation, researcher, curator and photographer José Soudo presents the theme of photography in time and in the work of Aurélia de Souza.