My Own Private Phosphenes, Imagined Heritage


Organization – Northern Regional Section of the Order of Architects in partnership with the MNSR and the Friends of the MNSR – Círculo Dr. José de Figueiredo

Curation and installation – Luís Pedro Crisóstomo

This exhibition appears as a desire to affirm and testify to the sketch, its importance and multidisciplinary impact on the built work and its validation as a fundamental tool in the architect’s creative process.

The exhibition presents, among others, works by professors from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto such as Alexandre Alves Costa, Álvaro Siza, Adalberto Dias, João Pedro Xavier (Vice-Director), Marta Rocha, Sérgio Fernandez and, also, alumni Álvaro Leite Siza Vieira, Camilo Rebelo, Fátima Fernandes, Francisco Vieira de Campos, João Mendes Ribeiro, João Paulo Rapagão, José Paulo dos Santos. The installation also includes works by António Cerejeira Fontes, Henrique Marques, Raúl Hestnes Ferreira, Telmo Castro, Gonçalo Byrne, João Luís Carrilho da Graça, José Mateus, Manuel Aires Mateus.