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Saturday, 14 September 2013 from 19:00 to 20:30
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Guided Walking Tour starts from Cais do Sodré station and finishes at Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga.
Lisbon is a richly adorned vessel of trade, literally scarred and marked by its own history. From its geological birth on the banks of the Rio Tejo, to locus of global shipping and trade, it continues to undergo further phases of transformation.For ‘Close Closer’, Kreider & O’Leary will conduct a guided tour of the maritime edges of the city ‘en-promenade’ exploring specific details of the city fabric, focussing on the maritime history of the city. With archaeological levels of detail, they use props, images, texts and architectural elements to explore the site as the fulcrum for a number of inter-related systems, whether spatial, historical, social or political. These systems reveal a series of interlocking narrative threads that coalesce around the site, entangling its history and forming a foundational mesh for its future potential.
The front entrance to the Terminal Fluvial at Cais do Sodré. (See Map)
Audience members agree to partake in a performance recorded through digital media.
Prior to the event, please see: http://www.kreider-oleary.net/ for details and instructions from 07.09.'13.
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Kreider + O'Leary - Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2013
Kreider + O’Leary are a poet and architect who collaborate to make performance, installation and time-based media work in relation to sites of architectural and cultural interest. Since 2003, they have worked collaboratively to construct work in prisons, churches, military sites, film locations, landscape gardens and desert environments, as well as in more traditional gallery venues across the UK, Europe, the US, Australia, and Japan. Their most recent work Light Vessel Automatic was exhibited at Performing Architecture at Tate Britain in February 2013.