In 2013, 180 Creative Camp gathered, once again, young creatives from different artistic areas, from 6 to 14 July, for a week of creation, urban intervention, masterclasses, workshops and talks with some of the most innovative national and international creators of areas such as cinema, music, video, architecture, advertising, installation art and urban art. This is an unique opportunity for you to develop your work in media arts with professional creators of international reference.
Special attention to Florentijn Hofman’s (Holland) presence who has been impressing the whole world with his XXL installations. Daniel Brereton, Mr. Thoms, Madalena Martins, Enrique Pacheco, Dub Video Connection are other names that joined Florentijn in this edition.
WORKSHOP + TALK
Florentijn Hofman was born in Delfzil, a city in the north of Holand, back in 1977. His work settle in something that is never forgotten in any of his works: hugeness. Humor. Sensation. Maximum impact.
Everything he does is big: is gigantic. XXL sculptures that pop up in cities from all around the world and that want their presence to be noticed. The ideas come up from daily objects, whether we’re talking about a rubber duck or a toy monkey. Shapes fascinate the artist who wants to alienate the space where sculptures are being shown. The discomfort of who is looking at it.
And, if for most artists the public’s reaction is not a concern, for Florentijn Hofman is an essential part of the job: his intention is that his art makes people smile.
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Recycling and portuguese culture merge into Madalena Martins’s work. Graduated in graphic design, she’s always developed a special interest in reutilization and Portugal icons, specifically in Minho region, since she’s from Ponte de Lima.
In 2010, she won POP competition – Portuguese Original Projects – an iniciative from Serralves Museum. Thanks to POP, she entered in INSerralves and built Bicho Sete Cabeças, and enterprise that is a “swiss army knife that comes up with daily solutions with humor and creativity”. Her work includes object such as “R de Papel”, a project that includes prisoners, band-ais for cars and “Coleção Cabeças no Ar”, “big headed lamps”.
Was Born Pablo Díaz-Reixa in the Canary Islands, but we all met him by El Guincho. In December 2007, promised come to stay,when appears with the first album, Alegranza. Since then compared to Panda Bear’s Person Pitch the disc earned to El Guincho several favorable reviews and precious positions at SXSW and Pitchfork Music Festival.
Comes from Spain and is specialized in DSLR cameras and time-lapse. We talk about cinematographer Enrique Pacheco. He has been working in video production for more than 10 years, but was when he moved to Iceland, in 2008, that dedicated his work to this kind of camera and video tecnhic. In Iceland Enrique has been exploring the raw landscape of the country, shooting nature subjects, such as active vulcanoes, glaciers and the traditional culture of Iceland. Since then Enrique has been moving between Spain and Iceland conducting workshops about his working method.
In the list of feature films of Enrique Pacheco are “Winter in Hell”, “Raw Lightscapes” The Maghreb “and” Vatn “. More recently, he also produced several short very successful on Vimeo.
Boris Hoppek (Kreuztal, 1970) is a self-taught artist. His artistic roots lie in graffiti, but today his work spans painting, photography, video, sculpture and installation art. His work has been used in advertising campaigns as well. He exhibits regularly at Iguapop Gallery in Barcelona and Heliumcowboy Artspace in Hamburg, as well as at various Rojo Artspaces. His work was also shown at the 2009 Pictoplasma in Berlin, and at the Jonathan LeVine gallery in New York City (2009).
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AKACORLEONE is Pedro Campiche (Lisboa, 1985). Ilustrator and graphic designer, his work reflects marks clearly visible of the influence of grafitti. The adrenaline and the freedom of expression that street art provide him have, on the other hand, a large weight in the taste that developed by typography, by painting, color and design.
Divided by the passion for digital and the markers, ink, watercolor, Moleskines, scribbles and silkscreen AKACORLEONE combines the two elements, digital and handmade in his work. Always between the world of illustration and the wall, combined with different techniques, has participated in several national and international exhibitions, such as “Illustrates 33″, the Creative Club of Portugal, the realization of image for this year’s “OUTJAZZ” in Lisbon, or a mural in “Bukruk Street Art Festival” 2013 in Bangkok. In extensive client list included names like Nike, Optimus, Wolkswagen MUSICBOX, among many others.
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Ilustrator and directer based in London, Daniel Brereton has proved to be a revolutionary in the world of music videos. Connan Mockasin, Django Django, Kindness and Metronomy are part of the wide range of artists for whom he has given more than evidence of his talent as a film maker.
Ever since connected to design, he started by wanting to do album covers for bands since he has around 14 years old, while attending a basic course of Art and Design in Lancaster. Later he moved to London to study Graphic Design in Camberwell College of Arts, where he realized that what he really wanted to do was videos. Still a beginner, Brereton would do his own versions of known films.
After an unsuccessful season as textile designer, the real work has a director of music videos started when Stephen Bass asked him, at that time in MySpace, if he wanted to do a video for a band called Best Fwends.
The artist continues to reconcile the directing with design.
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Despite the brief journey, João Samina leaves strong marks wherever he goes. Dedicated nearly three years at the stencil, an option that comes with an early interest in the world of arts, especially for drawing and painting. At 14 years old, SAMINA, as he is known, begins to spread stickers through the streets and so discreetly, he gets into the world of Street Art. For a time, SAMINA followed the evolution of the movement, and always like to self-taught, was growing as an artist, until be affirmed as one of the most promising names of stencil art, capable of producing larger and more consistent work.
SAMINA is always looking for new incentives and experiences in every work he does, uniting self language and techniques of stencil graphics inspired by his references from the world of street art, graphic design, painting and architecture.
Recently participated in the initiatives “Urban Art Show 2012″ and “IN ALMADA SE7E” Urban Art gallery (GAU), in Lisbon, and still in the “WOOL ON TOUR”, on the 10th LX Factory Open Day.
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He is a grafitter, but also a writer, painter, sculptor, graphic designer, decorator, story-boarder, cartoonist, film director and illustrator. He comes from Italy. He is Mr. Thoms. His rule is distinctive, despite his versatility that enables him to adapt to whatever context that he comes across to. He’s always looking for the balance between humor and expressiveness.
Sam The Kid
Sam The Kid (1979) is the successful and prominent portuguese rapper /producer that everyone heard.
Released his first album in 1999, Entre(tanto), considered by many a brand of Hip-Hop portuguese culture. Two years later comes the second, Sobre(tudo), developer of a breakthrough and musical maturity.
Also in 2001 released an instrumental album titled Beats Vol 1: Amor. Using resources such as vinyl records, novels, videos, and recorded telephone calls, Samuel Mira created a superb and unique audiophilic world, inspired by the love of his parents, to whom he dedicated the album.
The rapper also participated as an actor and producer in the film “The Crime of Padre Amaro” (2005).
At December 8, 2006 comes Practica(mente). Highly anticipated and expected, this latest album features a number of Portuguese artists: Melo D, Cool Hipnoise, Lil John Buraka Som Sistema, Kalaf, Jack Cruzfader, NBC, GQ and Carlos Bica.
Practica(Mente) is the first work that the rapper recorded in the studio, all the others were recorded at home.
Atelier da Bouça
Filipa de Castro Guerreiro and Tiago Macedo Correia were born in 1976 and graduated at Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto in 2000. In the following year, the duo of architects began the professional activity and in 2008 founded the Atelier Bouça. Filipa is teaching Project 1 at the same college where she graduated and is responsible by the Department of Communication OASRN (2008-10).In 2007 joined the selection ’44 Young International Architects’ Architecture Plus (Group Via, Barcelona) and in 2008, ‘Twenty Emerging Teams’ Architecture Live No. 128 EMERGING (Madrid). The two (ab) use (of) home as laboratory space, share the obsession with vacuum as the field of architecture.
Digital artist and industrial designer Argentine has participated and exhibited his works at various festivals such as the Offf – Post Digital Creation Culture (Lisbon 2009 and Paris 2010), Get Set Art Festival 2012 (Porto-Portugal), Panorámica – Tiempo Visual Panorama real 2010 and 2012, Fuga Jurásica & SincroBA 2009 (Buenos Aires-Argentina), and Videofest 2008/9 (Córdoba-Argentina).
In 2010 created the live set “Ascending”, with image manipulation and sound in real time, which features sounds that pass by experimental noise and broken beat. An audiovisual project, focused on work and live digital manipulation of the image, which was the last presentation in Rome (ITA), in May 2013, the PML (Live Performers Meeting).
Lucas Gutierrez also made in 2011, the animations for the documentary series “Nosotros Campesinos” for the Argentine channel Digital TV. He is the currently resident Vj at the electronic music cycle “Undertones”, held in Cordoba, Argentina.
Since 2004 has been acting alongside leading names in electronic music such as Alva Noto & Byenote, Marco Carola, Tiefschwarz,
M.A.N.D.Y., Jeremy P. Caul-field, Camea, Pantha du Prince, Minilogue, Violet, Bahrain, Nick Curly, Alexi Delano, among others.
Lara Seixo Rodrigues
Lara Seixo Rodrigues (1981) is an architect and in 2003 founded, with her brother, the studio Seixo Rodrigues Arquitectos, responsible for Amo.te chain projects from some points of the country.
But the dream of Lara was never just build houses. One day, for fun, the brothers decided to buy a machine to make badges. Was then that came Kraxas, a company that makes tissue badges with collections of several countries, and has nearly launched two special lines: one cork and another made by guest artists.
Also prove that Lara can not imagine herself with only one profession is the Wool Fest. In the historic center of Covilhã, people talk about the portrait of the old man, painted in a house, which the artist Spanish (Catalan) BTOY carved on the side of a house. Wool is a festival of street art, but not only. It is also an art project, an attempt rehabilitation and intervention in the city.
Miguel A. Trudu
In love with time travel, this young Spanish director, screenwriter and editor, began making short films with just 13. Began the process of creating a mockumentary called “Broadcasting Myself” that has given him many joys, through contests and it has been selected for the Festival de Cine de Málaga. He studied argument at the prestigious Escuela Internacional de Cine de Cuba. Spending those last years in Madrid, where he studied Communication Sciences, he met, worked and lived with Alberto Navas (camera, editor), Julio Llorente (director of photography, camera), Diego Betancor (director, screenwriter) and Blanca Martinez (director of art). He currently works as an editor of short films, documentaries and music videos to EMI Music and he is linked to the processes of post-production of the series “Lost Bullets” also, co-directed and written with Ignacio Ramos and produced by Cornejo Films.
Marco Mendes (Coimbra, 1978) is an author of comics, illustrator and artist. Graduated in Communication Design (graphic arts) from the Faculdade de Belas Artes, of Universidade do Porto, is the author of “Tomorrow the Chinese Will Deliver the Pandas” (2008), the graphic novel “Diário Rasgado”, consisting of a series of autobiographical comic books (2012), and even the “Anos Dourados” (2013) which compiles comic drawings made from the observation of reality.
Founded with Miguel Carneiro the collective artistic and publishing “A Mula” in 2006, responsible for the publication of several anthologies of comics, illustration, and fine arts, as well as numerous group exhibitions, nationally and internationally.
Marco Mendes is also a professor at the Faculdade de Arquitetura of the Universidade do Porto, in the course of Design at the Universidade de Aveiro, and Clube do Desenho, Porto.
Nuno Pinheiro // POWA
TALK + DEMO
“Powa is rupture and emotion…it’s doing what was never been done and making people feel good”. This is how the company that has been proving to be one of the most innovative, if not the most, as regards to the design and production of longboard skates presents itself. Between the various models with trademark Powa are the first physiotherapeutic skate in the world, made in collaboration with the national team physiotherapist, António Gaspar, and also the first skate that lets you snap an iPhone.
A company created by Nuno Pereira. Graduated in Mechanical Engineering and Product Design is the CEO and designer of the company where the skates are thought to provide unique experiences in the users, to create emotions in people since the first contact. Here there are no limits, they believe that everything is possible and is that they have given more than evidence.
Specialized also in radical sports clothing and acessories, Powa has already exported to twelve countries, including Brazil, Chile, USA, Italy and Australia.
Álvaro Silveira is the author of the famous series “dois desenhos a conversar”, a set of cartoons made viral that the designer publish daily on a Facebook page since March 2012. Two figures, one cyan and another pink, who enjoy to talk and make jokes about the most commons day-to-day subjects.
Álvaro Silveira is also one of the three creators that compose the recent collective “O GORDO”. Narrative projects, original content, argument, transmedia storytelling and branded content are the different types of work that artists develop, and that we can see distributed in the various platforms and means (web, television, publishing, gaming and events).
João Vieira | White Haus
WORKSHOP + CONCERTO
Started as DJ Kitten at Porto about twelve years ago, but his work as DJ began at the end of 90’s, in London, where he was also responsible to promote Club Kitten. And it was from there that brought the latest electronic musical hits that at the time were heard in major cities. Quickly became mythical the Club Kitten parties of wich was author at Porto.
Later, in 2002, he joined to the musicians Rui Maia and Fernando Sousa to form X-Wife, where he take the role of lead singer and guitarist. Three albums and an EP in the space of 9 years, in addition to hundreds of concerts troughout Europe and North America.
With X-Wife he already stepped stages of several national and internacional festivals. In 2009, the band was also nominated for the MTV Music Awards, in the category of Best Portuguese Performance.
Now João Vieira emerges as a producer, with White Haus. A solo project that begins in a small studio with Pro Tools, MIDI keyboard and bass guitar that we have been presented with the single “How I Feel”. Music thought for the dance floor make up the White Haus EP, the debut work already released in digital format and vinyl.
Dub Video Connection
Dub Video Connection is a multidisciplinary studio, based in Lisbon, dedicated to multimedia arts and interactivities, since 1997. They develop ideas and projects in film direction and production, graphic and motion design, visual identities for artists and festivals, video mapping and 3D visual, interactive systems, technical implementation and visuals creation and performance.
Dub Video Connection uses its skills, allied with the most recent technology, to blend visual narratives and visual identities and bring them to the most demanding audiences.
Luís Salgado | Stereoboy
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Luís Salgado is a producer, composer and sound designer, who is responsible by sound and sonic identity of Canal180.
Graduated in electronic music and musical production, he is attending the MSc in Sound Design and Automatic Generation of Music.
He has been working for several years in music’s area to publicity, cinema and documentary.
He is responsible for many sound designs and music works to brands like MTV, Museu Berardo, Experimenta Design, and others.
At the same time, Luís is also the creator of Stereoboy music project, where he works regularly in edition, production and concerts.
Varas Verdes explores a new concept of contemporary art that combines several techniques of product design with the recovery and restoration process. This philosofy allows to create customized and sustainable solutions, unrepeatable and timeless. Driven by research and constant reinvention of objects, Varas Verdes tries to build a new approach to contemporary portuguese art, in a special meeting between the past and the present to guide us in the future.
Jacob is the symbol of Varas Verdes identity. A pig who loves to eat in Alentejo plains, and makes use of green sticks because they are softer and therefore easier to work with. Jacob is to Varas Verdes, symbol of union between artists and appreciators of the arts, design and crafts.
Sam The Kid
Atelier da Bouça
Lara Seixo Rodrigues
Miguel A. Trudu
Nuno Pinheiro // POWA
João Vieira | White Haus
Dub Video Connection
Luís Salgado | Stereoboy
This is the ideal moment for our young creators to develop their work directly with 180 Creative Camp guests. From digital to physical object throughout the week there will be a set of workshops themes in order to produce elements from different scales and supports. An invitation to effective participation, which is reflected in a series of activities based on various themes. Learning moments that pass through the experience of a creative process, since its creation to the implementation of the artwork.
Moments of inspiration. Artists, top creative professionals will be invited to present their work to the participants. Moments of active sharing of experiences and knowledge in a non-formal conversation format. Through the talks, participants will be directly in contact with the creators invited, and may thus exchange views about various issues related to their creative works. An inspiring and dynamic way of sharing information.
Showcases, cinema sessions, audiovisual performances and other outdoor activities are some of the proposed activities. The involvement of the participants and guests in many spaces of Abrantes will provide a direct contact with the city, and the questioning of potential and enjoyment of the surrounding area.
Video & Audio
180 Creative Camp will be recorded on audio and video mode. Participants will be an active part of this process, accumulating the role of actors, audiences and content producers. A process that will enable the development of technical skills like caption and producing contents with renowned professionals.
Learning from the best in moments of sharing creative tools, directed by guest artists from 180 Creative Camp. In many themed slogans and linked to various creative sectors, these classes will serve as a theoretical basis of consolidation and learning focus with an assertive effect in knowledge transmission, from those withholding experience and expertise.
Design and construction of ephemeral structures in the surrounding space, worked by the invited architects and the involvement of the participants, which will result in various forms of intervention in 180 Creative Camp. Since the creation of scenarios or stages for events, to the creative transformation of the reserved spaces for leisure and rest, or by video-mapping, the aim is to provide a creative interaction with the existing locations, achieving surprising results.
Creative Collaborations in Media Arts
180 Creative Camp is an original concept created by Canal180 which will join young creators from different artistic fields for a week of video creation, urban intervention, masterclasses, workshops and talks with some of the most innovative creators from areas such as film, music, video, architecture, new media, advertising, instalation and urban art.
Throughout several days in July, a portuguese village will be invaded by students and young professionals from different creative and artistic areas and by institutional audience connected to a communication, innovation and creativity agenda.
The entire activity of 180 Creative Camp will be accompanied by Canal180 witch will be produce daily content.
Canal180 officially became the first open-source TV channel in the world. It’s also the first TV channel about culture and creativity in Portugal.
Value and quality are the watchwords for the channel. Its high-tech emission software and the exclusive use of Apple Inc. technology turns Canal180 into one of the cheapest TV channels in the world.
The main goal of Canal180 is to develop, broadcast and promote a wider spectrum of cultural activity. A major concern is to advertise both national and international hidden talent, showing that culture also emerges outside the mainstream circuit. Thus, the channel promotes the new generation of multi platform content creation.
Vila Nova de Cerveira was the city chosen by Canal180 for 180 Creative Camp’s first edition. Throughout two weeks, from 8 to 22 July 2012, hundreds of creatives were at the beautiful village in Minho region for days exclusively dedicated to arts and creativity. The youngs creatives could meet and work with some of the most outstanding national and international names from areas such as music, video,design, architecture and urban art. Brett Novak and Kirsten Lepore were the standouts of this edition that also had LIKE architects, Paulo Martins, Penique Productions, FAHR 021.3, Esgar Acelerado, Ana Aragão, Vasco Mourão, Rui Vieira, João Seabra, Stereoboy, Jorge Pelicano, André Parente and The Weatherman for workshops, talks, master classes, concerts, and presentations.
FAHR 021.3 is a group of two young Portuguese architects joined with a common goal to find and come across many sectors in the creativity field. This small company bases its knowledge and experience in architectural offices like Arquitectos Anónimos from Porto, LWA and Jürgen Mayer H. from Berlin.
This office rises recently in Porto, in order to form a body of new and fresh ideas that can embrace new projects. This creative industry presents to the society to develop and offer new ideas in the fields of architecture, photography, design, micro and macro urban interventions as well as monitoring of other sectors related to these.
FAHR 021.3 want to have a positive impact on several fields: from the creative agents, the various cultural sectors and the quality of life (allowing for a more intense cultural life). Creativity generates benefits at the individual level, in terms of organization, group or society. Called by the emergence of innovative and inspiring ideas that positively affect the production of ideas or concepts.
More recently FAHR 021.3 developed installations that seek to cause the sensitivity of each person and to invade the space of all such as “Ein Moment bitte” at 48 Stunden Neukölln art festival in Berlin 2011 and HAIRCHITECTURE, at Guimarães – European Capital of Culture 2012.
Ana Aragão (Porto, 1984) is an architect who became an illustrator. Degree in Architecture from the Faculty of Architecture, University of Porto, studied, worked and lived also in Barcelona. It monitors the FAUP and has teaching experience at the Department of Architecture of Coimbra, where he conducts his doctoral degrees on the representation of urban imaginary.
Author of illustrations for magazines (Dédalu, Nu), events (Pecha Kucha Guimarães #1, Canal 180, Oporto Show), our books (“The Missing Dolll”, Berlin). She exhibited in group exhibitions (Anuárias, Colectivo Cooperativa Árvore, Get Set Art Festival, VHS#17 Galeria 604) and individual space Dínamo 10. His work was published in P3 and archdaily Brazil, with its themes intersect art and architecture.
Making visible their imaginary cities, explores an emotional cartography maps, where the complexity and unusual overlap in layers psychogeographical. Their “anagrafias” are subjective and intricate geographies that require to be decoded by looking at the delay. Because the designs they want to be endless maps, a disturbing questioning the true scale of things and place, alternating between zooming between the smallest detail and the way that it contains.
Wrestles visual artist, creating illustrations since 1991. Writer of the weekly comic Superfuzz for BLITZ (2001 to 2005), founder of CRU Magazine, co-founder of Artvortex Ink. and mentor of Cais do Rock Festival. Owner of LowFly records and currently Arts teacher.
Nuno Rocha was born May 22, 1977 in Porto. He graduated in Audiovisual Communication at Instituto Politécnico do Porto in 2007.
Two years later he wrote and directed the short film “3 × 3″, Grand Prize winner Zon, including several national and international awards.
In the same year he attended the University of Texas where he studied “Advanced Directing” at the MFA (Master and Fine Arts).
Directed “Vicky and Sam,” short film completely round in the U.S. and awarded more than 20 times around the world.
In 2010 he became managing partner of FilmesDaMente producer and was responsible for the first short film LG’s “Moments”, which is also highly acclaimed.
At the same time signed by the North American “The Institute” in Los Angeles producer Michael Bay and Scott Gardenhour.
Made commercials for EDP, Zon, LG, McDonald’s, Toyota, Nike, among others.
Currently preparing his first feature film.
Serial Cut™ is a Spanish design studio created by Sergio del Puerto in 1999 dedicated to art direction of advertising in international projects creating exceptional images using real objects and digital where typography is a decisive role. Will soon launch the “ExtraBold”, 320 pages of a book that compiles the work done for clients like Adobe, Nike, Puma, MTV, Nickelodeon, Playstation, IBM, Channel$, Diesel, General Electric, Sony, Xbox, LG, Vodafone, Burger King and The Guardian.
Rui Pedro Esteves
Rui Pedro Esteves was happy to work for the Portuguese newspapers and magazines. But that has not happened yet. What has happened was worked for Discovery Channel, Corte Inglés, Diesel. Rui Pedro Esteves is an illustrator, designer, Ambassador of the Behance Network. Like “strange beauty” of Porto and “light” of Lisbon, but was born in Figueira da Foz. He also has lived in Romania, where he had six months of a “unique experience in arts.” Draw politicians, poets and writers seem to be something that gives great pleasure.
Curator, born in Elche (Spain) and living in São Paulo. Married to Graziela, proud dad of Olivia and Martina.
Since ROJO® was born in March 2001, David created an international emotional working structure of associated directors, more than 1000 art contributors and a distribution network in 37 countries. David has edited all 40 issues of the ®magazine, produced 2 issues of the RUGA®magazine DVD, edited 45 monographic artist ®books, curated and produced more than 100 art exhibitions, promoted more than 900 events worldwide, as well as created more than 120 special ®projects and events to explore different medias with total freedom for artists to join, grow and enjoy their work.
David has given lectures about ROJO®, its creative networks and projects in many institutions to mention a few; Instituto Cervantes in New York City, International Art Fair ARCO in Madrid, Hagaram Design Museum in Seoul, Elisava School for Arts Barcelona, University of Cuenca/Ecuador, SESC Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, European Cultural Foundation in Rotterdam, University of Málaga, Casino Luxembourg, Instituto Europeo Di Design in Madrid, Instituto Cervantes in Casablanca, MIS Museum for Image and Sound in São Paulo, EAV Parque Lage in Rio de Janeiro.
Based in Barcelona for 15 years, and after working around the world with ROJO® for 10, by the end of 2008, David settled his family home and ROJO®’s new creative headquarters in the exciting city of São Paulo.
David is now founder, head curator and creative director of NOVA while he experiments producing movies by talented artists, directs ATLAS, a TV series about beauty, and runs the ROJO®website’s content, in a daily basis and non-stop since 2002.
LIKEarchitects® is an award-winning practice focused on the design of ephemeral architectural objects and on socialy relevant international competitions.
The studio, of an experimental, provocative and innovative nature, formed by the young Portuguese architects Diogo Aguiar, Teresa Otto and João Jesus seeks to combine their basilar architectural knowledge acquired in the renowned Faculty of Architecture of Oporto with other more radical architectural experiences they have had in worldwide reference studios such as UNStudio and OMA in The Netherlands and RCR Arquitectes, in Spain.
The proposed architecture, which is attentive to the current socio-economic situation, aimes to boost places and involve the community in a critical participation of urban space, having Installation, Happening and Urban Art as daily referencies.
Born and raised in Chicago, Brett has spent the past few years living and working in Los Angels as a Directos, Editor and VIsual Effects Artist. His personal projects alone have pulled in millions of views online and have been broadcast on dozens of major TV netwroks around the world.
His biggest influence as a filmmaker came from growing up skatebording – which he still uses as his primary source of motivation and inspiration. Brett also finds odd to refer to himself in the third person.
Kirsten Lepore is an animator and director based in the LA area currently working towards an MFA at CalArts. Her 2010 stop-motion short, “Bottle,” just received the first ever Student Annie Award, as well as taking top prizes at Slamdance, the Stuttgart Animation festival, Florida Film Fest, Vimeo Awards, Anim’est, Stop Motion Film Festival and many others. Her 2008 animated film “Sweet Dreams” won the Special Jury Award at SXSW in 2009 and LACMA’s Young Director award in 2010. She was also recently featured as a rising talent by Animation Magazine and Focus Features.
With a client list including MTV, Toyota, Facebook, Nickelodeon, Nestle, Heinz, and Glamour Magazine, her work has been featured on TV, the web, and at various international film festivals. Besides her passion for animation, Kirsten is also obsessed with kimchi, kombucha, and other culinary wonders.
Born in Lisbon, Felipe Melo was arrested and interrogated at the age of 15 for hacking. Then he decided to devote himself to the piano, getting early interest in jazz and improvisation. Since then, his life is focused on music and film, having played with numerous Portuguese jazz musicians. He has studied Hotclube Portugal and at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he graduated with Summa Laude.
Winner of several prizes, Filipe Melo is also a teacher, arranger and orchestrator, having worked or played with musicians and groups such as Peter Bernstein, Camané, Carlos do Carmo, GNR, Donald Harrison Jr., Jesse Davis, Sheila Jordan, Paulinho Braga, Swingle Singers, Martin Taylor, Perico Sambeat , Herb Geller, Hotclube Jazz Orchestra, Metropolitan Orchestra, among many others. It has more than 12 albums recorded between work and contributions as a leader.
His hobby and his greatest passion is cinema: in 2003 he founded PATO PROFFISIONAL, a production company dedicated to fantastic fims. He produced, wrote and directed several cult projects: “I’ll See You in My Dreams”, winner of FANTASPORTO 2004 and 12 international awards and ” Um Mundo Catita,” a series of six television episodes shown in RTP.
Filipe Melo also carried out video clips and documentaries and he’s the author of ” As Incríveis Aventuras de Dog Mendonça e Pizzaboy” published by “Tinta da China” in early 2010. This book has a foreword by John Landis, director of “Thriller” and won the award for best screenplay in BD AMATEUR 2010 and is now in the 3rd edition.
He is currently a board member of Hotclube Portugal, master student, teacher in several schools and universities and keeps his agenda busy playing piano with several groups while his preparing new projects for film, music and BD.
João Seabra is co-founder of Jump Willy, a company dedicated to post-production in 3D visual effects and music composition that also works for advertising and film.
His talent has been recognized internationaly and in 2009 he was honored by the European Union with the European Prize for Young Creative Talent, as part of the celebrations of the European Year of Creativity and Innovation.
What is Canal180?
Canal180 is a channel exclusively dedicated to arts and creativity that gathers some of the most surprising and original contents, that includes areas from music to documentaries and urban art, through a collaborative international network. It exists in all digital platforms: cable tv (ZON HD, Vodafone TV, Optimus Clix), internet and mobile. Canal 180 wants to embrace the challenge of turning media platforms into more opened and horizontal ones, promoting a higher participation and innovative capacity.
What is 180 Creative Camp?
180 Creative Camp is an extension of 180′s brand and has already become one of the main events of creativity and communication in a national and international scale. A whole week dedicated to arts and creativity that will join, this year, in the city of Abrantes, a group of 60 creative people from different artistic areas. Throughout the week, video creation and urban intervention will be explored and there will be master classes, workshops and talks with some of the icons of national and international creation of music, cinema, video, architecture, design and urban art.
How can I join in 180 Creative Camp?
You must fill in this form here, that will be available until 26 june. Then, you need to wait for the e-mail that will tell you whether you’ve been selected or not.
How does the selection process of 180 Creative Camp’s participants work?
The selection process must assure that the group of 60 creators come from different backgrounds, origins and interests in the several areas that make 180 Creative Camp. There is no right or wrong profile to participate so, join in!
Is there an age limit to participate in 180 Creative Camp?
No. But there’s an age minimum, which is 16 years old.
Do I need some sort of degree to participate in 180 Creative Camp?
Despite the preference given to those with some kind of formation or professional experience in the creative areas, it is not mandatory to have any kind of academic experience nor professional to participate.
What does the price include?
The price includes your participation in all 180 Creative Camp’s activities. Besides, meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), as well as accommodation, are guaranteed.
Does the price include transportation?
No, transport fees are responsibility of each participant.
I’m staying in my own home. Do I need to pay full price?
Yes, the price is the same to everyone.
When do I now if I’ve been selected?
If you are chosen, we’ll send you an e-mail on 27 june.
How can I get to Abrantes?
Geographically, Abrantes is right next to the center of Portugal, in the very route that finds the nacional space, connecting to Europe. The city has a good road system (there’s a bus terminal and “Rede Expresso”) as well as a good train system (besides its own train station, the main portuguese train station, Entroncamento, is within a few km distance). The road system assures connections to Lisbon, Oporto and Coimbra, and the east line can take you to Badajoz (Spain).
The A23 highway – from Torres Novas to Beira Interior – is the main access to Europe, going through Spain, including Salamanca and Valladolid. A23 highway also includes connection to Lisbon (~1h) and Oporto (~2h30).
How can I get to the different places of 180 Creative Camp?
All chosen spots of 180 Creative Camp are in the highest peak of Abrantes, making everything easier for our participants. All places (the library’s cloister, the theatre, the castel or the old fire station) are located within a few minutes distance walk. You can also bring your bike, skate or whatever transport you’d like to with you.
Do I need to take my own material to 180 Creative Camp?
180 Creative Camp has all the material you’ll need available for you to use whenever needed, throughout the week. However, if you’d like to, you can take your own things (microphones, computer, camera, etc).
Will 180 Creative Camp have internet connection?
Yes, the main places of 180 Creative Camp will have wireless internet connection.