Woodcut Workshop

Woodcut is a relief printing technique in printmaking. An artist carves an image into the surface of a block of wood typically with gouges—leaving the printing parts level with the surface while removing the nonprinting parts. It is an experimental woodcut workshop where the main idea is to “play” with the technique and drawing intended… Continue reading

PALIMPSESTS

Rosa Montero (born in 1951) wrote: “Culture is a palimpsest and we all write about what others have already written.”¹ Palimpsest comes from the original ancient Greek and it means rewriting, scraping and writing over a parchment or a papyrus that, between the seventh and twelfth centuries, had already been scraped with pumice stone to… Continue reading

Earthly, interdict, interiority.

At first sight, I did not feel a great affinity between the authors and the artworks presented, at least an affinity that went beyond the Painting format or pictorial thinking. Likewise, it did not seem to me that there was also a great gap between the proposals, a gap that goes beyond very different processes,… Continue reading

NEW BABYLONS

-Do you know it? Where is it? What is its name? -It has neither name nor place. I shall repeat the reason why I described it to you: from the number of imaginable cities we must exclude those whose elements are assembled without a connecting thread, an internal rule, a perspective, a discourse. They are… Continue reading

DIALOGUE(S) WITH A UNIVERSONAUTA

DIALOGUE(S) WITH A UNIVERSONAUTA is a curatorial exercise by Helena Mendes Pereira which gathers the artworks of Volker Schnüttgen (born in 1961) and Domingos Loureiro (born in 1977). More than an exhibition, DIALOGUE(S) WITH A UNIVERSONAUTA is a curatorial meeting and exercise of the conceptual transferability between the artworks of Volker Schnüttgen and Domingos Loureiro,… Continue reading

OPEN CALL

zet gallery invites all artists currently represented at the platform for the dissemination and commercialization of contemporary art (www.zet.gallery) to present formative proposals, which will take place at zet gallery (Rua do Raio, 175, 4710-923 Braga, Portugal). REGULATION 1. Purpose a) to promote the contact between zet gallery’s audience and the group of artists represented… Continue reading

UTOPIA

For this is the truth: I have left the house of the scholars and slammed the door behind me. Too long did my soul sit hungry at their table; I have not been schooled, as they have, to crack knowledge as one cracks nuts. I love freedom and the air over fresh soil; I would… Continue reading

CALL FOR PAPERS

CALL FOR PAPERS gathers in zet gallery in Braga a set of authors who privilege art on paper, seeing it not only as a medium, but also as a space which makes the development of installations possible: paper is the object and the works of Art combine themselves in differentiating assembly solutions to defy architecture… Continue reading

Free Drawing and Painting Course

Duration: continuous training (pause at August and September) Hours: Tuesday or Wednesday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monthly fee: €40 (VAT included) Trainer: Ana Monteiro About the course Aimed at beginners and people who want to deepen their knowledge, the Free Drawing and Painting Course develops on the idea that anyone can paint. For… Continue reading

zet gallery: from 2018 to the future

In 2018 we became zet gallery. This was the missing change to the project in which the visual arts are thought and promoted in the context of dstgroup’s cultural backbone. Last year there were six exhibitions in a path which began with the photography of André Castanho Correia (b.1988), Gabriel Tizón (b.1973), Dimitri Mellos (b.1970),… Continue reading