Author: Bruno Porto

Brazilian lectures at the Taipei 2011 IDA Congress

Adélia Borges, Bruno Porto and Fred Gelli are among the distinguished professionals and academics from more than 40 countries that will join “Design at the Edges: 2011 IDA Congress” in Taipei from 24-26 October. Curator and writer Borges will deliver a lecture on Latin American projects concerning social innovation; Gelli will present the Olympic Games Rio 2016 branding and participate as panellist in the session “Urbanism – Shaping Cities through Urban Design Strategies”; and Porto will be a Category Presenter for the 2011 Adobe Design Achievement Awards ceremony.

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Fashion, architecture and graphic design from Brazil in international forum in China

The Sunhoo Festival for Creativity and Innovation took place in the cities of Hangzhou and FuYang to explore the relationship between design, industry, art and technology through art installations and an international forum. Keynote speakers included fashion designer Enesoe Chan, from Curitiba; architect Cecilia Reichstul, from São Paulo; and graphic designer Bruno Porto, from Rio de Janeiro.

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Brazil: The Cultural Contemporary at the Royal College of Art

The Royal College of Art in London held on January 21st 2011 the one-day conference “Brazil: The Cultural Contemporary”, featuring design writer and curator Adélia Borges as the keynote speaker, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation scholar Frederico Duarte, educator Kiki Mazzuchelli, graffiti specialist Tristan Manco, and Cristiana Tejo, coordinator of Education at Fundacão Joaquim Nabuco in Recife.

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Brazilian comics in Slovakian magazine

Slovakia’s magazine Stripburger dedicated its issue #54 to alternative Brazilian comics, featuring Allan Sieber, Clayton Junior, D. W. Ribatski, Fabio Zimbres, Gabriel Goes, Jaca, Laura Teixeira, Mateus Acioli and Rafael Sica, an interview with DSalete and cover art by Daniel Bueno.

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