Filipa César is an artist and filmmaker based in Berlin. She studied at the University of Porto and Lisbon, the Academy of Arts in Munich and the University of Arts in Berlin. She is interested in the fictional aspects of documentary, in the tenuous boundaries between cinema and its reception, and in the politics and poetics inherent to the moving image. His work includes art installations such as “F for Fake” (2005), “Rapport” (2007), “Le Passeur” (2008), “The Four Chambered Heart” (2009) or “Menograma” (2010), displayed a little all over the world. Her filmography includes films such as “Mined Soil” (2015), “Spell Reel” (2017) or “Sunstone” (2017), screened at national and international film festivals.
João Canijo Porto 1957) is a Portuguese filmmaker who started his apprenticeship by working as an assistant director on films by Manoel de Oliveira, Wim Wenders, Paulo Rocha or Alain Tanner. He made his directorial debut in 1983, with the short film “A Meio-Amor”. “Três Menos Eu”, his first feature film, came 5 years later.He later worked for television, directing the series “Alentejo Sem Lei” (RTP).
Since then, he has directed several feature films, such as “Sapatos Pretos”. “Ganhar a Vida”, “Noite Escura”, “Sangue do Meu Sangue”, “É o Amor” and “Fátima”. His latest films have been deepening a method of reconstructing the real and questioning Portuguese identity, through prolonged immersion in specific communities of the actors who embody his characters.
Luiz Camillo Osorio is Professor at the Department of Philosophy at PUC-Rio, researcher at CNPQ and curator at the PIPA Institute.
Between 2009 and 2015, he was Curator of the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro. In 2015, he curated the Brazilian pavilion at the Venice Biennale. In 2016, he curated the exhibition “Calder and Brazilian art”, at Itaú Cultural and in 2017, he curated the 35th Panorama of Brazilian art at the Museum of Modern Art in São Paulo, a museum to which he belonged to the curatorial board, between 2006 and 2008. He was an art critic for the newspaper O Globo between 1997 and 2008. He has published essays and reviews in magazines and catalogs and has curated independent curators in Brazil and abroad.
Sabeth Buchmann is an art historian and critic, dividing her time between Berlin and Vienna. She is Professor of Modern and Postmodern Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. Together with Helmut Draxler, Clemens Krümmel and Susanne Leeb, she co-edits “PoLYpeN”, a collection on art criticism and political theory, published by b_books (Berlin). He also has several publications on art-related topics: “Art After Conceptual Art” (2006), “Produktion – Technologie – Subjektivität bei Sol LeWitt, Yvonne Rainer und Hélio Oiticica” (2007), “Film, Avantgarde und Biopolitik” (2009) ) and “Hélio Oiticica, Neville D'Almeida and others: Block-Experiments in Cosmococa” (2013).