The 18th edition of Temps d’Images will present a program with 12 dance, theater, performance and documentary shows, including six absolute premieres, from October 9 to November 30, in Lisbon, the organization announced on Monday.
The program, which also includes the first four presentations in Lisbon, was originally designed for two times, at different times, the first, scheduled between May and June of this year, was canceled due to the covid-19 pandemic .
This “Momento II” of Temps d’Images 2020 (TdI) – which opens with the work Anesthetize, on October 9 and 11 – brings together artists and audiences in different spaces in Lisbon, and expands its network of partners, also presenting an order online.
The work Anesthetize, by choreographer Maurícia Neves, will present the Black Box of the Centro Cultural de Belém (CCB).
From October 16 to 18, at Lavadouro de Carnide, the first absolute release of this 18th edition of TdI, the piece Memorial, by choreographer and playwright Lígia Soares, will be presented, with the participation of Sónia Baptista, followed by October 23 and 24 , the piece I prefer not to, by choreographer, playwright and actress Andresa Soares, at Appleton – Associação Cultural.
The Lisbon Arts Center (CAL) – Premiers Symptômes receives, between October 30 and November 1, the play FIM, by André Loubet, João Estima and Rita Delgado, and, on November 4 and 5, it is the Teatro Thalia, which hosts the Lisbon premiere of the theatrical work As Trees Let the Most Beautiful Branches, by Colectivo Outro.
On November 6 and 7, Alexandre Pieroni Calado and Paula Garcia present the play A Parede, at CAL – First Symptoms, and, from November 11 to 13, the CCB’s large auditorium will host the show O que Vêem As Nuvens, by Ricardo Vaz Trindade .
The gardens of Belém will be the space where Tiago Cadete will present, on 14 and 15 November, the Cicerone guided tour / performance ”, a work in absolute debut at TdI, with a meeting and starting point in Padrão dos Descobrimentos, in Belém .
On the same days, and also in absolute debut, Gustavo Sumpta presents Semper Standing at the Menuiseries de São Lázaro, a piece that includes a 24-hour performance.
Geography of Love: Vol. I, by Diego Bagagal, the only online work in this edition of TdI, and also an absolute debut, is shown the next day, November 16, and already towards the end of the month, between November 27 and 29, November 28, Platform 285 brings the absolute first of the Empowerbank game to LUX.
TdI, directed by Mariana Brandão, ends on November 30 with the premiere, at Cinema Ideal, of the documentary by Maria João Guardão entitled
This affection that occupies me, which accompanied the expulsion of number 55 of Rua Poço dos Negros, in Lisbon, headquarters of the RE.AL studio, which closed its doors last year, and which would celebrate its 30 years in 2020.
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Since its inception in 2003, and more than 17 editions, it has passed through TdI – which crosses several arts and started as a European programming network – 342 pieces by national and international authors, of different formats and genres, including the performance, theater, installation, cinema, dance, photography and music.
Last year, the festival put on twenty shows, nine in absolute debuts, and gave musician Paulo Furtado carte blanche to celebrate 21st century national cinematography.
Temps d’Images is a DoubleCena / Horta Seca production funded by the Directorate General of Arts and the City of Lisbon.