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The Construction of Villa Além’s team is made of architects and filmmakers who share an interest of exploring visual constructions from architectural works. This collaboration started with the research project ‘Silent Rupture. Intersections between Architecture and Cinema. Portugal 1960-74’, where they worked in the direction and production of several short films, most notably Sizígia (Special Jury Prize in Lab Competition at Clermont-Ferrand 2013).


        

Ana Resende
graduated in Architecture from the Faculty of Architecture, University of Porto and in Editorial Design from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto. She was awarded a scholarship from the Foundation for Science and Technology for the project ‘Silent Rupture. Intersections between Architecture and Cinema. Portugal 1960-74’. She worked in Circo de Ideias publishing house, with whom she frequently collaborates. She was the editorial manager for the 2016 Lisbon Architecture Triennale, in partnership with Lars Müller Publishers. Based on the discipline of architecture, she devotes herself to editorial design and film production, collaborating with several authors and academic and cultural institutions. Her latest work as a producer is Secluded Stilness (watch here), a short film in diptych form, shot in Adega Baía da Arruda, a project by the Portuguese-Swiss architecture firm Barão-Hutter (Pico, 2018).



Miguel C. Tavares

works as an independent filmmaker, after having studied architecture at Faculty of Architecture, University of Porto. He was awarded a scholarship from the Foundation for Science and Technology for the research project ‘Silent Rupture. Intersections between Architecture and Cinema. Portugal 1960-74’. He was a member of the DOSE collective, winner of the Performance Architecture (European Capital of Culture Guimarães 2012) competition. The highlights of his body work include the series Specific Atmosphere, commissioned by Habitar Portugal 12-14, the short films In Between (Hong Kong, 2017), Become Ocean (Azores, 2017) and Cloud Tryptic (2017, best brand reel in the Fashion Film Festival). Together with Tiago Costa, he co-directed Secluded Stilness (watch here), a short film in diptych form, shot in Adega Baía da Arruda, a project by the Portuguese-Swiss architecture firm Barão-Hutter (Pico, 2018). He has been collaborating with several artists such as Nuno Pimenta, José Alberto Gomes, Sonoscopia, Carla Pontes, and institutions such as the Portuguese Association of Architects, the Matosinhos Jazz Orchestra and Nowness.



Rui Manuel Vieira
has been working with the ideas of memory and time through photography and cinema. He graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto with a bachelor’s degree in Sculpture (2008) and a master’s degree (2009), with the thesis [DES]alienação, do espaço à subjectividade da experiência estética. Since 2008 your work take part in exhibitions such as Them or Us, held at the Almeida Garrett Municipal Gallery (2017); Por I, part of the ‘Voltagem’ project (2016); Espaço Privado, Espaço Interior at Circo de Ideias (2015); Collecting Collections and Concepts, Guimarães 2012 European Capital of Culture; Edifícios e Vestígios, Guimarães 2012 European Capital of Culture. Researcher for the FCT (Foundation for Science and Technology Portugal) in the Ruptura Silenciosa – cinema and architecture.


Tiago Costa
graduated in Architecture from Faculty of Architecture, University of Porto. He worked with [A] ainda arquitectura and he has worked since 2014 as an independent architect. He was the co-director of Luto (2013), a short film in Pousada de Santa Bárbara, by Manuel Tainha, produced by the research project ‘Silent Rupture. Intersections between Architecture and Cinema. Portugal 1960-74’. He was the curator of the video and photography exhibition ‘Espaço Privado. Espaço Interior’, based on the work of Rui Manuel Vieira and Diogo Nóbrega. Together with Tiago Costa, he co-directed Secluded Stilness (watch here), a short film in diptych form, shot in Adega Baía da Arruda, a project by the Portuguese-Swiss architecture firm Barão-Hutter (Pico, 2018).