Past exhibition at Lumiar Cité:

O Arenque do Brasil (Metropole)

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In the exhibition The Herring of Brazil (Metropole) the artist Pedro Barateiro explores the exhibition space as a director manoeuvres the players on the stage. The gallery acquires multiple identities and roles, and receives several distinguished guests.

This project is a continuation of the artist's reflection on presentation spaces, using critical appropriations that result in experimental places for the relationship between viewers and the work. The gallery space Lumiar Cité houses an installation with sculptural modernist objects which, in their aura, are presented for contemplation, but also create a tension born out of the possibility of another "utility", in which they function as "banal" equipment in a radio station - both aspects referencing the period of modernist utopias.

During the month of July, Peter Barateiro will develop and broadcast radio programmes from the gallery, with interventions by Lia Gama (actress), Ricardo Nicolau (curator), Nuno Porto (anthropologist) and Mariana Silva (artist). The space is still open to the public during the month of August, serving as a broadcasting platform for the works of a group of international artists - in which Peter Barateiro is included - who will meet in Lisbon at a Maumaus residence to work together on "modernism as an unfinished project." This event is part of the European Artists in Residency Exchange (Metropole), organised by the School Residency Programme in collaboration with Wiels (Brussels) and Halle 14 (Leipzig).

Pedro Barateiro (* 1979, Almada) lives and works in Lisbon. He finished his Master in Visual Arts at the Malmö Art Academy / Lund University in Malmo, Sweden, with a scholarship from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (2005-06). He attended the Independent Study Programme of Visual Arts at Maumaus - School of Visual Arts in Lisbon (2000-04) and graduated from the ESAD, Caldas da Rainha (1997-2002). His exhibitions have included: "Theory of Speech" Museum of Contemporary Art Serralves, Porto (2009) and "Sunday", White Pavillion- City Museum, Lisbon (2008). He has participated in numerous exhibitions, including "Revolutions: Forms That Turn ', 16th Biennale of Sydney and" When things cast no shadow ", 5th Berlin Biennial, both in
2008. In September 2010 he will have a solo exhibition at the Kunsthalle Basel and participate in the 29th São Paulo Biennial.


Avenida António Augusto de Aguiar, 148 - 3º C
1050-021 Lisboa, Portugal
Monday to Friday, 10h00 to 13h00,
14h30 to 19h00

Tel: + 351 21 352 11 55


Independent Study Programme
Call 2023
Until 04.09.2022


Manthia Diawara
AI: African Intelligence
Cinema Palace

Commissioned by Serpentine, MUBI and PCAI Polygreen Culture & Art Initiative, as part of Serpentine's Back to Earth project.

Manthia Diawara
Angela Davis: A World of Greater Freedom
Sharjah Biennial 15
07.02. – 11.06.2023

Manthia Diawara
A Letter from Yene
Batalha Centro de Cinema, Porto


Amanda Boetzkes
Realism Without Authority
01.04, 04.04.2022
10h–13h, 14h–17h

Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

Registration is free but limited to the number of seats available. Please send an email with a short CV to by 24.03.2022. Confirmation of registration will be sent by email. The seminar will be in English.

Lumiar Cité

Rua Tomás del Negro, 8A
1750-105 Lisboa, Portugal
Wednesday to Sunday, 15h00 to 19h00
or by appointment.
Tel: + 351 21 755 15 70

Loretta Fahrenholz
Circle Navel Nil
24.04. – 27.06.2021

24.06 | 18h00 Online conversation with Sabeth

Buchmann, Loretta Fahrenholz and Jürgen Bock


Anna Schachinger
08.10. – 11.12.2022

07.10 | 18h00 Circulating Salt, Ayami Awazuhara
08.10 | 16h00 Opening of the exhibition


Willem Oorebeek
17.12.2022 – 19.03.2023
extended until 26.03.2023


Cosima von Bonin
Boy at Work
15.04. – 23.07.2023

15.04 | 17h00 Opening of the exhibition

20.07 | 19h00 Talk by Diedrich Diederichsen


Alejandro Cesarco
Other Recent Examples
Artium Museum, Vitoria-Gasteiz
24.03. – 24.09.2023


The Educational Web
Kunstverein in Hamburg
01.04. – 06.08.2023

Closed 24, 25, 31 December and 1 January

Arne Kaiser and Jürgen Bock

In cooperation with Lumiar Cité:

Tiffany Chung
Thu Thiêm: an archaeological
project for future remembrance
08.06. - 08.09.2019

Johann Jacobs Museum

In co-production with Lumiar Cité:

Alejandro Cesarco
Other Recent Examples
24.03. - 24.09.2023

Artium Museum

The Educational Web
31.03. - 06.08.2023

Kunstverein in Hamburg

Maumaus/Lumiar Cité is funded by República Portuguesa – Cultura/Direção-Geral das Artes. With the support of Câmara Municipal de Lisboa and Junta de Freguesia do Lumiar

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