Concrete Poetry: Conceptual Acts of Architecture in Concrete
 
Opening
Monday, January 13, 2014 6:30pm
Studio-X Rio
 
Michelle Fornabai’s “Tilt: digging to China (holes),” a “concrete poem” cast with local materials on location at Studio X Rio, constructs conceptual holes between Beijing, Tokyo, and Rio which allow the viewer to occupy imaginary landscapes.

 

Filling the gap

Studio-X Rio featured in Domus

Rocinha, Gramacho and Port Planners Say: Participation is Vital

Read the article on Studio-X event last month organized together with UP student May Yu.

STUDIO-X RIO IN THE UK

Article featuring Studio-X Rio on the RIBA  - Royal Institute of British Architects - newspaper

link here

x-WEEK 2013

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Studio-X Rio celebrates two years with a full week of programing
March 12th to 16th

//// MARCH 12TH, TUESDAY /////

6PM TRIPLE OPENING
Studio-X Rio opens three exhibitions at once, plus MINIATURE, from Ciro Miguel and Bruna Canepa, which occupies the ground floor since the beginning of the month.

THINKING RIO
The exhibition Thinking Rio brings together fragments of the work of students at Columbia University who had the city of Rio de Janeiro as their focus of investigation.

LISTENING THERE: SCENES FROM GHANAimage

During colonial times, architects of different nationalities in Ghana produced what became known as Tropical Modernism. The exhibition is the result of a trip in 2008 in which these buildings were revisited, to see how they work in their current context, increasingly urban and global.
Check Design Observer Article

PEOPLE BUILDING BETTER PLACES
How can people participate in the decisions about their towns?
People Building Better Cities is dedicated to participatory urban processes, through new forms of education and practice, as a way to help create more inclusive cities.
The exhibition is an initiative by Global Studio.

//// MARCH 13TH, WEDNESDAY ////

7PM LECTURE
DESIGNING ART SPACES II
Inhotim’s Architecture

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For the edition on Inhotim we have invited Arquitetos Associados (MG), Rizoma (MG) and Tryptique Architecture (SP), all of whom have designed and built projects for this remarkable initiative dedicated to contemporary art in the country. 

 //// MARCH 14TH, THURSDAY ////

6PM BOOK LAUNCH

RIO METROPOLITANO

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A professor and former students of FAU UFRJ discuss the architecture of the city through metropolitan performance indexes.

7PM LECTURE
NEW ARCHITECTURE FROM RIO (NEW CARIOCA ARCHITECTURE)
Three lectures inaugurate the series New Carioca Architecture, which throughout 2013 will reveal both the vision and the work of young architects in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Opening this series we will celebrate the two most recent and exciting projects in the city, MAR (Art Museum of Rio) and the  (Rio +20), with the architects Carla Juaçaba and Bernardo Jacobsen. Rounding out the evening Guilherme Lassance and Pedro Varella, have cast a fresh look at the architecture of the city through their Metropolitan River guide book.image

 //// MARCH 15TH, FRIDAY ////

7PM ROUND TABLE
DIGITAL RIO: The Space In-Between… Data, Culture, and Space
Digital Rio is a series of Studio-X dedicated to discuss the relationship between digital technologies and cities. Mario Gooden and Mabel Wilson specialists to present their vision. With:
Bruno Vianna, FILM-MAKER / DIGITAL ARTIST, BR
Carson Smuts, STUDIO NU / GSAPP, USA
David Benjamin, THE LIVING / GSAPP, EUSA
Keith Kaseman and Raul Corrêa-Smith, FAÍSCAS / BR, USA
Arthur Agullar, MEU RIO, BR
Mabel Wilson, DIRECTOR ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH, GSAPP, USA
Mario Gooden, CO-DIRECTOR GLOBAL AFRICA LAB, GSAPP, USA

9PM COCKTAIL
JOIN US TO CELEBRATE TWO YEARS OF STUDIO-X!

//// MARCH 16, SATURDAY ////

6PM DVD LAUNCH
OPAVIVARÁ
In 2012 the artists collective Opavivará held a month-long series of activities at Tiradentes Square and used Studio-X Rio as a base of operations. The DVD documents their activities.

//// UNTIL APRIL 6th ////

EXHIBITION
MINIATURA
Alumni Ciro Miguel and Bruna Canepa exhibition features drawings and collages of imaginary architectures and landscapes.

Check more here

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