Exhibitions

  • Asylum of the Birds

    Roger Ballen · 26 Setembro a 01 de Novembro,

    Museu da Imagem

    The work of Roger Ballen is a web of images nestled in the depths. His photographs are complex visual and mental concretions. Clustered within a cloistral universe that is perfectly square, they ri...

  • This is What Hatred Did

    Cristina De Middel · 26 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Casa do Crivos

    In the 1960s, a five-year-old Nigerian child’s village was attacked by soldiers. His mother had left him home alone and he had to run away, escaping the bombs and the fire. He saved his life enteri...

  • NEW VISIONS OF CHINESE PHOTOGRAPHY

    Ren Hang, Editions Bessard & Lin Zhipeng nº223 · 26 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Museu Nogueira da Silva

    Poems & Collections provides an opportunity to introduce the Chinese new generation of Photography, the multiple visions from the authors Ren Hang and Lin Zhipeng (also known as “No. 223”) and Pier...

  • The Pigs

    Carlos Spottorno · 24 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    B Concept Store

    PIGS is a term coined by the business and financial press as a way to refer to Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain during their current financial plight.

    What started as a pejorative label use...

  • # EIGROUNDCONTROL

    · 24 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    B Concept Store

    The contest #EIGROUNDCONTROL was created under the inspiration of David Bowie’s album Space Oddity, which speaks about the launch of Major Tom, an imaginary astronaut that leaves life on earth to t...

  • Theater of Life

    Tomasz Lazar · 26 de Setembro a 30 de Outubro,

    Medieval Hall's Gallery

    Theater of Life is a very personal project about life - how I perceive it. It is an exploration of surrealism in everyday life. Theatre of life is an essay that is a combination of my experiences a...

  • Illusion Lab of Happiness

    Vários Autores · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    The exhibition “ILLUSION LAB of HAPPINESS” embodies the projects from the “discovery authors” of the open call, released in the beginning of 2015 to meet the challenge of thinking critically abo...

  • Outono Fotográfico

    Berto Macei e José Romay · 26 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Museu de Arqueologia D. Diogo de Sousa

    Encontros da Imagem is geographically involved in a region, which is considered to have the youngest population in Europe and is close to Galicia, a fact that offers a great potential in terms of a...

  • Capa e Espada : 25 Capas de Discos

    RUM . · 24 de Setembro a 23 de Outubro,

    GNRation

    Invited by Encontros da Imagem, Rui Portulez, director of the Univesity Radio of Minho, presents a selection of 25 vinyl covers that somehow defined the theme for each edition of the 25 Editions of...

  • Seeing is Believing [Bombs & Ghosts]

    Vários Autores · 24 de Setembro a 01 de Novembro,

    Casa das Bombas (Galeria Janes)

    Built over a collection of representations which involve the construction of truth in our contemporary societies “Seeing is Believing” throws clues about some of the most pertinent questions that a...

  • Maybe

    Phil Toledano · 26 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Museu Nogueira da Silva

    Most of my life has been lived in a golden shimmer of love and privilege. I’ve been lucky in more ways than people can imagine. And intertwined through that iridescent daydream was the illusio...

  • Poems & Collections : REN HANG

    Ren Hang · 26 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Museu Nogueira da Silva

    Ren Hang’s analogue photographs are about human emotions, relationships and friendships, and also fear and loneliness. Young women and men – mostly friends of the artist – pose naked in vulnerable,...

  • The Thin Line

    Colectivo . · 26 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Museu de Arqueologia D. Diogo de Sousa

    The border between Portugal and Spain has been around since 1143, being one of the oldest in Europe. With the Schengen Agreement (1995), the borders between the signatory countries disappeared, est...

  • Dummy Award Kassel

    Vários Autores · 24 de Setembro a 05 de Outubro,

    Casa das Bombas (Galeria Janes)

    In this edition the festival Encontros da Imagem established a partnership with Fotobookfestival Kassel, one of the most important photography book festivals in the world. The short list of 2015 bo...

  • Ghetto Tarot

    ALICE SMEETS · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    The Ghetto Tarot is a photographic interpretation of the traditional tarot deck in the ghetto. The scenes are inspired by the Rider Waite Tarot deck (originally designed in 1909 by artist Pamela Co...

  • I am 14

    Bénédicte Vanderreydt · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    Adolescence, this beautiful, somewhat repulsive phase. What better way to gain access to it than with the help of a camera? Whether Palestinian, Congolese or Belgian, today it is in front of a lens...

  • Un Autre Jeu

    Benoît Luisiére · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    When I believe that I am this one, you see me as that one. Are there as many "I"s as "Thou"s? To this question, I can imagine the likely answers and clear misunderstandings. What is there that is t...

  • Makuake

    Claire Cocano · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    The connection between time and transformation interests me. I am willing to explore through the observation and record of nature these subtle changes. Exploring photographic medium gave me the abi...

  • Anecdotal

    David Fathi · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    In our collective unconscious the nuclear age is synonymous with the explosion of two atom bombs. Hiroshima and Nagasaki. But since 1945 it has been documented that more than 2000 nuclear bombs hav...

  • Celestial Mechanics

    Delphine Schacher/ EQ2 · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    This is the story of Jacques and Marion Granges, a couple of farmers and growers in Switzerland. The place where they live is 890m high and they farm their land with biodynamic agriculture that re...

  • There Are no Homessexuals in Iran

    Laurence Rasti · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    September 24, 2007 at Columbia University, former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said, "In Iran, we do not have homosexuals like in your country."

    While today some Occidental countri...

  • Les Deux Labyrinths

    Michel Le Belhomme · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    While I hold a great respect for classical traditions of photography, I believe it is indispensable to place them in perspective. “The Two Labyrinths” explores its most blatant legend: landscape an...

  • Fitting

    PUTPUT . · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    The Fitting series represents a continuation of our never ending fascination with everyday objects, in this case replacing functional parts of different types of furniture with objects that emulate...

  • Where Mimosa Bloom

    Rita Puig Serra · 23 de Setemro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    Where Mimosa Bloom traces a walk across the memory. It tries to remember a mother who is no longer here through objects, persons, and moments, which take us directly to her person. That’s a homage ...

  • Love Studio

    Samsul Alam Helal · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro, 18h

    Monastery of Tibães

    Love Studio is a portrait series about a studio in Jurain, Dhaka. This is a commercial area and it is home to numerous industries. Many of the people who work there strive for a better life but n...

  • Database

    Sue-Elie Andrade-De · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    The series DATABASE presented for the Encontros da Imagem, is nothing more than an organized collection of data in a picture which represents a state of the world, and the power that images have by...

  • I've Never Been Big Sick

    Ulla Deventer · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    Only by invention, fiction and staging we can reach a higher level of the truth.

    (Werner Herzog)

    Ulla Deventer’s oeuvre finds itself at the intersection of documentary photography ...

  • Mijinberg

    Yurian Quintanas · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    “Mijnberg” is literally translated from dutch as “My Mountain”.

    I like the views of the big mountains; I like to be there. But I will not take pictures of them anymore, because I feel like i...

  • Plánetes

    Birgit Krause · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    “Plánetes — The title of this work by Birgit Krause is derived from the Greek word for “roamers” or “wanderers”. She took pictures of the sun, the moon, and the stars. The photos also show technica...

  • iConfess

    Bruno Carvalho · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    Nowadays concepts like reality, virtuality and spirituality, encounter themselves overlap. The most recent technological developments In the mobile communication gears change in an easy and expone...

  • Strangers in the Light

    Catherine Balet · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    This photographic series is an exploration of the intricate relationship between man and technology in the many fields of life. It refers to the new postures of the connected contemporary figures a...

  • The Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite

    Edgar Martins · 23 de Setembro a 31 de Outubro,

    Monastery of Tibães

    The Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite (2014) is the most comprehensive photographic survey ever produced about a leading scientific and space exploration organization and the result of a ...

  • The Meteorite Hunter

    Alexandra Lethbridge · 24 de Setembro a 01 de Novembro,

    Casa das Bombas (Galeria Janes)

    The Meteorite Hunter is an archive of a search for meteorites and the places they come from. A Meteorite Hunter is someone who commits to the art of finding space rocks in a focused pursuit. Their ...

  • Love Bomb

    Natasha Caruana · 24 de Setembro a 01 de Novembro,

    Casa das Bombas (Galeria Janes)

    Love Bomb, charts evidence of Love and Hate through a series of still lives constructed and informed by sorcery, chemistry and psychotherapy. The photographic work is a response to the breakup of a...

  • Invisibles

    Christiane Peschek · 24 de Setembro a 01 de Novembro,

    Casa das Bombas (Galeria Janes)

    The way we relate to our reality: only images and imagination.

    I am searching for absence and imagination. In the proposed work “invisibles” I combine images that deal with physical, narrati...

  • Intergalático

    Guilherme Gerais · 24 de Setembro a 01 de Novembro,

    Casa das Bombas (Galeria Janes)

    Intergalático, is to some extent a visually based literary essay. The journey is defined by a multitudinous structure: we can find collages, evidence, stories, effects, annulment, even sharpness an...

  • Souvenir: Memories of a Journey Never Made

    Lonneke Van Der Palen · 24 de Setembro a 01 de Novembro,

    Casa das Bombas (Galeria Janes)

    The series 'Souvenir: Memories of a journey never made' is the result of a staged journey inspired by the ultimate clichés among travel photography. The posing in stunning landscapes, sunsets, wild...

  • Sacred Defense

    Wawrzyniec Kolbusz · 24 de Setembro a 01 de Novembro,

    Casa das Bombas (Galeria Janes)

    Sacred Defense, embedded mainly in the post-war reality of the Iraq-Iran war, is a story of producing artificial war images and reconstructing historical events to create a group memory. It not onl...

  • Love Me or Kill Me

    Sarker Protick · 24 de Setembro a 01 de Novembro,

    Casa das Bombas (Galeria Janes)

    The Bangladeshi film industry—based in Dhaka, and so known as ‘Dhallywood’—has been going since 1956. Dhallywood movies have fallen out of favor among the richer classes, who prefer foreign films. ...

  • Thai Politics

    Miti Ruangkritya · 24 de Setembro a 01 de Novembro,

    Casa das Bombas (Galeria Janes)

    Thai Politics is an ongoing series developed from the first major protest in Bangkok since 2006. Whilst exploring the differing political attitudes in Bangkok, the project also examines photography...

  • Puree With a Taste of Triângles

    Alena Zhandarova · 24 de Setembro a 01 de Novembro,

    Casa das Bombas (Galeria Janes)

    I like to try something that I didn't do before, to expand the perception of the world. I am fascinated by the opportunity to try myself as a fabler with my own heroes, the chance to transform my i...

  • 5 p.m., Hotel de La Gloria

    Eduardo Brito e Rui Hermenegildo · 24 de Setembro a 01 de Novembro,

    Casa das Bombas (Galeria Janes)

    On the 52nd minute of Michelangelo Antonioni’s “The Passenger” (1975), the protagonist David Locke, under David Robertson’s skin, opens a small notebook diary. In the page, a hand written schedule ...

  • Is it a Revolution ? Or Just Bad Weather?

    Tiago Casanova · 24 de Setembro a 01 de Novembro,

    Casa das Bombas (Galeria Janes)

  • Selecção Call for Books

    Vários Autores · 24 de Setembro a 01 de Novembro,

    Casa das Bombas (Galeria Janes)

    Original self-published editions, recently published books and limited editions was collected through an Open Call directed to authors from all over the world. The best photo books will be selected...

  • Power&Illusion

    Various Artists · 3 de Outubro a 31 de Outubro,

    Mira Forum

    Power and Illusion at MIRA FORUM

    Under the theme Power and Illusion – the theme of Encontros da Imagem 2015 -, MIRA FORUM gallery presents a collective exhibition that brings together bodi...

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