Public Talk with Tim Etchells + Susana Pomba

The talk focused on Tim Etchells work, namely projects more under the visual arts frame, referencing the work presented at Carpe Diem Art & Research through 2014.

Talked in english, the public talk happened on May 28th at 6.30pm.
Click here to watch the video record of the talk.


Tim Etchells is an artist and a writer based in the UK whose work shifts between performance, visual art and fiction. He has worked in a wide variety of contexts, notably as the leader of the world-renowned Sheffield-based performance group Forced Entertainment. He is currently Professor of Performance at Lancaster University. In recent years he has exhibited widely in the context of visual arts, participating in biennales Manifesta 7 (2008) in Rovereto, Italy; Art Sheffield 2008; Goteborg Bienale (2009); October Salon Belgrade (2010) and Manifesta 9 (Parallel Projects) 2012. Recent publications include Vacuum Days (Storythings, 2012), While You Are With Us Here Tonight (LADA, 2013).

Curator Susana Pomba was born in Lisbon in 1974. Graduated in Painting with a postgraduate degree in Curatorial Studies from FBAUL, University of Lisbon and attended the post-graduation in Edition, Books and New Digital Media at the Catholic University. As curator, she is responsible for the projects "Day For Night" (2010) at Lux Fragil and the monthly event "Old School" (since 2011) within DNA / Prague Theatre, among others. She is the author of the blog "Dove's taste of the Day" (since 2007) notes through photography and video a lot of exhibitions, concerts, performances and editions of Portuguese and foreign artists. Collaborated with various cultural publications and is editor of "Props" magazine with, and for the Prague Theatre since 2009.

Presentation Support: Alkantara