Public Displays of Art, Outdoor Project 2012, 18 Artists, Lisbon, Opens February 28ry
Imagine if Time Square billboards in New York were switched from marketing messages to creative displays.
In Lisbon, art takes over spaces usually reserved to advertising with Outdoor 2012 a project of P28.
Luisa Santos, the guest curator of the project, describes the endeavour in C-Heads magazine as "contemporary art as a Trojan horse in a mass society."
Artists: Adriana Varejão [BR], Bedwyr Williams [UK], Chitra Ganesh [US], Erwin Wurm [AU], Gabriela Albergaria [PT], Jesper Just [DK], Jorge Molder [PT], Leonid Tishkov [RU], Luisa Cunha [PT], Marcel van Eeden [NL], Mário Feliciano [PT], Miguel Palma [PT], Paulo Mendes [PT], Pedro Cabral Santo [PT], Pedro Cabrita Reis [PT], R2 Design [PT], Susana Anágua [PT], Susanne Themlitz [PT]
Grand opening is on February 28, 2012 at 6:00 PM.