Opening Week: Behind the Scenes
15.09.2009
18:45

Opening Week has just concluded… visitors and veterans bore tired faces but were full of smiles and creative energy.  It isn’t all over yet. Exhibitions and Parallel Events are still on until November. Visit the EXD’09 website for the full Biennale programme.

Images courtesy of Zahira Asmal.

Liliana Albertazzi from Intramuros with Day 1 Conference speaker Alejandro Aravena at Palacio da Mitra

Liliana Albertazzi from Intramuros with Day 1 Conference speaker Alejandro Aravena at Palacio da Mitra

First day of the Lisbon Conferences at Teatro Camoes

First day of the Lisbon Conferences at Teatro Camoes

Alejandro Aravena presenting at the Lisbon Conference

Alejandro Aravena presenting at the Lisbon Conference

Paola Antonelli with TV3 Catalunya

Paola Antonelli interviewed by TV3 Catalunya

Tour of the Portuguese Pavilion organised by Ordem dos Arquitectos

Tour of the Portuguese Pavilion organised by Ordem dos Arquitectos

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Ikea Exhibition at the Lounging Space - Challenging elitest design: 6 Collections through time 1995 - 2009

Ikea Exhibition at the Lounging Space - Challenging elitest design: 6 Collections through time 1995 - 2009

World 2.0 Open Talk with the South African contingent - Ravi Naidoo, Nathan Reddy, Gaby de Abreu and Nkhensani Nkosi

World 2.0 Open Talk with the South African contingent - Ravi Naidoo, Nathan Reddy, Gaby de Abreu and Nkhensani Nkosi

Press Chat with Peter Saville

Press Chat with Peter Saville at the Lounging Space

Curator, Emily King at the Press Preview of Quick Quick Slow

Curator, Emily King at the Press Preview of Quick Quick Slow at the CCB

A very well attended Press Preview of Quick Quick Slow. Obrigada CCB

A very well attended Press Preview of Quick Quick Slow. Obrigada CCB

Nathan Reddy and Aditya Dev Sood at the Lux Party

Nathan Reddy and Aditya Dev Sood at the Lux Party

World 2.0 partying at Lux on Thursday night

World 2.0 partying at Lux on Thursday night

EXD'09 guests navigating through the Biennale

EXD'09 guests navigating through the Biennale

Lux Party

Lux Party

Timeless India at the exhibition Opening

Timeless India at the exhibition Opening

Timeless South Africa - Spaza chair

Timeless South Africa - Spaza chair

Timeless India

Timeless India

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Timeless India

Timeless India

Euronews filming Susana Soares at the Press Preview of the Lapse in Time exhibition

Euronews filming Susana Soares at the Press Preview of the Lapse in Time exhibition

Susana Soares preparing her project "Am I attractive?" for the Lapse in Time exhibition

Susana Soares preparing her project "Am I attractive?" for the Lapse in Time exhibition

Bellissimo's experimental Parallel Event - Cromotime

Bellissimo's experimental Parallel Event - Cromotime

Bellissimo's Luca Ballarini with Lisbon Conference speaker Michael Horsham of Tomato at Cromotime

Bellissimo's Luca Ballarini with Lisbon Conference speaker Michael Horsham of Tomato at Cromotime

Cromotime

Cromotime

Pace of Design exhibition participants Haldane Martin (left) and Aditya Dev Sood at lunch at Palacio da Mitra

Pace of Design exhibition participants Haldane Martin (left) and Aditya Dev Sood at lunch at Palacio da Mitra

Open Talk host, Alice Rawsthorn with Euronews

Open Talk host, Alice Rawsthorn interviewed by Euronews

Konstantin Grcic presenting at Lisbon Conference Day 4

Konstantin Grcic presenting at Lisbon Conference Day 4

Opening of Special Project Efeito D

Opening of Special Project Efeito D

Designer products at Efeito D at the Fundaçao Calouste Gulbenkian

Designer products at Efeito D at the Fundaçao Calouste Gulbenkian

Convento do Carmo - the spectacular venue for the EXD'09 dinner with the Mayor of Lisbon

Convento do Carmo - the spectacular venue for the EXD'09 dinner with the Mayor of Lisbon

Guests from India and Australia at the EXD'09 dinner

Guests from India and Australia at the EXD'09 dinner

Open Talk 5 with Delfim Sardo, Max Bruinsma (Items), Anniina Koivu (Abitare) and Walter Bettens (Damn Magazine)

Open Talk 5 with Delfim Sardo, Max Bruinsma (Items), Anniina Koivu (Abitare) and Walter Bettens (Damn Magazine)

Ed Annink with Hans Maier-Aichen at the last Open Talk at Mercado Santa Clara

Ed Annink with Hans Maier-Aichen at the last Open Talk at Mercado Santa Clara

Luanda: Anatomy of Speed debate with Guta Moura Guedes, Fernando Alvim and Jose Octavio Serra van Dunem at the Lounging Space

Luanda: Anatomy of Speed debate with Guta Moura Guedes, Fernando Alvim and Jose Octavio Serra van Dunem at the Lounging Space

Super Pecha Kucha at Museu Electricidade

Super Pecha Kucha at Museu Electricidade

Maxim Velcovsky at Pecha Kucha on Sunday night

Maxim Velcovsky at Pecha Kucha on Sunday night


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