graphic design
2004

Client: ZDB muzique

Poster for the 10th anniversary of zdb muzique. The lettering was done with Letraset p203 (for electrical engineering). The lineup included Xiu Xiu, Electronicat and Miss le Bomb.

Graphic design: António Silveira Gomes

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self-publishing
2001

Client: Galeria zdb

Assorted flyers and promotional material for ZDB – Galeria Zé dos Bois.

Graphic Design: Nuno Horta Santos, José Albergaria, António Silveira Gomes

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graphic design
2004

Client: ZDB muzique

Ads for the Lisbon guidebook, using tree-like and a 17th century Gothic architecture-like style. Presenting Patrícia Portela twin shows Flatland I and Flatland II.

Graphic design: António Silveira Gomes

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graphic design
2013

Client: Marta Wengorovius

Book jacket design for “Um, Dois e Muitos” — a self-contained drop-library with 60 different books selected by 20 people invited by the artist Marta Wengorovius. The proposal comprised of creating a book loan system and identity. Inspired by the famous Burda pattern templates we devised a 60-in-one blueprint poster to cut out and line each book. Simultaneously the template sheet worked as a library catalog.

Art direction: António Silveira Gomes
Production: Cláudia Castelo
Graphic Designers:
António Silveira Gomes com Mariana Veloso e Carlos Trancoso
Print production:
Maiadouro
Photos: Mariana Veloso
Dates: October 2012(Concept) – January 2013 (Guimarães) – Sep/Nov 2013(Lisbon)

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graphic design
2010

Client: MNAC - Museu do Chiado
Translation not available
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graphic design
2007

Client: Galeria zdb

Graphic design for the exhibition of the French collective Société Realiste, which presents itself as a sort of trend agency, producing art pieces under that banner.

Curator: Natxo Checa
Artists: Ferenc Gróf and Jean-Baptiste Naudy
Art direction and graphic design: António Silveira Gomes
Graphic designer: Sílvia Prudêncio

Produced materials: programme and invitations

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graphic design
2007

Client: Transforma

A programming structure for permanently redefined contemporary art. The collage of several posters and other graphic materials from Transforma, in a style reminiscent of the New Realists, was a way to re-employ its own visual patrimony to present the new definition of the space.

Art director and designer: António Silveira Gomes (design) and Cláudia Castelo (project manager)
Graphic designer: Silvia Prudêncio

Produced materials
: poster

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graphic design
2001

Client: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts - San Francisco, USA

This is an agency for the support of legal migration, inviting American citizens to embark in the Portuguese Dream. This was an artistic intervention done in partnership with Zé dos Bois gallery for the exhibition “After the Carnations” at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. The produced form, that people had to fill out, aimed to gather curricular information on the interested party, and acted at the same time as a satire to the kind of questionnaires that non-US citizens are asked to fill out when they enter the country. This project was presented in the summer of 2001, in San Francisco, a few weeks before 9/11.

Authorship: Zé dos Bois and barbara says

Produced materials: form, stickers and logo

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graphic design
2009

Client: EXD 09 / CEMES

“Transcription” – 68×48 poster, printed on 70 gr. poster paper, two colors front and back. Four professionals worked on this project [one graphic designer, two employees at the Cyber Clube Ericeira (Rita and Rafaela) and one producer: Cláudia Castelo] a multifunction Samsung SCX-5530FN printer was used together with a computer to fac-similie an excerpt of the Alberto Pimenta poem “Made in aéreo”, originally published in “Obra Quase Incompleta” edited by FENDA in 1990. This poster was printed in September 2009 at Gigaresma Printers, Lisbon.

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a partir do cartaz homónimo de Fernando de Filippi

graphic design
2012

Client: Guimarães 2012 CEC

Using “wikipedian” ideologies as it´s main reference, Transclusor is an editorial bot created by Barbara Says… as a response to the Curators’ Lab invitation (a curatorial project held at the European Culture Capital event in Guimarães, Portugal). Tranclusor was a platform and sculpture that integrated editorial content into a database. It is an experimental editing machine that reads information and orders it according to a set of simple algorithmic instructions, using ideological principles defined by contributing editors operating within the Wikipedia community it is an attempt to focus on the positive and negative effects of automation and publishing. During three months the sculpture was fed raw information regarding the events and conferences at the Lab. As the information is collected and processed, it is printed by a robust dot-matrix printer, one of the last commercially available. The raw texts and images are sequenced and spewed out on continuous paper, like a waterfall. An occasional performance with students was set up as a happening, where new variables could be introduced in order to measure the impact that these ideas impose on content. Thus “wikideologic” principles such as Inclusionism, Deletionism, Delusionism, Mergism and or Vandalism were used as a new set of variables to test strategic methods for editing the content.

Curators: Gabriela Vaz Pinheiro and Lígia Afonso
Concept/Art Direction:
António Silveira Gomes
Graphic Designers:
António Silveira Gomes, Mariana Veloso and Alexandre Castro (web)

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editorial
2010

Client: Museu Colecção Berardo

The catalogue of this exhibition attempts to emphasize the wide choice of authors made by the curator, creating a possible panorama of almost a century of Portuguese comics production. The alphabetic order, arranging both the artists and the essay writers, underlines the nature of the book as a sort of national comics reader. The splitfountain cover tries to restore the plasticity and gestuality of this discipline.

Curator: Pedro Vieira de Moura
Art direction: António Silveira Gomes (designer) e Cláudia Castelo (projecto manager)
Graphic design: Patrícia Maya
Produced materials: catalogue
Printing: Maiadouro

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graphic design
2010

Client: João Cardoso Lopes

Thy Ro white wine – is a clear scented wine, with intense fresh fruit and slightly tropical nose, it reveals a fresh and youthful palate in perfect balance with a moderate acidity resulting in a lengthy finish.

Thy Ro rosé wine – has a clear scent of red fruit. Smooth and balanced palate with a pleasant finish.

Every new harvest will have a short poem published on its cork stopper.

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Technical information files

graphic design
2001

Client: Galeria zdb

French Invasions, Part II. After a first exhibition at the Zé dos Bois gallery by a group of French artists, this second wave occupied the bulky building from a XVII century prison cum fish conserves manufacturer in the area of Santos, Lisbon. This became at one time the exhibition space, the artists’ residency and clubhouse. The graphic project reflects this experience: an art and life orgy.

Curator: ZDB (Francisca Bagulho)
Artists: Delphine Reist, Sébastien Perroud, Laurent Faulon, Matttia Denisse, Gaelle Rouarda + Etienne Caire, Anne Julie Rollet + Mathieu Werchowski
Graphic design: António Silveira Gomes and Nuno Horta Santos

Produced materials: posters and catalogue

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graphic design
2000

Client: Galeria zdb

The very first incursion of Zé dos Bois into the wonderful world of Super8 with the usual suspects: Manuel Henriques, Ricardo Matos Cabo, Paulo Abreu, Edgar Pêra, Vítor Silva, Laurent Simões, David Pfluger and others. The auteur sessions were held at Clahariz’ own porn-spot, Cine Paraíso, with Major Eléctrico, Nuno Rosa and Space Boys doling out the soundtrack for the mute films. At Zé dos Bois itself, the inevitable swill of home films, porn and whatever was washed onto the shore.

Graphic design: António Silveira Gomes and Nuno Horta Santos

Produced materials: poster

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graphic design
1998

Free-style graphic design for a cool jazz bar in Lisbon.

Graphic Design: Nuno Horta Santos, José Albergaria, António Silveira Gomes, Marinka Reuten.

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graphic design
2008

Translation not available
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Client: Museu do Chiado

Movement and optics. These were the key-concepts taken from Kinetic Art. The catalogue’s cover has an engraving in holographic film, which forces you to rotate the book in order to read the title; diverse papers were used, creating tactile transitions for each concept chapter; a typographic interpretation of the Manifesto Jaune, Kinetic Art’s own manifesto, was done in an “almost” facsimile which forced the reader to turn it around in all directions in order to read it; lastly, the grid, the format and the very proportions were elaborated according to a reinterpretation of the principles set by Karl Gerstner (one of the artists represented by the exhibition).

Art direction: António Silveira Gomes (designer) and Cláudia Castelo (project manager)
Graphic designer: Patrícia Maya

Produced materials: catalogue, invitation and exhibition signs

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editorial
2010

Attention! This is not a programme, but rather a publication created for the collective actions of the neo-fake artists from Teatro Praga. Each issue pretends to establish a parallel between the texts, the performance experiences and the very specific traits of each play. This publication is sold at the entrance of the venues where the shows take place, during intervals, in a small, improvised “kissing stall” sort of thing. Props 5 – is an archive of 12 projects with technical information, credits, sinopses, press reviews and social network hullabaloo.

Editor: Susana Pomba
Art direction: António Silveira Gomes (designer) and Cláudia Castelo (project manager)
(Props Typeface by Change is Good)

Produced materials: A5 screenprinted Card Folder + 12 project cards in 2 colour offset

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File cover

editorial
2010

Attention! This is not a programme, but rather a publication created for the collective actions of the neo-fake artists from Teatro Praga. Each issue pretends to establish a parallel between the texts, the performance experiences and the very specific traits of each play. This publication is sold at the entrance of the venues where the shows take place, during intervals, in a small, improvised “kissing stall” sort of thing. Props 3 – dedicated to the catastrophy. Props 4 – is just a bag.

Editor: Susana Pomba
Art direction: António Silveira Gomes (designer) and Cláudia Castelo (project manager)
Graphic designers and spam collectors: Patrícia Maya and Alexandre Castro

Produced materials: publication and bag

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editorial
2009

Client: Teatro Praga

Attention! This is not a programme, but rather a publication created for the collective actions of the neo-fake artists from Teatro Praga. Each issue pretends to establish a parallel between the texts, the performance experiences and the very specific traits of each play. This publication is sold at the entrance of the venues where the shows take place, during intervals, in a small, improvised “kissing stall” sort of thing.
Props 1 and 2 were published together for the play entitled Demo. The first comprehended a series of texts related to the play, similar to the classical Al Jafee’s Mad fold-ins, and with a insert of spam ads. The second is a inside out magazine with the portfolios of 4 artists involved in the show: Gabriel Abrantes, Pedro Lourenço, Vasco Araújo and Kevin Blechdom.

Editor: Susana Pomba
Art direction: António Silveira Gomes (designer) and Cláudia Castelo (project manager)
Graphic designers and spam collectors: Patrícia Maya and Alexandre Castro

Produced materials: publication and brochure

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Props #1 - Cover

Client: ICAM

Campaign for the Portuguese Itinerating Cinema Program. The image previously created for the promotion of Portuguese cinema was merged with that of a Portugal’s road map, bringing to the fore the notion of the mobility of this program.

Art director and graphic designer: António Silveira Gomes
Project manager:
Cláudia Castelo
Graphic designer:
Marco Balesteros

Produced materials: poster

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graphic design
2011

Client: MNAC - Museu do Chiado
Translation not available
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self-publishing
2004

Client: António Silveira Gomes

Part of an experimental thesis project made during a post-graduation course at FA-UTL. “Pão” is bread in portuguese. By working with wall-newspapers, confectionery wrapping paper, cultural probes and pervasive computing concepts we tried to create a locally based publication that fed information about cultural habits in a popular Lisbon neighbourhood. This example shows amounts of alcohol consumption and Utopian floor plans.

Prototype:
Graphic Design and Research:
António Silveira Gomes
Acknowledgements: Monica Mendes, José Brandão and Tereza O. Cabral.
Screenprinting: Mike Goes West

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wall-newspaper - overprinted

graphic design
2008

Client: Galeria zdb

Marcel.lí Antúnez is one of the main figures behind the Catalan la Fura Dels Baus performance troupe, as well as, in his own right, a performer, a total artist, a manipulator of flesh-made men and post-organic machines, himself transformed into a kind of freakish King of Spades and a two-headed beast.

Art director and graphic designer: António Silveira Gomes

Produced materials: invitation and poster

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editorial
2009

Client: Câmara Municipal de Mirandela

Magazine published by the Mirandela Museum of The Olive Tree and Olive Oil. A magazine that explores the concept of “Oleosofia” the culture of olive oil and other pleasures of life. Olive oil, art, poetry, photography, recipes, olive oil bottle’s labels, geography, geology and tips on how to kill the parasitic olive fly.

Editor: Roger Teixeira Lopes
Graphic design:
António Silveira Gomes

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editorial
2006

Client: Câmara Municipal de Mirandela

Magazine published by the Mirandela Museum of The Olive Tree and Olive Oil. A magazine that explores the concept of “Oleosofia” the culture of olive oil and other pleasures of life. Olive oil, art, poetry, photography, recipes, olive oil bottle’s labels, geography, geology and tips on how to kill the parasitic olive fly.

Editor: Roger Teixeira Lopes

Graphic design: António Silveira Gomes
with Francisca Mendonça and Mafalda Anjos

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self-publishing
2008

Oporto is a studio and a non-profit screening room located in Lisboa. Occupying the former Merchant Sailors Union headquarters, Oporto presents from time to time a single unique experimental video or film. The space is directed by artist Alexandre Estrela, in cooperation with ourselves and artist Miguel Soares. The screenprinted posters are created specifically for the invited artists and galerists and are also sold at each venue. The flyers are produced in various media from offset printing, fotocopies, letterpress and Riso Print Gocco.

John Smith (UK), Charlemagne Palestine (US), Craig Baldwin and Negativland (US), R.Steevie Moore (US)(, John Behrens (US), Joel Singer (US), Vasco Lucena (PT),

Curator: Alexandre Estrela
Graphic Design:
António Silveira Gomes
Screenprinting:
Mike Goes West

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Poster - John Smith

self-publishing
2011

Oporto is a studio and a non-profit screening room located in Lisboa. Occupying the former Merchant Sailors Union headquarters, Oporto presents from time to time a single unique experimental video or film. The space is directed by artist Alexandre Estrela, in cooperation with ourselves and artist Miguel Soares. The screenprinted posters are created specifically for the invited artists and galerists and are also sold at each venue. The flyers are produced in various media from offset printing, fotocopies, letterpress and Riso Print Gocco.

Lewis Klahr (us), Shana Moulton (us), Phill Niblock (us)

Posters screen printed: Mike Goes West
Edition: 18

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self-publishing
2010

Oporto is a studio and a non-profit screening room located in Lisboa. Occupying the former Merchant Sailors Union headquarters, Oporto presents from time to time a single unique experimental video or film. The space is directed by artist Alexandre Estrela, in cooperation with ourselves and artist Miguel Soares. The screenprinted posters are created specifically for the invited artists and galerists and are also sold at each venue. The flyers are produced in various media from offset printing, fotocopies, letterpress and Riso Print Gocco.

John Latham (uk), Pat O´Neill (us), Liliane Lijn (us), Jesse Stead (us)

Posters screen printed: Mike Goes West
Edition: 18

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self-publishing
2009

Oporto is a studio and a non-profit screening room located in Lisboa. Occupying the former Merchant Sailors Union headquarters, Oporto presents from time to time a single unique experimental video or film. The space is directed by artist Alexandre Estrela, in cooperation with ourselves and artist Miguel Soares. The screenprinted posters are created specifically for the invited artists and galerists and are also sold at each venue. The flyers are produced in various media from offset printing, fotocopies, letterpress and Riso Print Gocco.

Ken Jacobs (US), Werner Nekes (DE), Franz Zwartjes (NL), Gunvor Nelson (US)

Curator: Alexandre Estrela
Graphic Design:
António Silveira Gomes
Screenprinting:
Mike Goes West

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Poster - Ken Jacobs

self-publishing
2007

Oporto is a studio and a non-profit screening room located in Lisboa. Occupying the former Merchant Sailors Union headquarters, Oporto presents from time to time a single unique experimental video or film. The space is directed by artist Alexandre Estrela, in cooperation with ourselves and artist Miguel Soares. The screenprinted posters are created specifically for the invited artists and galerists and are also sold at each venue. The flyers are produced in various media from offset printing, fotocopies, letterpress and Riso Print Gocco.

Darragh Reeves (UK), Patrick Jolley and Reynold Reynolds (US), Peter Wiehl (US), Lutz Mommartz (DE)

Curator: Alexandre Estrela
Graphic Design:
António Silveira Gomes
Screenprinting:
Mike Goes West

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Poster - Daragh Reeves

education
2005

Client: ESAD.Cr - Comunicar Design

A workshop dedicated to issues regarding intellectual property, copyright, fair use, creative commons, culture jamming, sampling and appropriation. Loosely based on a text by David Reinfurt where the 4 directives of open source are proposed for reviving extinguished dot-com company logos.

Produção: Comunicar Design (Cristiana Pena)

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Copy Left or Right - by Lara Esse

Client: Ministério da Cultura - IPPAR (Instituto Português do Patromónio Arquitectónico)

A contemporary art exhibition commemorating the 600th aniversary of a well known portuguese love tragedy. “The name engraved in thy bosom” derives from the 1572 Luís Vaz de Camões’ epic poem “Os Lusíadas” (“The Lusiads”), from the section evoking the tragic love of Inês and King Pedro I of Portugal. The catalogue’s typography, materials and colours make reference to the local Portuguese traditional popular confectionery, creating a recognizable iconography. An additional reference is made to the epistolography of the two lovers by mimicking the envelope lining patterns on the book’s inner dustjacket.

Curator: Alexandre Melo
Art director and designer: António Silveira Gomes

Produced materials: catalogue, invitation and sticker

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Cover - Dust jacket (off-set)

graphic design
2006

Client: Galeria zdb

Rigo — “Quando um Sábio aponta para a lua o idiota olha para o dedo. Nós somos o idiota.” (“When the wise man points at the moon, the idiot looks at the finger. We are the idiot”, quote from a Bruce Lee movie).
By using three different materials – offset, silkscreen and Xerox – these posters mash up our own working processes and those of artist Rigo 23, to wit, appropriation, social action, vernacularism and poetry.

Artist: Rigo 23
Curator:
Natxo Checa and Man Ray Hsu
Art Direction, graphic design and production: António Silveira Gomes
Graphic designer: Marco Balesteros

Produced materials: poster and invitation

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Client: Catarina e Rita Almada Negreiros

This blown up Anti-aliased mural is an headache for the elderly to read, but a contemporary interpretation for a man ahead of his time.
This was a project done in collaboration with architects Rita and Catarina Almada Negreiros, who use in their work a renewal of the Portuguese tilery art.

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editorial
2005

Client: Direcção Geral das Artes / Ministério da Cultura

Catalogue and corporate identity for the official Portuguese chapter of the Venice Biennale of Architecture 2008.
This project was inspired on the Letraset sets used in Architecture, prior to computer use. Each studio selected an image that was then changed into a transfer, at the same time that same texture was used to create a mutant Lettering that would change on each declination.

Curators: Pedro Gadanho, Luís Tavares Pereira
Art direction and graphic design: António Silveira Gomes (designer)
Graphic designer: Francisca Mendonça and Mafalda Anjos

Produced materials: Exhibition Design, catalogue, invitation, poster and press ads.

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Poster