Frederico Duarte (Class of 2010) featured in Eye Magazine
The short title of this exhibition – ‘Brasil Hoje’ [Brazil Today] – gives an idea of its ambitions, which is to cover nearly 100 objects, projects, concepts and books made by contemporary Brazilian designers from all over this vast, often misrepresented country. The long title, which translates as ‘How to pronounce design in Portuguese?’, continues a question first asked by MUDE’s 2014 exhibition of Portuguese design.
The exhibition’s contents – 49 projects and 45 books – embrace digital design, street art, political action, type design and typography, product design, documentary, historical interpretation, design education, posters, editorial design, packaging and architecture – just about everything the contemporary practitioner is called upon to make. Curator Frederico Duarte has devoted an impressive level of critical scrutiny and energy to this big show [read more…].