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Critical Writings | Sergio Rodrigues

Critical Writings | Sergio Rodrigues – A Sergio Rodrigues Institute’s independent release, the book reveals an yet unknown side of the designer. Comprised of articles and chronicles written by Mr. Rodrigues, as well as historic pictures and sketches of his pieces of furniture and interior designs. The work is curated by Afonso Luz, philosopher and art critic. Mr. Luz also took upon himself the task of contextualizing the writings and timespan in which they were written with references, critical essays, and notes. These pieces also shed a light on the Mr. Rodrigues’ lesser known revolutionary architectural works. The foreword is signed by the designer and Institute’s President, Fernando Mendes. With a limited printed edition, the e-book will be available, free of charge, on the Institute’s website following the release. Hardcover, 341 pages. 

Critical Writings | Sergio Rodrigues
Made possible by: Ministério da Cultura
Sponsorship: Itaú
Support: Itaú Cultural
Organization: Instituto Sergio Rodrigues
Curation: Afonso Luz
General coordination: Renata Aragão
Editorial coordination: Camilla Savoia
Visual design: Sonia Barreto
Research: Dimitri Buriti
Museology: Laíse Rangel
Archive administration: Simone Ferreira
Translation: Ana Ban and Gabriela Baptista
Translation proofreading: Letícia Barroso
Image treatment: Trio Studio
Printing: Stilgraf
Bilingual: Portuguese/English
341 pages