Sitio da Camara Municipal de Lisboa

Route at Marvila

Route at Marvila

Duration: 2 hours 

Mobility: by foot 

Difficulty: average 

The artworks this route were made during the MURO_Lx 2017 Urban Art Festival, which took place in three distinct nucleus - Bairro das Salgadas (as reference Rua Dinah Silveira de Queiroz), Quinta Marquês de Abrantes (as reference Rua Alberto José Pessoa) and Bairro da Quinta do Chalé (as reference Rua José do Patrocínio). 

MURO_Lx 2017 Urban Art Festival was made under the scope of Lisbon's Ibero-American Capital of Culture 2017, so all the artists invited are  from this geographical area. The works reflect as well their cultural, social and artistic influences. 

 

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Nucleus of Urban Art in Lisbon | Alvalade

Duration: 1 hour

Mobility: by foot

Difficulty: easy


The Psychiatric hospital center of Lisbon, in a partnership with GAU, developed a set of interventions that developed along the wall that bound the hospital center, located at Rua das Murtas. From this project, which began in 2012 and culminates in 2015, resulted in a group of 77 artistic interventions, made by 61 national and international artists, always around the subject of the representation of faces and a blue background. 


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Nucleus of Urban Art in Lisbon | Chão do Loureiro

Duration: 1 hours 

Mobility: by foot 

Difficulty: easy


Following the rehabilitation works of the old Mercado do Chão Loureiro, the Galeria de Arte Urbana, under the proposal of EMEL, the entity that manages the space, developed a project called “Às 5 no Mercado!” (translates to "At 5 in the Marketplace").

The initiative, made in 2011, has five of the most important national creator in the universe of Urban Art.

Mar, Miguel Januário, Nomen, Paulo Arraiano, Ram, that left on each floor the remanences chimeras of pilgrimages, the streets, the creatures, the words that devastated them, in the aesthetics that are intrinsic to them, in an careful  articulation with the architectural project, in the aspect of volumetric and chromatic composition. 

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Nucleus of Urban Art in Lisbon | Graça

Duration: 2 hours 

Mobility: by foot 

Difficulty: average


Between April and June of 2014, in context of the BipZip Project "Fachadas Cheias de Graça", the mission was centered in the gables recovery and requalification of the empty spaces at Bairro da Graça through one of the aspects that grounds the identity feeling of the community - their cultural heritage connected with poetry, art and literature; a group of artists, with collaboration with GAU, made artistic interventions in some walls at Bairro da Graça, paying tribute to some feminine figures of the Portuguese literature, like Natalia Correia, Angelina Vidal, Sophia de Mello Breyner Andersen e Florbela Espanca, that were connected with Bairro da Graça - and giving visibility to the architectural heritage of Bairro da Graça.

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Route in the Bairro Padre Cruz

Duration: 2 hours 

Mobility: by foot 

Difficulty: average 

The artworks on this route were made during the MURO_Lx 2016 Urban Art Festival and are mostly close together, in the same neighborhood, so it’s easy to see just some of them, adapting the route's lenght. 

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