Firstly, Pedro Leão Neto will make clear the main theme for the next cycle of scopio Magazine – Crossing Borders and Shifting Boundaries –, announce the winner and the honorable mentions of the international photography contest aboveground territory, and reveal the next photography contests: “scopio international Photography Contest” and “cityscopio international Photobook Contest”.
Secondly, Vitor Silva, responsible for the Drawing 2 course unit in FAUP and one of the editors of PSIAX, a magazine on drawing and image, will make a general presentation of scopio Magazine that on this 3rd number completes its first cycle devoted to the Aboveground main theme, which was developed for the three classes Architecture, City and Territory.
On a third moment, Álvaro Domingues, responsible for the Geography course unit in FAUP and author of the Territory article on the Review section of scopio aboveground territory will speak on the theme of territory and its relation to the image, having as a reference his work and his various publications on the transformation of the portuguese landscape such as, for example, his recent work “Vida no Campo” (Life on the Countryside) published by Dafne.
The third stage will be an open public debate and the session will end with a Port wine reception – Niepoort.
Scopio is an editorial line related to Photography and Image of Architecture, City and Territory, which took as inspiration the bookzines and zines, alternative publications where the photographic image is used as a research tool in order to communicate new perspectives on the city space.
This number includes my interview with Bas Princen.