Bruno Caracol

Bruno Caracol (1980). He studied Fine Arts at FBAUL and Communication Sciences at FCSH-NOVA. In 2020 he produced the installation “when the pack surrounds the fire” for Rural Vivo Gerês, in 2019 he was resident at Lugar a Dudas, in Cali, and at Can Serrat, Barcelona. In 2018 he participated in Linha de Fuga, in Coimbra, Shocklab, in Loulé, Floating University, in Berlin, and the A_Salto festival, in Elvas. In 2017 he completed a Masters in Communication Sciences at FCSH-NOVA, around the modern construction of the idea of “wild nature”; Between 2009 and 2011 he collaborated with the Capacete residency in Rio de Janeiro. During this period, he participated in the CCSP exhibition program in São Paulo, and with Maria Moreira and Marcelo Wasem he organized a cycle on artists' collectives in Rio de Janeiro, “Jogos de Escuta”. Teste

Subterrâneo is a study on the story Fragment d’histoire future by Gabriel Tarde, about a civiliztion which takes refuge, from a climate apocalypse, in the earth’s interior, contrasting it with the history of speleology and biospeleology in Serra d’Aire. Tarde’s utopic future i sone of human solidarity which, in the face of every other species’ extinction, finds the space to create a joyful society. The caves of Serra d’Aire are profusely inhabited by miniscule beings, a vitality of which knowledge advances at the same rhythm its environment is placed at risk. They are also witnesses to the main conflicts that have crossed the region, functioning as a hideaway and safe for populations in times of war, and to store arms during revolutionary times. 

Interview — Bruno Caracol materiais-diversos-download
Creation Bruno Caracol Readings by Boca de Cena Translation to Minderico Maria Alzira Roque Gameiro Choir arrangements support António Lourenço Menezes Speleological support Ricardo Nogueira Project supported by DGArtes, Centro Ciência Viva do Alviela, Junta de Freguesia de Monsanto, Museu Décio Thadeu, Centro de Interpretação do Algar do Pena, Oficinas do Convento Previous research in Can Serrat, Barcelona e Lugar a Dudas, Cali (apoio Fundação Gulbenkian)