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25 MARCH | 16:00


Sala de Espétaculos
Ícaro Pintor


The audience is invited to an experience of multiple plastic creation, in which the triggering element is the drawing and the sound produced by it. Building a sound path composed in real time and dialoguing with a musician. The drawings produced during the performance are also the main frames of the film "If" that the author is carrying out. The animations produced so far are also used during the performance in an assembly sequence that varies according to the presentations. In a process of multidisciplinary creation in which the presence of the public becomes indispensable to the dynamics of the whole process.


Ícaro Pintor (By the way, Vitor Pires)

He was born in Porto in 1960. He started his studies at Porto's high school of fine arts and completed the artistic studies at the National Superior School of Fine Arts in Toulouse, obtaining the DNSEP (National Diploma Supérieur d'Expression Plastique). Since 1982 he has exhibited his painting work regularly, both at home and abroad while developing activities in other artistic areas. He expanded his activity to the design of communication, illustration, and animation cinema. He realized the film "Cicatriz" that received the award Onda Curta RTP. He was a lecturer in the chairs of basic design and drawing of representation in the artistic superior school of Porto. He was also Professor of Graphic Expression at the Animation Cinema Course 2D3D (Artistic and Professional Tree School). He has also developed training activities in the animated film industry with Tânia Duarte and Abi Feijó. He was a choreographer and trainer in the national project "MIX REPÚBLICA", for MONSTRA (international festival of animation cinema of Lisbon) that integrated in the commemorations of the centenary of the implantation of the republic, which resulted in 25 animated films. He collaborates for several years with the Casa da Animação and with the cultural association of Abrantes -Espalha ribbons - (ANIMAIO), as director / animator of animation films, with the school community. He has seen his work selected and awarded in national and international festivals, such as: "The Picada da Albertina" (Young Filmmaker Award), "O Lagarteiro" (Honorable Mention), and "Amigo do Chito" also selected at the Caminhos do Cinema Português Festival 2011), Animamundi 2012, Hamburg Festival 2012 and TINDIRINDIS Festival 2012, in Lithuania. In 2013, throughout the school year, he chants with Tânia Duarte and Vitor Hugo Rocha the film "O'lhó Respeitinho", in the totality schools of the first cycle of the county of Espinho. This film also was been selected by the jury of the Cinanima. Recently directed and co-directed with children / young people, the animation short film "ORCHIS MIRABILIS" in Abrantes (Film selected for the competition of the Young Portuguese Film Award (under 18 years old), which was awarded an Honorable Mention at CINANIMA in 2014. Recently, he has developed the IFTING SPLIT performative project.




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