In the early 70’s, under the backdrop of an inflatable Colonial War and the disenchantment caused by Marcelo Caetano’s ineffectiveness in accompanying the pulse of the country and the world, young political activists radicalized the struggle and brought it to the brink of violent confrontation with the regime. Among these young people was Isabel do […]
See and be questioned by the film and the men and women who, in April, told their stories of torture, in amazement, for being able to tell them freely. Debate with Afonso de Albuquerque, Alfredo Caldeira, Conceição Matos and Fernando Vicente. Documentary World in Action, recorded by Granada Television International
In Remembrance Day, the Aljube Museum, in partnership with the Memory for All Program (IHC and Centro República – NOVA FCSH), invites former prisoners, family members who accompanied them, the resistance against the dictatorship and the community in general to share their memories about life and the struggle for freedom and democracy. 10h-18h – Collection […]
The Lisbon City Council and the Lisbon Metropolitan invite the community to the inauguration of the “Memorial to the persecuted and political prisoners”. Date and Time: April 25, 2 p.m. Place: Baixa-Chiado Subway Station
On April 25, at 6:30 p.m., with the presence of the Portuguese Prime Minister will be inaugured – in the Fortress of Peniche -, the Memorial of the former political prisoners of Peniche. First step that will lead to the integral inauguration of the future National Resistance and Freedom Museum. The Aljube Museum Resistance and Freedom is associated to the […]
excavation – dance installation by SOFIA Ó
Photo: © Aljube Museum Resistance and Freedom
by SOFIA Ó
e x c a v a t i o n is a dance installation that emerges from the everlasting encounter between a body and space, in the ground floor and the basement of the Aljube Museum.
e x c a v a t i o n is an invitation to listen to marked memories in the body-flesh and the body-brick; the stories that the walls of this building tell this body, and the bodies that want to appear in this body when it dances here. the memory bodies that compose this body that dances here.
Dates and time of the sessions:
March 28, 2:30 p.m.; March 30 Saturday, 3 p.m.;
April 3 Wednesday 2 p.m.,
April 6 Saturday 10h30 a.m,
Thursday April 11 2:30 p.m.,
April 25 Thursday 3 p.m.
Location: Floor 0 of the Aljube Museum