“Epicentro” is a laser and sound installation that aims to transmit the pulse of everyday life of Silo-Auto (an brutalist iconic building in Porto).

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The parking structure sits at the center of Porto, a coastal city in northwest Portugal approximately three hours from Lisbon by car. Silo-Auto itself is an example of brutalist architecture, a fortress-like style of design popular from the 1950s to the mid-1970s.

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In addition to the light show, the Epicentro piece is augmented by a trip soundscape put together by the artists from the audio accrued from the parking lot over three separate sound-capture workshops.

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Geometric laser projections of different shapes and grids were exhibited on the walls of the Silo-Auto.

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Porto | March 31th | 2017

Client: Câmara Municipal do Porto 

Interactive Design: Rodrigo Carvalho
Art Direction: Ivo Teixeira
Sound Design: Francisca Rocha Gonçalves

Executive Production: Nuno Alves de Carvalho
Creative Producer: Tiago Gama Rocha