Electra will be present at the ARCOlisboa 2024 Contemporary Art Fair, which takes place between 23 and 26 May at the Cordoaria Nacional.

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Around the central theme of issue 23 of Electra magazine, "Attention", the Arpad Szenes - Vieira da Silva Foundation (FASVS) is organising a talk in its auditorium next Thursday, 4 April, at 6pm.

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Moroccan writer Abdellah Taïa, interviewed in Electra 8, presents his book Celui qui est digne d’être aimé [He Who Is Worthy of Love], at the Institut Français of Portugal.

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Having contributed an essay on the subject in Electra 22 (‘The Life or the Work?’), sociologist Gisèle Sapiro has been quoted on the relationship between the life and work of artists and creators in various French and international media, including Spanish newspaper El País.

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Electra was featured on the Nada será como Dante [Nothing will ever be like Dante] programme on Portugal’s public broadcasting service Rádio e Televisão de Portugal (RTP) and on the Comunidade Cultura e Arte website.


The new edition of Electra will be presented on 3 November 2023 at 9:30pm in the cloisters of Espaço Vita, in Braga, as part of the Utopia Literary Festival.

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Physicist, philosopher and environmental activist Vandana Shiva, who was interviewed by Electra in issue 9, is taking part in the conference "Food and Environmental Transition: time to listen to nature".

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The greatest prize in Portuguese-language literature has been awarded this year to essayist, translator and literary critic João Barrento, a contributor to Electra magazine.

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Electra is a partner and curator, through its editor António Guerreiro, of the Nuit des Idées (Night of Ideas), an initiative of the Institut Français du Portugal that will this year explore the word "More", a word used every day but which opens up various fields of contemporary thought.

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Electra will be at the Porto Book Fair (25 August to 10 September) and at the Belém Palace Book Festival (31 August to 3 September).


Electra will be present at Lisbon Book Fair (25 May to 11 June), at Contemporary Art Fair ARCOlisboa (25 to 28 May) and Madrid Book Fair (26 May to 11 June).

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Electra magazine will be available at the Portuguese stand of the Leipzig Book Fair, taking place from 27 to 30 April 2023.


Next Thursday, 30 March at 6 pm, the NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities (NOVA FCSH) is organising a debate on the central theme of the latest issue of Electra magazine, “The State of Democracy”.

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Alex Katz, featured in the Portfolio section of Electra 17, presents Gathering at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

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The highest award for literature in the Portuguese language was awarded this year to Brazilian novelist, critic and essayist Silviano Santiago who has collaborated with Electra Magazine.

Daniel Malhao

The new issue of Electra will be presented to the public on 27 October at 6 p.m. at the Drawing Room fair taking place in Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes, Lisbon.


North American photographer John Divola presents Blue with Exceptions at Louise Alexander Gallery/AF Projects in Los Angeles, until November 14th 2022.

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Alex Katz is featured in the New York Times' T Magazine, with images taken by Alec Soth.

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Electra is present at the Lisbon Book Fair, to be held from 25 August to 11 September at Parque Eduardo VII.

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Electra magazine is present at the 26th International Book Biennial of São Paulo, taking place from 2 to 10 July at Expo Center Norte with an estimated 500 thousand visitors. The Biennial features more than 1300 hours of cultural programming with 300 authors and 185 exhibitors in an area of more than 65,000 m2.

O Palácio do Bom Retiro numa pintura do século XVII.

Electra magazine will be present at the 81st Madrid Book Fair, to be held at Retiro Park from 27 May to 12 June.

Konrad Klapheck

Having collaborated in previous editions of Electra, authors Gregory Sholette and Nick Srnicek will be speaking in Lisbon this week.

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Electra magazine will be present at the International Contemporary Art Fair – ARCOlisboa 2022, taking place at the Cordoaria Nacional building between 19 and 22 May.

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Writer, translator, critic and researcher Richard Zenith was a finalist in the Biography category of this year's Pulitzer Prize with his Pessoa: A Biography.

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Electra magazine is the media partner of the Portuguese Official Representation at the 59th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia 2022.


Electra magazine is a part of the International Printmaking & Art on Paper Festival (FIG Bilbao), which is taking place in Bilbao, at Euskalduna Palace, between 25 and 28 November.

Kenneth Noland

The Current State of Contemporary Art: Profusion and Disorientation is the title of the conference that philosopher and art critic Yves Michaud is bringing to Central Tejo, EDP Foundation, on 27 November, at 4 pm.

Heimo Zobernig

Heimo Zobernig’s new solo exhibition at Mumok in Vienna opened on 19 June.

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Kara Walker’s exhibition A Black Hole is Everything a Star Longs to Be will be on show at the Kunstmuseum Basel from June 5 to September 26, 2021.


Awarded on 20th December 2020, the day of Lourdes Castro's 90th birthday, the Medal of Cultural Merit was recently presented to the artist at her Madeira Island residence by the Minister of Culture Graça Fonseca.

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Letters to Camondo, the latest book by artist, ceramicist and writer Edmund De Waal, was released in the UK this April 2021. The author of the Portfolio for issue 6 of Electra magazine De Waal, returns in this work to late 19th-century Paris, ten years after the publication of his best-seller The Hare with Amber Eyes.


Electra was awarded the Prize for Best Editorial Design and Magazine Layout in the Meios&Publicidade Design Awards 2019, which acknowledges the best design projects developed in the Portuguese market.


Electra is, since August 2020, on Instagram @electra.magazine, with a profile conceived and designed according to the editorial and aesthetic criteria of its print edition.

Foto de uma praia no Brasil

Electra magazine, launched in Portugal in March 2018, has been distributed in Brazil since September 2019. It can be found in over 100 points of sale in several Brazilian cities, such as Rio de Janeiro, Porto Alegre, São Paulo, Brasília, Florianópolis, Curitiba, and Belo Horizonte.

Boris Groys

How do conventional museums or the conventional display of art in museums relate to the Internet, within which art is produced and distributed? This was the central topic of the conference ‘Art in the Internet Age’, presented by Boris Groys at Central Tejo, on 17th March, 2018.


Launched on March 2018, Electra is an international magazine published by the EDP Foundation, which centers around a cultural, social and political critique of our time.