Contemporary art practice is now so entangled with theoretical knowledge that it is becoming a research practice in and of itself. Artists integrate research methods and scientific knowledge into their artistic process, thus blurring the lines between art and theory. The research program at Hangar aims to be practiced based and intends to present seminars, conferences, public events, cinema sessions and artist talks, organised by artists, curators and researchers. It will also be a platform between them and in interaction with the general public.



Post Archive

The archive has recently emerged as a critical tool to conceptualize the heuristic value of history, heritage and memory in debates on postcolonial discourses. Responses to the colonial archive are a significant current in late 20th and early 21st century culture. In many different contexts and in a range of visual media, artists have critiqued […]


Seeing Being Seen: Territories, Frontiers, Circulations

Film + Artist Talk
7th march of 2020, 5 PM – 7 PM
Território (2013), Alexandra Cuesta, 66’, Equador.



CURSO LIVRE: Re-imaginar o império. Projeções (anti-) coloniais no cinema.

Com Maria do Carmo Piçarra
15. 17, 22 de Maio: das 18h às 21h
19 de Maio (Sábado) das 15 às 18h
Frequência gratuita.

Demythologize That History and Put It to Rest

Performance and Talk
26 de May, 2 e 3 June

Talk with Sammy Baloji and Filip de Boeck

March, 24
6 pm – 8 pm
Hangar – Artistic Research Centre, Lisbon

Special Conference on “Epistemic Disobedience”

Bonaventure Ndikung & Paul Goodwin
February 10th, 2018 – 6 p.m | MAAT.
Organized by Mónica Miranda | Hangar

Grada Kilomba | Artist Talk

Date: November 3rd, 2017 (Friday), 19h

Talk with Irit Rogoffk

Date: October 20th, 2017 (Friday), 7pm
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