Project Description

    The video installation iMMer focuses on rhythm, not only in music but also in moving images and everyday life, regarding rhythm as shifting mass. Reduced it to it’s fundamental characteristics, rhythm becomes a pattern of events, regular or not. Bringing together visual concepts and invisible forces free will and predestination come to mind.

    Bruno Ferreira
    Born in Porto, Portugal, Bruno is a composer/producer artist. Bachelor in Music Production and Technology, he currently attends Music Composition at ESMAE. He’s currently employed in the portuguese army, in the Porto’s Military Band, where he plays the clarinet. He has worked with advertising and documental cinema composing soundtracks. He likes exploring cultural music and photography.

    Paula Alves
    Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Paula Alves is a multimedia artist from Porto, Portugal. She is currently enrolled in the Multimedia and Communications Technologies Bachelor program at ESMAE. Her main interests are digital arts, where she seeks to combine creative areas to form new art concepts, exploring the media of moving images, from Stopmotion to stereographic animation.

    Porto Superior School of Music and Performing Arts (ESMAE), Portugal
    Porto’s Superior School of Music and Performing Arts (ESMAE), belonging to the Porto’s Polytechnic Institute (IPP) emerged (1994), after the extinction of the Superior School of Music, with intention to widen its offer of graduation courses to other artistic areas beyond music. Nowadays, ESMAE encloses three departments: Music (instrument, singing, composition, early music, jazz, production and music technologies); Theatre and Visual Arts.ESMAE has developed varied partnerships in order to give a chance to its students to show their work, off campus through concerts and festivals.
    ESMAE has nearly 830 students and 140 teachers. ESMAE has got more than 90 cooperation agreements with international institutions and has been taking part in European projects since 2003;active partner in AEC and ELIA (performing arts european associations), in several ERASMUS IPs such as Operamedia, IICS, SACS, La Follia, Phoenix and promoter of several national and international festivals like HARMOS festival, IRI and SET.