[Porto, Portugal] - 300 hours of footage. Recorded over 50 days, with more than 40 interviews across the country, in a process that lasted 2 years. After the success of its commemorative exhibition on the 90th birthday of the architect Álvaro Siza Vieira, the documentary SIZA now continues its trajectory on a global circuit of events and exclusive previews, known as Gallery Exclusive Sessions, starting it's worldwide tour in Portugal.
The Gallery Exclusive Sessions are private screenings exclusively curated for art and culture institutions, foundations, architecture and design organizations, industry-leading companies, and commercial partners. This immersive journey will also include participation in esteemed film and architecture festivals across the globe.
As a tribute to the enduring legacy of Álvaro Siza Vieira, the Gallery Exclusive Sessions will provide an exclusive opportunity for architects and architecture enthusiasts to experience the remarkable vision and unparalleled expertise of this architectural luminary. The documentary showcases Siza's iconic designs, architectural philosophy, and his unwavering commitment to creating spaces that harmonize with their surroundings while addressing the needs of the people who inhabit them.
Augusto Custodio, Director of Productions at Gallery, commented on the importance of amplifying and preserving the legacy of Álvaro Siza Vieira. He stated, "Siza's work has left an indelible mark on the architectural landscape, and we are honored to bring his extraordinary journey to a global audience."
The official public release of the documentary is scheduled for early 2024 within the Gallery platform. Dates and locations for the Exclusive Sessions are to be announced soon.