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Galeria ze dos Bois (ZDB)

Rua da Barroca 59 | Bairro Alto, Lisbon 1200-047, Portugal
+351 21 343 0205
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Ambient

This pleasant gallery/social space is spread over four floors. A bookshop is situated by the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Gakeitse
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London, UK
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Cool rooftop bar

Lovely artsy rooftop bar. Cheap beer not pretentious! Local art on the walls and graffiti walls... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
londonerac
via mobile
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Galeria Zé dos Bois (ZDB) is an art centre created in 1994 as a non-profit organization of civic initiative.It's based at an 18th century palace (26909 ft²) at the heart of Bairro Alto, Lisbon.As a creation, production and promotion structure for contemporary art, ZDB instigates the research and investigation of artists involved with visual and performative arts, as well as film and music.ZDB produces and presents exhibitions and hosts more then 150 arts events per year including residencies, educational programs, theatre, dance, lectures, and music concerts mainly on the left-field.ZDB has been working with João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva, Kenneth Anger, Rigo 23, Alexandre Estrela, Emory Douglas, Gabriel Abrantes, John Bock, Jean Baudrillard, Stelarc, Patrícia Portela, Roger Bernat, Tânia Carvalho, Ann Liv Young, Sofia Dias & Vítor Roriz, John Romão, Keiji Haino, Animal Collective, Sunn O))), Bonnie “Prince” Billy, John Maus, Norberto Lobo, Arthur Doyle, Lee Ranaldo, Dirty Projectors, Sei Miguel, Grouper, Black Dice and Faust, among many others.Driven by the desire to intensify and interchange knowledge with artists through creative and production practices, ZDB promotes international and local residencies and establishes long-term working relationships with them, aiming to produce unique projects.
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6 Nov 2017
“Ambient”
9 Sep 2017
“Cool rooftop bar ”
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Rua da Barroca 59 | Bairro Alto, Lisbon 1200-047, Portugal
Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodré
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This pleasant gallery/social space is spread over four floors. A bookshop is situated by the entrance and a cinema/open plan area on the second, including a bar. Discussions about art and architecture were held today and were well attended. Afterwards discussants headed to the 4th...More

Thank Gakeitse
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely artsy rooftop bar. Cheap beer not pretentious! Local art on the walls and graffiti walls. Would recommend!!!!!

Thank londonerac
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Fantastic informal cultural centre supporting innovative indie artists coming to Lisbon. If you are not part of the "mass tourism" invading Lisbon in nowadays this the place to go. No fancy decoration only real art, young generous and nice young people living their lives happily.

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Reviewed 11 October 2015

A really nice place, nice music, but i was in a humongous stress with the delay and bad customer support from the people working in the bar. A little too posh for me!

Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 6 April 2014

I love Zé dos Bois. I have seen some of my favorite concerts in this place namely Master Musicians of Bukakke, Glenn Jones, Dead Combo, Rui de Carvalo. In here you can find some of the best music acts from Portugal and a lot of...More

1  Thank PDA_Tavares
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