Isabel Lucena is a graphic designer and tutor. She studied Graphic Design in Lisbon's Instituto de Artes Visuais, Design & Marketing, and in 2004 at Vienna's Universitat fur Angewandte Kunst - University of applied Arts, under the Conceptual Art Department. In 2005 she returned to Lisbon and got her diploma in Graphic Design and enrolled in a series of workshops before moving to the Netherlands in 2006.

In 2008 she completed the Master Course in Communication and Design from the Sandberg Institute, the Masters Program of the Rietveld Academy, in Amsterdam.

In 2009 she moved back to Lisbon where she teaches Graphic Design as well as Corporate Identity at the High National Degree of Communication Design and Multimedia at ETIC, Lisbon.

Co-founding member of observatorioxxxx.com

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Isabel Lucena, MFA

October 24 1982, Lisbon


Mobile: +351915713655

Email: isabellucena@gmail.com

Web: www.isabellucena.com

Tumblr: isabellucena.tumblr.com


 

2014 Tutor of Graphic Design and Corporate Identity at the High National Degree of Communication Design and Multimedia at ETIC, Lisbon. Tutor of Production in Graphic Design at ETIC, Lisbon.

 

2013 Tutor of Graphic Design and Corporate Identity at the High National Degree of Communication Design and Multimedia at ETIC, Lisbon.


2006-2008 MFA, Masters in Fine Arts - Communication and Design from the Sandberg Institute, Design Department. The MA of the Rietveld Academy. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. sandberg.nl


2007 Workshop with Reza Abedini. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


2005 Experimenta Design 2005 "Lisbon Graph-city" workshop with Max Bruinsma and Erik Adigard. Lisbon, Portugal


2005 Experimenta Design 2005 "Lisbon City Bites" workshop with Kurnal Rawat. Lisbon, Portugal


2003 − 2004 - Universitat fur die Angewandte Kunst Wien− The Academy of Apllied Arts od Vienna, Austria.


2001 2005 - Post Graduation in Graphic Design from IADE, The Art and Design Institute. Lisbon, Portugal. iade.pt



Work and Experience (sellected)


As Independent:

 

2013-2015 − Graphic work for Galeria Zé dos Bois. Lisbon, Portugal.


2014 − Identity and Art direction for Atelier Real. Lisbon, Portugal. i.c.w. Marco Balesteros


2013 Co-founding member of observatorioxxxx.com

 

2013 Editorial Design of the publication "Teatro Municipal São Luiz, Projecto de Análise de comunicação e Públicos". For Spark Arts Consulting. Lisbon, Portugal.


2013 Identity and art direction for Slingshot Athens, an Electronic Music and Art Festival. Athens, Georgia, USA.


2013 Editorial Design of the publication "Arte Institute, Lisboa, São Paulo, Nova Iorque". For Spark Arts Consulting. Lisbon, Portugal.


2013 Editorial Design of the book "SADO/550, Um automóvel português". For Museu do Caramulo. Caramulo, Portugal.


2012 Editorial Design of the publication "Retratos Incógnitos", an exhibition catalog featuring the work of the photographer Eurico Lino do Vale. For Museu do Caramulo.
Caramulo, Portugal.


2012 Editorial Design of the publication "Conversas I-X". Lisbon, Portugal.


2012 Identity of Centro das Artes Culinárias. Lisbon, Portugal.


2011- Editorial Design of the publication "A Arte da Guerra", an exhibition catalog for the exhibition "A Arte da Guerra". For Museu do Caramulo. Caramulo, Portugal.

 

2010 Editorial Design of the catalogs and guide of the Lisbon Architecture Trienal 2010. For Trienal de Lisboa 2010 with Atelier Pedro Falcão. Lisbon, Portugal.

 

2010 Editorial Design of the publication "Sala do Veado, Vinte Anos", a book showcasing the Sala do Veado, Lisboa, with Atelier Pedro Falcão. Lisbon, Portugal.

 

2010 Design of a set of 16 invitations for Estoril Fashion Art Festival. For Musa Worklab. Lisbon, Portugal.


2009 Multimedia project "Distribution" for NIMK - Dutch Institute of Media Art. With Florian Conradi and Jan van Bruggen. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


2009 The nomadic Museum "Me at The Stedelijk" for the Stedelijk - Modern Art Museum, Amsterdam. Museum on tour in The Netherlands from February until December 2009. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


2008 - Concept, identity and production of "The Pigeon Project - I Have Something to Hide". A documentary about privacy in the Netherlands. With the Sandberg Institute. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


2007 Identity of "The Burenwinkel", a nomadic research lab on the social interaction between neighbours of Amsterdam. With Ogul Oz for Martijn Engelbregt - EGBG. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


2006-2008 Freelance graphic designer at the Sandberg Institute. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


2006-current Development of independent projects at www.isabellucena.com. 


 

Colaboration with studios:


2012 3H Comunicação, Lisbon

Graphic designer; Client Contacts

3hcomunicacao.pt


2012 - NADA Design, Lisbon

Designer invited for a specific project

designbynada.com


2011 Atelier Pedro Falcão, Lisbon

Graphic designer; Client Contacts

atelierpedrofalcao.com

 

2010 Goma Artists, Lisbon

Graphic designer; Client contacts 

goma.pt

 

2009 Thonik, Amsterdam

Graphic designer; Client contacts

thonik.nl


2006-2008   Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam

Graphic designer

sandberg.nl



Selected clients

Atelier Real; Galeria Zé dos Bois; Arte Institute, New York, Lisbon; Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa (3H comunicação), Lisbon; Spark Arts Consulting, Lisbon; Slingshot Athens Festival, Athens; Conversas na Rosa/Talho, Lisbon; Museu do Caramulo, Caramulo; Centro das Artes Culinárias, Lisbon; Sala do Veado (Atelier Pedro Falcão), Lisbon; EstorilFashionArtFestival (Musa WorkLab), Lisbon; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; NIMK Dutch Institute for Media Art, Amsterdam; Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam; de Balie centre for culture and politics, Amsterdam; VPRO, Dutch public broadcasting foundation, Amsterdam; Museum of Communication, The Hague; HTV de Ijsberg Newspaper, Amsterdam; Museum Boijmans van Beuningen (Thonik), Rotterdam; Martijn Engelbregt - EGBG, Amsterdam; Morad Bouchakour Photography (Thonik), Amsterdam; All Media, Amsterdam; Caulino, Lisbon; Experimenta Design, Lisbon/ Amsterdam.

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Exhibitions and Public Events

 

2015 − Guest speaker and featured artist at The InkFest 2015. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


2014 Guest speaker at "The Art of being Many" symposium and debate. Hamburg, Germany. Invited as part of Observatório. Hamburg, Germany.


2014 Guest speaker and featured artist at "O que um livro pode" book fair, symposium and debate. Lisbon, Portugal. Invited as part of Observatório.


2014 "Contar Estrelas" public event and debate. Lisbon, Portugal. Invited as part of Observatório. 


2014 "Ora Bolas, Há Espaço!" group exhibition, at Galeria da Boa Vista. Lisbon, Portugal.

Featured artist as part of Observatório.

 

2013 "Long Live Conversas!" exhibition in Fábrica Features Lisboa. Lisbon, Portugal.

Featured artist with the book Conversas I-X.


2013 "Futur Archaique" exhibition, curated by Yves Mirande, part of Paris Design Week. Paris, France. Featured artist with The Pigeon Project. 


2013 "The Dream Team" exhibition, curated by Alexandra Midal, part of the Biennale Internationale Design St. Étienne, at Cité du Design. St. Étienne, France. Featured artist with The Pigeon Project.


2013 "Conversas Publications" exhibition and IV publication launch at Biblioteca Camões.
Lisbon, Portugal. Featured artist with the book Conversas I-X.


2012 "Ora Bolas, Há Espaço!" group exhibition, at Galeria da Boa Vista. Lisbon, Portugal.

Featured artist with Margem collages.


2012 "World Graphic Design Day" Conferences, ESAD Matosinhos. Matosinhos, Portugal.  Guest speaker.


2012 "Conversas VIII" Informal talks. Lisbon, Portugal. Guest speaker.


2011 "A Arte da Guerra" book launch of the catalog, for Museu do Caramulo, in Museu Berardo. Lisbon, Portugal.


2011 "Colher Tour Conferences". Lisbon, Portugal. Guest speaker. tour.colher.net

 

2009 "Distribuition" event at "Here we are, there we go" for NIMK - the Netherlands Instituut vor Media Kunst. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

2009 "Me at The Stedelijk" Installation at the Stedelijk Museum. On tour in The Netherlands from February until December 2009. In collaboration with the Stedelijk Museum. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


2008 "Masters of the Rietveld" graduation exhibition at Montevideo. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Featured artist.


2008 "Experimenta Design 2008". Featured artist with documentary screening "I Have Something To Hide". Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


2008 "Eye Opener" exhibition in the Museum of Communication in The Hague, curated by Max Bruinsma. Featured artist with the piece "The Che-T". The Hague, The Netherlands.


2006 "Equality Lab" exhibition with Martijn Engelbregt - EGBG, in de Balie. Featured artist with the piece "The Equal". Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


2005 "Catalysts!" exhibition in Lisbon's Cultural Center CCB, curated by Max Bruinsma. part of Experimenta Design 2005. Featured artist with the posters "Reality". Lisbon, Portugal.


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Published

2015 − Colecção Design Português 2000-2015.
2013 − L’empathie ou L’expérience de L’autre. Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne.
2013 − Ain’t Magazine. Independent publication. Germany.
2013 − The Pattern Base Book. Independent publication. EUA.
2013 − Nem Tudo o Que Reluz é Ouro 2013. Independent publication. Portugal
2012 − Conversas I-X 2012. Independent publication. Portugal.
2009 − Items Magazine Dec 08 - Jan 09. Eindexamen selectie 2008 Issue. The Netherlands.
2008 − Collectiv