Readings on Economy Below Sea Level, 2015-1016, reading group based in Rotterdam, self-published book and discussion.

Over the course of two years a group of Portuguese people in Rotterdam held meetings to read together. The ambition of these meetings was to discuss and better understand the socio-economic situation in Portugal. This project was initiated by the artists Constança Saraiva and Patrícia Pinheiro de Sousa. To conclude the reading group they commissioned texts and photographs, edited and produced the publication Readings on Economy Below Sea Level. Unfolding different perspectives on the topic it celebrates multifaceted act of reading collectively.

Readings on Economy Below Sea Level presents a preface by the economist Prof. João César das Neves (the author of the book that was read), a photo essay by Pedro dos Reis, an article by economists Nuno Camacho (PhD) and Diogo Gonçalves (PhD), an excerpt on reading groups by Maiko Tanaka and a poster with annotations from the reading sessions.

Project supported by Direção Geral dos Assuntos Consulares e Comunidades Portuguesas

Constança Saraiva & Patrícia Pinheiro de Sousa

Graphic Design
Constança Saraiva, Patrícia Pinheiro de Sousa & Yin Yin Wong

Constança Saraiva, Patrícia Pinheiro de Sousa, João César das Neves, Nuno Camacho, Diogo Gonçalves, Pedro dos Reis & Maiko Tanaka

English and Portuguese

English Proofreading
Arielle Fenton

13x19cm, 47 pp., softcover

Publication Studio Rotterdam

Published by
Publication Studio Rotterdam

ISBN 978-94-92308-11-5

Publication available at Publicaton Studio Rotterdam.

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