António Aragão (b. 1921-2008, Portugal) was a Portuguese pioneer in the fields of experimental and visual poetry, practice that he also expanded to experimental fiction and artists’ books. Aragão was the co-editor of Poesia Experimental [Experimental Poetry], the magazine responsible for the introduction of experimental poetics in Portugal in the 1960s.
Américo Rodrigues (b. 1961, Portugal) has worked as a cultural programmer, actor, stage director, poet and dramatist. He was the artistic director of the Municipal Theatre of Guarda, founder of Luzlinar, the Aquilo Teatro collective, and coordinator of the magazines Aquilo and Boca de Incêndio. He is currently the director of the Teatro do Calafrio and the Eduardo Lourenço Library, in Guarda (Portugal).