Team

Board

Mónica de Miranda
Artistic Director

Mónica is an artist and researcher. Her work is based on themes of urban archaeology and personal geographies. Mónica has a visual art degree from Camberwell College of arts (London, 1998); a Master’s degree in art and education at the Institute of Education (London, 2000) and a PhD in visual art from the University of Middlesex (London, 2014). She has received the support from the Foundation for Science and Technology. She is currently developing her research project: Post- archive at CEC (Centre of Comparative Studies, University of Lisbon). Mónica is one of the founders of the artistic project of residences Triangle Network in Portugal and the founder of the Project Hangar (Center of artistic research in Lisbon, 2014). She was nominated for Novo Banco Photo prize and exhibited at Museu Berado (Lisbon, 2016). Mónica was also nominated for Prix Piclet Photo Award (2016). She also exhibited at Photo Paris (Paris, 2013), Arco (Madrid, 2013), Arco Lisbon (Lisbon, 2016). Some of her most recent solo exhibitions: ” Arrivals and departures” (Palácio D. Manuel, Évora, 2016), “Hotel Globo” (Museu Nacional de arte contemporânea do Chiado, Lisbon, 2015) “Arquipélago” (Galeria Carlos Carvalho , Lisbon, 2014), “Erosion” (Appleton Square, Lisbon, 2013). Among her collectives exhibitions: “Contemporary African Art and Aesthetics of Translations” Dakar biennial (Dakar, 2016); “Telling Time” (Rencontres de Bamako Biennale Africaine de la Photographie 10 éme edition, Bamako, 2015); “Ilha de São Jorge” (14th Biennial of Architecture of Veneza, 2014); “Line Trap” (Bienal de São Tomé e Principe, 2013); Mónica de Miranda has participated in various residencies such as: Artchipelago (French Institute, Mauritius, 2014), “Verbal Eyes” (Tate Britain, London, 2009); “Muyehlekete” (Museu Nacional de Arte, Maputo, 2008), “Living Together” (British Council/ Iniva, Georgia/London, 2008). Her work is represented in private and public collections.

Bruno Leitão
Curator Director

Bruno Leitão completed a degree in Fine Arts at ESAD­CR. He then received an MA in Curatorial Studies from Lisbon Fine Arts University and Caloust Gulbenkian Foundation. Bruno is now completing a PhD thesis under the title “Curating between political art and formalism” at UCLM. Alongside his studies, he has worked as an independent curator and art critic for such publications as Dardo Magazine and Artichock. He worked as curator at Lumiar Cité, an exhibition space linked to the Maumaus School in Lisbon, from 2010 until late 2013. As part of his curatorial projects, Bruno Leitão has worked with exhibitions presenting the work of Allan Sekula and Harun Farocki. His independent curatorial work includes Atelier Utopia Miguel Palma, at the EDP Foundation Oporto and the collective Narrativas Culturales, with artists Carlos Amorales, Sara Ramo, Marlon de Azambuja and Miguel Palma, in Madrid, Contrac/to at 3+1 Arte Contemporanea in Lisbon with artists Felipe Ehrenberg, Carlos Nogueira, Los Torreznos and Sara e André. Member of IKT – International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art since April 2013. As an art critic, he has written a number of critical works which, among others, include: a text about Antonio Díaz Grande/Raúl Hevia for “MUSEA ­ Modos y Usos sobre Espacios de Arte/ Modes and Uses of Spaces of Art” edited in the catalogue for the exhibition that showed at Carpe Diem Arte e Pesquisa, in Lisboa and edited by Dardo in 2013. He is the founder of the Curatorial Clube. He collaborated with XEREM in the third edition of the TN workshop,”Offline” as a jury and guest curator. He currently lives and works between Lisbon and Madrid.

Ana de Almeida
Education Program Director

Ana de Almeida graduated in Photography and Communication at the London College of communication and “New Art”, experimental art photographic level at Chelsea College of Art & Design, London. After this, she worked for two years as a professor of Art and Education of ethnic minorities in the Clapham Manor Primary School in London.
Alongside this, she has supervised several photography workshops with children and young people called “let’s make pictures you can play and feel with” which ran in various schools and institutions in London. She is the co­founder of the Lomographic Society in Portugal, an international art movement of analogue photography, which develops various photographic national and international projects as a participant, teacher and producer.

COMMUNICATION | RESIDENCIES

Rachel Korman

Rachel Korman is a Brazilian visual artist and independent producer. Attained a bachelor degree in Social Communications (journalism) from the Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil and Visual Arts at Parque Lage School of Visual Arts, Rio de Janeiro. From 2007 to 2013 established in Lisbon, Portugal where attended the Advanced Photography Course at Ar.Co (Visual Art and Communication School) and the Independent Art Study Program at Maumaus. In 2009, cofounded with Paulo Reis (in memorian) and Lourenço Egreja, Carpe Diem Art & Research, a center for residencies, exhibitions and investigation in contemporary art. Has worked as independent producer for Serralves exhibitions in Allgarve and at Fuso International Video Art Festival, in Lisbon. In 2013, returned to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she worked as Communication Adviser at Parque Lage School of Visual Arts and Casa França-Brasil and as Registrar and Art Adviser for private art collections. In October 2016 moved back to Lisbon and joined the Hangar team.

PRODUCTION

Téo Pitella

Téo Pitella studied Graphic Design and Engraving/Fine Arts in Brasil and has a Master in Multimedia Art/Photography at the Fine Arts School – University of Lisbon, now attends a PhD in Art Studies at Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Currently directs the publishing project FiM Colectivo (former 1359), where he works with editions of author and productions of events, exhibitions and workshops. He has participated in exhibitions in Brazil, Portugal, France, Mozambique and the United States. Has worked with production and exhibition assistance for several artists and institutions such as the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Portugal), Zaratan Arte Contemporânea (Portugal) and the Metropolitan Museum of Curitiba (Brazil).

Advisory Board

Alessio Antoniolli

Alessio Antoniolli is the Director of Gasworks, London, where he leads a programme of residencies, exhibitions and participation projects focusing on emerging UK and international artists and practices. He is currently involved in a £2million capital project to purchase and renovate Gasworks’ home of 20 years. Alessio is also the Director of Triangle Network, a global network of artists and grass-roots organisations. He is involved in running, fundraising and strategic planning for the Network, as well as working with new partners on developing projects such as residencies and workshops. In 2009 Alessio instigated the Knowledge and Skills Sharing Programme, an ongoing series of professional development and training opportunities for artists and arts coordinators within the Triangle Network. Alessio received his MA in Art History from Birkbeck college, University of London; specialising in issues of internationalism, diversity and cultural policies in the visual arts in the UK.

Gabriela Salgado

Born in 1971 in Argentina, she lives and works between London and Latin America. Gabriela Salgado is an independent curator. Since earning her MA in Curating Comtemporary Art from the Royal College of Art, she has been an independent curator in the United Kingdom and Latin America. She has curated a large number of exhibitions and organized various international workshops and residency programs in the United Kingdom, Greece, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Cuba, Colombia and Spain. She was the curator of Latin American Art Collection of Essex University, UECLAA (1999-2005) and curator of the Tate Modern Public Programs (2006-2011). In 2009 she was the co-curator of the 2nd Thessaloniki Biennale in Greece, entitled “PRAXIS: Art in Times of Uncertainty“. She works as a curator and independent consultant in Europe and Latin America and continues to contribute to articles and essays for art publications and international conferences. Currently she is developing an artistic exchange program between Africa and Latin America.

Paul Goodwin

Paul Goodwin is an independent curator, lecturer and urban theorist based in London. The scope of research and curating practice of Paul covers the fields of art and migration, urban planning and critical art practices. While curator at Tate Britain (2008-2012) directed the pioneering Cross Cultural Program: a multidisciplinary platform that explores the impact of globalization on British comtemporary art. The significant number of exhibitions in which he participated as a trustee or co-trustee, include: Migrations: Journeys Into British Art, Tate Britain, 2012; Thin Black Line (s), Tate Britain, 2011; Go Tell It On The Mountain: Towards A New monumentalism 2011 and Ways of Seeing, 2012, 3-D Foundation Sculpture Park in Verbier, Switzerland; Coming Ashore, 2011 The Berardo Collection Museum in Lisbon, Portugal; Underconstruction, Júlio de Matos Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal, in 2009. He teaches MA Curating at the Chelsea College of Art and Design; he is a research associate at the Urban Centre for Urban and Community Research, Goldsmiths, University of London and Honorary Member of the Franco–British Inter-governmental Council. Integrated Yinka Shonibare MBE Council Guest Projects in 2010-2011. Currently, Goodwin‘s is the curatorial director of 3-D Foundation Sculpture Park and International residency program in Verbier in Switzerland.

COLLABORATORS

Ingrid Fortez

Ingrid Fortez is a cultural agitator, educator and multidisciplinary artist. She graduated in Arts Studies (Arts of Spectacle) from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Lisbon (FLUL) where she currently attends postgraduate studies in Communications and Trends. Her professional training includes: the General Jazz Course at JBJAZZ (Voice Instance – 2008/2010) and the Music Production and Marketing Course at the Institute of Arts, Creativity and New Technologies (Restart – 2007/2008). Ingrid is currently a music consultant for Mo’Kubiko, Lisboa and LockDownStudios, Porto and has collaborated as a lead singer for Dead Combo in Lisboa Mulata, Sir Scratch in In Our Name, Cabace in Ianda Mundo and Social Smokers in Magnetic Poetry. She works as a producer of cultural events at festivals and shows. As an educator, Ingrid currently teaches Event Production at ETIC (2016/2017), collaborates with Hangar in its participation programs (Workshops and Mini-Hangar) and coordinates ATL’s for School Grouping Nuno Gonçalves (since 2007). Ingrid also works to develop eco and art-education in the scope of training, expression and practice.

Internships

2017

Anna Hepperger
Eszter Molnár
Maria Zheleva
Natalie Warszewik
Rachael Martin

2016

Alise Bēržvade
Albena Budinova
Alexandra Reder
Israel Guerrero Aleu
Mark Prelec
Simona Ševčenkaitė
Tanja Jojic
Vilmante Lockcikaite
Zeren Oruc

2015

Imogen Watson
Joana Louro
Kalina Michałowska
Katarína Thalerová
Mavreta Vanderou
Paula Kusińska
Sanem Odabaşi