Hangar I Triangle Network 6ª Edição by Ricardo
(IM)Possibilities 4th to 17th December (IM)Possibilities is the sixth edition of Triangle Network (trianglenetwork.org) workshop held in Hangar. IM) Possibilities aims to be a reflection on what is a possibility or its failure. To think about the defeats of the possible within history, what has remained to be done or to say, or even the action of making happen what is not predictable and safe, but which makes the impossibility to create beyond all limits. The workshop follows TN’s international network model, i.e., gather a group of local and international artists from diverse cultural backgrounds, geographies, ages and disciplines (in equal numbers) for a period of two weeks, allowing them to work collectively and to exchange artistic, process and cultural experiences. The artists participating in the 6th edition are Nii Obodai (Gana), Dana Whabira (Zimbabwe), Nikissi Serumaga (Uganda), Maria Trabulo (Portugal), Luís Plácido Costa (Portugal), Diogo da Cruz (Portugal). The…
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Nikissi Serumaga by Ricardo
Nikissi Serumaga is the program manager of 32° East | Ugandan Arts Trust, created for the professional development of Ugandan artists. In conjunction with her colleagues, she develops and executes a year-round programming which showcases the works of 32° East's previous artists in residence, offers members and residents resources to increase their technical skills and assists them concept development. Previous to the 32° East | Ugandan Arts Trust, she connected with African film through her coordinator role at Encounters Documentary Festival in Cape Town, as programmer at Maisha African Film Festival in Gulu, her support of Africa/Middle East portfolio at Toronto International Film Festival and as casting associate on the feature film Queen of Katwe (dir. Mira Nair, 2016) in Kampala. Nikissi has also made a short documentary “The Master and the Movie Doctor”, the video piece "Speak Soon" as part of the E.A.S.T pop-up residency and installation, “Our Things”…
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Nii Obodai by Ricardo
Francis Nii Obodai Provencal é fotógrafo. Vive e trabalha em Accra, no Gana. Sua fotografia investiga os aspectos das complexas relações dentro da cultura urbana e rural, registrando a realidade dinâmica da nossa espiritualidade e meio ambiente, contando as histórias das pessoas com quem ele se conecta. Seu trabalho tem sido largamente exibido. Nii Obodai é membro fundador do Beyond Collective, em Accra. Criou o Nuku Studio, onde promove um programa anual de oficinas com o objectivo de desenvolver o conhecimento fotográfico e a criatividade, além de melhorar as habilidades de comunicação junto aos fotógrafos. O estúdio também oferece residências e serviços de apoio ao gerenciamento de projetos fotográficos.
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Luis Plácido Costa by Ricardo
Luis Plácido Costa (b.1981, Alcobaça) lives and works between Alcobaça and Lisbon. Graduated in Fine Arts from the ESAD – Escola Superior de Artes & Design, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal (2006-2010), concluded his MA in Visual Arts from the Escola Superior de Artes & Design, Caldas da Rainha. Portugal (2011-2012). Luis Plácido Costa has been in artistic residencies such as Echangeur´22 in Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres, France, in 2017; Biennial Foundation of Cerveira, 2016; Mieszkanie Gepperta Gallery, in Wroclaw, Poland in 2013. Since 2010 his works have been shown in Portugal and abroad, amongst which can be distinguished: MOSTRA’17 Lisboa ( 2017); Project with sculptor António Bolota at Galery Sá da Costa, Lisbon (2017); “Winner of Open Call to Artists Sata Airlines Award – Walk&Talk ,Azores(2015); Superfície Abandonada ou Virada para dentro, Solo exhibition in Atelier 6-Centro de Artes, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal (2015); XVIII International Art Biennial of Cerveira, Vila Nova de Cerveira,…
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Diogo da Cruz by Ricardo
Diogo da Cruz is a conceptual artist based in Lisbon. He received a BA in Sculpture from the Faculty of Fines Arts of Lisbon (2012) and a Diploma in Free Kunst from the Akademie der Bildenden Künste München (2016), where he studied with the professor Hermann Pitz, and the guest professors Ceal Floyer, Andrea Fraser and Tyler Coburn. He participated in the Independent Study Programme at Maumaus - Escola de Artes Visuais in Lisbon (2016). His work has been shown in Portugal, Germany, Austria, Spain, Greece, Sweden, Bulgaria and Scotland, including: ‘Geltung [validity]: perception of a natural right’ at GENERATORprojects/ NEoN Digital Art Festival, Dundee (2017); ‘The Social Art Award’ at Institute for Art and Innovation, Berlin (2017); 'WORDCOIN' screened at Transmission Video Art Festival in Kassel (part of the programme of Documenta 14), Karlsruhe (part of UND#9) and Warsaw, Germany-Poland (2017); ‘BOOBS – THE SEMIOLOGY OF BREAST’ at TAF /…
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Dana Whabira by Ricardo
Dana Whabira é uma artista zimbabuense cuja herança familiar e cultural vêm da Argentina, Polônia, África do Sul e Zimbábue. Nascida em Londres de pais imigrantes - pai em exílio político, e tendo mudado para um novo Zimbabwe, seu trabalho reflete essa interação complexa de euforia pós-independência e colonialidade. Com formação em arquitectura, Whabira estudou arte e design no Central Saint Martin's College em Londres (2011). Sua primeira exposição individual “Suspended in Animation” foi realizada na Galeria Nacional do Zimbábue em 2013. Participou de exposições colectivas em Joanesburgo (2015), Pretória (2015) e Harare (2012), além de residências artísticas e palestras no Zimbábue e outros países. Whabira representou o Zimbábue na 57ª Bienal de Veneza (2017). Whabira é fundadora da Njelele Art Station, um espaço voltado para a prática de arte contemporânea, experimental e pública, com intervenções na própria cidade. Em sua prática artística trabalha com materiais encontrados por todo o…
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Loli Aldazabal by Ricardo
Loli Aldazabal (1980, Buenos Aires, ARG). Lives and works in Buenos Aires. Graduated in Visual Arts at Santa Ana Institute of Fine Arts, Aldazabal uses photography and painting as her main artistic process. She has participated in many exhibitions, including the XXII Student Encouragement Hall of the Municipality of Avellaneda, where she got a Jury Mention. Travelling around the world, specially to the East, has helped Loli Aldazabal find a concept for her work, mainly focused on her daily reflections and self-reference.
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Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes by Ricardo
Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes is a Seattle-based artist, writer, and designer. His work has been shown at the Whitney Museum of American Art, MOCA (Los Angeles, CA), the Frye Art Museum (Seattle, WA), and most recently the Aichi Triennale in Japan. A founding member of the collective, Black Constellation, he has directed music videos for Sub Pop recording artists Shabazz Palaces, THEESatisfaction, and Porter Ray. He was co-founder and creative director of pun(c)tuation, a prototypical mixed-use space in Seattle, WA. In 2014, Alley-Barnes received the Neddy Artist Award in Open Medium.
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Vânia Gala by Ricardo
Vânia Gala é coreógrafa e pesquisadora. É licenciada em dança pela E.D.D.C. (European Dance Development Center, 1999) Hogeschool voor Kunst - Arnhem, Holanda, com mestrado em coreografia, com distinção, pelo Conservatório de Música Trinity Laban. Vânia Gala é professora de dança na Universidade de Northampton. Desde 2015 é doutoranda na Universidade de Kingston, premiada com uma bolsa de estudos PASS. Em 2005 recebeu o prêmio de "Melhor Performance Feminina”. Em 2007 atuou no 1º Pavilhão Africano na Bienal de Veneza. Suas criações recentes incluem "Cooling Down Signs", uma comissão pan-europeia da Beyond Front@ realizada no Dance Week Festival (Croácia); D.I.D (Áustria); Front@ Festival (Eslovênia) e Bakelit (Hungria). As coreografias de Gala, assim como suas palestras sobre performance tratam de ações em torno das coisas invisíveis. Suas últimas intervenções performativas incluem a série give&take na Tate Modern, Londres. Vânia Gala tem textos publicados no catálogo do Pavilhão angolano da Bienal de…
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