Ana Velez by Ricardo
ANA VELEZ WAS BORN IN LISBON [PORTUGAL], IN 1982. SHE CURRENTLY LIVES AND WORKS BETWEEN LISBON AND MADRID [SPAIN]. Portuguese visual artist Ana Velez completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa [Portugal] and the Accademia Albertina delle Belle Arti di Torino [Italy], in 2007. She went on to study and was awarded a Masters of Fine Arts in Painting at the Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa [Portugal] in 2011. She has participated in a number of solo and group exhibitions at institutional level, and also in collective projects of urban art. She uses drawing as a directional tool, enquiring about its multiple material possibilities, which has led her to develop work in the public space. This work has entailed a series of pictorial interventions on damaged or demolished buildings. She addresses themes based on the concept of identity, constructed on…
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Joana Gomes by Ricardo
Joana Gomes (1986, Portugal). Visual Artist, works at Atelier Contencioso in Lisbon. In 2008 finished her Fine Arts degree in Painting by the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon and in 2011 her Master‘s Degree also in Painting at the same institution. Worked in several museums and galleries as an assistent of prodution, namely, in Galeria Baginski and at MUDE – Museum of Fashion and Design. From 2012 on, she collaborated as a cultural mediator and since 2017 holds the position of coordinator of the Educational Service of Museu da Carris – Tram Museum of Lisbon. Also, she teaches Drawing and Painting at Odd School – Creative Media. For several years has participated in essays and conferences about Art Theory with international research teams financed by the Foundation for Science na Technology. Co-founder of the Tempos de Vista Collective, a female artist group making site-specific public art work. The artist…
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Maria Sassetti by Ricardo
Born in Lisbon, in 1986. Currently works in Lisbon. Maria Sassetti has a degree in Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Lisbon, and completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art from the Chelsea College of Art and Design. Since 2008, she has participated in solo, collective and co-authored projects. Her practice explores the underlying memories of a place, repetition, ephemeral and tensefull situations, working with drawing, light and object installation. Recent exhibitions include the solo show (2020) No Centro da Curva, text by Inês Valle, Banco das Artes Gallery, Leiria and (2019) Linha, Casa da Cultura, Comporta; group exhibitions include Off-Site, produced by Atelier Contencioso and Underdogs Gallery, Príncipe Real, Lisbon; Mano-a-Mano, curated by Jorge Catarino, Águas Livres 8 Gallery, Lisbon. She was represented at (2019) JustLx Art Fair with the work Fools Gold II, Roulote Artistic Projects; and (2018) XX Bienal de Cerveira, curated by Jaime Silva, Vila…
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João Ana by Ricardo
João Ana Mozâmedes / Namibe, Angola Artist, musician, producer As an artist, he works in a comprehensive field - with broad aesthetic influences; installation, performance, scenography, music, video, production. He participated, as a guest (Sala da Nação), in the Lisbon Architecture Triennale (2013), with the performance “Celebrating Life by Slowing Down Perception”. Co-founder of the collective of artists “Fuckin 'Globo”, where he participated as an artist, co-curator (2017) and producer of multiple editions (FG I - 2015, FG II - 2016, FG III - 2017 and FG IV - 2018) , a project that is the result of the collaboration of a collective of artists, which takes place in Luanda. In 2019 he was a set designer in the play “Die Wahre Geschichte”, at JTW (Jugend Theather Werkstatt) in Spandau, Berlin, 2019.
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