Valter Ventura by Ricardo January 21, 2016 0
Valter Ventura (Lisboa, 1979) Valter Ventura (Lisbon, 1979) graduated in Art History at FLUL, University of Lisbon. He finished, in 2005 the Advanced Photography Course at Ar.Co – Center for Art and Visual Communication, with a scholarship from Banco Espírito Santo. He is a professor in the Photography Course at Polytechnic Institute of Tomar, also collaborating with Ar.Co. and Atelier de Lisboa. In 2008, he took part (in duo with José Nuno Lamas) in the 2nd Photography Course of the Creativity and Artistic Creation Program of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Between 2012 and 2014 was responsible for the photographic documentation at Carpe Diem – Art and Research. It is represented by KUBIKGALLERY (Porto). READ MORE
Susana Anágua by Ricardo January 21, 2016 0
Susana Anágua N. (1976) Vive e trabalha em Lisboa e Rio de Janeiro. Doutoranda de Processos Artísticos Contemporâneos da UERJ-Rio de Janeiro e Mestrado em Digital Arts pela Universidade de Artes de Londres (Camberwell College of Arts). Licenciatura em Artes Plásticas na Escola Superior de Artes e Design (ESAD) das Caldas da Rainha, onde também lecciona desde 2009. Das exposições individuais destacam-se, em 2012, “Olhar Radar” , Rio Janeiro ou em 2008, “Desnorte/ Northless”, sala de projectos do Centro de Arte Moderna da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa. Instalações de intervenção pública tais como, em 2010 “Carris Arte em Movimento”, projecto instalação no Ascensor da Glória, Lisboa e o projecto realizado no âmbito da comemoração da eleição das “7 Maravilhas de Portugal”, Mosteiro da Batalha, em 2008. Das residências artísticas e bienais destacam-se, em 2013, “Viagens Invisíveis”, com o apoio da DGARTES para a Bienal de São Tomé e Príncipe, coordenação… READ MORE
Rodrigo Tavarela Peixoto by Ricardo January 21, 2016 0
(Lisbon 1974) Rodrigo Tavalera Peixoto is a Portuguese photographer. He has regularly exhibited his work since 1999, the year in which he finished his studies at Ar.Co. In that year he received a scholarship from FLAD that allowed him to continue his studies at the SVA, New York. In 2010, he finished his Master of Fine Arts at ESAD.CR. His photographs can be found in a few important Portuguese collections like the PLMJ, BES Arte and Fundação EDP collections. READ MORE
José Pedro Cortes by Ricardo January 21, 2016 0
(Porto, 1976) He began to study photography and film at Porto. After a few years of traveling and working commercially in photography, he stopped in 2004 to pursue a Master of Arts in Photography at the Kent Institute of Art and Design (UK). Em 2006, após 3 anos a viver em Londres, regressou a Lisboa para fazer o Programa Gulbenkian de Criatividade e Criação Artística (Fotografia)/Gulbenkian Program of Creativity and Artistic Creation (Photography). He has exhibited collectively and individually since 2004 at the Centro Portugués de Fotographia (2005) as a high light, at the Museu da Imagem da Braga (2006) and at the collective exhibitions at the Deictorhallen Hamburg, Center Gulbenkian Paris (2012), Carpe Diem (Lisbon 2013). He received the European Photo Exhibition Award (2011, comissariado por Sérgio Mah), becoming one of 3 Portuguese artists selected to produce a work about the theme “Identidade Europeia” and in 2012 he worked on… READ MORE
João Paulo Serafim by Ricardo January 21, 2016 0
João Paulo Serafim Born in 1974 in Paris. Lives and works in Lisbon. His work in photography manipulates reality by use of mannequins and models or through manipulation of already existing images, making fine lines of the borders between reality and the artificial. João Paulo Serafim often exhibits his work individually; in 2008, he presented "The Improbable Museum" at the Centro Cultural da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian of Paris and at the Museu Blanes in Montevideo. In 2006, he presented "Je t'aime moi non plus" at the project Box4 of the Galeria Silva Cintra in Rio de Janeiro and at the Galeria Baginski in Lisbon in 2005. Also, in 2005, he presented "Klauzal Tér," at an individual exhibition at the Centro Cultural Emmerico Nunes in Sines and at the Arquivo Municipal of Lisbon-- Photography. He has participated in several collective exhibitions: in 2008 he participated in the "Paisagem & Povoamento" at… READ MORE
João Ferro Martins by Ricardo January 21, 2016 0
João Ferro Martins (1979) Visual arts degree by ESAD, Escola Superior de Arte e Design (Caldas da Rainha). Works as visual, sound and performance artist. Amongst several individual shows he was present in group exhibitions such as: (2013) Prémio EDP Novos Artistas EDP Foundation, Porto; Visões do Desterro, Caixa Cultural do Rio de Janeiro; (2012) I wish this was a song, Music in Contemporary Art, Nasjonalmuseet, Museet for samtidskunst, Oslo; (2008) 7 Artistas ao 10º Mês, F.C.Gulbenkian, Lisbon. In stage he was co-creator and interpreter for: (2016) O Declive e a Inclinação (Alexandre Pieroni Calado and JFM), (2011) Nocturno para sala silvestre (Gonçalo Alegria and JFM), Teatro do Vestido, Lisbon; Retrato Possível e Concerto Triangular (Andrea Brandão and JFM), Appleton Square, Lisbon. Between 2013 and 2015 developed original music for three plays directed by Alexandre Pieroni Calado. Made costumes and set design for O limpo e o sujo by Vera… READ MORE
Duarte Amaral Netto by Ricardo January 21, 2016 0
Duarte Amaral Netto (Lisboa, 1976). Netto began his academic career with a major in Directing but transferred to the major in Cultural Communications. He graduated in 2003. In this year he had 2 individual exhibitions in Holland (MK Galerie --Roterdão and Nouvelles Images -- Haia) and another in Lisbon at the Galeria Promontório as an integral part of the parallel circuit of LisboaPhoto. It was also in 2003 that he was accredited with the Grand Prix du  48eme Salon de Montrouge in Paris. After finishing the Advanced Photography course at Ar.Co. in 2000, he began to work with the Mödulo-- Centro Difusor de Arte, where he showcased exhibitions. In 2005 he participated at the Curso de Fotografia do Programa Creatividade e Criação Artística da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. This course of specialization was coordinated by Sérdio Mah in collaboration with  professors Stephen Shore, Thomas Demand, Patrick Faigenbaum, Joan Fontcuberta, Ute Eskildsen, Paul Wombell, Teresa Hubbard,… READ MORE
Daniel Barroca by Ricardo January 21, 2016 0
Daniel Barroca was born in Lisbon in 1976. He studied at ESAD.CR at the Caídas da Raínha between 1996 and 2001 and at Ar.Co in 2002. He received the Prémio União Latina (Latina Union Award) for the Jovem Criaçao no Domínio das Artes Plásticas (Young Upbringing in Dominion of the Fine Arts) in 2004. He was an artist in residence at the Künstlerhaus Bethanien in 2008 (Bolsa João Hogan-- Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian) and at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in 2010 and 2011. Between 2013 and 2015 he was one of the artist participants at the Home Works Program at Ashkal Alwan in Beirut. At the moment he is one of artist participants of the Open Sessions in the Drawing Center in New York and is a fellow of the Fundação Marcelino Botín with the project A world more mobile than stable. READ MORE
Andrea Brandão by Ricardo January 21, 2016 0
(V.N. Gaia, Portugal, 1976). Graduate in Industrial Design from FA-UTL and holds the Advance Studies in Visual Arts (2007) by Ar.Co, Center for Art and Visual Communication in Lisbon. Training in Performance arts has been made in workshops in Portugal and abroad. Beholds the Portuguese nomination to prize União Latina Jovem Criação em Artes Plásticas, 2007. Participated in collective and individual exhibitions in Portugal, Estónia, Vienna and Brazil. Namely de solo exhibitions: “Travel journal” (Ateliê Aberto, Campinas-SP, Brasil), “Âmago” (Geological Museum of Portugal at Lisbon, Lisboa), “Collection of names and things” (Plataforma Revólver Project), “Construction” (Espaço Avenida, EXD09).And the group exhibitions: “Território e fugas” (Galeria de Arte da Unicamp, Campinas – SP, Brasil),the event “Possible portrait and Triangular concert” (Galeria Appleton Square / EXD11), “Pôr-a-par” (Espaço Avenida), “Decrescente Fértil” (Plataforma Revólver, “Anteciparte 09”, Lisboa). Visual artist and independent researcher develops work in drawing, performance, installation and art intervention, exploring the… READ MORE