Talk with national artists and invited curator Filipa Oliveira by Ricardo November 17, 2019 0 News, Residencies Triangle Network

International Artist Workshop

12 December | Thursday | 6 pm

©Paulo Arraiano

Talk with the national participant artists Paulo Arraiano (Portugal), Ramiro Guerreiro (Portugal) and Vanessa Fernandes (Portugal/ Guiné-Bissau) with the invited curator Filipa Oliveira (Portugal).

Paulo Arraiano (1977, Portugal) has degree in Communication by ISCEM [Lisbon], and studied Visual Arts at Ar.Co – Centro de Arte e Comunicação Visual [Lisbon]. He is also co-founder of re_act contemporary, art laboratory and residence program based in the Azores Islands and no.stereo, an independent Artis-run platform. Paulo Arraiano has participated in several exhibitions, both solo and collective including Hawaii-Lisbon [Lisbon]; Dimora Artica [Milan]; Pivô (S.Paulo); Museu d’Historia da Catalunya (Barcelona); Art Rotterdam [Rotterdam]; Cidade das Artes Museum [Rio de Janeiro]; MAH Museum [Azores]; Quartier General, Centre d’art Contemporain [La Chaux-de-Fonds]; Aeroplastics Contemporary [Brussels]; Petra Gut Contemporary [Zurich]; TAL Gallery [Rio de Janeiro]; ArtRio [Rio de Janeiro]; Pena Palace [Sintra]; Forty/Forty [Warsaw]; Galeria Graphos [Rio De Janeiro]; Museu do Côa [V. N. Foz Côa; Hifa, Harare International Festival Of Art [Zimbabwe]; Cãmara Municipal do Porto [Porto]; Museé d’Art Moderne [Luxembourg], Scope/Miami Basel [Miami]; National Building Museum [Washington DC]; P28 [Lisbon] among others. Paulo Arraiano has also participated in several artist residency programmes, such as Walk&Talk [Azores]; Transforma [Torres Vedras]; LAC [Lagos] among others. He is represented in both public and private collections such as CAC Málaga Museum, [Spain]; Luciano Benton Collection [Italy]; Quartier-General Arts Center [Switzerland]; Museu de Angra do Heroismo [Azores];  Sztuki Zewnetrznej Foundation [Poland]; Pestana Group [Portugal]; Fundação D. Luís / Museum Quarter [Portugal]; MARCC Museum [Portugal].

Ramiro Guerreiro (1978, Portugal) has attended Architecture studies at Universidade do Porto and after that he completed the Independent Studies Program at Maumaus – School of Visual Arts, in Lisbon. Guerreiro has been showing regularly since 2003. Selected solo exhibitions include: Moi Aussi… (Lehmann+Silva Gallery, Porto, 2019); Untitled [Um Tanque Sem Fundo] (Adega Cooperativa de Olhalvo, Alenquer, 2018); The T.I.N.A. Pamphlet (Pneuma Project, Lisbon, 2017); Austerity – International Style – Spring/ Summer 2016 (Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlim, 2015); Marseille (Galerie Château de Servières, Marseille, 2013); Resto (Pavilhão Branco, Municipal Galleries, Lisboa, 2011) or Verdes Anos (Cinzeiro 8, Museu da Electricidade, Lisbon, 2009). Selected group exhibitions include: Vanishing Point (Galeria Torreão Nascente, Cordoaria Nacional, Lisbon, 2019); Escala 1:1 (Tabacalera, Madrid, 2018); Mistake! Mistake![…] (Lumiar Cité, Lisbon, 2017), The House of Dust by Alison Knowles (CNEAI, Paris, 2017), Já reparaste como um ponto de interrogação[…] (Atelier-Museu Júlio Pomar, Lisbon, 2016); This and There (Palais de Tokyo and Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris, 2012) and The Multicultural in Our Time (Gyeonggi MoMA, South Korea, 2010). Guerreiro has shown performances at: École Superieur de Beaux-Arts (Angers, 2017), Museu de Serralves (Porto, 2016), Arquipélago – Centro de Artes Contemporâneas (Ribeira Grande, 2015) and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon, 2013), among other venues. In 2005 Guerreiro was awarded in the first edition of the prize BES revelação and also got an Honorable Mention at the EDP novos artistas prize.

Vanessa Fernandes (1978, Guiné-Bissau) made two years of Communication Design at Fine Arts of Porto; completed the course of Sound and Image at the Catholic University of Porto; and in July 2016 Master in Film and Television Directing at ESAP. Vanessa participated in the III Layounne Street Festival, Western Sahara in 2018 with installation and video projection. She is currently doing a series for RTPlab “Mathematics Salteada” with Inês Guimarães (Mathgurl), and the documentary “Talea Jacta est” is a Porto rock band with Pedro Pestana and João Pais Filipe, winners of the Porto Creatorship 2018/19. She has made some experimental short films of fiction, video dance and film, such as; “Tradition and imagination” (2nd place in the 1st Cornelia Eckert Award for Ethnographic Film – Bragança, Amazonia – Brazil), “FIJI”, selected at the Cineautopsia Bogotá – Colombia Experimental Film Festival. “Mikambaru” at MICAR 2018 – Porto and Caminhos do cinema Português 2016 in the “ensaio category”. “Si destinu” (Best Short Film Award at the Cape Verde International Film Festival in Sal Island – Cape Verde, selected at the Diaspora do Nile International Film Festival – Kampala 2016 and at Kiev Equality Festival 2016). “Dance, dance, dance” video dance was selected for the traveling festival “LE PLEINT DE SUPER” – Portugal – France. 2016 and “TIC TAC BOOM! ”Animation film with Tânia Duarte selected at the 4th CINENIMA – International Animation Film Festival – Espinho – Portugal. As a performer participates in July 2018 in the Festival dos Canais – Aveiro, with the intervention “what comes before” with Sonia Carvalho, rebecca moradalizadeh and Teresa Fabião. She presents her own creation “Lead and cotton” in the festival “Une autre façon de découvrir la danse Africaine – 2018 – Benin”. She has been doing butoh dance since 2016 and contemporary and traditional African dance since 2005.

Filipa Oliveira is, since 2018, the Visual Arts Programmer and Curator of the City of Almada, running the Casa da Cerca Art Center and the Municipal Art Gallery. She is also the founding curator of the Navigator Art on Paper Prize. From 2015 to 2017 she was the artistic director of the Fórum Eugénio de Almeida in Évora, Portugal. Prior she worked as an independent curator for 12 years working with institutions such as Centro Cultural de Belém (Lisbon), Kettle’s Yard (UK), John Hansards Gallery (UK), Tate Modern (UK), Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Centro de Arte Moderna (Lisbon), Fundação Carmona e Costa (Lisbon), Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian (France), Berardo Museum (Lisbon), Crac Alsace (France), Kunstverein Springhornhof (Germany), Ffotogallery (UK), Mead Gallery (UK), Frieze Projects (UK), Stills Gallery (UK), among others. She was curatorial assistant of the 28th São Paulo Biennial and in 2012 was guest curator of the Satellite at Jeu de Paume where she curated solo exhibitions of Jimmy Robert, Tamar Guimarães, Rosa Barba and Filipa César. She has an extensive list of essays in catalogues and in publications. Has written essays and exhibition reviews for Arte Contexto, Contemporary and Flash Art  L+Arte and Artforum.

Photo: Paulo Arraiano
Support: DGArtes and Gasworks