Resident Artist 2019-2020
He was born in 1991, in Porto, and currently lives and works in Lisbon. Graduated in Fine Arts from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto, institution that awarded him the acquisition of Fine Arts in 2012/2013. He also has professional training in techniques of production and fusion of blown glass and mold, by CENCAL of Marinha Grande.
He was a member of the academic group of performance research SINTOMA, belonging to the i2ADS of FBAUP. Co-author of the Expedition art project, where he produced and programmed different projects from 2013 to 2015, from individual exhibitions to collectives, performances, residencies, email-art, publications and collaborations with institutions and independent artistic spaces.
In the production of his work he uses different means, structuring his practice from the thought and organization of a painting, where he crosses with visual poetry, digital images, and installation-performance.
He has presented his artistic work regularly since 2009, collaborating with other artists on different projects, such as: “Poetry Club”, Serralves Museum, Porto 2019; “100 IMAGES; a word is worth a thousand pictures “curated by Alexandre Melo, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon 2018; “Haus Wittgenstein” MAAT, Lisbon 2018; “H” in the gallery Balcony, Lisbon 2018; “Blessed Desalinho” solo project SP-ARTE 2018, curator Luiza Teixeira de Freitas; “Gender in Art: Body, Sexuality, Identity, Resistance” National Museum of Contemporary Art – Chiado Museum, Lisbon 2017; “Them or Us” curated by Paulo Mendes, Municipal Gallery – Porto 2017; “What I am” curated by Inês Grosso and Luiza Teixeira de Freitas, MAAT – Lisbon 2017; “White Horse”, Bregas – Lisbon 2016; “ZULULUZU FO’SHO” collaboration with Prague Theater for the show ZULULUZU, 2016; “Black Dolphin” collaboration with Tiago Alexandre – S. Miguel, Azores 2016; “Mobile Uploads” at the Babel exhibition, Lisbon 2016; “Happy People with Tears”, curated by Nuno Alexandre Ferreira and João Pedro Vale, São Miguel, Açores 2015; “The Capacity of an object-place” curated by José Maia for the Mayan Biennial, Maia 2015; “Prenuncio” curated by Jesse James, Porto 2015; “Face to the Flag: Expedition to Hell” Expedition – Bad Habits, Porto 2015; “A line divided in two parts” with João Pedro Trindade, curated by Luísa Santos at KubikGallery – Porto 2015; “Rare Spring” Palladium, Lisbon 2014; “Figures of the new empire” Espaço Montepio, Porto 2014; “Man of Stone” Expedition – Garage Passos Manuel, Porto 2013; “Bienal de Cerveira 2013” curated by Albuquerque Mendes and Luís Coquenão, Vila Nova de Cerveira 2013; Performance art – Serralves in Feast, Serralves Museum Library, Porto 2013.