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Bio

 

 

JOAO PAULO SERAFIM  [Paris , 1974]

work and lives in Lisbon

EDUCATION

Multimedia Arts at Fine Arts School, Lisbon

Photography at Gulbenkian Program Creativity & Artistic Creation

Advance Course in Fine Arts At Ar.Co (Visual Arts Centre), Lisbon

Complete Studies in Photography At Ar.Co (Visual Arts Centre), Lisbon

PROJECTS

Co-Founder of Helice

Co-Founder of No.Stereo

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 “The Memory’s Invention”, Econtros da Imagem, Braga

2018 “Spectrum”, CCEN, Sines, Portugal

2018 “The Memory’s Invention”, EDA, Oporto, Portugal

2017 “ Naturalis Historæ”, Walk & Talk Festival / Carlos Machado Museum, S. Miguel, Azores

2015 “Cosmos – Sobre Arte, Ciência & Óptica" Baginski Gallery, Lisbon

2014 “Cosmos – Sobre Arte, Ciência & Óptica” Centro de Arte e Imagem, IPT Gallery, Tomar

2013 “R123GCAB- Arquivos do MIIAC” Mindelo Cultural Center, São Vicente, Cape Verde

2012 “A Possibilidade de uma Fuga” CAAA, European Capital Of Culture 2012, Guimarães

2011 “A Colecção é uma forma prática de memória" (MIIAC Archives), Baginski Gallery, Lisbon

2009 “Museu em construção...” Baginski Gallery, Lisbon

2009 “Rembrandt no Acervo do MIIAC”, Sala Bebé | Avenida 211, Lisbon

2008 “Museu Improvável / MIIAC” Blanes Museum, Montevideo

2008 “Musée Improbable ” Centre Culturel Gulenkian , Paris

2007 “Colecção de Fragmentos” Atelier EA+, Ponta Delgada, S.Miguel, Azores

2006 “Je t aime moi non plus" Box4 Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

2005 “Je t aime moi non plus” Baginski Gallery, Lisbon

2005 “Klauzal Tér.” Arquivo Fotográfico, Lisbon


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selection)

2019 “ Deep Down Above the Sea ” , Madalena 179, Lisbon

2019 “ C A B I N E T “, at MUHNAC, Lisbon

2019 “OF OTHER SPACES” , Municipal Gallery Oporto

2019 ‘The Divergent Gaze´ Arquipelago Art Center, Azores Island

2019 ‘Towards The Last Unicorn´, 55SP, S.Paulo, Brazil

2019 “Anuario” Municipal Gallery , Oporto, Potugal

2018 “Images with life of their own”, VFX Bienal, Portugal

2018 “Coalescence” Re_act Contemporary, MAH, Azores Island

2017 ´Well It's Just An Ocean Between´, TAL Gallery / Jacaranda, Lisbon, Portugal

2017 ´Swipe, Baby Swipe´, TAL Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

2017 ´Song.no1´, no.stereo contemporary, Cascais, Portugal

2016 “Point Of View” Park Of Palace Of Pena, Sintra

2016 Periplos, CAC Málaga Museum, Málaga, Spain

2016 “Aujourd’hui je dis oui" Boavista Gallery, Lisbon

2015 “[4]” Cidadela Art District, Cascais

2015 “Princípio Tautológico” Hangar, Lisbon

2014 “Shadow of a Doubt” Espaço Chiado 8, Lisbon

2014 “A lei de Ohm” Museu da Eletricidade, Lisbon

2014 “Habitar a colecção” Medeiros e Almeida Foundation, Lisbon

2014 “Sem retoque” P30, Lisbon

2013 “OFFLINE” Xerem Artist Residence, Carpintaria de São Lazaro, Lisbon

2013 “Abcedario” Chiado Museum, Lisbon

2013 “Sincronias: Artistas Portugueses na Colecção António Cachola" MEIAC Museum, Badajoz

2012 “Hospital“ Edifício Panoptico, Miguel Bombarda Hospital

2012 “Arquivos Secretos” Lisbon Photographic Archive, Lisbon

2012 “MNAA Olhares Contemporâneos” Nacional Ancient Art Museum, Lisbon

2011 “Labirintos – Roads to whatever” Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon

2011 “O Consolo da Pintura” Espaço Arte Tranquilidade, Lisbon

2010 “A Culpa Não É Minha - Obras de António Cachola” Berardo Museum, Lisbon

2010 “Do outro lado do Atlântico” Hélio Oiticica Art Center, Rio de Janeiro

2008 “Paisagem & Povoamento“, Emmerico Nunes Cultural Center, Sines

2008 “Nuit de l’Europe” Rencontres d’Arles, France

2008 "Substance”, Spike Island, Bristol

2007 “Remembering Jack Kerouac“ Espaço Av. da Liberdade 211, Lisbon

2007 “Open Studio do Sítio das Artes”, CAM - Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon

2007 “Young Art Europe 2007” Moya - Museum of Young Art, Vienna, Austria

2006 “Arquivo Geral” Hélio Oiticica Art Center, Rio de Janeiro

2005 “Concurso Purificacíon Garcia”- Ciclo de Bellas Artes de Madrid, Madrid

2005 “Extensão do olhar”- C.A.V, Coimbra

2000 “Mnemosyne” Encontros de Fotografia, Coimbra

2000 “Identidades“ Fundación Andreani- Encuentros Abiertos de Fotografia, Buenos Aires

1998 “Observatório”, Canal Isabel II, ARCO Artfair, Madrid

1998 Fotógrafos Portugueses”-1970/1997- Dos Generaciones Circulo de bellas artes, Madrid


GRANTS, PRIZES & ARTIST RESIDENCY

2018 Re_act Residence. Terceira, Azores

2017 Pico do refugio Residence, S.Miguel, Azores

2015 Walk & Talk Art Festival Residence, S.Miguel, Azores

2013 Xerem Internacional Residence, Carpintaria de São Lazaro, Lisbon

2013 Museu da Electicidade Residence, EDP Foundation, Lisbon

2012 Artistic Creation Grant, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

2007 Sítio das Artes, Art Residence, CAM - Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

2006 Purificación Garcia Photography Prize

2005 Artistic Creation Grant, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

2002 Art Residence, Budapest Galéria, Budapest

2001 Centro Nacional de Cultura Grant

1997 Caixa Geral de Depósitos Grant


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

MAH, Angra do Heroismo Museum, Azores

Pico do Refúgio Collection, Azores

Carlos Machado Museum collection, Azores

MAR - Rio Museum Of Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Luciano Benetton Collection, Itália

CAC Málaga Museum, Málaga, Spain

CAM - Modern Art Center, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, LISBON

EDP Foundation / MAAT Collection, LISBON

Fundação Portuguesa das Comunicações Collection, LISBON

António Cachola, Elvas Contemporary Art Museum Collection, ELVAS

PLMJ Foundation Collection, LISBON

Novo Banco Collection, LISBON

Fidelidade Collection, LISBON

Purificación Garcia Collection, Spain

Lisbon Photographic Archive Collection, LISBON

Braga Photography Museum Collection, BRAGA