Catarina de Oliveira

Nasceu em Lisboa em 1984.
Vive e trabalha em Lisboa.
Tem o curso de Fine Arts – Studio Practice and Contemporary Critical Studies da Goldsmiths College, UK (2006-2009), e o mestrado de Fine Arts tirado no Piet Zwart Institute, NL (2010-2012).
Tem realizado diversos programas de residências artísticas e foram-lhe atribuídas diversas bolsas como: 2018 Grant Award by Atelier-Museu J.P./ EGEAC, PT for a residency at Residency Unlimited, NY, USA; 2017 Gasworks Residency Program, London, UK; 2015 Budapest-Lisbon Artist Residency Exchange Program, Budapest History Museum, HU; 2013 Triangle France Residency Program, Marseille, FR; Gulbenkian Grant for the Visual Arts — International Program; 2012 Artist in Residence at The Watermill Center, New York, U.S.A.; 2011 BES Revelação 2011 by Serralves Museum, PT; Huygens Scholarship Programme (2011-2012), by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science; 2008 Hamad Butt Memorial Prize, by Goldsmiths College, UK.
Tem realizado diversas exposições individuais e colectivas, em Portugal e no estrangeiro em diversas galerias e instituições como:2018 Fire Yearns to Burn | Fogo Anseia Arder, MONITOR, Lisbon, PT; 2016 A Devorar o Contíguo | Devouring the Contiguous, Quadrum, Lisbon, PT; Né, TANK, Marseille, FR (duo exhibition with Amandine Guruceaga); 2015 Catarina de Oliveira & Gustavo Sumpta, Ar Sólido, Lisbon, PT (duo exhibition with Gustavo Sumpta); 2017 Ecstatic Sphinx – Drawing and Animism Part II, CIAPG, PT (curated by Nuno Faria); Being Close/Terrae nubilus NAK, Aachen, DE (curated by Estelle Nabeyrat); 2013 Apesar de tudo, nunca se sentia só ou triste, o futuro fazia-lhe companhia ou; Le petit Lenormand (cartomancia e probabilidade) Vera Cortês Art Agency, Lisbon, PT (curated by Luís Silva); 2012 ;A Map of Misreading, TENT, Rotterdam, NL (curated by Christina Li); 2011 BESrevelação 2011, Serralves Museum, Porto, PT (curated by Ana Anacleto); Life of an Artist, Live in Your HEAD, Genève, CH (curated by Lili Reynaud Dewar).
O seu percurso é também marcado por diversas performances e projecções de vídeo como: 2018 Escaping my Corpse, Residency Unlimited, NY; Fuso—Video Art Festival, MAAT, Lisbon, PT; 2017 Performance Day #2: Le Musée Performé, La Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel, FR; (re-staging of The Chronicles of the Blue Crab) Experiments in Cinema v12.3, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA; 2016 Fuso—Video Art Festival, MAAT, Lisbon, PT; 2015 While we were all becoming intoxicated by the fecundity of it all they were disguising themselves, so well that they even fooled their own kind! Tropical Botanical Garden of Lisbon, PT (in collaboration with Kirsty Roberts); 2013 The Chronicles of the Blue Crab, Parkour, Lisbon, PT; The traits of his character, the forms of his existence, the episodes of his life, even in keeping with the search for which he feels responsible to the point of irresponsibility, belong to no one. Vera Cortês, Lisbon, PT; 2012 It seems the hardest is realizing you are in charge – The Chronicles of the Blue Crab, Open rehearsal at the Watermill Center, New York, USA.

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