Over the next few days until Saturday – VITRINE’s opening – we will be profiling one of the emerging artists exhibiting at the show.
Today we would like to introduce :-
Silves, 1974. Lives and works in Lisbon.
Fine Arts degree at E.S.T.G.A.D., Caldas da Rainha, Portugal, 2001. Participated in Project Room at Centro Cultural de Belém, 2001, and was an assistant of Pedro Cabrita Reis between 2001 and 2002. Colaborator with Galeria ZDB, Lisbon, in 2003. Received an artistic development fellowship from the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian between 2005 and 2006, for a residence in Casa de Velázquez, Madrid. In 2007, presented the project Running Window at the Museu Colecção Berardo in Lisbon. Received an artistic development fellowship from the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Uk Branch, in 2009, for a residence Spike Island, Bristol. Artist of the week in the Guardian for the exhibition at Spike Island in 2010.
This piece will be exhibited in Vitrine – 11 colourful outside jobs, a public moving image exhibition in the streets of Brighton as part of the White Night, 29th to 30th October 7pm to 6am.