Mariana Caló and Francisco Queimadela

Mariana Cal, born in Viana do Castelo, 1984, and Francisco Queimadela, born in Coimbra, 1985, graduated in Painting from FBAUP and have been collaborating as an artists duo since 2010. Their practice is developed through a privileged use of moving image, intersecting installation and site-specific environments, but also drawing, painting, photography and sculpture. They were fellows of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in 2012 for international artists residency at Gasworks - London and winners of Lo Schermo dellarte International Film Festival in 2013. Selection of recent exhibitions:The Mesh and the Circle (Museum of Image, Braga, 2017); Inhabitants of Inhabitants (Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon, 2016); The Book of Thirst (Contemporary Gallery, Museum of Serralves, Porto, 2016); ; The importance of being a (Moving) Image (National Gallery of Prague, Prague, 2015); Surveys [of Photography and Territory] ∙ Landscape and Settlement (CIAJG, Guimares, 2015); The Composition of Air (CIAJG, Guimares, 2014); The Perpetual Interview (Axa Building, Porto, 2013); Chart for the Coming Times (Rowing Projects, London, 2012 / Villa Romana, Florence, 2013); Gradations of Time over a Plane (Carpe Diem - Arte & Pesquisa, Lisbon, 2014; OArtoteca, Milan, 2013; Gasworks, London, 2012; The Springs of the Flood (Altes Finanzamt, Berlin, 2011). Selection of recent screenings: Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (March, 2017); Le Geste, la machine et le Smartphone (Jeu de Paume, Paris, 2016); Art of the Real (Lincoln Performing Art Center, New York, 2016); IFFR (Rotterdam, 2016); Videoex (Zurich, 2015); FID Marseille (Marseille, 2015); IndieLisboa (Lisbon, 2015); Lo Schermo dell Arte Film Festival (Florence, 2014). They live and work in Porto.

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