Gabriel Abrantes, born in 1984, postgraduate Studies, Fine Arts, Le Fresnoy, Studio national d’arts contemporains, Tourcoing, France, 2007-2008; Exchange Program, Fine Arts, L’École National des Beaux-Arts, Paris, FR, 2005; Bachelor Fine Arts, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY, USA, 2002-2006. Gabriel Abrantes has regularly shown his work at museums such as the Tate Britain (London), the Palais de Tokyo (Paris), the MIT List Visual Arts Center (Boston), Museu Serralves (Porto), and the Kunst-Werke (Berlin). He has had over a dozen individual exhibitions in museums and galleries and participated in dozens of collective exhibitions. In 2016 he was a commissioned artist of the Bienal de São Paulo (Brazil) and in 2014 of the Binnal d’Image Mouvement - Centre d’art Contemporain de Geneve (Switzerland). His videos are regularly screened at festivals, commercial cinemas and on television. He have been awarded prizes at prestigious international festivals, such as the Berlinale and the Locarno Film Festival. He lives and works in New York and Lisbon. Gabriel Abrantes’s relationship with Curtas Metragens CRL has already a long history, with several participations in the Portuguese competition of Curtas Vila do Conde IFF, receiving a special mention by Fratelli in 2011, and the realization of Baby Baby Costa Rica, a short co-production Metragens CRL and Mutual Respect, as part of the Shipyard project, also in 2011.