Francisco Queimadela and Mariana Caló

Sonic Geometry

16th Sep | 3pm-6pm




16th  Sep 2018

3pm – 6pm

The Artistic Residence began on September 7, and on September 16 Mariana Caló and Francisco Queimadela will be in the space of the Artistic Residencies to present the work that they are developing in the scope of “Sonic Geometry”, and that will integrate the 3rd Cycle of the project, in January 2019. Recently the pair of artists won the Paulo Cunha e Silva Art Prize.


Mariana Caló (PT, 1984) and Francisco Queimadela (PT, 1985) began their sharing and collaboration during their studies at the Fine Arts Academy in Porto and have been working as an artist duo since 2010. Their practice is developed with a privileged use of moving images, which intersects installative and site-specific environments, and also drawing, painting, photography and sculpture.

They have present their work in several exhibitions and film festivals, namely: “Inhabitants of Inhabitants” (Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis, Porto, 2017), “Terra” (Solar – galeria de arte cinemática, Vila do Conde, 2017), “The Mesh and the Circle” (Museu da Imagem, Braga, 2017; “I is for Institute” (Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, 2017); ”Inhabitants of Inhabitants” (Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon, 2016); “The Book of Thirst” (Galeria Contemporânes, Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Serralves, Porto, 2016); “Le Geste, la machine et le Smartphone” (Jeu de Paume, Paris, 2016); “Art of the Real” (Lincoln Performing Art Center, New York, 2016); “The Surveys [of Photography and the Territory]: Landscape and Settlement” (CIAJG, Guimarães 2015); FID Marseille (Marseille, 2015); “The importance of being a (Moving) Image” (National Gallery of Prague, Prague, 2015); Lo Schermo dell’ Arte Film Festival (Florence, 2014); “The Compostion of Air” (CIAJG, Guimarães, 2014); Entrevista Perpétua (Edíficio Axa, Porto, 2013); Chart for the Coming Times (Rowing Projects, Londres, 2012 / Villa Romana, Florence, 2013); “Gradations of Time over a Plane” ( Carpe Diem – Arte & Pesquisa, Lisbon, 2014; O’ Artoteca, Milan, 2013 ; Gasworks, London, 2012; General Public, Berlin, 2011; Espaço Campanhã, Porto, 2010); The Springs of the Flood (Altes Finanzamt, Berlin, 2011).

They live and work in Oporto.

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