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Pedro Pires

1978 Angola

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  • About the Artist
Angolan artist, born in Luanda (1978, Angola). ​Master in Fine Arts 09/10, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK. Graduated in 2005 with a BA in Sculpture by the Fine art Faculty of Lisbon, Portugal. In 2004 obtained the Fine Art Erasmus Scholarship for the University of Athens. In 2016 does the solo exhibition "Lisboa - Lesbos" at Window Gallery, Viseu, Portugal; starts a research about the refugee crisis in Europe and travels to Lesbos in Greece to do volunteer work and field research ; solo exhibition "Medindo as Horas da Escuridão" of Projecto 0,0º (João Dias + Pedro Pires) at the Camões Library, Lisbon (Portugal); artist residency at Gallery Momo, Johannesburg (South Africa). In 2015 is a finalist of the Laguna Art Prize, exhibiting the work "It´s ok to do that" in Venice, Italy; does an artist residency in Viseu (Portugal) which results in the show "Objectos Experimentais" in Jardim das Mães; is part of the 4th edition of JAANGO in Luanda, Angola; solo exhibition "Destruição | Construção at Tamar Golan Gallery, Luanda, Angola; "Exploring the World" of Projecto 0,0º (João Dias + Pedro Pires) at Carpe Diem Arte e Pesquisa, Lisbon (Portugal); is included in the book "A face da arte angolana contemporânea", edition of Fundação Arte e Cultura (Angola). In 2013 has the solo exhibition "Parede Mestra" at Arte Periférica Gallery in Lisbon; in the same year creates the project Roulote - Projectos Artísticos, a mobile art gallery (Portugal). In 2012 is a finalist of ArteMar competition with the sculpture "Casa de Areia". In the same year starts the duo João Dias + Pedro Pires, exhibiting at the Bow Arts studios in London (UK). In the same city, a few months later, has a solo exhibition, "The Darkness" at the Belfry Gallery. In 2011 creates the public sculpture "Homens que Navegam" for a Repsol petrol station in Figueira da Foz (Portugal); has a project space "Abrigo, caixa, casa, esconderijo, habitáculo" in the Lisbon Art Fair, represented by Arte Periférica Gallery (Portugal). In 2010 is selected for the ArtBelow in London, having one of his works shown in Old Street tube station; Lisbon Art Fair, represented by Arte Periférica Gallery (Portugal). In 2009 exhibits at the Lisbon Art Fair, represented by Arte Periférica Gallery (Portugal). In 2008 has a solo exhibition "Gunpowder men" at the DesignersDot Gallery (Greece); creates the public sculpture "Homem Muralha" in Parque das Nações (Portugal); takes part in the "Proxima paragem - Cultura" project in Lisbon (Portugal); has the solo exhibition "Processos de (Auto) Distanciamento" at Gallery Arte Periférica, Lisbon (Portugal); ; Lisbon Art Fair, represented by Arte Periférica Gallery (Portugal). In 2007 starts his collaboration with Gallery Arte Periférica, which lasts until 2014, with the solo exhibition "Corpo e Pele"; has the solo exhibition "Desenhos de Pólvora" at the Gallery Lagar de Azeite, Oeiras (Portugal); ; Lisbon Art Fair, represented by Arte Periférica Gallery (Portugal). In 2006 is selected for the 3rd edition of Anteciparte, Lisbon (Portugal).

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