Diana Policarpo

1986, Lisbon (PT).
Lives and works between London (UK) and Lisbon (PT).

Images

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Death Grip. Prémio Novos Artistas Fundação EDP. MAAT, Lisbon, 2019.

© Bruno Lopes
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Death Grip. Prémio Novos Artistas Fundação EDP. MAAT, Lisbon, 2019.

© Bruno Lopes
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Beating Back Darkness. ARCOmadrid 2019, Lehmann + Silva, Madrid (Spain), 2019.

© ROBERTO RUIZ
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Chinampa (let the water lose its still form). Curated by Raquel Castro, Lisboa Soa - Encontro de Arte Sonora, Urbanismo e Cultura Auditiva, Terraço da Mãe D'Água, Lisbon (PT), 2018.

© Vera Marmelo
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Chinampa (let the water lose its still form). Curated by Raquel Castro, Lisboa Soa - Encontro de Arte Sonora, Urbanismo e Cultura Auditiva, Terraço da Mãe D'Água, Lisbon (PT), 2018.

© Vera Marmelo
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Dissonant Counterpoint. Curated by Anna Jehle and Juliane Schickedanz, Kunstverein Leipzig (DE), 2017.

© Casper Saenger
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Dissonant Counterpoint. Curated by Anna Jehle and Juliane Schickedanz, Kunstverein Leipzig (DE), 2017.

© Casper Saenger
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Sun in Cancer. Curated by Anna Jehle and Juliane Schickedanz, lAB - Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld (DE), 2016.

© Lucie Marsmann
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Sun in Cancer. Curated by Anna Jehle and Juliane Schickedanz, lAB - Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld (DE), 2016.

© Lucie Marsmann
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The Feminist Rock Salt (to Lynda Benglis). With Deniz Unal, W139, Amsterdam (NL), 2015.

© Diana Policarpo
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Visions of Excess. Xero, Kline & Coma, London (UK), 2015.

© Pil and Galia Kollectiv
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Visions of Excess. Xero, Kline & Coma, London (UK), 2015.

© Pil and Galia Kollectiv
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Beating Back Darkness. Curated by Luisa Heese, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden (DE), 2014.

© Michael Belogour
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Beating Back Darkness. Curated by Luisa Heese, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden (DE), 2014.

© Michael Belogour

EDUCATION

2010 - 2013

Goldsmiths College, University of London, MFA Fine Art Practice, London (UK).

2004 - 2008

Escola Superior de Artes e Design (ESAD), BFA Fine Arts, Caldas da Rainha (PT).

1999 - 2002

Music School of the National Conservatory, Lisbon (PT).

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

Nets of Hyphae. Curated by Stephanie Hessler and Joaquim Guilherme Blanc, Galeria Municipal do Porto (PT) - upcoming.

Overlay. Lehmann + Silva, Porto (PT).

2019

Total Eclipse. GNRation - BoCA - Biennial of Contemporary Arts, Braga (PT).

2018

Dissonant Counterpoint. Belo Campo, Francisco Fino Gallery, Lisbon (PT).

2017

Dissonant Counterpoint. Kuntsverein Leipzig, Leipzig (DE).

2016

Sun in Cancer. lAb Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld (DE).

2015

Visions of Excess. Xero, Kline & Coma, London (UK).

2014

Beating Back Darkness. Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden (DE).

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

Coleção António Cachola 2012 -2019. MACE - Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas (PT) - upcoming.

2019

Plexo Volátil. Bardo, Lisbon (PT).
SÍNTESE ATIVA. Curated by Guilherme Braga da Cruz and Duarte Sequeira, Forum Arte Braga, Braga (PT).
Vanishing Point – works from the António Cachola collection. Curated by João Laia, Galeria do Torreão Nascente da Cordoaria, co-produced by the Elvas Contemporary Arts Museum (MACE), Lisbon (PT).
Prémio Novos Artistas Fundação EDP. MAAT, Lisbon (PT).
ARCOmadrid 2019. Lehmann + Silva, Madrid (SP).

2018

The Body that Remains. The Horse Hospital, London (UK).
Lisboa Soa, Lisbon (PT).
10 Anos, 10 Artistas, 10 Comissões - Coleção António Cachola. Chiado 8, Lisbon (PT).

2017

10000 Anos Depois Entre Vénus e Marte, Coleção António Cachola. Galeria Municipal do Porto (PT).
Lost Senses. Sunbury House, London (UK).
The Fiction of the Fix. Tenderpixel Gallery, London (UK).
Morphogenesis. Francisco Fino Gallery, Lisbon (PT).
Dark Matters. Guest Projects, London (UK).
Laura. Mars Gallery, Melbourne (AU).

2016

Chaotic Good: Crabhead / Collaborative Princess / Lumpy Oracle. AAS, Gallery North, New Castle (UK).

2015

Pairing Down. Peninsula Gallery, New York (USA).
Body Meets City - Audio Walk. New York (USA).
Does Not Equal. W139, Amsterdam (NL).
Mai Im Januar. Shaun Fenster, Berlin (DE).

2014

Foam. AN/DOR, London (UK); Foam (Archive), Wysing Arts Center, Cambridge (UK).

2013

Dependent Publishing. Salon fur Kunstbuch, Vienna (AT).
Dienstag Abend. The Mews & Art Review, London (UK).
Goldsmiths MFA Degree Show 2013. London (UK).

2012

Von Finstern. Salon e.V AtelierHaus, Leipzig (DE).

2009

11 Assoalhadas. Espaço Avenida 211, Lisbon (PT).
Quartos/Rooms/Chambres/Zimmer. Pavilhão 28, Lisbon (PT).
Fourth Dimension. Round the Corner, Lisbon (PT).
Ghost. Museu Bernardo, Caldas da Raínha (PT).

AWARDS

2019

EDP Foundation's New Artists Award 2019 (PT).
Grant for art residency: Alice Boner Institute, Varanasi (IN).
Artistic Residency, Binaural, Viseu (PT).
Shelagh Cluett Award (UK).

2017

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Bursary (PT).

2016

Art residency: Artists Unlimited, lAB, Bielefeld (DE).

2015

Grant for art residency: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation / Residency Unlimited, New York (USA).

MAIN COLLECTIONS

MAAT - Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon (PT).
António Cachola Collection, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas (MACE), Elvas (PT).
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden (DE).
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon (PT).
Private collections in Portugal, Spain, Germany, Sweden, UK and USA.

Various

SOLO PERFORMANCES AND COLLABORATIONS (SELECTION)

2020

Performance with Muyassar Kurdi, Roullete Intermix, New York (USA) - upcoming.
Performance and artist talk. Curated by Sofia Lemos, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham (UK) - upcoming.
Performance with Marie Kolbæk Iversen, Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO), Oslo (Norway).

2019

Alice Boner Institute, Varanasi (IND).
Irreal. With Muyassar Kurdi, Lisbon (PT).
Vortex Club. With John Russell, Martin Clark and Charlotte Keeffe, London (UK).

2018

Passos Manuel, Porto (PT).
Irreal. With Jejuno, Lisbon (PT).
Damas. With Raphael Soares, Lisbon (PT).
Visions of Excess. The Horse Hospital, London (UK).
Damas. With Jejuno, Lisbon (PT).
Panacea. Passos Manuel, Porto (PT).
The Lexington. With Jejuno, London (UK).

2017

Safehouse, Brighton (UK).
TransCentury Update Festival, Leipzig (DE).
Luciano Bessa & The Orchestra of Noise Intoners. Teatro Maria Matos, Lisbon (PT).
Scratch Orchestra. Cafe OTO, London (UK).
Erinyes Collective. Royal College of Art, London (UK).
Erinyes Collective. Deptford X, London (UK).
Manpower, Lisbon (PT).
Feeling Safer. AAS, IMT Gallery, London (UK).
Pulse. Sonoscopia, Porto (PT).
Progress Report from the Strategic Sanctuary for the Destruction of Free Will. Pil & Galia Kollectiv, Pump House Gallery, London (UK).

2016

Fluxus Concert. Cafe OTO, London (UK).
Progress Report from the Strategic Sanctuary for the Destruction of Free Will. Pil & Galia Kollectiv, Pump House Gallery, London (UK).

2015

Super Woofer. Matt’s Gallery, London (UK).
(Dis)Identifications. Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London (UK).
Rock Sea Rider. W139, Amsterdam (NL).
Waterfalls. With Afonso Simoes, ZDB, Lisbon (PT).

2014

Sound Works by Women Artists. Goldsmiths College Auditory (SHB), London (UK).
Dança Bruta. Supernormal Festival, Cambridge (UK).

2013

Audio Walk Stop! Look! Listen! (with Jenna Bliss), Art Licks, London (UK).
Goldsmiths MFA Degree Show 2013, London (UK).
Lecture-Drum. Goldsmiths College, London (UK).
The Housing Act. Com Daniel Fernandez Pascual (Cooking Sessions), Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Lisbon (PT).
Sound Works. To “Bricks are Heavy” by Rui Toscano, Culturgest, Lisbon (PT).
Invisible Script. Almanac, London (UK).

PUBLICATIONS (SELECTION)

2019

Contemporânea #4: Imagem em movimento / Moving image. Making Art Happen, Lisbon (PT), December 2019.
Revista de Museus #02 RM. Direção-Geral do Património Cultural, Lisbon (PT), November 2019.
Premios Novos Artistas EDP (Catalogue), MAAT - Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon (PT), July 2019.
This is Jackalope - Issue #02, curated by Jordi Antas, Madrid (ES), November 2019.

2018

Diana Policarpo: Agência Reverberante. Contemporânea (PT), Ed. 06, June 2018.
Dissonant Counterpoint. Umbigo Magazine (PT), June 2018.
Dissonant Counterpoint. Glam Magazine (PT), January 2018.

2017

10000 Anos Depois Entre Venus e Marte. (Catalogue) Galeria Municipal do Porto (PT), December 2017.
Ípsilon | PÚBLICO (PT), December 2017.
Dissonant Counterpoint. (Catalogue) Kunstverein Leipzig (DE) / Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (PT), November 2017.
Salts Magazine #9, Montez Press, London (UK), September 2017.
Kinship in Solitude. Archive Klaus-Dieter Braun (Catalogue), Bielefeld (DE), September 2017.
Perfect Wave Vol.4, Winter/Spring 2017, New York (USA).

2016

Sun in Cancer. (Catalogue) Artists Unlimited, lAB, Bielefeld (DE), September 2016.

2015

Visions of Excess (self-published).

2014

Beating Back Darkness. (Catalogue) Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden (DE), June 2014.
Art Review vol 66 no 3; London (UK), April 2014.

2013

Metamorphosis. (Catalogue) The National Gallery and Royal Opera House, London (UK).
General Strike. FAD Magazine, London (UK), November 2013.
Goldsmiths College Masters Fine Art 2013, London (UK), July 2013.

2012

Sounds of the Universe. Fact Magazine, London (UK), November 2012.

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