Diana Policarpo

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

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

2019

GNRation - BoCA - Biennial of Contemporary Arts, Braga (PT) – upcoming.

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

2019

Prémio Novos Artistas Fundação EDP. MAAT, Lisbon (PT) - upcoming.
ARCOmadrid 2019. Lehmann + Silva Gallery, 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

Grant for art residency: Alice Boner Institute, Varanasi (IN).

2016

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

2015

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

MAIN COLLECTIONS

Coleção António Cachola, MACE, Elvas (PT).
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden (DE).
Private collections in Portugal, Spain, Germany, Sweden, UK and USA.

Various

SOLO PERFORMANCES AND COLLABORATIONS (SELECTION)

2018

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

Star Messenger. With Marie Kølbæk Iversen and Gaia Fugazza, PS/Y’s Hysteria programme and LUX- Moving Image, London (UK).
With Hákarl, Safehouse - The Verdict Jazz Club, Brighton (UK).
10000 anos depois entre Vénus e Marte. Passos Manuel, Porto (PT).
With Gonçalo Sena - during the exhibition LO-FI STRATA. Kunstraum Botchaft, Berlin (DE).
Autumn Equinox Performance. With Marie Kølbæk Iversen, PS/Y’s Hysteria programme and LUX- Moving Image, London (UK).
Hákarl (24). The Rose Hill, Brighton (UK).
Ilan Volkov's Summer Binge at Cafe OTO, London (UK).
Luciano Chessa and The Orchestra of Futurist Noise Intoners. Teatro Maria Matos, Lisbon (PT).
Erinyes Collective, Deptford X, London (UK).
Scratch Orchestra, Cafe OTO, London (UK).
Erinyes Collective, Royal College of Art, London (UK).

2016

FluxConcert. Cafe OTO, London (UK).
Progress Report from the Strategic Sanctuary for the Destruction of Free Will. (P&G Kollectiv),
Cabiria Live Soundtrack at Pump House Gallery, London (UK).
Cabiria, DIY Space for London (UK).
Erinyes Collective, Playlist 3 (Listening Session + Live Performance), Deptford X, London (UK).
AAS, IMT Gallery, London (UK).
Terminal, The Nines, 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).

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)

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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