CV

Education:

2010-2012

Master of Fine Arts at the Piet Zwart Institute, NL

2006-2009

BA Fine Arts (Honours) – Studio Practice and Contemporary Critical Studies at Goldsmiths College, UK

Residencies & Grants:

2017

Gasworks Residency Program, London, UK

2015

Budapest-Lisbon Artist Residency Exchange Program, Budapest History Museum, HU

2013

Triangle France Residency Program, Marseille, FR

Gulbenkian Grant for the Visual Arts — International Program

2012

Artist in Residence at The Watermill Center, New York, U.S.A.

2011

BES Revelação 2011 by Serralves Museum, PT

Huygens Scholarship Programme (2011-2012), by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science

Artist in Residence at KunstHuis SYB, Friesland, NL

2008

Hamad Butt Memorial Prize, by Goldsmiths College, UK

Selected performances and screenings:

2017

Performance Day #2: Le Musée Performé, La Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel, FR

(re-staging of The Chronicles of the Blue Crab)

Experiments in Cinema v12.3, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

2016

Fuso—Video Art Festival, MAAT, Lisbon, PT

2015

While we were all becoming intoxicated by the fecundity of it all they were disguising themselves, so well that they even fooled their own kind! Tropical Botanical Garden of Lisbon, PT (in collaboration with Kirsty Roberts)

2013

The Chronicles of the Blue Crab, Parkour, Lisbon, PT

The traits of his character, the forms of his existence, the episodes of his life, even in keeping with the search for which he feels responsible to the point of irresponsibility, belong to no one. Vera Cortês, Lisbon, PT

2012

It seems the hardest is realizing you are in charge – The Chronicles of the Blue Crab,

Open rehearsal at the Watermill Center, New York, USA

2011

At first people thought I was building, a garden for magical purposes,

Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag, NL (in collaboration with Kirsty Roberts)

Solo/Duo exhibitions:

2016

A Devorar o Contíguo (Devouring the Contiguous) Quadrum, Lisbon, PT

, TANK, Marseille, FR (duo exhibition with Amandine Guruceaga)

2015

Catarina de Oliveira & Gustavo Sumpta, Ar Sólido, Lisbon, PT (duo exhibition with Gustavo Sumpta)

2011

Rehearsal for: As each of us was many people, together we became quite crowd!

Sala Bebé, Lisbon, PT PT (duo exhibition with Jane Fawcett)

 

Selected group exhibitions:

2017

Being Close/Terrae nubilus NAK, Aachen, DE (curated by Estelle Nabeyrat)

2013

Apesar de tudo, nunca se sentia só ou triste,
o futuro fazia-lhe companhia
ou
Le petit Lenormand 
(cartomancia e probabilidade) Vera Cortês Art Agency, Lisbon, PT (curated by Luís Silva)

2012

Off the S(h)elf, Stockwell Studios, London, UK (curated by Paula Roush, Teresa Paiva & Maria Lusitano)

A Map of Misreading, TENT, Rotterdam, NL (curated by Christina Li)

2011

BESrevelação 2011, Serralves Museum, Porto, PT (curated by Ana Anacleto)

Life of an Artist, Live in Your HEAD, Genève, CH (curated by Lili Reynaud Dewar)

NOCATION, KunstHuis SYB, Friesland, NL (curated by Bernd Krauss)

Publications

2016

Budapest Cycle — Catarina de Oliveira; João Mourão (ed); José Marmeleira; EGEAC and Galeria Quadrum, Lisbon

Nè – Catarina de Oliveira et Amandine Guruceaga – TANK Art Space by Valérie Toubas and Daniel Guionnet in Point Contemporain, available at:

http://pointcontemporain.com/ne-catarina-de-oliveira-amandine-guruceaga-tank-art-space

Printemps de l’art Contemporain 2016 by Lé Bismuth in Art Press available at:

http://www.artpress.com/2016/05/20/printemps-de-lart-contemporain-2016/

Printemps de l’art Contemporain by Margaux Barthélémy in Hashtagart, available at:

http://hashtagart.fr/daily/printemps-de-lart-contemporain-marseille/

2015

Catarina de Oliveira, Stigmart Video Focus Special, Edition NVK, available at: http://issuu.com/stigmart10press/docs/stigmart_videofocus_special_edition_a5d8992dc412a6/64

2014

Uma Nova Geração by Sandra Vieira Jurgens in arqaArquitectura e Arte Contemporâneas, issue 115 July-August 2014

La crise et l’art by Charlotte Serrola in I HEART Lisbonne #18, Fall 2014

2012

The Chronicles of the Blue Crab, artist book; limited edition of 200 copies; but there is an online version at http://www.scribd.com/CatarinaDeO

A Map of Misreading, edited by Christina Li and published by PZI.

2011

BESrevelação 2011, published by Serralves Museum – with texts by Mike and Sperlinger.