João Pedro Fonseca

Portugal

João Pedro Fonseca, 1990, Portugal, works in several artistic fields. He studied painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, but concentrates his main works in the areas of ​​performance, video art, installation and photography. He has exhibited in galleries in Montpellier, Lisbon, São Paulo, Mexico City, Majorca and London. He has had works shown at at festivals such as: FUSO, LOOPS.LISBOA, Alternative Worlds, Videoformes, ARTNIT – Festival of Contemporary Art and FICMA – International Festival of Cinema with Alternative Media. He has been closely linked to the theatre, working in scenography and video since 2016, performed the opera L’Isola Disabitata (CCB, Lisbon, 2016) by Carlos Pimenta, the plays A Grande Vaga de Frio (from Orlando by Virginia Woolf) (Lisbon, CCB, 2017) and Death of a Salesman (Almada, Benite, 2018) by Carlos Pimenta, Sócrates tem de Morrer (Guimarães, CCVF, 2018) by Mickael de Oliveira, Testamento em três actos (CAL, Lisbon, 2018) by SillySeason, Fraternidade (Aveiro, 2018) by Miguel Moreira/Útero, and the operas The Blue Beard Castle and Human Voice (Lisbon, CCB, 2019) by Olga Roriz. In 2019 he created the performance / theatre trilogy Anatomia da Extinção (Appleton), Fragmentos de uma Anatomia (ZONA) and Extinção (Desterro). He is the director of ZONA – Residências Artísticas and the video art showcase LOOPCAVE, and co-founder of contemporary and experimental electronic music labels “No, She Doesn’t” and “ZABRA records”.

 

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