José Carlos Teixeira (Porto, 1977) is a visual artist and researcher. He obtained his Masters at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) as a Fulbright scholar, and his undergraduate at FBAUP. Of his recent individual exhibitions, some highlights are the ones at MAAT and at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. He has shown his work internationally at institutions such as the Hammer Museum, LACE (Los Angeles), Museum of the City of New York (NY), MOCA, Spaces (Cleveland), Württembergischer Kunstverein (Stuttgart), DAZ (Berlin), and many others. His films have been shown at festivals such as Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Currents New Media Festival, LA Freewaves and Athens International Film and Video Festival. In 2005, he was nominated for the EDP New Artists Award, and won the Jury Award at the FUSO Festival in 2011. He was an artist in residence at the Akademie Schloss Solitude (Germany), the MacDowell Colony and the Headlands Center for the Arts, and is currently on the faculty at UW-Madison (USA).
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