Tânia Dinis 1983, originally from Vila Nova de Famalicão, resides in Porto.
Master in Contemporary Artistic Practices from FBAUP, 2015. Bachelor in Theater Studies, Ramo-Interpretation from ESMAE, 2006. In 2013, she directed her first short, Não são favas, são feijocas (They are not fava beans, they are runner beans), which won several awards at film festivals. She also directed Arco da Velha in 2015, winning two awards at Super Off and Curta 8, Brazil, dedicated to Super 8 film, a video-installation Linha in 2016, Teresa, Laura in 2017, which was awarded the prize for best short at Arquivo em Cartaz – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Arquivo – Brazil and Armindo e a Câmara Escura.
She also directed, with Isabel Costa, the show Álbum de Família (Family Album), and is continually developing the project Imaginário Familiar – Arquivo de Família (Family Imagination – A Family Archive). Her work traverses various perspectives and artistic fields, such as photography, performance, cinema and the relational aesthetic, having worked in recent years using images from the family archive as a basis, personal or anonymous, also utilizing other recorded real images, a research project revolving around time-image-memory-dream-woman.
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