Vera Mota  |  January 2020

Bio

Born in 1982, lives and works in Oporto, where she is finishing an MFA in Contemporary Artistic Practices, at the University of Oporto. Graduated in 2005 in Fine Arts – Sculpture in the same school. Since 2003, develops and presents her work, which include performance, in different galleries and other cultural related spaces.
From a selection of solo shows: 2015, Mergulho, Pedro Cera Gallery, Lisbon; 2012, SCHEMA, Appleton Square, Lisbon; abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz, Pedro Oliveira Gallery, Porto; 2011, Acontecimento V, Carpe Diem Arte e Pesquisa, Lisbon; Acontecimento III, Espaço Campanhã; 2008, [kri :s], Fernando Santos Gallery; 2007, Ver a, MCO Arte Contemporânea Gallery; 2006, Vestígios, MCO Arte Contemporânea Gallery; and, 2005, Espaços dolorosos,Cirurgias Urbanas, in Oporto; and, 2004, Verso di me, V. Guidi Gallery, Academia de Belle Arti de Bolonha.
Group shows: 2008, AntiFrame – DVD Project, Holland, Mexico, Spain, Portugal; 2007, Deslocações; Braga Parque, Braga (PT); Arte Lisboa, Lisboa, (PT); Valencia Art, Valencia, Spain; Import/ Export; Projecto Fábrica, Guimarães, (PT); 2006, Anteciparte 2006; Terreiro do Paço, Lisboa, (PT); 2005 — Blue Screen; Palácio Gallery, Oporto, (PT).
From her solo performances: 2007, Untitled Pregnancy - IV Act – Eco, Oporto, (PT); Untitled Pregnancy - I Act; ARCO, Madrid, Spain; 2006, Can; EIRA 33, Lisboa, (PT); 2005, Soap; on Dalila Gonçalves installation, Biblioteca A. Garret, Oporto, (PT); 2004, Cut my wrists; Bolonha, Italy; 2003, In Between vestigies (Co(po)patologia); Gallery AE, FBAUP, Oporto, (PT); 2002, Involucrum; Maus Hábitos; Oporto (PT).

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