Active Artists (A - E)

Joana Vasconcelos

Joana Vasconcelos was born in Paris in 1971. Lives and works in Lisbon. She studied at Ar.Co, in Lisbon, and has exhibited regularly since the mid-1990s. After her participation in the 51st International Art Exhibition– la Biennale di Venezia in 2005, her work became known internationally. Recent highlights of her career include Trafaria Praia, project for the Pavilion of Portugal at the 55th International Art Exhibition– la Biennale di Venezia (2013); a solo exhibition at the Château de Versailles, France (2012); participation in the group exhibition 'The World Belongs to You' at the Palazzo Grassi/François Pinault Foundation, Venice (2011); and her first retrospective, held at the Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisbon (2010). Vasconcelos has had solo exhibitions and projects at the Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, Lisbon (2013), CENTQUATRE, Paris (2012), Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark (2011), Es Baluard, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (2009), Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo (2008), Palazzo Nani Bernardo Lucheschi, Venice (2007), the New Art Gallery Walsall, England (2007), CaixaForum, Barcelona (2006), Passage du Désir/BETC EURO RSCG, Paris (2005), Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, Spain (2003), Museu da Eletricidade, Lisbon (2001), and the Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto, Portugal (2000). Joana Vasconcelos (1971) was born in Paris. She lives and works in Lisbon. She has been awarded several prizes, among them the EDP Novos Artistas (2000) and the Winner Takes It All, of the Berardo Foundation (2006). Recent exhibitions: The World Belongs To You, Palazzo Grassi, Venice(2011); Sem Rede, Berardo Collection, Lisbon (2010); Un Certain Etat du Monde? A Selection of Works from François Pinault Foundation, Garage Centre for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, (2009); Contaminação, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil (2008); Joana Vasconcelos, The New Art Gallery, Walsall (2007); Yellow Brick Road, Palazzo Nani Bernardo Lucheschi, Venice, (2007); Echigo Tsumari Triennial, Tokamachi, (2006); Always a Little Further/51st Venice Biennale (2005). In 2012, Joana Vasconcelos exhibits her Contemporanean works of Art at The Palace of Versailles.


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