Francisco Queimadela (PT, 1985) is an artist closely collaborating with Mariana Caló (PT, 1984). They began their sharing and collaboration during their studies at the Fine Arts Academy in Oporto and have been working as an artist duo since 2010.
Their practice is developed with a privileged use of moving images, which intersects installative and site-specific environments, and also drawing, painting, photography and sculpture.Grantees of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation for an international artists residency in Gasworks and awardees of the BES Revelation prize, in 2012. Finalists of the10th edtion of Edp New Artists prize and winners of the Lo Schermo dell’arte Film Festival International Prize, in 2013. They have present their work in several exhibitions, namely: “The importance of being a (Moving) Image”, National Gallery, Prague, 2015; “The Composition of Air”, CIAJG, Guimarães 2014; “Perpetual Interview”, Edíficio Axa, Oporto, 2013; “Chart for the Coming Times”, Rowing Projects, London, 2012 / Villa Romana, Florence, 2013; “Gradations of Time over a Plane”, Carpe Diem Arte&Pesquisa, Lisbon, 2014 / Gasworks, London, 2012 /General Public, Berlin 2011; among others.
They live and work in Oporto.
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