Biographie / Biography

1949
Geboren in Lissabon, Portugal

Born in Lisbon, Portugal
1981
BA and MA Fine Art Degrees, Chelsea School of Art, London, UK
1976
Lebt und arbeitet in London, England

Lives and works in London, UK
2002-Present
Visiting Lecturer, Malmö Art Academy, University of Lund, Sweden
2002
Les Récollets International Résidency, Paris, France
2003-2004
DAAD-Aufenthalt in Berlin, Deutschland

DAAD Residency in Berlin, Germany

Preise und Auszeichnungen / Awards and Distinctions

2009
The Bryan Robertson Trust Award, London, UK,
2000
Sciart Research Award, London, UK,
1980
Study Bursary, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal,

Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl) / Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015
T.D. Transmissão Direta da Torre do Relógio , Palácio dos Correios (Gabinete do Munícipe), Porto, Portugal
2014
João Penalva, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim, Norway
2013
Wallenda (Toilet Version), 1997-2013, Royal Festival Hall, London, UK

João Penalva, Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong
2012
João Penalva - The Prize Song, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK

João Penalva – Værker med tekst og billeder, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark (exh. cat)

Video Works, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany

Cam, Centro de Arte Moderna, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

Brandts Konsthallen, Odense, Denmark
2010
Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden (exh. cat.)

João Penalva – Pavlina e o Dr. Erlenmeyer, Chiado 8 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal (exh. cat)
2009
Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, Germany

Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany
2008
Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, Germany
2007
Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Warwick, UK

The roar of lions, DAAD Galerie, Berlin
2006
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

Galeria Filomena Soares. Lisbon, Portugal
2005
Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Serralves, Portugal

Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary

Thinking of the Outside, Bristol City Council/Picture This Itinerarios del Sonido, Sound Project in Madrid Public Spaces, Spain

Musée d‘Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxemburg
2004
Eigse Arts Festival, Carlow, Ireland

Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany
2003
Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin, Germany

Institute of Visual Arts, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA

Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal

The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
2002
The John Curtin Gallery, Curtin University, Perth, Australia

Rooseum Centre for Contemporary Art (with Matts Liederstam), Malmö, Sweden

Galeria Mário Sequeira, Braga, Portugal

Max Protetch Gallery, New York, USA
2001
Galeria Porta 33, Funchal, Island of Madeira, Portugal

Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin, Germany

Portuguese Pavilion, XLIX Biennale di Venezia, Italy

13 quai Voltaire, Caisse des Dépots et Consignations, Paris, France

Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany
2000
Camden Arts Centre, London, England

Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

Galerie im Taxispalais, Galerie des Landes Tirol, Innbruck, Austria

Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland

fig -1, London, England

Public Art Development Trust, London, England
1999
Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal

Frac Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier, France
1997
Museu da Cidade, Lisbon, Portugal

Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Oporto, Portugal
1996
Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Oporto, Portugal

Agostinho Ricon Peres, Oporto, Portugal

Cleveland, London, England

XXIII Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, Brazil
1995
Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art, London, England
1993
Galeria Atlântica, Oporto, Portugal
1992
Francis Graham-Dixon Gallery, London, England
1991
Galeria Atlântica, Oporto, Portugal
1990
Galeria Atlântica, Oporto, Portugal

Centro de Arte Moderna, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal
1987
Sala Atlântica, Galeria Nasoni, Oporto, Portugal

Francis Graham-Dixon Gallery, London, England
1984
Cooperativa Árvore, Oporto, Portugal
1983
Galeria Roma e Pavia, Oporto, Portugal

Galeria de Arte Moderna, Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes, Lisbon, Portugal

Gruppenausstellungen (Auswahl) / Selected Group Exhibitions

2013
The rest is noise, Royal Festival Hall, London, UK

Serralves Collection: Recent Works, Fundação De Serralves, Porto, Portugal
2012
Résonances, Centre de créations pour l‘enfance, in association with Diffusion de la collection Frac Champagne-Ardenne en region, Tinqueux, France

Trayectorias—Diez años de video y fotografía en la colección Coca-Cola, Museu Estremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporaneo, Badajoz, Spain

Ourselves, ACAA Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia

Big Picture III (Szenen/Figuren), Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen K21, Düsseldorf, Germany

The Edge in Landscape, Towner, the Contemporary Art Museum, Eastbourne, UK

MOVE: Art and Dance since 1960s, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

Arte Portuguesa do Século XX 1960 – 2010, MNAC – Museu do Chiado Collection, Lisbon, Portugal

fotoGRAFISK — Gravure from Niels Borch Jensen Værksted for Kobbertryk, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

Livre Circulação – Obras da Colecção de Serralves, Viana do Castelo, Portugal (exh. cat)
2011
Screaming from the mountain, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway

Light in Darkness, Western Bridge, Seattle, USA

O que Pertence e o que não Pertence às Palavras, Galeria Baginski, Lisbon, Portugal

Zona Letal, Espaço Vital – Obras da Colecção da Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas, Elvas, Portugal (exh. cat). Travelled to Museu Municipal de Tavira/Palácio da Galeria, Tavira, Portugal (2011); and Museu da Imagem em Movimento, Leìrìa, Portugal (2012)

Move: Kunst und Tanz seit den 60ern, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (exh. cat). Travelled to K20 – Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany (2011)

O voo do Bumerangue – 10 anos da Galeria Filomena Soares, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal

Outrageous Fortune – Artists Remake the Tarot, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, UK (exh. ed)

Observadores – Revelações, Trânsitos e Distâncias. Um percurso na Colecção Berardo, Berardo Museum – Colelction of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal (exh. cat)
2010
Linguagem e Experiência, Obras da Colecção da Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Museu Grão Vasco, Viseu, Portugal (exh. cat). Travelled to Museu de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Move: Choreographing You, Hayward Gallery, London, UK (exh. cat)

Ars Itineris. El viaje en el arte contemporáneo, Museu de l'Art de la Pell de Vic, Vic, Spain (exh. cat)

Broken Fall (Geometric), Astuni Public Studio, Bologna, Italy (exh. cat)

Secreto y Artilugo, DA2 Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain

Sobrestructuras, OTR espacio de arte, Madrid, Spain

The Glass Delusion, National Glass Centre, Sunderland, UK (exh. cat)

Tirésias - Video de Artistas Made in Portugal, Centro Cultural de España, Montevideo, Uruguay (exh. cat)

Display: Objects, Buildings and Space, Experimentadesign, Palácio Quintela, Lisbon, Portugal

Revelations II, Sage Paris, Paris, France

Muito Obrigado – Arte portugués del siglo XXI en la coleccíon Coca-Cola, DA2 – Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain (exh. cat)

en construcción 3, Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza, Vigo, Spain

What happens now is a secret, Irish Museum of Moden Art, Dublin, Ireland (exh. cat)
2009
Zeigen, An Audio Tour through Berlin by Karin Sander, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany (exh. cat)

L’avenir d’une illusion, Passages – Centre d’art contemporain, Troyes, France

Three Private Views, Niels Borch Jensen Galerie und Verlag, Berlin, Germany

Serralves - The Collection, Serralves Museum of Contemporasry Art, Oporto, Portugal

A Mancha Humana/The Human Stain, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (exh. cat)

Pequeña historia de la fotografia, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (exh. cat)

Feedbackstage, (in cooperation with Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna), Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, Germany

Prison of Love, OTR espacio de arte, Madrid, Spain
2008
Drawing a Tension, CAMJAP Lisboa, Portugal

I´m Always Touched By Your Presence, Dear, IMMA, Dublin

All that cinema, Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary

Call of the Wild, Benveniste Contemporary, Madrid, Spain
2007
Contemporary Artists from Portugal, Musée d´Art Moderne Grand Duc Jean, Luxembourg, Belgium

Cinema Paradiso, Australian Center for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

50 Years of Portuguese Art, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon

Eldorado, Musée d´Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

Terra Incognita, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, USA
2006
De dentro, 6 Portuguese Contemporary Artists, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod, Russia (exh. cat)

Around the World in Eighty Days, ICA Institute of Contemporary Arts/South London Gallery, London, UK (exh. cat)

Eldorado, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

Contemporary Portugal, Galerija Vartai, Vilnius, Lithuania
2005
Sports illustrated, Islip Art Museum, Long Island, USA

The Gesture. A visual library in progress, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece

Quarter, Centro Produzione Arte, Florenz, Italy, until 2005
2004
Effort, Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastian, Spain

Video-Zone, 2nd Video Biennal, Israel

About Corporeality in Editions: Artist Books, Prints and Photography, Galerie Lelong, Zurich, Switzerland

Fotografie-Ausstellung, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany

Rohkunstbau, Groß Leuthen, Brandenburg, Germany
2003
The Labyrinthine Effect, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia

Prophetic Corners, The 6th Peripheric Biennial, Iasi, Romania

Continuare, 5th Bienal da Maia, Maia, Portugal

Hiroshima Art Document 2003, Hiroshima, Japan

Global Village Garden I, Buchholz, Germany

Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Warwick, UK

Watari Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

Under Ground, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Galerie Neue Meister, Dresden, Germany

Infallible — In Search of the Real George Eliot, The Gallery at APT, London, England

BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, The Netherlands
2002
The long long story night, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

Biennale of Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

Video avond, TENT.Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

"…confiture demain et confiture hier — Mais jamais confiture aujourd’hui…", Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sète, France

Diferença e Conflito, O Século XX nas Coleçções do Museu do Chiado, Museu do Chiado — Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal

Body Power/Power Play, Württenbergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

Tech/No/Zone, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan

John Curtis University Gallery, Perth, Australia
2001
Itazu Litho-Graphik, Museum Haus Kasuya, Tokyo, Japan

Berlin Biennale 2, Berlin, Germany

Have you got time?, LiebmanMagnan, New York, USA

Total object complete with missing parts, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland

Novas Aquisições e Doações, Museu do Chiado, Lisbon, Portugal

Cine y Casi Cine, Museu Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

Impresiones, Calcografia Nacional, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid, Spain

This side and beyond the dream, Sigmund Freud-Museum, Vienna, Austria
2000
Fossick, Sali GIA, London, UK

Waiting, Mjellby Konstgård, Halmstad, Sweden

Initiare — Colecção de Arte Contemprânea IAC/CCB, Aquisições 1997-1999, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal

Art & Industry 2000 Biennial, Christchurch, New Zealand

More works about buildings and food, Fundição de Oeiras, Oeiras, Portugal
1999
Signs of Life, I Melbourne International Biennial, Australia

Fourth Wall, Public Art Development Trust, Royal National Theatre, London, UK

Dots & Loops, MK Expositieruimte, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

East Wing Collection, Courtauld Institute of Art, London, England

The Office of Misplaced Events (Temporary Annexe), Lotta Hammer Gallery, London, England

From Where to Here, Konsthallen Göteborg, Gothenburg, Sweden
1998
Enough, The Tannery, London, UK

Artistas da Galeria, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Oporto, Portugal

La sphère de l’intime, Le Printemps de Cahors, Cahors, France

Novas Incorporacións, Fundación ARCO — Colección Permanente, CGAC, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Books as Art, Cheltenham Festival of Literature, Cheltenham Museum and Art Gallery, Cheltenham, UK

Neither/Nor, Living Arts Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
1997
Summer Collection ’97, South London Gallery, London, England

Urban Mirage, Hiroshima Art Document ’97, Hiroshima, Japan

Enough, Duende, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Anatomias Contemporâneas, Fundição de Oeiras, Lisbon, Portugal
1995
Peninsulares, Galeria Antoni Estrany, Barcelona, Spain
1994
Every Now and Then, Richard Salmon Ltd, London, England

Quando o mundo nos cai em cima, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal

The day after tomorrow, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal

Colecção Manuel Brito, Museu do Chiado, Lisbon, Portugal
1993
Recent British Painting — Arts Council Collection, Royal Festival Hall, London, UK, Travelling to Darlington Arts Centre, Darlington; University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne; Oriel Gallery, Mold; The Drumcroon Gallery, Wigan Coincidências, II Jornadas de Arte Contemporânea, Alfândega do Porto, Oporto, Portugal
1992
Five Years, Francis Graham-Dixon Gallery, London, England

Gallery Artists, Turske Hue-Williams, London, England
1991
Gallery Artists, Graham-Dixon Gallery, London, England
1990
Works on Paper, Francis Graham-Dixon Gallery, London, England

Four painters from London, Galería Colégio de Arquitectos, Málaga, Spain
1989
Berry Street Open Studios, London, England

Um olhar sobre a pintura portuguesa contemporânea, Fundação de Serralves, Oporto, Portugal

Eleven Artists, Francis Graham-Dixon Gallery, London, England
1983
Pintores Portugueses Residentes no Estrangeiro, Galeria Almada Negreios, Secretaria de Estado da Cultura, Lisbon, Portugal

VI Bienal de Pontevedra, Spain

V Bienal de Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal

Prémio Amadeu de Souza Cardoso, Fundação de Serralves, Oporto, Portugal,
1981
O Papel Como Suporte, Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes, Lisbon, Portugal
1980
New Contemporaries, I.C.A., London, England

Stowells Trophy 1980, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England

Sammlungen (Auswahl) / Collections (Selection)

Museu da Cidade, Lisbon, Portugal
Serralves Museum, Oporto, Portugal
Museu do Chiado, Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal
South London Gallery, London, England
Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
KIASMA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt, Germany
Towner, Eastbourne, UK
Bristol City Council/Picture This/Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK
Arts Council Collection, London, England
Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Lisbon, Portugal
Centro de Arte Moderna, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
FRAC - Bretagne, Châteaugiron FRAC - Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France
FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier, France
Fundación ARCO, Madrid, Spain
Instituto de Arte Contemporânea, Ministry of Culture of Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal
Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
Arts Council England, London South London Gallery, London, UK
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