I’m an artist and researcher based in Lisbon, Portugal.
My work ranges from analogue to digital mediums, and makes use of vernacular archives, old maps, paper-based travel documents, as well as recycled materials (such as polystyrene, recycled ferrofluid, plants, and bioplastics). I’m interested in researching practices at the lab/studio that entail the use of sustainable and environmentally conscious resources and materials.

I’ve been presenting my work regularly since 2005, through exhibitions, lectures, and publications. Latest exhibitions include ARTeFACTo Macao (CN); After Shot, Taipei Photo Festival (TW); SITUATIONS / The Right to Look, Fotomuseum Winterthur (CH); Selections from the Seagrave Museum, DAAP Gallery (USA); Palimpsesto, Penafiel Museum (PT); Timelessness at Ars Electronica Campus (co-curated with Professor Mónica Mendes); Athens Photo Festival, GR; and FORMAT Festival, UK; Co-coordinated the Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures (2014 and 2016, FBAUL, ULHT, Fundação Millenium bcp, Lisbon, PT).

In 2020, I pursued an AIR at In-situ, and V54, Hong Kong with a grant by Fundação Oriente. In 2022, I was awarded the Halaqat Media Arts residency, organised by Bozar – Centre for Fine Arts Brussels, Goethe-Institut, and IMAL in Belgium.

Coming from a photochemical photography background, my focus the past few years has been on creating, advocating, and making use of sustainable practices. Currently, as a lecturer at ESAD.cr, Caldas da Rainha (PT), designed a course on alternative photographic processes focusing precisely on environmentally conscious practices for the studio/darkroom.

︎︎︎ Research 
︎︎︎ Studio practice
︎︎︎ Invited adjunct lecturer at ESAD.cr (PT)

Academic education
︎︎︎ PhD in Fine Arts - Photography, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Fine Arts (FBAUL), FCT Doctoral Studies Fellowship SFRH/BD/91327/2012; Member of Centro de Investigação e de Estudos em Belas-Artes (CIEBA, FBAUL);
︎︎︎ Master Degree in Fine Arts - Painting (FBAUL);
︎︎︎ Degree in Fine-Arts - Painting (FBAUL), specialisation in photochemical photography and darkroom practices;
︎︎︎ Image and Movement course, Centro de Imagem e Técnicas Narrativas do Centro sde Arte Moderna José de Azeredo Perdigão, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.

Selection of exhibitions include
ARTeFACTo Macau (MO); Taipei Photo Festival 2020 (TW); SITUATIONS / The Right to Look, Fotomuseum Winterthur (CH); Selections from the Seagrave Museum, DAAP Gallery (USA); Timelessness, Ars Electronica, Campus Exhibition (AT), Athens Photo Festival (GR); FOREVER/NOW FORMAT19 (UK); Binary/Non-binary, GESTE Paris (FR); Immersive | Imersivo, Stereo & Immersive Media18, SNBA (PT); Failure is a Given, Archivo Studio (PT); Face-Value: Personification and Identity in a Post-Digital Age, Liverpool John Moores University (UK); O Chiado da Dramaturgia e da Performance - Arte na Esfera Pública, Museu Arqueológico do Carmo (PT); Finalistas, Mestrado em Pintura, Galeria da FBAUL (PT); XV Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean (GR); eCREA Prize, EMERGENTS international festival of photography and visual arts (ES); Jovens Criadores 09, Palácio D. Manuel (PT); Pandora’s box, BAC!10, International Festival of Contemporary Art (ES); Finalistas, SNBA (PT); 3.41, Interpress (PT).  
Selection of publications includeArchivo Platform 10-years, The constant flux of reappropriation (interview with Clare Strand), Archivo Papers Journal, _IMG01: encoded replication, Dark Traces of Material Luminescence (PT); ARTeFACTo Macau (MO); Revista Invisibilidades (PT); FLAT Journal UCLA (USA); 2047, Flanzine (PT); Post-Screen Research Project - Unspoken Dialogues, Intermittence+interference, Post-Screen: device, medium, and concept (PT); DAKAM Research Centre (TR).

Conferences and artist talks about my practice
ARTeFACTo Macau (MO); IBÉRICAS 2020, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (ES, online); #18.ART: Of the admirable order of things: art, emotion and technology (PT); Transtopia Artist Talk, In-Situ and V54 (HK); Waking Life Festival (PT); Stereo & Immersive Media Conference 18 (PT); FEMeeting (PT); The European Conference on Arts & Humanities ECAH2017 (UK); Seventh Conference on The Image, Liverpool John Moores University (UK); CONTEMPHOTO’16: International Visual Culture and Contemporary Photography Conference Istambul (TR); Post-Screen: Um projecto de investigação em arte”. FBAUL (PT).

Full CV upon request.