Tatiana Macedo
Lisboa, 1981
Lives and works between Lisbon and Berlin

Portuguese/Angolan born, Tatiana Macedo grew up and studied in Lisbon and London and has ever since been working across mediums such as expanded cinema, photography and sound, in an exploratory, critical and enquiry way.

macedo.tatiana@gmail.com

Education

2012 MA Visual Anthropology
Faculty of Human and Social Sciences. New University of Lisbon
2004 BA Honors Fine Arts
Central St. Martins College of Art & Design. University of the Arts London
BTEC Professional Award Studio & Location Photography
London College of Communication. University of the Arts London
2001 Foundation Studies in Art & Design
Central St. Martins College of Art & Design. University of the Arts London

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

2016 Bela. Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2015 1989 – Sonae Media Art Award – MNAC-MC National Museum of Contemporary Art. Lisbon
Seems So Long Ago, Nancy. Ano Zero – Coimbra Biennial of Contemporary Art. Museu Machado de Castro
2014 Foreign Grey, Solar – Cinematic Art Gallery. Vila do Conde
Seems So Long Ago, Nancy. Tegenboschvanvreden Gallery. Amsterdam
2013 Staff Only., MNAC-MC National Museum of Contemporary Art. Lisbon
2012 Like Picking Leaves in the Forest (or The Museum of Man), Carpe Diem Art & Research. Lisbon
2009 Boys Need Yoga Too. Nuno Centeno Gallery. Porto

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2017 ROHKUNSTBAU XXIII. Schloss Lieberose, Spreewald
2013 Rooms With a View. MANIFESTA Biennial of Contemporary Art Building. Amsterdam Marie Aly, Sander Breure & Witte van Hulzen, Aníbal López, Chaim van Luit, Cristina Lucas, Tatiana Macedo, Marc Oosting, Anna Ostoya, Emma van der Put, Sanne Rous, Fernando Sánchez Castillo, Dieuwke Spaans , Rinus Van de Velde
Visões do DesterroCaixa Cultural do Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Jaz Aqui na Pequena Praia Extrema. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2011 Heide Hinrichs, Tatiana Macedo, Aldwin van de Ven. Tegenbochvanvreden Gallery. Amsterdam
2010 Art is the best way to understand the world. Works from the Vitor Pinto da Fonseca and Bes Art Collections. BES Art & Finança. Lisbon.
2009 Displacements: 4 Contemporary Portuguese Perspectives. Portuguese Cultural Centre in Praia, Santiago Island, Cabo Verde. Luanda, Angola
2008 Displacements: 4 Contemporary Portuguese Perspectives. Portuguese Cultural Centre in S. Tomé e Príncipe. Maputo, Mozambique. Brasília, Brazil
Paisagem e Povoamento. Emérico Nunes Cultural Centre. Sines, Portugal
2007 Displacements: 4 Contemporary Portuguese Perspectives. European Economic and Social Committee. Brussels. Belgium
Open Studio. The Arts Site International Artist Residency. CAM-JAP José de Azeredo Perdigão Modern Art Centre, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Lisbon

Publications

2017 What is Unspoken ed. Künstlerhaus Bethanien
2016 Orientalism and Reverse – ed. GHOST and Kunstraum Botschaft

Filmography

2015 Cadavre Exquis. 19’. C.R.I.M. (Collective film for Raum- Artistic Residencies Online)
2012 Seems So Long Ago, Nancy. S45’ (Experimental Documentary Feature)
Filmed at Tate Modern and Tate Britain. London

Film Festivals

2014 AAA - American Association of Anthropology. Washington DC. USA
2013 MARFICI – Mar del Plata International Independent Film Festival. Argentina
Transcinema – International Independent Film Festival. Lima, Peru
Ethnographic Film Festival. Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Panorama – Portuguese Documentary Film Showcase
2012 DocLisboa’12 International Film Festival – Portuguese Competition Features (Premiere)

Screenings (Selection)

2017 Novos Olhares do Cinema Português – Cinemateca, Lisboa
2016 Exim - Experimental Video Art – Macau
2014 A Guided Tour of The Museum in Cinema: Seems So Long Ago Nancy by Tatiana Macedo and La Ville Louvre by Nicolas Philibert – FSCH New University of Lisbon
2013 TATE BRITAIN. Guest Artist and Speaker. Urban Encounters Symposium
2012 VAFA International Video Award. Video Art For All. Macau, China
SMBA Stedelijk Museum Bureau. “Really Exotic?”. Kriterion. Amsterdam Clemens von Wedemeyer, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Olaf Breuning, Sarah Vanagt, David Hammons, Moridja Kitenze Banja, Coco Fusco and Paula Heredia, Neil Beloufa, Katarina Zdjelar, Artun Alaska Arasli, Tatiana Macedo
TATE BRITAIN. Late At Tate. Screening and Discussion with Curator Paul Goodwin. London

Awards

2015 Winner of the first SONAE MEDIA ART AWARD. MNAC-MC - National Museum of Contemporary Art. Lisbon
2014 Winner of the SAW FILM PRIZE, AAA – American Association of Anthropology. Washington-DC. USA for the film SEEMS SO LONG AGO, NANCY.
2012 Shortlisted VAFA. Video Art for All. Macau. China

Residencies

2017 Iwalewahaus. Bayreuth
2016 Kunstlerhaus Bethanien. Berlin
2014 Gausdal School, Gausdal. Norway
2013 Galeria Zé dos Bois Arts Center. Lisbon
2008 Museum of Contemporary Art - MOCA Shanghai. Supported by the Orient Foundation
2007 The Arts Site. International Artist Residency, CAM-JAP José de Azeredo Perdigão Modern Art Centre, Lisbon

Grants

2016 Residency Grant. Kunstlerhaus Bethanien / Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Berlin
2013 Internationalization Grant. Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. London. Amsterdam
2012 Experimental Film Grant. Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Lisbon
2010 Inov-art Grant, DgArtes, Portuguese Government. London
2009 CNC National Cultural Centre. Artistic Creation Grant. Lisbon
2008 Orient Foundation. Research and Travel Grant. Shanghai
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