Post-doc at CIAC- UALG and at ARTEA program, Performance Arts Practice and Visual Culture program, Castilla-La-Mancha University/Reina Sophia Museum, Madrid. PhD in Dance and Philosophy at Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh University. Visiting Scholar at N.Y.U/TISCH (2010/2011), performance and cinema departments. Internship in Noh Theatre at Kyoto Art Centre (JP) and at Royal de Luxe theatre company (FR). Developing professional work as a choreographer since 1997 (Parde2, Scch…um ensaio sobre o silêncio, Peça Veloz Corpo Volátil, Singularity, Untitled#2, Eye Height). In the recent years her work has been mostly developed in collaboration with other artists and researchers, where movement plays a fundamental role within interdisciplinary composition between the visual arts, performance, sound, cinema and Digital Arts . (C. Spencer Yeah, Ricardo Jacinto, Vangelis Lymporidis, Shiori Usui, HerwigTurk, Valério Romão, Mariza Dima). Her individual and collective creations and research have been presented in Portugal (CCB, MNAC, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian), and (FR: Guillotine gallery; U.K: SARC, DanceBase, Blue Elephante Theatre, Surrey and Cambridge Universities; DE: Festival Transmedial 07, TESLA; AU: MAK, UNIKUM, DE: Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, TR: Bilgi University).
Studied architecture and composition in Lisbon, and has finished a PhD in Composition/ Sonic Arts at SARC, Queen’s University Belfast, on the relations between music and architecture. He has been presenting his work (both electronic and instrumental) in several events, of which: Gulbenkian Orchestra’s composers’ workshop (2008 and 2009), Festival Música Portuguesa Hoje 2008 (Orchestrutopica); Festival Synthèse 2009 (Bourges); Young Musicians Award 2009 (commission by the Portuguese National Radio); ISMIR Conference 2012 in Porto; ICMC2012 (Ljubljana); Festival Musica Viva, (Lisbon, 2013); Notation in Contemporary Music – Goldsmiths University (London, 2013), Ibrasotope#60 (São Paulo, Brazil); Sounding Cities – Invisible Places (Viseu, 2014), Belfast Festival (2014) and Sonorities Festival (2015). He has been writing for dance and theatre and developing collaborations with other artists/performers such as Ricardo Jacinto, Inês Botelho, Matilde Meireles and Tânia Carvalho.
Lives and works in Lisbon and Belfast. Currently pursuing a PHD at the Sonic Arts Research Center / Belfast. Presented is installation work in several contemporary art venues in Portugal and across Europe: CCB_Lisbon , Círculo de Belas Artes em Madrid, MUDAM_Luxemburgo , Centro Cultural Gulbenkian_Paris , Manifesta 08_Italy, Loraine Frac- Metz, OK CENTRE_Linz_Austria , CHIADO 8_Culturgest_Lisbon, Casa da Música / Porto e Venice Architecture Biennale / 2006. As a cellist has worked in several formations and with different musicans: Nuno Torres, Rodrigo Pinheiro, David Maranha , Hernani Faustino , Ernesto Rodrigues , Luis Lopes, C Spencer Yeh , Shiori Usui , Manuel Mota , Pedro Rebelo , Franziska Schroeder , Jean Luc-Guionnet, PinkDraft , Cacto , Phonopticon , among others. Has played in different venues in Portugal and abroad: Ausland / Berlin, Fundação de Serralves / Porto, Palais Tokyo / Paris, Festival VERBO / São Paulo , Festival Temps d’ Images_Lisbon , Festival Rescaldo_Lisbon , Festival BigBang_CCB_Lisbon , Culturgest_Porto e Lisboa , ZDB / Lisboa, Dance Base_Edimbrugh, Kabinett 0047_Oslo , Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian / Paris, among others.
Filipe Pereira is a graduate of Escola Superior de Dança (Lisbon). In 2012 completed the Choreographic Creation, Dance Research and Training Programme at Forum Dança, where he trained with Meg Stuart, Francisco Camacho, Loïc Touzé, Jennifer Lacey, Madalena Victorino, Jeremy Nelson, João Fiadeiro, Miguel Pereira, Vera Mantero, K. J. Holmes, Mark Tompkins, Patrícia Portela, among others. In this programme he created the solo é Grande mas fica- te bem and I’m a bush in the middle of the forest, in collaboration with Aleksandra Osowicz.Performance credits include In a manner of speaking by Dinis Machado, Projecto continuado (2015) by João dos Santos Martins, O mesmo mas ligeiramente diferente and Fora de qualquer presente by Sofia Dias & Vítor Roriz, Rien n´est établi by Martinez Pisani, Liars by Inês Jacques, Planes and Floor of the Forest by Trisha Brown Dance Company, Ring by Félix Ruckert, Matrioska by Tiago Guedes and Icosahedron by Tânia Carvalho. In 2012 he created HALE-study for an artificial organism, in collaboration with Aleksandra Osowicz, Helena Ramírez, Inês Campos and Matthieu Ehrlacher. In 2013 he created O que fica do que passa in collaboration with Teresa Silva.
Jácome Filipe Morais Silva started ballet practice with the teachers Norma Kronner, Isabel Coelho, Mark DeGraef and modern dance practice with the teacher Isabel de Sousa. Studied dance in Escola Superior de Dança, where also completed the first year of a dance teaching metodologies masters. Currently finishing a masters on Stage Arts in Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH) in Lisbon. As a professional dancer worked with Diniz Sanchez, Jiska Morghenthal, Francisco Pedro, Beatriz Cantinho, Ricardo Jacinto, Companhia Instável (Jamie Watton e Bruno Listopad), Pedro Carvalho, Companhia Danç’Arte, Ballet Gulbenkian, Ballet Actuel, Bruno Listopad, Companhia de Dança de Setúbal, Jasmine Morand and Arina Johansen, Connie Jansen Danst, Companhia Rui Lopes Graça, Tânia Carvalho, Sofia Neuparth, José Laginha, Sofia Silva, Amálgama Companhia de Dança, Companhia Olga Roriz, Sylvia Reijmer, Aldara Bizarro, Marlene Freitas, Rafaela Salvador, Luis Guerra, Companhia Paulo Ribeiro and Filipa Francisco. Teached in Centro Em Movimento, Portuguese National Conservatory, Fórum Dança, Quorum Ballet Academy, Espaço do Tempo, Companhia Olga Roriz, among others. Currently teaching in Escola Superior de Dança.
Professional dancer since 2001. She dedicate herself to research and conception of several artistic creation projects, particularly in the performing arts (dance and theater) and also through installation works, video and cinema. Graduated by the Dance School of the National Conservatory of Lisbon, she continued her dance studies in New York, Berlin and Lisbon where she completed the Gulbenkian Choreography Course PGCCA. She has worked for a number of different companies and independent choreographers touring in Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Netherlands, Poland, France, Germany, Greece, Lebanon, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Scotland, Canada, Argentina and Brazil, often in the context of international festivals. Currently active as dancer and coregrapher, recently created the kinetic and sound sculpture VENTO in partnership with the musician Simão Costa and the piece MUTE / silent choreography that (i) (e) nforms the sound, presented in the context of the Festival DDD Out 2017 in the city of Porto.
Colaborou nos últimos anos com instituições nacionais e internacionais: Casa da Música, Serralves, Rivoli, Coliseu do Porto, Teatro do Campo Alegre, Coliseu dos Recreios, CCB, Athens Concert Hall, Centre Pompidou, IRCAM. Colaborou com estruturas artísticas: Companhia Olga Roriz, O Bando, Circulo Portuense de O´pera, Sintra Estúdio de O´pera, As Boas Raparigas.Técnica de live sound com artistas como: Dulce Pontes, Tito Paris, Os Corvos, Carminho, António Zambujo, Mandragora, Oquestrada, Trama. Tem vindo a trabalhar em projetos de espacialização sonora e interatividade musical. Técnica de gravação em várias orquestras ao longo dos últimos anos, trabalhando com maestros e compositores de reconhecido mérito internacional. Sonoplastia para Cinema e Teatro com profissionais de reconhecido mérito internacional na área do áudio e multimédia. Na área do broadcast colaborou com a RTP em concertos e gravações com Orquestras Sinfónicas. Foi Diretora Técnica da Orquestra Ligeira do Exército (2010-2012). Concluiu o Curso livre de Orquestração da Esmae. Estudou Percussão na Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa. É Mestre em Multimédia (Música Interactiva e Design de Som) pela FEUP, licenciou-se na ESMAE em Produção e Tecnologias da Música. É docente no Ensino Superior desde 2007 e diretora do Festival de Cinema EFF. Tem desenvolvido trabalho na área da difusão multicanal, recorrendo à programação eletrónica e à técnica ambisonics.