Mónica de Miranda is a visual artist and a Post-PhD researcher at the Centro de Estudos Comparatistas da Universidade de Lisboa (Centre for Comparative Studies of the University of Lisbon). She holds a degree in Visual Arts from Camberwell College of Arts (London, 1998), and a PhD from the University of Middlesex (London, 2014). She was awarded PhD and post-PhD scholarships by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Science and Technology Foundation). She is one of the founders of the Hangar project (Centre for artistic residences, Lisbon, 2014).
She participated in several artistic residences, from which we highlight: Artchipelago (French Institute, Mauritius Islands, 2014); Verbal Eyes (Tate Britain, 2009), Muyehlekete (National Art Museum, Maputo, 2008); Living Together (British Council/ Iniva, Georgia/London 2008).
Of her individual exhibitions, we highlight: Hotel Globo (National Contemporary Art Musem of Chiado, Lisbon, 20 Arquipélago (Carlos Carvalho Gallery, Lisbon, 2014), Erosion (Appleton Square, Lisbon, 2013), An Ocean Between Us (Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon, 2012), New Geographies (198 Gallery, London / Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon / HF Image, Amsterdam, 2008).
Of her collective exhibitions, we highlight: Telling Time (Rencontres de Bamako Biennale Africaine de la Photographie 10 éme edition, Bamako, 2015); São Jorge Island (14th Biennial of Architecture of Venice, 2014); Line Trap (Biennial of São Tomé and Príncipe, 2013); An Ocean Between Us (Paris Photo and Arco Madrid, 2013); Do silêncio ao outro Hino - From Silence to the other Anthem – (Portuguese Cultural Centre, Mindelo, Praia); Secret Files (AFL, 2012); Once Upon A Time (Carpe Diem, Lisbon, 2012); L’Art est un sport de combat - Art is a fighting sport -(Musée des Beaux Arts de Calais, França, 2011 – Fine Arts Museum of Calais, France, 2011); This location (Mojo Gallery, Dubai, 2010), She Devil (Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome 2010), Mundos Locais – Local Worlds - (Lagos Cultural Centre/ Algarve, Portugal, 2008); “Do you hear me”(Estado do Mundo – State of the World -, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, 2008),United Nations (Singapore Fringe Festival, Singapore, 2007).