Author Archives for mrosa

The Book Dispersed

December 13, 2017 1:31 pm Published by Comments Off on The Book Dispersed

This international group show curated by Unstable Media established a space for practitioners to come together, read, think, and discuss (...)


Posters

December 21, 2016 12:48 am Published by Comments Off on Posters


Do it Yourself

December 21, 2016 12:44 am Published by Comments Off on Do it Yourself

This exhibition joins Portuguese speaking artists to focus on the notions of work of art, museum object and participation. We (...)


Witches series

December 21, 2015 12:48 am Published by Comments Off on Witches series

Ongoing series of illustrations created with my daughter Maria. It all started with a Portuguese witch… There wasn’t a Portuguese (...)


Debutants ball series

December 21, 2014 12:49 am Published by Comments Off on Debutants ball series

The debutante ball is a traditional rite of passage, in certain social classes, to which teens girls are subject. It (...)


Device Medi(t)ation

December 13, 2012 5:15 pm Published by Comments Off on Device Medi(t)ation

A temporary urban intervention designed to develop a critical experience of the everyday life of the city of Guimarães, Portugal. (...)


Daydreaming in Public

December 13, 2009 5:06 pm Published by Comments Off on Daydreaming in Public

Daydreaming in Public is a short-film that brings an insight to art boundaries and artists’ participation in contemporary society. It (...)


Working Unit

December 13, 2008 5:08 pm Published by Comments Off on Working Unit

This daydreaming device can be used in an individual way but also in a collective playful way. As much as (...)


Dreaming Lounge

December 13, 2007 5:14 pm Published by Comments Off on Dreaming Lounge

This daydreaming device can be used in an individual way but also in a collective playful way. As much as (...)


Daydreaming Devices

November 29, 2007 10:20 pm Published by Comments Off on Daydreaming Devices

Ongoing art project I initiated during my studies at the Visual Arts Program (VAP), current Art, Culture and Technology Program (...)


Photomaton

December 25, 2006 1:34 pm Published by Comments Off on Photomaton

This video-documentary gathers documentation and testimonies related to the thought and activity of Portuguese psychiatrist João dos Santos (1913-1987). It (...)


Fundamental Interactions

December 21, 2006 12:45 am Published by Comments Off on Fundamental Interactions

This art installation refers to the interactions that I had, from October to December 2006, with people that have no (...)


While Robert Morris is Asleep

December 21, 2005 12:46 am Published by Comments Off on While Robert Morris is Asleep

A serie of photographs taken at a vacant lot in the periphery of Lisbon, that represent some of the overlapping (...)


Shipwreck

December 21, 2005 12:45 am Published by Comments Off on Shipwreck

This site-specific video-installation reflects on the emotional states of fragility, isolation, and solitude. Two video-projections, one of a woman and (...)


Paradise in Pieces

December 13, 2004 6:31 pm Published by Comments Off on Paradise in Pieces

Performative manifesto about the state of Public Art in Portugal. Excerpt of our manifesto: “We walked around Costa da Caparica, (...)


I was one hour quiet and one hour silent

December 21, 2001 12:46 am Published by Comments Off on I was one hour quiet and one hour silent

Site-specific audio-visual installation at Gás Rápido warehouse, Porto. I experiment with the concept of sculptural production beyond its most obvious (...)


Self-Portrait

December 21, 2001 12:46 am Published by Comments Off on Self-Portrait

This self-portrait offers an insight into the understanding of my early 20’s, a suspended building with several seemingly antagonistic chambers. (...)


Drawings and Illustrations

December 21, 2000 12:47 am Published by Comments Off on Drawings and Illustrations

Drawing is one of the things that really inspires me. I experiment, depict details, turn around ideas and ruminate in (...)