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Born Lisbon, Portugal, 1977.
Currently lives and works in New Zealand.

2007 MA Photography, LCC - University of the Arts London, London           
2002 Photography II, Ar.Co - Arts and Communication School, Lisbon
1999 BA (Honours) Media and Film Studies, FCSH - Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon

Solo Exhibitions
2009 Nem Tanto ao Mar Nem Tanto a Terra (Not So Far at Sea Not So Much in Land), VPF Cream Art, Lisbon, Portugal

Selected Group Exhibitions

Colectiva, VPF cream art, Lisbon, Portugal
At the Edge of Logic, Plataforma Revolver, Lisbon, Portugal
Right Here, Right Now, Exposures from the Public Realm, Format 11, Quad Derby, UK

Atelier #3
- residency, Casa Tomada, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Boom Comes the Houses and Bust comes the Art, Reclamation Gallery, Dayton, Ohio, US

Opulence, Latitude Photographers, Alternative Arts Gallery, London, UK
I Always New You Would Come Back, Latitude Photographers, Photomonth, Swanfield Yard, London, UK*
N16 Fringe, Praxis Gallery, London, UK
I Always New You Would Come Back (film), Latitude Photographers, Latitude Festival, Suffolk, UK*
Gulbenkian Foundation (UK Branch), Hoxton Square, UK
Hidden Gems, The Flower Cellars, East End Arts Club, London, Uk
I always knew you would come back, Latitude Photographers at Time exhibition curated by Photo-Festivals, International Format Photography Festival’ 09, Derby*
Chobi Mela International Photography Festival, Daka, Bangladesh

Chiaroscuro, by Pharos Gallery, Ada Street, London, UK*
The One Tone Show, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, UK
New Contemporaries 2008, Club Row, London, UK*
Circles of Latitude, Photomonth, Four Corners, London, Uk
New Contemporaries 2008, Liverpool Biennal, Liverpool, UK*
Anticipation, curated by Kay Saatchi and Catriona Warren,
Ultralounge, Selfridges, Oxford St, London
Through The Lenses, RWA Open Photography Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK

, Roof Unit and [Space] studios, London, UK
LCC MA Photography Final Exhibition, London, UK     
Showoff, County Hall Gallery, London, Uk                 
Mysteries, Secretes, Illusions, Kaunas Photo 07, Kaunas Picture Gallery, Lithuania*

2006 Distortions: Challenging the Real Through Photography, La Viande Gallery, London, UK*
2005 Intimacy [human people], Photomonth, Campbell Works, London, UK
2002 Final Show, Ar.co, Lisboa, Portugal

2010 Atelier Aberto #3 (September – December), Casa Tomada, Sao Paulo, Brasil

2009 Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

2007 Olympic Forum Artists, Space Studios, London

Art Fairs
2008 Form Art Fair, Saatchi Online Gallery, London

Convivências #3, Casa Tomada, December 2010
Ray Mckenzie, Source Photographic Review, Issue 62, Spring 2010
Trespass, Utopia/Dystopia?, August/September 2008
Impulsive Random Project, Issue 7, November 2007,
Lukasz Marczweski, Zniesksztalcona alternatywa dla rzeczywistosci, Galerie, 4 November 2006

2009 Sony World Photography Awards, Constructed and Conceptual category (Shortlisted)
2007 IPG Terry O’Neill 2007 Awards (Shortlisted)



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