Photo Exhibition”Sedimento” by Maria Oliveira now at Pousada de Arraiolos till April 2019

Until 15th April 2019 the Pousada de Arraiolos hosts the Photography exhibition “Sedimento” by Maria Oliveira, curated by Córtex Frontal and produced with support from the Câmara Municipal de Arraiolos. This exhibition is the first one of the Project “Traveling exhibitions” organised by Córtex Frontal.

This exhibition brings together works from the projects “Guardar o fogo para dias de pouca luz” e “Sob vigia dos animais antigos”.

Maria Oliveira
Born in Ponte de Lima (1982) and currently living in Porto. Between 2016 and 2017 was resident artist of Ci.clo Plataform of Photography, where was develop the project Saving fire for darker days, part of the itinerant collective exhibition ‘Unit & Division’ that will be held in 2017 and 2018 in diferent places, such Centro Português de Fotografia, in Porto, Portugal; Fotofestiwal, in Lodz, Poland and School of Visual Arts, in New York, U.S.A. In 2017, has participated in the exhibition Atlántica Colectivas from Fotonoviembre Festival, in Tenerife, Spain, and developed the exhibition ‘Sedimento’ for Colégido das Artes, in Coimbra, Portugal. The project “under the surveillance of ancient animals” was exhibited in FotoRio (Rio de Janeiro), Outono Fotográfico (Ourense), More Than a Gallery (Paris), within the Talent Scout collective exhibition and in Espiga – Espaço de Imaginação Gosto e Artes (Porto).

She was invited to participate in the Porto Photo Bienal 2019.

Selected to the Portfolio Review of PhotoEspaña (PHE), Porto, 2016
Winner of 12 º Festival Audiovisual Black & White (Photography), Universidade Católica do Porto, Portugal, 2015
Semifinalist “UMEA European Capital of Culture – Artists Caught”, Sweden, 2013
Winner of contest “Portugalidades”, Portugal, 2012
Winner of 4º Festival Audiovisual Black & White (Photography), Universidade Católica do Porto, Portugal, 2007


Cadernos de Imagens #3 – Cineclube de Guimarães, 2016
A Process, Der Greif, 2014
Catálogo Festival Outono Fotográfico, 2014
Catálogo 12 º Festival Audiovisual Black & White , 2015
Catálogo 8 º Festival Audiovisual Black & White , 2011
Revista Golpe D’Asa, 2012

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MAR – Museu de Arte do Rio