September 2019 - December 2019
Supported by Gulbenkian Foundation
Yohei Yamakado (Kobe, 1987) lives in France, where he has been developing sound and visual pieces. Since 2017 he's been attending Le Fresnoy – Studio National des arts contemporains, where he directed the movies La lyre à jamais illustra le taudis (2018) and Amor Omnia (2019).
Yamakado is also a musician and in 2012 he was one of the founders of the label RÉCIT. His movies also explore the relationship between sound and image.
He has presented his work in venues like LʼOnde (2018), Nuit Blanche Kyoto (2015, 2016, 2017), Towada Art Center (2016), Institut Goethe-Paris (2014) ou IRCAM (2014).
Sepember 2019 - September 2020
Vasco Araújo (Lisboa, 1975) is a well-established name in the contemporary art scene. Winner of the EDP New Artists award in 2003, he has had, since then, several individual and collective exhibitions in important venues and events such as the Serralves Museum, Gasworks, Jeu de Paume, Venice Biennale or Palais de Tokyo.
His body of work goes from sculpture, to photography and film, dealing with themes of memory, identity or theatricallity in engaging transmedia installations.