Ângela Ferreira

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Ângela Ferreira (1958, Maputo). Currently lives and works in Lisbon. She studied sculpture (1983) at Cape Town University, South Africa. Since 2003, she has been an assistant professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon. In 2007, she was invited to represent Portugal at the Venice Biennale in Italy. She has also taken part in the Istanbul Biennial (1999), Turkey; the São Paulo Biennial (2008), Brazil; and the Gothenburg Biennial (2015), Sweden. In 2015 she won the Novo Branco Photo Prize, Lisbon, Portugal.

She has taken part in several solo and group exhibitions in public and private institutions around the world, such as: Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon; Haus de Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany; Marborough Contemporary, London; Michael Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa; Frieze Art Fair, London; ARCO, Madrid, Spain; Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal; Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas, USA; Centre for the Arts, Marfa, Texas, USA. USA; Centro de Artes Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; MARCO, Vigo, Spain; MACBA, Barcelona, Spain; Art Gallery NSW, Sydney, Australia; De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Parasol Unit (2008), London.

Her work is in several public collections, such as: CGAC, Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal; Serralves Foundation, Porto, Portugal; Market Gallery Foundation. Johannesburg, South Africa; South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa; The Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa; MEIAC - Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz, Spain; Museion - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy; The Walther Collection Neu-Ulm/Bulafingen, Germany; and Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, England.