Luisa Cunha

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20 MAY · 18H30 · Luisa Cunha
A Sound can be an object
 
Moderator · Laura Castro
 
This session will be in portuguese
 
There are some sounds that our hand opens to grab. They fit inside our hand. Some have already a determinate shape, others have yet to be finished. 

BIO
Luisa Cunha was born in Lisbon in 1949. She finished the Advanced Course in Sculpture at Ar.Co – School of Visual Arts, Lisbon. Exhibits since 1993. She has developed her creativity using media such as sound, photography, video, drawing, sculpture, insisting to making use of the word, under the most different perspectives. Her individual exhibitions include, among others, Beautiful, Las Palmas space, Lisbon. 2019; Coisas voluntariamente involuntárias, Galeria Miguel Beyond the Line, performance, Arte Ilimitada, Lisboa, 2017; Magnetic needle - uma performance (comissária: Susana Pomba), OLD SCHOOL, 2015; A bit of matter and a little bit more, Galeria Miguel Nabinho, Lisboa, 2015; Ongoing landscapes, Galeria Miguel Nabinho, Lisboa, 2013; Luisa Cunha, exposição antológica, Fundação de Serralves, 2007; Words for Gardens, Chiado 8, 2006. In her exhibition history the highlights are the São Paulo Bienial (curator: Jacopo Crivelli Visconti), Brasil, 2021; Vento, Bienal de São Paulo, Brasil, 2020; A Escola da Libertinagem (curator: Alexandre Melo), Galeria Francisco Fino, Lisboa, 2021; The Invisible Show (curator: Delfim Sardo), Culturgest, Lisboa, 2020; 9KG de Oxigénio (curator: Uma certa Falta de Coerência), Galeria Municipal, Porto, 2019; O material não aguenta, Atelier Museu Júlio Pomar, Lisboa, 2018; Grito (The Cry), MUSAC, León, Spain, 2011; I’m Not Here. An Exhibition Without Francis Alÿs, De Appel Arts Centre, Amesterdão, 2010; IV Bienal de Jafre, Spain, 2009; Oh!, Galeria Miguel Nabinho, Lisboa, 2008; Stream, Whitebox, New York, 2007; Partitura, Casa da Música, Porto, 2007; The Invisible Show, itinerant exhibition: Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2007; Centro José Guerrero, 2007 and MARCO – Museo de Arte Contemporánea, Vigo, 2006; Sydney Biennial, Austrália 2004; Jornadas de arte contemporânea, Palácio do Freixo, Porto, 1996; Peninsulares, Galeria de Antoni Estrany, Barcelona, 1995. The artist is represent by the gallery Miguel Nabinho, Lisbon. Her works are part of several collections: Ministério da Cultura; Caixa Geral de Depósitos; Fundação de Serralves; Fundação PLMJ; Museu das Comunicações; Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian; Ar.Co – Escola de Artes Visuais; Coleção Figueiredo Ribeiro; Fundação EDP; Coleção António Cachola; FLAD - Fundação Americana para o Desenvolvimento and private collections.