About the artist
She lives and works in Lisbon and London, is an artist, producer, researcher and educator.
She is currently developing her PhD at Middlesex University (London) with a scholarship from Foundation's Science and Technology.
1976: Mónica de Miranda was born in Porto, Portugal.
1998: She has a degree in Fine Arts at Camberwell College of Arts
2001: She has a Master of Arts and Education at the Institute of Education in London
Monica Miranda (b. 1976, Porto / Portugal) lives and works in Lisbon and London, is an artist, producer, researcher and educator. Her art is of a participatory and collaborative nature. She usually uses objects and creates work and projects that are about experiences and research, to explore themes around personal geographies and urban archaeology.
She has a degree in Fine Arts at Camberwell College of Arts (London, 1998) and Master of Arts and Education at the Institute of Education (London, 2001). She is currently developing her PhD at Middlesex University (London) with a scholarship from Foundation's Science and Technology.
Monica Miranda is one of the founders of Xerem cultural association and she was one of the artistic coordinators of the first Triangle Network workshop in Portugal, entitled "Home and Abroad" (2010). Mónica was the founder of the collective artistic project Artery Arts in London (2000). She developed collective and individual projects and exhibitions such as: "L'Art est un sport de combat" (Musée des Beaux Arts de Calais, France, 2011), "And then Again" (City Museum, Lisbon, 2010 ) "This Location" (Mojo gallery, Dubai, 2010), "She Devil" (Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome 2010), "New Underconstruction and territories" (Pav 28, Lisbon, 2009), "Local worlds" ( Centro Cultural de Lagos/Allgarve, Portugal, 2008), "London Caravan" (Iniva, London, 2008), "New Geographies" (198 Gallery, London / Platform Revolver, Lisbon / Image HF, Amsterdam, 2007-2008), "Paradise" (Museum of Modern Art Hertogenbosh, Netherlands, 2007), "Do you Hear Me" (Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, 2007), "United Nations" (Singapore Fringe Festival, Singapore, 2007), "Tuning" (File, New January, 2007), "European's Workers Union (Biennial Liverpool and London, 2006)," Road liners "(Centro Pablo de Cuba, Havana, 2006)," Bitting Nations "(Living Gallery, Italy, 2006)," We are the revolution "(Elastic Gallery / Whitechapell, London, 2005)," In Search of Identity - New Visions "(Doncaster Museum, Doncaster, UK, 2005)," Changing Channels "(The Backfabrik, Berlin, 2004)," Memories "(Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2004), Icarus (Hornimam Museum, London, 2004).
Monica Miranda participated in several projects and residencies such as " Erosion" (Zero Point Gallery, Mindelo Cape Verde, 2011), "Once upon a time" (Capacete, Rio de Janeiro, 2011), "Muyehlekete / Triangle Arts workshop (Museum of Modern Art Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique, 2008)," Living Together "(British Council, Georgia / London 2008),)," Verbal Eyes "(Triennial Tate Britain, London, 2009). "Art of Travel" (Tate Britain, London, 2008) "The Guru, the Tourist and Globalization" (Orient Foundation / Tamil Nadu, India, 2007), "Phoenix" (PAL, Zagreb, 2004), "When I grow up "(SDB, Beirut, 2003).
She also developed several projects and initiatives and has produced and participated in several publications and artist books. Her publications include: Home and abroad, Xerem, Lisbon (2010), Underconstruction, DGA, Lisbon (2009), Video Art and Film Art and Essay in Portugal, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon (2009), Cartography: Artists + Maps, Princeton Architectural Press, New York (2008), Emotional geographies, A.space, inIVA, London (2007), Guru, tourist and Globalization, the Orient Foundation, Lisbon (2007), New Geographies, 198 Gallery, London (2007).
Mónica has received support from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (2009), DGA- Ministry of Culture (2009), Camões Institute (2008), Arts Council of England (2006), Orient Foundation (2007).
Her work is represented in collections nationally and internationally.