Margarida Gouveia


b. in Torres Vedras, Portugal . based in London




> Education

MA Photography, Royal College of Art, 2010 - 2012

Photography, Ar.Co, Independent Centre of Arts, Lisbon 2000 - 2004



> Residencies & Awards

2016   Awarded, European Photography Exhibition Award 03

2015   Nominated, Magnum Photo & Photo London Graduate Photographers Award

2013   Map and Territory artist publication selected by Kassel Photobook Dummy Award

2012   Shortlisted for The Red Mansion Award Residency
2010   Royal College of Art Bursary 2010 - 2012

2008   ACME Studios Residency International Program, awarded by Gulbenkian Foundation, Oct 2008 - Oct 2009

2008   Masterclasses Photography Program, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon

2004   Orient Foundation Residency in Macau, China, awarded by Orient Foundation and Ar.Co.



> Selected Group and Solo Shows

2020   Other Ports, curated by Clara Brito, Porto, PT (upcoming)

2019   Pontes Aladas, curadoria de Adelaide Ginga, Consulado de Portugal, Macau e Hong Kong, Macau, RAEM, CN

2017   EPEA 03 Shifthing Boundaries, curated by Ingo Taubhorn - House of Photography at Deichtorhallen - Hamburg - DE

2017   O Que Eu Sou, curated by Luiza Teixeira de Freitas e Inês Grosso - MAAT, Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon, PT

2017   EPEA 03 Shifthing Boundaries, curated by Rune Eraker - Nobel Peace Center - Oslo - NO

2017   Fuso Video Arte, MAAT Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon, PT

2016   Inflatable Aesthetics, Hawaii-Lisbon Gallery, Lisbon, PT

2017   Keep up, curated by Petri [ with y ], Galeria Painel, Porto, PT

2016   EPEA 03 Shifthing Boundaries - curated by Sergio Mah, Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian - Paris - FR

2016   EPEA 03 Shifthing Boundaries - curated by Enrico Stefanelli, Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca - Lucca - IT

2015   The Liquid Archive - Exhibition Collapse, project by Relief Press, Banner Repeater Project space, London UK

2015   Korea International Photo Festival, Hangaram Museum, Seoul Arts Center, KOR

2015   Eu e os Outros, Alberto Caetano Collection, MNAC, Lisbon. PT

2013   Original Face, Beomeo Gallery, Daegu, KOR

2013   Photobook Dummy Award, Le Bal - Paris, PhotoIreland - Dublin, Milan and Kassel

2013   Impossible Documents, 53 Beck Road, London, UK

2012   Seeing for Others, WORK Gallery, London, UK

2012   Degree Show Royal College of Art 2012, London, UK

2012   Paisagem Humana #15, BES Arte e Finança, Lisbon, PT

2012   Heaven to Earth, International Young Photographers´ Exhibition, Daegu Photo Biennale, KOR

2012   Map and Territory Book Launch, Book Weekend at The Mews Project Space, London, UK

2012    Acts of Performance / Variations, TESTBED 1 Gallery, London, UK

2011   Orbit, The Mews Project Space, London, UK (solo)

2011   How Looking Gets in the Way of Seeing, Twelve Around One Gallery, London, UK

2011   +1000 Altitude Photography Festival, Rossiniere, Switzerland, SUI

2011   Construct, Folkestone Fringe Triennial, Folkstone, UK

2011   Future Market, curated by The Mews Project Space at Sluice Art Fair, London, UK

2011   The Akzonobel Photography Award, Royal College Arts, London, UK

2011   Secret Postcards,  Royal College of Arts, London, UK

2011   Interim Show, Royal College Arts, London, UK

2010   KAUNAS Photo Festival, Kaunas, Lituania, LT

2010   Vinte anos Sala Veado, Natural History Museum, Lisbon, PT

2010   Secret Postcards, Royal College of Arts, London, UK

2009   Chance Meeting on a Drawing Table of a Zebra And a Meteorite, ACME Project Space, London, UK

2009   11e Festival Internacional Bandits-Mages, invited country: Portugal, Château d'eu, Brouges, FR

2008   BES art - Espírito Santo Bank Collection, Berardo Museum, Lisbon, PT

2008   Portugal Agora, à Propos des Lieux D’origine, MUDAM Luxemburg, LU

2008   An area of Lightness, Masterclasses exhibition, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, PT

2008   An Area of Lightness, Cooperativa de Comunicação e Cultura, Torres Vedras, PT

2007   It Doesn’t Move, Sala do Veado, MNHN, Museum of Natural History, Lisbon, PT (solo)

2007   Instantes de Memória, Electricity Museum, Lisbon, PT

2007   On the Road, Remembering Jack Kerouac, Av. Liberdade 211, Lisbon, PT

2007   Stigmata - Plataforma 21, Sala do Veado, MNHN Museum of Natural History, Lisbon, PT

2007   4th annual international video shorts screening - WCA, New York, USA

2006   Margarida Gouveia, Lisboa 20 - Miguel Nabinho Gallery, Lisbon, PT (solo)

2006   Jaco, Arte Contempo Gallery, Lisbon, PT (solo)

2006   Opções e Futuros, PLMJ Collection, Arte Contempo Gallery Lisbon, PT

2006   25 Pieces - Europart, Contemporary Art from Europe, Public Art Projects, Vienna, AUT

2004   Lugar Comum, (project with Julieta do Vale) Sala do Risco, Lisbon, PT

2004   Ar.Co Degree Show, Cordoaria Nacional, Lisbon, PT



> Selected Publications


2012  Map and Territory (artist publication, edition of 10)

Group Publication and comissions:

2019  Revista Propeller, edição #3, Propaganda

2016  Image of an Exhibition, Relief Press, edited by Nicholas Smith

2012  Seeing for Others, Black Dog Publishing (Limited Edition)

Featured work:

2017  Der Greif magazine, Jubilee - Issue #10, edited by Leon Kirchlechner and Simon Karlstetter

Exhibition Catalogues:

2017  EPEA03 Exhibition Photogarphy award Catalogue

2015  Eu e os Outros, Alberto Caetano Collection, MNAC

2015   Korea International Photo Festival Catalogue, Hangaram Museum, Seoul Arts Center

2012  25 Years Hosting International Artists' Residencies in London, ACME Studios

2012  Heaven To Earth, 2012 International Young Photography, DAEGU Photo Biennale

2011  High Altitude - Photography in the Mountains, +1000 Festival de Photographie de Montagne, 5 Continents Edition

2010  Sala do Veado 20 anos - Cabinet d'amateur, retrospective publication 1990 / 2010

2009  11e Festival International Bandits-Mages, invited country: Portugal

2009  The Present: An infinite Dimension, BESart Collection,  published by Berardo Collection Museum

2008  Portugal Agora - À Propos des Lieux D'Origine, MUDAM LUXEMBOURG

2008 Options & Futures #1, Works from the collection of the PLMJ Foundation, edited by Miguel Amado

2008  Margarida Gouveia / Carla Cabanas, published by Cooperativa de Comunicação e Cultura, Torres Vedras

2006  Options & Futures, Recent Acquisitions from the collection of the PLMJ Foundation

2006  EUROPART - 25 PEACES, Aktuelle Kunst aus Europe - Contemporary Art from Europe, publish by Culture Industries Austria / Eberhard Schempf,

2004  Lugar Comum, Margarida Gouveia & Julieta do Vale

2004  Oriente Magazine, Lugar Comum, published by Fundação Oriente - Orient Foundation, Lisbon



> Public Collections

FotoMuseum Winterthur, CH

Chelsea College of Art Special Collections, UK

EDP Foundation, PT

BES ART - Espírito Santo Bank, PT

PLMJ Foundation, PT

Pedro Cabrita Reis Collection, PT

MAK, Museum of Applied Art and Contemporary Art of Vienna






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