Carla Filipe

Carla Filipe (1973, Póvoa do Valado) lives and works in Porto

Carla Filipe was born in 1973 in Póvoa do Valado and lives and works in Porto. She was the cofounder of Salão Olímpico (2003-2005) and O Projecto Apêndice (2006), two artist-run spaces in Porto.
In 2009, Filipe received a grant from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to attend an artistic residen- cy in Acme Studios in London. She has also attended artistic residencies in AIR Antwerpen (Antwerp, 2014), Robert Rauschenberg Foundation (Captiva, Florida, 2015) and Krinzinger Projekte (Vienna, 2017).

Her solo exhibitions include Amanhã não há Arte, curated by João Mourão and Luís Silva, MAAT (Lisbon, 2019); É um espaço estranho e maravilhoso, o ar é seco, quente e insípido / Precarious, escape, fascination, curated by João Mourão and Luís Silva, Kunsthalle Lissabon (Lisbon, 2010); Deaf and Dumb Archive, curated by Zbyněk Baladrán, tranzitdisplay (Prague, 2011). She also participated in Manifesta 8 (curated by tranzit.org, Murcia and Cartagena, 2010), the 5th Jafre Biennial (curated by Carolina Grau and Mario Flecha, 2011), the 13th Istanbul Biennial (curated by Fulya Erdemci, 2013), the 32nd São Paulo Biennial (curated by Jochen Volz, 2016) and the 4th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art (curated by João Ribas, 2017).

She has participated in several group exhibitions including Hospitality, curated by Miguel von Hafe Pérez (Porto, 2009); 12 Contemporaries: Present States, curated by Suzanne Cotter and Bruno March- and, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art (Porto, 2014); Re-Discovery III, with Ivan Kožarić and curated by Ulrich Loock, Autocenter Contemporary Art (Berlin, 2015); Le lynx ne connaît pas de frontiers, curated by Joana Neves, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard (Paris, 2015); Au Sud d’aujourd’hui. Art contemporain portugais [sans le Portugal] / The South Today. Portuguese Contemporary Art (without Portugal), curated by Miguel von Hafe Pérez, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Paris, 2015); and Yester- day died today, today will die tomorrow, a project by Carla Filipe and Ulrich Loock, Galeria Municipal do Porto (Porto, 2018).

Some of her publications include An illustrated guide to the British Railway to my study (artist edition, 2010), As primas da Bulgária (Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon, 2013) and Boletim CP / Portuguese Railways Bulletin (Editorial Concreta, Valência, 2013). In 2014, the Museu Coleção Berardo and Archive Books published her first monograph on the occasion of the exhibition da cauda à cabeça (curated by Pedro Lapa, Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisbon, 2014).

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“I don ́t like Parties, never and forever” | from the series: “The day is coming” | 2015- 16 | Ensemble of 6 drawings, indian-ink on paper | 100 cm x 70 cm/each drawing
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RESSACA | HANGOVER + Be Part of Chaos (2016 – 2019)

Galeria Francisco Fino
Lisbon, 2020

Amanhã não há Arte

MAAT
Lisbon, 2019

Harbour of Antuérpia: cruzamentos históricos / Quatre mois dagelijks sur Antuérpia + Carla Filipe Bélgica

Traces, AIR Antwerpen
Belgium, 2014

Migração, Exclusão e Resistência_32ª Bienal de São Paulo “Incerteza Viva”

Museu de Serralves
Porto, 2017

Da Cauda à Cabeça

Museu Berardo
Lisbon, 2014

Deaf-Mute Archive

Tranzit display
Prague, 2011

O ontem morreu hoje, o hoje morre amanhã

Galeria Municipal do Porto
Porto, 2018

Migração, Exclusão e Resistência_32ª Bienal de São Paulo

SESC Pompeia
São Paulo, 2016

Mom, am I Barbarian

13ª Bienal de Instambul
Instambul, 2013

Primas da Bulgária 2011-2014

Frigoriferi Milanesi
Milan, 2012