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Adriana João
1998, Portugal
Based in Lisbon, Portugal
adrianarjoao@gmail.com


Graduated in Multimedia Art: Performance and Installation and post-graduated in Sound Art in Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, Portugal, is presently writing her theorical-pratic thesis in the context of the Masters in Multimedia Art: Moving Image, at the same college.

Her transmedia work - sound, moving image, performance, sculpture, photography, installation - is intuitive, procedural, normally exploring her body and the space that the body inhabits, the individual and the collective. Dissecting the controlled chaos and evoking concepts like limit, repetition, pattern, interference, distortion, unpredictability, plasticity and perception.

Co-founder of TEIA.


Education

2019-2022 (ongoing) MA in Multimedia Art: Moving Image, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, PT

2019-2020 Post-Graduation in Sound Art, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, PT

2016-2019 BA in Multimedia Art: Performance/Installation, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, PT

2005-2013 Suzuki Method and 5th grade Articulated Teaching with Visual Arts studies - Musical Theory, Orchestra and Individual Violin Classes -, Conservatório de Portimão Joly Braga Santos, Portimão, PT


Group Exhibitions

2022 An Elemental Thing, Útero, Lisboa, PT

2022 UM CÍRCULO E UM QUADRADO SÃO IGUAIS DE LADO, Galeria Novo Século, Lisboa, PT

2021 ESPASMOS REMANESCENTES, Cossoul, Lisboa, PT

2021 Normativas do gesto – a paisagem artificial - Curadoria GAAT, Casa do Capitão, Lisboa, PT

2021 Casa da Dona Laura Itinerante, Casa do Capitão, Lisboa, PT

2021 From/Since Time Immemorial, EGEU, Lisboa, PT

2020 Sound Studies: The Final Report, Zaratan – Arte Contemporânea, Lisboa, PT

2020 Descarga #1, Nada Temple, Lisboa, PT

2019 RÉSVÉS – Castro Marim/Odeleite, Casa do Sal, Castro Marim, PT

2019 GAB-A – Galerias Abertas das Belas-Artes, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, Lisboa, PT


Solo Exhibitions

2019 Follow my back, Espaços Novos of Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, PT

2019 I want to see but there is something in (front of) my eyes / Follow me back, Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, PT

2017 Drenagem, EMARP – Empresa Municipal de Águas e Resíduos de Portimão, Portimão, PT

2017 Drenagem, Chocolate Lounge, Portimão, PT

2016 Drenagem, Galeria XXI, Portimão, PT


Group Concerts

2021 Robalo Music - Sofia Sá / Adriana João, PENHA SCO, Lisboa, PT

2021 Adriana João + Vicente Mateus, Atelier Alegria, Porto, PT

2021 OUT.FEST 2021 (II) - Adriana João + Pedro Tavares, Auditório da Biblioteca Municipal do Barreiro, Barreiro, PT

2021 Rasa (Adriana João + Inês Malheiro), Casa da Imagem, Vila nova de Gaia, PT

2021 O/B - Clothilde + funcionário c/ Adriana João, Clube B.Leza, Lisboa, PT


Solo Concerts

2021 Concertos ARCA, curadoria Matéria Prima, Feira do Livro do Porto at Jardins do Palácio de Cristal + Rádio Estação do Museu da Cidade do Porto, Porto, PT

2021 En Esta Tarde Gris: Opus Pistorum + George Silver / Adriana João, Cosmos Campolide, Lisboa, PT


Group Performances

2022 Sounds for Molten Metal - with Polido through berru's piece, live sound performance, invited by ArtWorks, at Hub Creativo do Beato / Confeitaria - Sonár Lisboa, Lisboa, PT

2020 Organismus Kathársis II, directed by Francisca Marques and Inês Malheiro, Museu de Lisboa – Palácio Pimenta, Lisboa Soa, Lisboa, PT

2019 Rahvusvaheline etendus: Hapsolution, live sound performance for piece directed by Isabel Medeiros and Yvette Saunders, Haapsalu kultuurikeskus, Haapsalu, EST

2019 APEX, directed by Gabriel Siams, João Reis and Maria Miguel Café, main auditorium of Culturgest - Fundação CGD, Lisboa, PT


Art Residences

2022 Residência Artística com Vânia Doutel Vaz, Espaço do Tempo, Montemor-o-Novo, PT

2021 Alcazar, EGEU, Lisboa, PT

2021 From/Since Time Immemorial - Adriana João, Gabriel Siams, Filipa Alves, EGEU, Lisboa, PT

2021 EW #2 - Adriana João, Electronic Warfare, Lisboa, PT

2020 Residência Artística para Músicos, Carpintarias de São Lázaro, Lisboa, PT

2019 Concertos na Paisagem, Associação Luzlinar, Feital, PT

2019 Theater in a Suitcase, residency grant, organized by NGO Path Finders, Haapsalu, EST

2019 RésVés, residency grant, organized by Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, Castro Marim, Lisboa, PT

2019 Zona Temporária – residência multidisciplinar do ensino artístico, residency grant, Culturgest, Lisboa, PT

2018 The Sasha Project – digital media devices, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon with École estienne Paris, Lisboa, PT


Albums

2021 6 Ensaios, album with Pedro Tavares, produced by CD recordable, PT

2021 crispy light, solo album, PT


Books

2018 Untitled, self-published photography book, Lisboa, PT


Selected Publications, Projections, Album Covers and Soundtracks

2022 Jornal S/ Título Nº3, printed newspaper, PT

2022 TEIA zine nº 1, riso printed zine by TEIA radio, PT

2021 SEMIBREVE 2021 - Label focus: turva, projected image with AALTAR visuals for Alagoa concert, at gnration, Braga, PT

2021 Fura Olhos, album cover for Fura Olhos, produced by Revolve, PT

2021 The Jar, projected image for live music piece presentation by Alagoa, at Smup Parede, Parede, PT

2021 Very Very Funny, processed violins for André Costa and Mariana Machado short film, produced by Dona Edite Filmes, PT

2020 TEIA 12, radio program at EIRA #2 – plataforma rádio para residências artísticas, OSSO Colectivo, PT

2020 dose 05, printed and digital magazine, Porto, PT

2020 TEIA 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, radio program at PACKT FM, Coletivo Colinas, PT

2020 Alterações Empáticas, digital platform at Buraco Negro, Associação Luzlinar, PT

2020 Sal, digital platform at Buraco Negro, Associação Luzlinar, PT


Prizes and Grants

2022 Museu Zer0, Faro, PT


Curation and Production

2022 UM CÍRCULO E UM QUADRADO SÃO IGUAIS DE LADO, Galeria Novo Século, Lisboa, PT

2022 TEIA no Cosmos, Cosmos Campolide, Lisboa, PT

2021 ESPASMOS REMANESCENTES, Cossoul, Lisboa, PT

2021 From/Since Time Immemorial, EGEU, Lisboa, PT

2020 TEIA emissions, radio program at PACKT FM, Coletivo Colinas, and at EIRA#2, OSSO Colectivo, PT


Talks

2021 OUT.FEST 2021 (II) - Adriana João + Pedro Tavares, interview at Auditório da Biblioteca Municipal do Barreiro, Barreiro, PT

2021 Concertos ARCA, talk with Carlos Milhazes and three artists - Adriana João, Inês Malheiro (ÚZ), Lea Taragona (Dibuk) -, at Feira do Livro do Porto, PT

2019 Concertos na Paisagem, presentation of the work developed in residency at Associação Luzlinar, Feital, PT

2017 Barlavento - Semanário Regional do Algarve, interview with José Garrancho, Portimão, PT


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