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BIO

Fernando Marante (Matosinhos, Portugal, 1973), lives and works in Lisbon and is a visual artist whose experimental work explores the representation attribute of photography. 

He concluded, in 2017, the Advanced Studies on Photography course at Ar.Co – Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual, where he won two scholarships, sponsored by Leonor and António Parreira and by the Fundação Victor e Graça Carmona e Costa.

He’s being showing his work in collective and individual exhibitions like Bienal de Fotografia de Vila Franca de Xira and Bienal de Cerveira. He was a finalist in the Carpe Diem Millennium BCP young artists award in 2018. His work is published by several magazines.

EDUCATION

 

2018-2019 Individual Project on Photography, Ar.Co – Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual

2015-2017 Advanced Studies on Photography, Ar.Co – Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual

2013-2015 Complete Studies on Photography, Ar.Co – Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2019  The Question concerning the thing, Módulo Gallery

2013  Naquele Outro dia – Pickpocket Gallery, Lisbon

 

COLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

2019 Speculum Cum Macula, Módulo Gallery, Lisbon

2019 Bienal de Fotografia de Vila Franca de Xira BF18, curated by Sandra Vieira Jürgens

2019 Bolseiros e Finalistas, Ar.Co – Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual School

2018 Photomaton, Instalation at Lisbon’s Subway (Cais do Sodré Station), colective project with the artists Bruno Parente (Lisbon) and RossellaNisio (Rotterdam)

2018 XX Bienal Internacional de Arte de Cerveira, curated by Cabral Pinto

2018 Arte Jovem Carpe Diem Award finalists Fundação Millennium BCP, Águas Livres 8 Gallery, Lisbon, curated by Lourenço Egreja

2018 Panorama, LeConsulat Gallery, Lisbon, curated by Adelaide Ginga

2018 9:3, produced by Ocupart, Lisboa, curated by Sofia Marçal

2017 Bolseiros e Finalistas, Ar.Co – Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual School

2016 Autumn Exhibition, Ar.Co – Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual School

2015 Finalists Exhibition, complete studies on photography, Ar.Co – Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual School

FAIRS AND FESTIVALS

2019 DRAWINGROOM (Módulo Gallery), Lisbon

2019 IMAGO LISBOA ("Other Spaces" program), Lisbon

2018 JUSTLX (Módulo Gallery), Lisbon

SELECTIONS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

 

2019 Laureate Paris Photo Carte Blanche Étudiants

2019 Finalist Descubrimientos PHotoespaña

2018 Scholarship Fundação Victor e Graça Carmona e Costa, Ar.Co

2018 Finalist artist da Bienal de Fotografia de Vila Franca de Xira – BF18

2018 Finalist artist Award Arte Jovem Carpe Diem Fundação Millennium BCP

2018 Finalist artist XX Bienal Internacional de Arte de Cerveira

2016 Scholarship Leonor e António Parreira, Ar.Co

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Catalog Imago lisboa photo festival

Catalog Bienal de Fotografia de Vila Franca de Xira – BF18, March 2019

Manifesto Magazine, number 2, December 2018

Catalog XX Bienal Internacional de Arte de Cerveira, August 2018

Catalog Arte Jovem Carpe Diem Fundação Millennium BCP, July de 2018

Catalog Exhibition Bolseiros e Finalistas 16+17, Ar.co, April de 2018

Propeller Magazine #1, “A Mancha”, November 2017

Artist book, self-edited: “ObjectoObjectoObjecto”, launched at STET bookshop, Lisboa, in March 2017

PRESS

Meet this year’s Carte Blanche Laureates, British Journal of Photography, Sept 9, 2019

https://www.bjp-online.com/2019/09/meet-this-years-carte-blanche-laureates/

Portuguese photographer Fernando Marante wins Paris Photo Award, Portugalinews, Sept 9, 2019

https://portugalinews.eu/portuguese-photographer-fernando-marante-wins-paris-photo-award/

As “imagens-hipótese” do português que a Paris Photo distinguiu, Público P3, Sep10, 2019

https://www.publico.pt/2019/09/10/p3/fotogaleria/imagenshipotese-portugues-paris-photo-premiou-396947?fbclid=IwAR0o6igPcQvf4qp_u40atUL-pBoubAi3xKrVjV8R-C9aV5bXrjCYXMLf7tE

Fotografia: português Fernando Marante vence prémio da Paris Photo, Público, Sept 9, 2019

https://www.publico.pt/2019/09/09/p3/noticia/fotografo-portugues-fernando-marante-vence-premio-paris-photo-1885977

Fotógrafo português Fernando Marante vence prémio da Paris Photo, Visão, Sept 9, 2019

http://visao.sapo.pt/lusa/2019-09-09-Fotografo-portugues-Fernando-Marante-vence-premio-da-Paris-Photo

Fotógrafo português Fernando Marante vence prémio da Paris Photo, Jornal de Notícias, Sept 9, 2019

https://www.jn.pt/artes/fotografo-portugues-fernando-marante-vence-premio-da-paris-photo-11281521.html

BF18 – BIENAL DE FOTOGRAFIA DE VILA FRANCA DE XIRA 2018. 10 FOTÓGRAFOS NO CELEIRO DA PATRIARCAL, Fascínio da Fotografia, Feb 18, 2019

https://fasciniodafotografia.wordpress.com/2019/02/18/bf18-bienal-de-fotografia-de-vila-franca-de-xira-2018-10-fotografos-no-celeiro-da-patriarcal/

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Gonçalves, Carlota, “ObjectoObjectoObjecto”, 

https://www.fernandomarante.com/copy-of-objecto-objecto-objecto

Colective, “Photomaton”, 

https://photomaton.info/Introducao

“Metro de Lisboa mostra os rostos que a História (quase) esqueceu”, Público P3, 

https://www.publico.pt/2018/09/17/p3/fotogaleria/rostos-que-a-historia-quase-esqueceu-no-metro-de-lisboa-389876