Mónica de Miranda

Post-doctoral Researcher

E-mail: monicademiranda@gmail.com

Biographical note

Mónica is an artist and researcher. Mónica has a visual art degree from Camberwell College of arts (London, 1998); a Master’s degree in art and education at the Institute of Education (London, 2000) and a PhD in visual art from the University of Middlesex (London, 2014). She has received the support from the Foundation for Science and Technology. Mónica is one of the founders of the artistic project of residences  Triangle Network  in Portugal and the founder of the Project Hangar (Center of artistic research in Lisbon, 2014). Mónica de Miranda has participated in various residencies such as: “Artchipelago” (French Institute, Mauritius, 2014), “Verbal Eyes” (Tate Britain, London, 2009); “Muyehlekete” (Museu Nacional de Arte, Maputo, 2008), “Living Together” (British Council/ Iniva, Georgia/London, 2008). She exhibits regularly and internationally since 2004. Her solo exhibitions include: “Hotel Globo” (Museu Nacional de  Arte Contemporânea do Chiado, Lisbon, 2015) “Arquipélago” (Galeria Carlos Carvalho , Lisbon, 2014), “Erosion” (Appleton Square, Lisbon, 2013), “An Ocean Between Us” (Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon, 2012); “Novas Geografias” (198 Gallery, London / Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon / Imagem HF, Amsterdam, 2008). Her collective exhibitions include: “Telling Time” (Rencontres de Bamako  Biennale Africaine de la Photographie 10 éme edition, Bamako, 2015); “Ilha de São Jorge” (14th Biennial of Architecture of Veneza, 2014); “Line Trap” (Bienal de São Tomé e Principe, 2013); “An Ocean Between Us” (Paris Foto, Paris / Arco, Madrid,  2013);  “Do silêncio ao outro Hino” (Centro Cultural  Português, Mindelo, Praia, 2012 ); “Once upon a time” (Carpe Diem, Lisbon, 2012); “L’Art est un sport de combat” (Musée des Beaux Arts de Calais, France, 2011);  “This location” (Mojo Gallery, Dubai, 2010); “She Devil” (Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome, 2010);  “Mundos Locais” (Centro Cultural de Lagos / Allgarve, Lagos, 2008);  “Do you hear me ” (Estado do Mundo, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, 2008); “United Nations” (Singapura Fringe Festival, Singapura, 2007).

Selected publications

  • Mónica de Miranda: Hotel Globo, (Ed. Emília Tavares), Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea do Chiado, Lisbon, 2015, ISBN 978-972-776-446-2. More info.
  • Telling Time , Rencontres de Bamako  Biennale Africaine de la Photographie 10 éme edition ;  Antawan I. Byrd, Silva, B. Chatap, Y., Kehrer, Berlin, 2015, ISBN 978-3-86828-669-4. More info.
  • Ilha de São Jorge – Objects, buildings, Cities, Landscapes and Visions, Vaz Milheiro, A., Serventi S., Nascimento P., Beyong entropy, London, 2014, ISBN:978-989-20-1589-9. More info.
  • Underconstruction,  Miranda, M., Goodwin, P., Direcção Geral das Artes, Lisbon, 2009,
    ISBN:978-989-20-1514-9. More info.
  • Cartography: Artists + Maps, Harmon, K., Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 2008. ISBN 978-1-56898-762-0


Visual Culture, Migration, Globalization and Decolonization / CITCOM

Post-Archive: Politics of Memory, Place and Identity / CITCOM

Migrant archive. Art and archive: Lisbon and beyond