Cláudia Cristóvaõ

Born 1973 in Luanda, Angola, lives and works in Amsterdam

2008     Visiting lecturer, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
2007-08     MFA, Central St Martins, London
2000-04     BA Fine Arts, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
1991-95     BA Communication/Film, Nova University, Lisbon and
Roskilde University, Denmark

List of works

2008     Le Voyage Imaginaire, two-channel video installation, projected on canvas
(Past, 5’, loop; Future, 5’, loop)
les ’ter skwar, video, 3’, loop
2007     The Chinese Garden, multiple-channel video installation, photographs
(Leap of Faith, 10’, loop; The Mountain, 30’’, loop; The Path, 1’, loop)
2005-06     Fata Morgana, seven-channel video installation:
(Fata Morgana, 7’, loop; Elgar R., 5’, loop; Hugo O., 5’, loop;
Cláudia S., 5’, loop; Fredy V., 5’, loop; Place, 3’, loop)
The File Project, multiple-channel video installation, photographs
(Skinflower, 3’45’’, loop, sound; Curtains, 12’30’’, loop, sound)
2005     Full Circle, video, 5’40’’, loop
2003-04     The Corner Series, four single-channel video installation
(Corner, 19’, loop; El Diablo en el Ojo, 3’, loop;
Between 20h and 08h, 1’, loop; Libertango, 4’, loop)
2003     Hallway, video, 2’, loop
Hold On, two-channel video installation, 1’, loop


2007-08     Gulbenkian Foundation Grant (MFA), London
2006     Revelation Prize, Dakar Biennial, Dakar

Exhibitions (selection)

2008     Farewell to Postcolonialism. Guangzhou Triennial, Huang Shan/China
2007     Heterotopias. Thessaloniki Biennial, Greece
2006     How to Live Together. São Paulo Biennial, Brazil
Dak’Art 06. Dakar Bienniel, Senegal

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