Inês Valle

Independent curator and art writer. Holds a BA in Visual Arts and a MA Curatorial Studies both by the Faculty of Fine Arts University of Lisbon, having developed her thesis about Contemporary Engaging Art in Australia, recently was accepted for the MA in Global Policies at Goldsmiths University in London.  Works as curatorial consultant at TAFETA, art institution specialized in Modern and Contemporary African art based in UK. Have been collaborating with several artists, curators and leading Art Institutions across the globe, as Centro Cultural de Belém or Canberra Contemporary Art Space, and has been organising art exhibitions that function as critical discursive platforms focusing on the relations of power between politics, society and the art practice. From her last curatorial projects it can be highlight “God Factor” at Tibães Monastery in Braga; “Art Stabs Power” at Plataforma Revólver (Lisbon) and at Bermondsey Project (London), as well as, the exhibition “Gently I press the trigger” with the Palestinian artist Khaled Jarrar exhibited both in Paris (France) and in Ramallah (Palestine), “Alheava - Transpondo sempre uma viagem“ with the Mozambican artist Manuel Santos Maia, at MIRA_A4 in Porto (Portugal). Currently is collaborating with the Indian photographer Pablo Bartholomew on the project “THE INDIAN ÉMIGRÉS” about the Goan Community in Portugal with the support of Oriente Foundation, in parallel with upcoming exhibitions: “THE AVATĀRA SUITE“ of the Nigerian artist Leo Asemota at TAFETA (London); “BEFORE BEFORE NOW NOW” about 100 years of Nigerian photography (Espaco MIRA, Portugal), or at the 2nd AFIRIPERFORMA BIENNIAL which she was invited to curate the photography programme titled ‘DIS NO BE ART ALONE’.



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