Priscila Fernandes
b. 1981, Portugal
Lives and works in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

2008-2010 / MFA, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, NL
2003-2006 / BA Fine Art Painting, National College of Art & Design, Dublin, IE

Art Residencies
2016 / Instituto Buena Bista Institute, Willemstad, CW
2014 - 2015 / Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, IE
2013 - 2014 / Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, D
2013 / BAR Projects at Fabra i Coats, Barcelona, ES
2011 / IASPIS, Stockholm, SE
2011 / Prix de Rome, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, NL

Solo Exhibitions (selection)
2015 / Those bastard in caps come to have fun and relax by the seaside instead of continuing to work in the factory. TENT, Rotterdam, NL.
2014 / Ces salopards en casquettes venus se divertir et se reposer au bord de la mer au lieu de continuer à travailler à l'usine. PHAKT Centre Culturel Colombier, Rennes, FR.
2014 / Against the Enamel, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE.
2014 / ¿Y EL ARTE?, Espai13, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, SP. Curated by Juan Canela and Ane Agirre Loinaz.
2014 / Against the Enamel, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, IE. Curated by Rayne Booth.
2013 / Para um Mundo Melhor, Solar/Cave - Galeria de Arte Cinemática, Vila do Conde, PT.
2012 / Once Upon a Time No Longer, Apice for Artists, Amsterdam, NL.
2009 / In Search of the Self, Cavanacor Gallery, Donegal, IE.
2007 / Drosophila Melanogaster, Four Gallery, Dublin, IE. Curated by Lee Welch.

Group Exhibitions (selection)
2017 / Itinerância Incerteza Viva, Serralves Museum, Porto, PT (forthcoming)
2017 / Coleção António Cachola, Elvas, PT (forthcoming)
2017 / Terra, Solar, Vila do Conde, PT (forthcoming)
2017 / Free Play, Västerås Museum, SE. Curated by Katrin Ingelstedt (ongoing)
2017 / Dreaming of Cockaigne, Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam, NL
2017 / Lockers, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
2017 / IT'S VERY NEW SCHOOL, Rua Red Contemporary Art Centre, Tallagh, Dublin, IE. Curated by Jennie Guy
2017 / O Que Eu Sou, MAAT, Lisbon, PT. Curated by Inês Grosso and Luiza Teixeira de Freitas
2017 / The Child as Teacher, Kunsthall Stavanger, NO. Curated by Jaroslav Andel
2016 / 32nd São Paulo Bienal, São Paulo, BR. Curated by Jochen Voltz
2016 / Millennials, Museum Arnhem, NL. Curated by Mirjam Westen
2016 / Games people play, NEST, Den Haag, NL
2016 / Festival Chantiers d’Europe, Palais de Toyko, Paris, FR.
2016 / PIGS, Galeria Municipal Almeida Garret, Porto, PT. Curated by Blanca de la Torre.
2016 / Back to the sandbox: Art and Radical Pedagogy, Rekjavík Art Museum, IS. Curated by Jaroslav Anděl.
2016 / PIGS, Artium Basque Museum of Contemporary Art, Victoria, SP. Curated by Blanca de la Torre.
2015 / S'Wonderful, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, SP. Curated by Beatriz Escudero.
2015 / Priscila Fernandes, Jessica Stockholder and David Hanvald, Galerie Stadtpark, Krems, AUT.
2015 / Social Choreography – an Ecology of Collective Experience, Tenderpixel, London, UK.
Curated by Borbala Soos.
2014 / Playtime, Les Ateliers de Rennes, Bienniale d'art contemporain, Rennes, FR. Curated by Zoë Gray.
2014 / The Value of Nothing, TENT, Rotterdam, NL. Curated by Jesse van Oosten and Michel van Dartel.
2014 / This is the Time. And this is the Record of the Time, SMBA, Amsterdam.
Curated by Nat Muller and Angela Harutyunyan.
2014 / Playgrounds. Group exhibition. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, SP.
2014 / 12 Contemporâneos - Estados Presentes. Serralves Museum, Porto, PT.
Curated by Suzanne Cotter and Bruno Marchand.
2013 / An Opal World, Group exhibition with Rossella Biscotti, Priscila Fernandes, Jan Peter Hammer, and Alberto De Michele; Kunstraum, London, UK.
2013 / Do you know because I tell you so or do you know, do you know?, Viafarini DOCVA, Milan, IT. Curated by Valerio Del Baglivo.
2013 / Uma Questão de Género, 1º Avenida, Porto, PT. Curated by Raquel Guerra.
2013 / In-Discipline, Bonnefanten Roermond, Eci Cultuurfabriek, NL.
2013 / Jugada a 3 bandas, Gallery Liebre, Madrid, SP. Curated by Marti Manen.
2012 / The Return of the Object, Invaliden1, Berlin, DE. Curated by Stefanie Hessler.
2012 / Learning for Life, Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, NO. Curated by Tone Hansen and Ane Hjort Guttu.
2012 / Metamorphosis, PS2, Belfast, IE. Curated by Rowan Sexton.
2012 / After the Future, EVA Biennial International, IE. Curated by Annie Fletcher.
2012 / Abstract Possible: Stockholm Synergies, Tensta Konsthall, SE. Curated by Maria Lind.
2011 / Screening Room: Dublin, Kölnischer Kunstverin, DE. Curated by Regina Barunke.
2011 / Prémio EDP Novos Artistas, Museu da Electricidade, Lisbon, PT. Curated by João Pinharanda, Nuno Crespo and Delfim Sardo.
2011 / Prix de Rome, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, NL.
2010 / Post Dordt, Centre for Contemporary Art Dordrecht, NL. Curated by Maaike van de Wiel.
2010 / Bosch Young Talent Show, AKV St. Joost ,'s-Hertogenbosch, NL. Invited by Bik van der Pol, curated by Monique Verhulst.
2010 / If you say something, see something. TENT. Rotterdam, NL. Curated by Mai Abu Eldahab.
2009 / It hits my hair, Wolfart, Rotterdam, NL.
2008 / Luso-Phonia, Hangar, Barcelona, ES. Curated by Catarina Simão.
2007 / The Other Side of Real, Cavanacor Gallery, Donegal, IE.
2007 / Open Systems, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin, IE.
2006 / Launch/Making Do, The Lab, Dublin, IE. Curated by Paul O’Neill.
2006 / it is a kind of magic, Ashford Gallery, Dublin, IE. Curated by Mark St. John Ellis.
2006 / Wildbeaming, Sign Gallery, Groningen, NL.

Publications & Magazines
2015 / Learning - Volume 45, quarterly publication of architecture, art and design, NL.
2015 / On Boycott, Censorship and Educational Practices, De Appel Arts Center, NL.Publication coordinated by Renata Cervetto.
2014 / ¿Y El Arte? – The Book of Aesthetic Education of the Modern School.
2011 / Lenticular Scorpions find Cheese on Mars, Espacio Abisal, ES. Project coordinated by Juan Canela.
2010 / Virtual Fictional, Printed Project No. 13, IE. Project coordinated by Kevin Atherton
2010 / If You Say Something, See Something, Piet Zwart Institute, NL Project coordinated by Mai Abu Eldahab.

Public Lectures & Other Activities
2014 - present / Tutor at Fine Art Department Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL.
2015 / The Book of Aesthetic Education of the Modern School, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, IE.
2015 / Conversas #38, Rotterdam, NL.
2014 / The Book of Aesthetic Education of the Modern School, Trafó Gallery, Budapest, HU.
2014 / Conversas com Artistas, at Fine-Art University of Lisbon, PT.
2013 / Lecture and workshop – The Forgotten Book - at the Master program Education in Art, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, NL.
2013 / The Forgotten Book, Lecture at Fundació Francisco Ferrer i Guàrdia, Barcelona, SP.
2012 / Guest-Teacher at Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL.
2011 / Priscila Fernandes with Anke Bangma, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, NL.
2009 / Priscila Fernandes, Kunstakademiet, Tromso, NO.
2009 / On Representation, Open Office for Words, ADA, Rotterdam, NL.
2008 / Scientific Aesthetics, Institute of Art Design & Technology, Dun Laoghaire, IE.
2007 / Priscila Fernandes, National College of Art & Design, Dublin, IE .
2007 / Showcase - Blurring Boundaries, The Lab, Dublin, IE.

2014 / Mondriaan Fonds, Grant International Presentations, NL.
2013 / Ontwikkeling- en Onderzoekssubsidie, Centrum Beeldende Kunst (CBK), Rotterdam, NL.
2012 / Apoio à internacionalização - Artes Visuais - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, PT.
2012 / Mondriaan Fonds, Startstipendium, NL.
2012 / Ontwikkeling- en Onderzoekssubsidie, Centrum Beeldende Kunst (CBK), Rotterdam, NL.
2011 / Winner of EDP Novos Artistas, PT.
2011 / Basisprijzen Prix de Rome, NL.
2011 / Fonds BKVB Buitenland ateliers (Iaspis), NL.
2010 / Fonds BKVB Startstipendium, NL.
2009 / Huygens Scholarship Programme, NL.
2006 / Henry Higgins Travelling Scholarship, IE.

Selected Reviews
2016 / Millennials, by Loes van Beuningen, Metropolis M - nº5 2016
2014 / Against The Enamel: An Interview with Priscila Fernandes, by Rosa Abbott, Totally Dublin, 14th February 2014, Dublin, IE.
2014 / Portugal 2014: mise au point, Vanessa Rato, Ípsilon, Público, 14th February 2014, PT
2012 / Exit Limerick 2012, Limerick Reader, IE.
2012 / Aidan Dunne, EVA’s brawn feels familiar in Limerick, Irish Times, IE.
2011 / Pedro Faro, Figurações Científicas, Público, PT.
2011 / Chris Bors, Critics' Picks: Prix de Rome 2011,
2011 / Machteld Leij, Prix de Rome 2011, Kunstbeeld, NL.
2011 / Henny de Lange, Weining elan dit keer bij Prix de Rome, Trouw, NL.
2011 / Koen Kleijn, Prix de Rome, de Groene Amsterdammer, NL.
2011 / Rutger Pontzen, Prix de Rome, Volkskrant, NL.
2011 / Raymond Boogaard, Prix de Rome Schetst Idyllische Wereld, NRC Handelsblad, NL.
2010 / Mike Sperlinger. Letter on a Brief, If you say something, see Something, PZI, Rotterdam, NL.
2008 / Niall de Buitléar, Inspired by human curiosity: an interview with Priscila Fernandes. Circa Contemporary Art in Ireland, IE.
2007 / Tim Stott, Launch/Making Do. Circa Contemporary Art in Ireland, IE.
2006 / Abracadabra, Village Magazine, IE.
2006 / Aidan Dunne, A Challenge to the Conventional, The Irish Times, IE..
2006 / Aidan Dunne, Art Students Pile - The metaphors high, The Irish Times, IE.