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João Maria Gusmão (Lisbon, 1979) + Pedro Paiva (Lisbon 1978)

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Avantesma Fantasma and a b&w ghost show | Galleria Zero, Milan, Italy
Avantesma Fantasma | BoCA - Biennial of Contemporary, Teatro Dona Maria II, Lisboa, Portugal
Animais que ao longe parecem moscas | Fábrica Oliva – São João da Madeira, Portugal

2016
The Sleeping Eskimo | Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
Capsule 05 / João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva: Peacock | Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

2015

Habla con la mano | Galería Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid
Papagaio | Kw Berlin, Berlin, Germany
The Missing Hippopotamus | Kkv Kolnischer Kunstverein, Germany
One month without filming | REDCAT, LA, USA (cat.)
Papagaio | Camden Arts Centre, London, UK

2014
Papagaio | HangarBicocca, Milan, Italy


2013

Onça Geométrica | Galleria Zero, Milan, Italy
O Problema de Molyneux | Galeria Fortes Vilaça | São Paulo, Brazil
Third man argument | Sies + Hoke Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany
Maçã e Darwin, Macaco De Newton I Galeria Fonseca Macedo I Ponta Delgada, Azores

2012

Voltair's Armpit | Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp, Belgium
Trilemma : Over a Ghostly Conception | Fri Art - Centre d'art de Fribourg / Kunsthalle Freiburg, Switzerland
Those animals that, at a distance, resemble flies | Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland
Since you have eaten the horse, you can travel to Rome by donkey: on dwarf philosophy | Kunsternernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
10.000 coisas, Galeria ZDB, Lisbon, Portugal

2011
There’s nothing more to tell because this is small, as is every fecundation | Museo Marino Marini, Florence, Italy
“... as in all circumstances of life, and especially those that, not being anything in themselves, will become everything in the results' | Fondazione Brodbeck, Catania, Italy
Alien Theory | Frac Île-de-France, Le Plateau, Paris, France
Tem gwef tem gwef dr rr rr | Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
“Desinit in Piscem”, More Precisely Ending in Fishtail | IMO Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark
A Brief History of Slowness and Vertigo | Galeria Graça Brandão, Lisbon, Portugal

2010

Hand Smaller Than Hand | Galerie Kamm, Berlin, Germany
The foot removes the sock which takes off the shoe which leaves the footprint... | Sies + Hoke Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany
Index, Stockholm, Sweden
On the Movement of the Fried Egg and Other Astronomical Bodies | Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England (cat.)
Analogy, the description of the world | Galleria Zero, Milan, Italy

2009

Experiments and Observations on Different kinds of Air. | Official Portuguese Representation of 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (cat.)
About the presence of things | Kunstverein Hannover, Hanover, Germany (cat.)
Magnetic Resonance On Abissologic Experiments | Mercer Union – Centre For Contemporary Visual Art, Toronto, Canada

2008

Meteorítica | Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil
Meteorítica | Galeria Graça Brandão, Lisbon, Portugal
Articulações | Allgarve, Minas de Salgema, Loulé, Portugal (cat.)
Hydraulics of Solids | Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (cat.)
Passengers 1.7 | CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA (cat.)
Horizonte de Acontecimientos | Matadero Madrid, Spain
Abissologia | Cordoaria Nacional / Galeria ZDB, Lisbon, Portugal

2007
Crevasse | Laboratório 987, Museu de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Spain

2006
Eflúvio Magnético (Síntese) | Teatro Municipal da Guarda, Portugal
Eflúvio Magnético (2ª. Parte) | Galeria ZDB, Lisbon, Portugal

2005
Intrusão: The Red Square | Museu do Chiado, Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal (cat.)

2004
Matéria Imparticulada | Galeria Graça Brandão, Porto, Portugal
Eflúvio Magnético: O Nome do Fenómeno | Galeria ZDB, Lisbon, Portugal

2003
O Ouro dos Idiotas | Projecto InTransit, Artes em Partes, Porto, Portugal

2002
Air Liquide | Galeria Ara, Lisbon, Portugal (cat.)


Selected Group Exhibitions



2017
Lua Cão | Galeria Zé dos Bois | Lisbon, Portugal
Them or us! | Galeria Municipal do Porto | Oporto, Portugal
More Than Just Words [On the Poetic] | Kunsthalle Wien | Vienna, Austria
The String Traveller | S.M.A.K. Citadelpark | Ghent, Belgium
Jardin Infini. De Giverny à l'Amazonie | Centre Pompidou-Metz | Paris, France


2016
Celluloid | EYE Filmmuseum | Amsterdam, Nederland
Animality | Marian Goodman Gallery | London, UK
Ficciones y territorios _ Arte para pensar la nueva razón del mundo | Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía | Madrid, Spain
From Slow to Stop | The Holden Gallery | Manchester School of Art | Manchester, UK
SeMA Biennale Madiacity | Seoul, South Korea
Lua Cão I Galeria W&T | Ponta Delgada, Azores
The Shadow Never Lies I 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
O Enigma - Arte Portuguesa na Coleção Berardo I Coleção Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal
C as in Curry S as in Seen I Mariondecanniere Art Space, Antwerp

2015
EPPUR SI MUOVE Art and technology, a shared sphere | Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg
CRU – Comida, Transformação e Arte | CCBB, Brasília, Brazil
Au Sud D’Aujourd’hui | Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian Paris, Paris, France
Twist the Real | Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon, Portugal
In Favour of a Total Eclipse | Volcano Extravaganza 2015, Fiorucci Art Trust, Stromboli, Italy
Imagine Reality | RAY 2015 Fotografieprojekte Frankfurt | MMK Frankfurt, Germany
Deseos y necesidades. Nuevas incorporaciones a la Colección MACBA | MACBA Barcelona, Spain
Überschönheit | Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Germany
Prologue to a fiction of a space that does not yet exist | ODD, Bucharest, Romania
AKAKOR | Galeria Baró, São Paulo, Brazil
DEVOUR! | Freien Museum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Fobolia. Opere dalla Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo | Torino, Italy
After Dark | Mamco, Geneva, Switzerland
Beautiful Monsters | Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA

2014
Kunisaki Art Festival | Kunisaki, Japan
Anthropocène Monument | Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
Alimentário _ Arte e patrimônio alimentar brasileiro | MAM, Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
The Disappearance of the fireflies | Collection Lambert, Avignon
On the Road | Santiago de Compostela, Spain (cat.)
Art Unlimited | Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Inelcom Collection | Madrid, Spain
Nouvelles de la Kula | Centre d'Art Contemporain de Saint-Fons, France
Propaganda fur die Wirklichkeit | Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

2013
Film as Sculpture I WIELS, Contemporary Art Centre I Brussels, Belgium
The Encyclopedic Palace I 55th Venice Biennale - International Art Exhibition I Venice, Italy
Future Generation Art Prize @ Venice I Ukrainian Collateral Event on the 55th Venice Biennale (La Biennale di Venezia) I Venice, Italy (cat.)
Rhythm in it I Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
Nouvelles Impressions de Raymond Roussel I Palais de Tokyo , Paris, France
It Is Only A State Of Mind.I NGBK_ Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany
1966-79 I IAC, Institut d'art contemporain, Villeurbanne, France
Zweiter Streich I Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch, Donaueschingen, Germany

2012
The Castle in the Air. Séance of Imagination | Centre of Culture ZAMEK, Poznan, Poland
S. F. [Art, science & fiction] | MAC's - Grand Hornu, Belgium
21 Artists Shortlisted for the Future Generation Art Prize 2012 | PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine
Tem calma o teu país está a desaparecer | Galeria ZDB, Lisbon, Portugal
In the Holocene | MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes | CCA Wattis Institute, USA
Ghosts in Machine | New Museum, NYC
Superpower: Africa in Science Fiction | Arnolfi Gallery, Bristol, UK
Collecting Collections and Concepts | Fábrica Asa, Guimarães, Portugal
Arte Portuguesa do Século XX 1960 – 2010 | MNAC – Museu do Chiado, Lisbon, Portugal
VI Bienal de Arte e Cultura de São Tomé e Príncipe | São Tomé, São Tomé e Principe
VI Bienal de Arte e Cultura de São Tomé e Príncipe | Museu da Cidade, Lisbon, Portugal

2011
Octopus 11: The Matter of Air | Gertrude contemporary art spaces, Melbourne, VIC
Kunst und Philosophie | n.b.k. Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
The Art of Narration changes with Time | Sprueth Magers, Berlin, Germany
Experimental Station | CA2M, Madrid, Spain (cat.)
Exposição permanente do Museu Colecção Berardo (1960-2010) | Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal
Staging the Archive | MACE - Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas, Elva, Portugal
THE LAST FIRST DECADE | Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão, Portugal (cat.)
VI Bienal de Arte e Cultura de São Tomé e Príncipe | São Tomé, São Tomé e Principe

2010
Responsive Subject | MUZee, Ostende, Belgium
10,000 Lives, the 8th Gwangju Biennale | Korea (cat.)
Leopards in the Temple | SculptureCenter, NY, USA
Magic Show | Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool (cat.)
Magic Show | Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle (cat.)
Magic Show | Chapter, Cardiff (cat.)
Magic Show | Pump House Gallery, London (cat.)
The Inhabitants | Vilma Gold Gallery, London, UK
FAX I Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California, USA
FAX I Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
FAX I Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, Canada
FAX I Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico
FAX I Dowd Gallery, State University of New York, College at Cortland, Cortland, New York, USA

2009
FAX I Contemporary Museum Baltimore, Maryland 
[2009], Plug In ICA, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (cat.)
FAX I The Drawing Center, New York, NY, USA
FAX I Plug In ICA, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Magic Show | The Hayward Gallery Touring | QUAD, Derby [Nov. 09 - Jan. 2010], UK (cat.)
Monument for Transformation | City Gallery Prague, Czech Republic (cat.)
Corpo, Densidade e Limites | Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas, Portugal
Options & Futures | Fundação PLMJ, Lisbon, Portugal

2008

Feitorias | Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Funchal, Portugal (cat.)
Manifesta 7 – European Biennial of Contemporary Art | Rovereto, Italy (cat.)
Rendez-vous Nowhere | Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Part of the Process 3 | Galleria Zero, Milan, Italy
Múltiplas Direcções, arte portuguesa de 1850 até à actualidade | Museu do Chiado – Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal
Parangolé: Fragmentos desde los 90 en Brasil, Portugal y España | Patio Herreriano – Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Español, Valladolid, Spain (cat.)
O Presente: Uma Dimensão Infinita | Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal (cat.)
L’art contemporain en Europe | Domaine Pommery, Reims, France (cat.)
Fables Du Doute / Tales Of Disbelief | La Galerie – Centre d’art contemporain, Noisy le Sec, Paris, France

2007
Portugal Agora – À propos des lieux d’origine | Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxemburg (cat.)
Colecção António Cachola: Algumas Paisagens | Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas, Portugal (cat.)
Tiempo Al Tiempo / Taking Time | Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain (cat.)
Passengers | CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
VI Bienal de Mercosul | Porto Alegre, Brazil (cat.)
Sobreposições | Museu do Chiado – Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal
IX Prémio União Latina | Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal (cat.)
Edit! Fotografia e filme na Colecção Ellipse | Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra, Portugal (cat.)
Intro | Espace photographique Contretype, Brussels, Belgium (cat.)
I Trienal de Luanda | Luanda, Angola

2006

XXVII Bienal de São Paulo | São Paulo, Brazil (cat.)
Laberinto de Museos | Instituto Cervantes, Beijing, China (cat.)
Open House | Ellipse Foundation, Centro Cultural de Cascais, Portugal (cat.)
Empirismos | Museu da Imagem e do Som, São Paulo / Espaço Cultural Contemporâneo, Brasília, Brazil (cat.)
25 Frames por Segundo: Vídeos da Colecção Fundação PLMJ | Cinema São Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal (cat.)
Retratos e Figuras na colecção do Museu do Chiado | Museu do Chiado – Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal
Constelações Afectivas II – Partes I e II | Galeria Graça Brandão, Lisbon, Portugal
Options & Futures #2 | Galeria Arte Contempo, Lisbon, Portugal

2005

Mar Atlântico – Portuguese Video Art | FVNM Screening Room 1307, Chicago, USA
Portuguese Screen Videoart – loop.05 | Barcelona, Spain / Museu do Chiado – Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal
Toxic, o discurso do excesso | Fundição de Oeiras, Portugal
Empirismos / LisboaPhoto | Palácio da Ajuda, Lisbon, Portugal (cat.)
Del Zero al 2005 – Perspectivas del Arte en Portugal | Fundación Marcelino Botín, Santander, Spain (cat.)


2004
Drafting Deceit (special screening) | Apexart, Nova York, USA
Prémio EDP Novos Artistas | Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon Portugal (cat.)
Rencontre internationale de lieux de culture indépendants | Bizart, Shanghai, China
Video Zone 2 | The Centre for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Re-Produtores de Sentido | SESC Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Quartel – Arte, Trabalho e Revolução | PêSSEGOpráSEMANA, Porto, Portugal
Cidade Iluminada | Galeria ZDB, Lisbon, Portugal

2003
How Human: Life in the Post-Genome Era | International Center of Photography, Nova York, USA
Veneer / Folheado | Catalyst Arts, Belfast, United Kingdom (cat.)
Os Meus Cromos da Arte Contemporânea | Bienal de Foz Côa, Moncorvo, Portugal

2002
DeParamnésia (parte 3) | Tercenas do Marquês / Galeria ZDB, Lisbon, Portugal
DeParamnésia (parte 2) | Tercenas do Marquês / Galeria ZDB, Lisbon, Portugal
DeParamnésia (parte 1) | Tercenas do Marquês / Galeria ZDB, Lisbon, Portugal

2001
InMemory | Galeria ZDB, Lisbon, Portugal (cat.) Art Unlimited, Art Basel _ Groupshow



Screenings (Selection)

2014
Fables of the Visible, Temporary Gallery, Koln, Germany
L'artiste en ethnographe et l'ethnographe en artiste, ENS de Lyon, France
Animales que de lejos parecen moscas, Parkourt, Lisbon, Portugal
Animales que de lejos parecen moscas, Xcèntric, CCCB, Barcelona

2013
Migrating Forms Program 5, Sequence 0, BAMcinematek, NY, USA

2012
Instructions on death avoidance and the eternal energy flow, Film presentation by Alexandre Estrela
Project Space, Basel, Switzerland

2010
Anthology Film Archives, New York, USA
Inhotim Cultural Center, Minas Gerais, Brazil


Editorial projects

2016
The Sleeping Hippopotamus and the Missing Eskimo. João Maria Gusmão e Pedro Paiva | Ed. Aargauer Kunsthaus + Kolnicher Kunstverein, 2016

2016
Unfinished Mandarin. Gonçalo Pena | Published by Mousse Publishing and International Society of Abissology

2015
Teoria Extraterrestre | Published by Mousse Publishing, a collaboration between Hangar Bicocca, Museu Marino Marinni, Frac Île-de-France, Le Plateau and MADRE Naples

2014
Monkey Trip. Gonçalo Pena | Published by Mousse Publishing and International Society of Abissology

2012
Abissology: for a transitory science of the indiscernible I Published by Zé dos Bois and International Society of Abissology

2010
On the Movement of the Fried Egg and Other Astronomical Bodies | Published by Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England.

2008
Abissology: Horizon of Events
 I Published by Ayuntamiento de Madrid. Matadero Madrid. PhotoEspaña. La Fábrica Editorial. Zé dos Bois.

2006
Eflúvio Magnético vol2 
 I Published by João Maria Gusmão e Pedro Paiva, Lisbon, Portugal. Texts by: João Maria Gusmão, Pedro Paiva and others

2005

Eflúvio Magnético vol1 
 I Published by João Maria Gusmão e Pedro Paiva, Lisbon, Portugal. Texts by: João Maria Gusmão, Pedro Paiva and others



Represented in the following International Museums (selection)


Tate Modern, London
Mudam, Luxemburg
Musac, Leon, Spain
GAM, Bergamo
Cam - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
CCB, Lisbon
Serralves Foundations, Porto
MNAC, Lisbon
Frac, Île-de-France
Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris


Work Exhibitions Curriculum
João Maria Gusmão + Pedro Paiva
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