Fernando Marante is a visual artist whose experimental work explores the effects of time in the creation of the photographic image. Most of his works are generated with devices custom build, often using electrical engines to add movement to common objects. He’s represented by Sous les Étoiles Gallery︎︎︎ (New York) Galerie Bigaignon︎︎︎ (Paris) and Módulo︎︎︎ (Lisbon).

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Biography



EDUCATION

2018    Ar.Co – Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual, Individual Project on Photography

2017    Ar.Co – Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual, Advanced Studies on Photography

2015    Ar.Co – Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual, Complete Studies on Photography    



SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021    Módulo Gallery (Lisbon) The Divergent Image Pt. I Landscapes and Constellations

2019    Módulo Gallery (Lisbon) The Question concerning the thing,

2013    Pickpocket Gallery (Lisbon) Naquele Outro Dia



COLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

2022    (upcoming) Perspective Radical, Galerie Bigaignon, Paris

2021    Official Selection, Boutographies - Rencontres Photographiques de Montpellier - Pavillon Populaire

2020    É pelo olhar que muda o homem e o mundo, Módulo Gallery (Lisbon)

2020    Bolseiros e Finalistas, Pavilhão Branco, Museum of the city of Lisbon, Ar.Co – Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual School

2019    The question concerning the Thing, Gare du Nord, Paris Photo (Paris)

2019    Speculum Cum Macula, Módulo Gallery (Lisbon)

2019    Official Selection, Bienal de Fotografia de Vila Franca de Xira BF18 (Vila Franca de Xira), curated by Sandra Vieira Jürgens

2019    Bolseiros e Finalistas, Ar.Co – Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual School

2018    Photomaton, Instalation, colective project with the artists Bruno Parente (Lisbon) and Rossella Nisio (Rotterdam), Cais do Sodré Subway Station (Lisbon)

2018    Official Selection, XX Bienal Internacional de Arte de Cerveira (Vila Nova de Cerveira), curated by Cabral Pinto

2018    Arte Jovem Carpe Diem Award finalists Fundação Millennium BCP, Águas Livres 8 Gallery (Lisbon),curated by Lourenço Egreja

2018    Panorama, LeConsulat Gallery (Lisbon), curated by Adelaide Ginga

2018    9:3, produced by Ocupart (Lisbon) curated by Sofia Marçal

2017    Bolseiros e Finalistas, Ar.Co – Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual School (Lisbon)

2016    Autumn Exhibition, Ar.Co – Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual School (Lisbon)



REPRESENTATION

2021    Sous les Étoiles Gallery, New York

2021    Galerie Bigaignon , Paris

2019    Módulo - Centro Difusor de Arte, Lisbon



FAIRS AND FESTIVALS

2022    (upcoming) AIPAD NY,  Sous Les Étoiles Gallery (NY)

2022    (upcoming) Expo Chicago,  Sous Les Étoiles Gallery (NY)

2021    Art Miami,  Sous Les Étoiles Gallery (NY)

2020    Boutographies - Rencontres Photographiques de Montpellier - Official Selection

2019    Art Toronto (Toronto), Carpe Diem Art & Research

2019    Paris Photo, Carte Blanche Étudiants winner

2019    Photoespaña, selection to Descubrimientos section

2019    Drawing Room Lisboa (Lisbon), Módulo Gallery

2019    IMAGO LISBOA ("Other Spaces" program), Lisbon

2018    JUSTLX (Módulo Gallery), Lisbon



SELECTIONS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2021    Boutographies – Rencontres Photographiques de Montpellier – Sélection Officielle

2020    Athens Photo Festival - shortlist

2020    Prix Mentor #Arles - shortlisted Artist

2019    Paris Photo Carte Blanche Étudiants, winner

2019    PHotoespaña Descubrimientos, finalist

2018    Scholarship Fundação Victor e Graça Carmona e Costa, Ar.Co

2018    Bienal de Fotografia de Vila Franca de Xira – BF18, official selection

2018    Arte Jovem Carpe Diem Fundação Millennium BCP prize, finalist

2018    XX Bienal Internacional de Arte de Cerveira, official selection

2016    Scholarship Leonor e António Parreira, Ar.Co



TALKS AND INTERVIEWS

2021    Festival Lesma - Associação Tira Olhos, Padaria do Povo, Lisbon

2021    Mentor prize finalist #Montpellier https://vimeo.com/544560374

2020    Mentor prize finalist #Arles https://vimeo.com/432803647

2019    Paris Photo winner https://vimeo.com/372178447



PUBLICATIONS (paper)

2019    Catalog Paris Photo

2019    Magazine de L’air

2019    Catalog Imago lisboa photo festival

2019    Catalog Bienal de Fotografia de Vila Franca de Xira – BF18

2018    Manifesto Magazine, number 2

2018    Catalog XX Bienal Internacional de Arte de Cerveira

2018    Catalog Arte Jovem Carpe Diem Fundação Millennium BCP  

2018    Catalog Exhibition Bolseiros e Finalistas 16+17, Ar.co

2017    Propeller Magazine #1, “A Mancha”, November

2017    Artist book, self-edited: “ObjectoObjectoObjecto”, launched at STET bookshop, Lisbon



PRESS (Online - Selection)

2021    In the In-Between - Journal of New and New media Photography
https://www.inthein-between.com/fernando-marante-the-divergent-image/

2021    Phasesmag
https://www.phasesmag.com/fernando-marante/the-divergent-image/

2019    British Journal of Photography
https://www.bjp-online.com/2019/09/meet-this-years-carte-blanche-laureates/

2019    Público P3 As “imagens-hipótese” do português que a Paris Photo distinguiu, https://tinyurl.com/yapv3te2

2019    Público Fotografia: português Fernando Marante vence prémio da Paris Photo https://tinyurl.com/mmj5d6cu

2019    Público P3 “Metro de Lisboa mostra os rostos que a História (quase) esqueceu” https://tinyurl.com/4vfb6ptm

2019    Jornal de Notícias Fotógrafo português Fernando Marante vence prémio da Paris Photo https://tinyurl.com/mt6vtv9h

2019    Fascínio da Fotografia BF18 – Bienal de Fotografia de Vila Franca de Xira 2018. 10 Fotógrafos no Celeiro da Patriarcal https://tinyurl.com/5y93ynhy



BIBLIOGRAPHY

Colective, “Photomaton”,
https://photomaton.info/Introducao

“Metro de Lisboa mostra os rostos que a História (quase) esqueceu”, Público P3, https://www.publico.pt/2018/09/17/p3/fotogaleria/rostos-que-a-historia-quase-esqueceu-no-metro-de-lisboa-389876



OTHER PROJECTS

Photomaton (Public instalation, collective project with Bruno Parente (Lisbon) and Rossella Nisio (Rotterdam), Metropolitano de Lisboa, 2019 https://photomaton.info/Introducao

Member of the Carte Blanche Collective https://www.carteblanchecollective.org






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