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Valter Ventura

Valter Ventura

area: Photography, Media Art

“Prospections”, 2011 series «Compendium of Nothing» Inkjet Print 87x80cm

“Prospections”, 2011 series «Compendium of Nothing» Inkjet Print 87x80cm

“Prospections”, 2011 series «Compendium of Nothing» Inkjet Print 87x80cm

“Precedent Maps”, 2013 series «Compendium of Nothing» Inkjet Print 87x100cm

“Trigger”, 2018 series «Compendium of Photographic Observations – Light and Blindness» Inkjet Print 112x76cm

“Flash! Bang!”, 2018 series «Compendium of Photographic Observations – Light and Blindness» Inkjet Print 140x110cm

“Snapshot”, 2017 series «Tangent Observatory» Inkjet Print variable dimensions

“Tangent Observatory”, 2017 series «Compendium of Photographic Observations» Inkjet Print variable dimensions National Museum of Contemporary Art – Lisbon

“Tangent Observatory”, 2018 series «Compendium of Photographic Observations» Inkjet Print variable dimensions KUBIKGALLERY – Oporto

“Tangent Observatory”, 2018 series «Compendium of Photographic Observations» Inkjet Print variable dimensions KUBIKGALLERY – Oporto

“Tangent Observatory”, details series «Compendium of Photographic Observations» Inkjet Print

“Tangent Observatory”, details series «Compendium of Photographic Observations» Inkjet Print

Key Facts

nationality

Portugal

area

Photography, Media Art

residence

Lisbon

recommending institution

EIKON

time period

January 2019 - January 2019

Valter Ventura (Lisbon, 1979) graduated in Art History from at Lisbon University. He finished in 2005 the Advanced Course in Photography at Ar.Co, with the Espírito Santo Bank scholarship.
Currently he teaches at the Photography Department of Instituto Politécnico de Tomar, also collaborating with Lisbon Fine Art School.
In 2008, participated in the 2nd Photography Course, Creativity and Artistic Creation Programme of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
Between 2012 and 2014 he was responsible for the photographic department at Carpe Diem - Art and Research.
Currently he's one of the resident artists at HANGAR - Art Research Center.
He co-founded HÉLICE - School of Photography, and PROPELLER magazine.
He's represented by KUBIKGALLERY (Oporto).

Exhibitions (selection):
Individual Exhibitions
2018_«Compêndio de Observações Fotográficas - Luz e Cegueira». Arquivo Fotográfico. Lisbon. Curator: Sofia Castro.
2017_«Observatório de Tangentes». Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea do Chiado. Lisbon. Curator: Celso
Martins.
2016_«Toda a Linha Recta é um Arco de um Círculo Infinito». Geological Museum. Lisbon. Curator: Sérgio Fazenda
Rodrigues.
2014_«Compêndio do Nada». KUBIKGALLERY. Oporto.

Group Exhibitions
2017_"Force, Streght, Power". Kubikgallery + Baginski. Lisbon.
2017_“Residentes em Trânsito”, Eugénio de Almeida Forum. Évora. Curators: Mariana Gaspar and Filipa Oliveira.

Project info

Continue to develop the work that compose the project „Compendium of Photographic Observations“. I am interested in continuing studio work and investigating the relations between photographic technology and photographic language.
 

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