Nuno Cera


Photographer and video artist. His work confronts spatial questions, architecture and urban situations through poetic and documentary forms. He studied at Maumaus – Escola de Artes Visuais, from 1995 to 1997. Was a Grant recipient from the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (João Hogan Grant) for an artistic residency at the Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin.
In 2002, he published the book Cimêncio with the architect Diogo Seixas Lopes, a survey of urban landscapes. He was nominated for the BES Photo Award in 2004. Artistic residency at ISCP – International Studios and Curatorial Program, New York, USA, 2006. Between 2007 and 2010, created the project Futureland, an artistic research on 9 metropolises (with the support of DGARTES – Ministério da Cultura de Portugal).

In 2012, he was selected by the 20th edition of the Fundación Botin Grant, Santander, with the project A Sinfonia do Desconhecido. Artistic residency at the International Artist Residency Récollets, Paris, 2013. He shot the photographs for the Álvaro Siza, Eduardo Souto de Moura, João Luís Carrilho da Graça and Aires Mateus architectural guides (2017-2019). Invited Artist officially representing Portugal at the Bienal de Arquitetura de Veneza Public without rhetoric, in 2018. In 2019, he participated in the XIII Bienal de Arte de Havana – El futuro ya ha comenzado.

He is represented in several public and private collections.

Recent Individual Exhibitions: Hora Certa; Galeria Miguel Nabinho, Lisbon, 2019; The Blur City; Fundação Oriente – Casa Garden, Macau, 2019; Estranha Leveza; CCB, Lisbon, 2019; Poesia Mineral; Galeria Millennium, Lisbon, 2018; Façades, Porta 14, Lisbon, 2017; A Pressão da Luz, Galeria Millennium, 2017, Lisbon; Vestiges du Réel, Instituto Camões, Luxembourg, 2016; Tour d´Horizon | Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, Grand Palais, Paris, 2016; Symphony of the Unknown, Kunstraum Botschaft, Berlin, 2016; L’Année Dernière, Galeria Miguel Nabinho, Lisbon, 2016.

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