Rui Calçada Bastos

  •  Untitled (Palm Springs).
  • Untitled .  C-Print Premium Luster Photo Paper, 110 x 150 cm  Edition of 3 plus 1 A.P.
  • If your`re going through hell, keep going
  • If you`re going through hell, keep going
  • If you`re going through hell, keep going
  • Par Terre #6
  • Par Terre #7
  • Par Terre #8
  • Par Terre #9
  • Par Terre #19
  • Par Terre #16
  • Par Terre 2012
  • Diptych. Untitled. Shanghai Series
  • Diptych. Untitled. Shanghai Series
  • All that Glitters
  • Events. Life in a Bush of Ghosts
  • Ambitious
  • I.N.S.T.I.T.U.T.I.O.N.S

Born 1971 in Lisbon

Lives and works in Berlin

 


Solo Exhibitions [selection]

2013

As far I can see, Travessa da Ermida, Lisbon

A window in Berlin, Bernauer strasse 49, Berlin
The American Sunset, Vera Cortês Agency, Lisbon
2012 Par Terre, Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels
If you´re going through hell, keep going, Galería José Robles, Madrid

2011

The solo project, http://www.the-solo-project.com/, Basel, Switzerland

If you`re going through hell, keep going, invaliden1 Galerie, Berlin
New City, MartinMertens Galerie, Munich, Germany

Self-portrait while thinking, Galeria Fernando Santos Porto, Portugal

2010

Programa 6. Curated by Paulo Reis, Carpe Diem Art & Research, Lisbon

Dissonance. Galerie Sans Titre, Brussels

New City. Curated by José Drummond (cat), AFA Gallery, Macao, South China

2009

Lumen. Light interventions in Rio de Janeiro, Curated by Paulo Reis, Arcos da Lapa, Brazil

Cabin Fever. Appleton Square, Lisbon

2008 Life in a bush of ghosts, Invaliden1 Galerie, Berlin

2007

Self portrait while thinking, Curated by Isabel Carlos, Project Room (cat), Arte Lisboa, Portugal

Contemporary Art Fair, Vera Cortês Art Agency, Lisbon

Loop. A place for video Art Lovers, Vera Cortês Art Agency (cat), Loop Video Art Festival, Barcelona, Spain

Scarface, Garia Adhoc, Vigo, Spain

2006

Avalon, Vera Cortês Art Agency, Lisbon

Walkabout, invaliden1 Galerie, Berlin

Pequeños Problemas, Curated by Seve Penelas, Sala Minerva, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid

City Scapes, Curated by Miguel von Haffe Perez, Galeria Pedro Oliveira Project Room, ARCO Art Fair, Madrid

2005

Ten years looking forward to see you, Curated by Sergio Mah. R. da Atalaia, Lisboa Photo Vera Cortês Art Agency

AC#4, Curated by Miguel Amado and Filipa Oliveira, Galeria Arte Contempo, Lisbon

2004

Loneliness comes from one, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Oporto, Portugal

Studio Contents, Sala Poste- Ite, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Oporto, Portugal

Project Room, Curated byMiguel Amado (cat), C.A.V Centro de Artes Visuais de Coimbra, Portugal

2003

Identidades, Continuação #4, Curated by João Pinharanda (cat), S.N.B.A. Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes, Lisbon

Its not romantic to be romantic, (cat.) Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

 

 

Group Exhibitions [selection]

2013 Love Triangle, Goethe Institut/Instituto Cervantes, Stockholm
7th edition of Remake in Portugal, curated by Jaõa Pinharanda, Foundation EDP gallery Porto. Portugal
Caution! Things may appear different then they are, curated by Susanne Prinz AEG Halle, 20 Fürther Strasse 284, Nürnberg, Germany
Footnotes, curated by Maria McConaghy Center for curatorial studies. Berlin
Picturing Places Around The World, REMIX, National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA), Kaliningrad

Dysraphic City,  Curated by Center for curatorial Studies, Patricia Rosas, Projektraum Kunstraum Bethanien, Berlin

Visões Desterro, curated by Jorge Espinho, Caixa Cultural, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Territórios de Transiçao#11, A Experiência Do Silêncio, Works from the Collection, BES Finança, Lisbon
Sob o signo de Amadeu, Um século de Arte, Centro de Arte Moderna, CAM, Lisbon
As tramas do tempo na arte comtemporânea: Estética ou poética, Curated by Daniela Bousso, Instituto Figuereido Ferraz, Riberâo Preto, Brazil
Banco espirito, Santo currated by Luis Serpa, Espaça BES Arte & Financa, Lisbon
Super 8, Curated by Reynolds Reynolds, MAM, Museo de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012 RISO, Curated by João Pinharanda, Museu da Electricidade -Sala de exposicões, Lisbon

 

You and Eye, Cartografías existenciales e itinerarios urbanos, Curated by Ada Azor, Centro Cultural Plaza, El vedado, Havana

Centro Cultural Plaza, El vedado, Havana

Unfinished Journeys, Curated by Andrea Kroksnes and Sabrina van der Ley, Nasional museet for kunst, arkitektur of design, Oslo

Miradas cinematográficas, Curated by Mónica Maneiro, Centro Torrente Ballester de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain

2011

Passante no mundo - Paulo Reis e Cª, Curated by Fátima Lambert, Quase Galeria, Lisbon

VAFA 2011, Temporary Exhibitions Gallery, Casa Garden, Fundación Oriente, Macao, South China

Overseas, Curated by Vlado Velkow, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg, Germany

Super 8, Curated by Reynold Reynolds, Christoper Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles, United States

Nullportrait, Curated by Anne Gauder, Zink Galerie, Berlin

Travesia, Curated by Salvador Carretero, Museo de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo de Santander y Cantabria, Spain

Festival SOS 4.8, Curated by David Barro, Murcia, Spain

Alive she Cries, Curated by Reynold Reynolds, Zink Galerie, Berlin

The Solo Project, Martin Mertens Galerie, Basel, Switzerland

Macao Photography - CCD Photo Spring, No53 Yard, Beijing

Hall of Fame, Jugada a 3 bandas, Curated by Virginia Torrente, Galeria José Robles, Madrid

2010

Display - Objects, Buildings and Space, Curated by Guta Moura Guedes, Palácio de Quintela, Lisbon

Leerstellen, Curated by Sabrina van der Ley, Galeria Carlos Carvalho, Lisbon

Impressiones y comentarios, Fotografia contemporánea portuguesa, Curated by João Fernandes (cat), Fundacion FOTO Colectania, Barcelona, Spain

Filme e Vídeo na Colecção do CAM, Curated by Leonor Nazaré (cat), Centro de Arte Moderna José de Azeredo Perdigão, Lisbon

Tirésias - Video de Artistas Made in Portugal, Curated by Dinis Guarda (cat), Centro Cultural de España, Montevideo

2009

Contemporary Hungarian Photography, 2009 Extended View, Curated by Peter Lowas (cat), Pécs, Hungary

Do séc. XVII ao séc. XXI: além tempo, dentro do Museu, Curated by Fátima Lambert (cat), Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis, Oporto, Portugal

ZEIGEN, Eine Audiotour durch Berlin, Curated by Karin Sander (cat), Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin

Desdibujados, Curated by Jesus Alcaide, Fundacion Rafel Boti, Sala Puerta Nueva, Córdoba, Spain

Por entre a Ficção e a Realidade, Curated by Maria do Mar Fazenda, BES Arte & Finança, Lisbon

A Beleza do Erro / The Beauty of the Mistake, Curated by Christina Bravo, Felipa Almeida

Joana Astolfi (cat.), LX Factory, Lisbon

Art TLV 09, Tel Avive Biennial, Curated by Edna Mishenson (cat.), Telavive, Israel

Comunidad Ficticia, Curated by Paz Guevara, Matucana 100, Santiago de Chile

P.A.L (Linea de Accion Permanente), Curated by Miguel A. Fuentes Torres (cat.), Ciudadela (El Horno) Pamplona, Spain

Berlin change plus vite que mon ceur, Images mouvants pour une vision actuelle, Curated by Paz Guevara, Saint Sau veur Station, Lille, France

Building Berlin, Curated by Germaine Koh (cat), Kitchner-Waterloo Art Gallery, Canada

Lá Fora, Curated by João Pinharanda (cat), Museu da Electricidade, Central Tejo, Lisbon

2008

BES Arte, Colecção Banco Espírito Santo, O presente: Uma dimensão infinita, Curated by Maria de Corral and Lorena Martinez de Corral (cat), CCB, Belém Cultural Center, Lisbon

Horizontes, 3ª Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporaneo de Sevilla: BIACS3. C.A.S, Centro de las Artes de Sevilla, Spain

Checkpoint Berlin, Curated by Kathrin Becker and Karinne Vonna, Villa du parc, Centre dárt Contemporain, Annemasse, France

Lá Fora, Curated by João Pinharanda, Museu da Presidência da Républica, Viana do Castelo, Portugal

Works from the collection, Curated by Jorge Molder (cat), Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

Barcelona Video Festival, Curated by Javier Duero (cat), Centro de Imagem La Virreina, Barcelona, Spain

Parangolé, Fragmentos desde los noventa en España, Portugal, y Brasil, Curated by Paulo Reis and David Barro (cat), Museu Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain

Itinerários, 2006/2007 (cat), Fundacion Marcelino Botin, Santander, Spain

2007

Art Summer University, Tate Modern, London

Wir haben keine Probleme, Curated by Morten Kvamme and Solveig Ovstebo, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway

Où? Scènes du Sud, Curated by Francoise Cohen (cat), Carré d`art - Museé d`Art Contemporain de Nimes, France

Instantes da Memória, Curated by António Veiga Pinto (cat), Museu da Electricidade, Lisbon

Cinquenta Anos de Arte Portuguesa, Curated by Raquel H. da Silva, Ana Ruivo (cat), Fundação C. Gulbekian, Lisbon

O Banquete, Curated by Paulo Reis (cat), Vera Cortês Art Agency, Lisbon

Transfert, Curated by Leonor Nazaré, Esc, Sec, Filipa de Lencastre, Lisbon

25 Frames por Segundo - Videos da Colecção da Fundação PLMJ, Curated by Miguel Amado (cat), S.Jorge Cinema, Lisbon

2006

Rio, Curated by Vladov, ArtNews Project, Berlin

Jeune Creation Europeenne, Curated by Fatima Lambert (cat), Montrouge, Klalpeda, Salzburg, Genova, L´Hospitalet, Amarante, Portugal

Can not have it both ways, invaliden1 Gallery, Berlin

A Partir da Colecção, Curated by Jorge Molder (cat), Centro de Arte Moderna, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

Urban Appearances, Curated by Lilian Engelman and Susanne Prinz, Rosa Luxembourg Platz, Berlin

Invisible Cities, Curated by Sabrina van der Ley and Markus Richter (cat), Zamosc, Poland

Invisible Cities, Curated by Sabrina van der Ley and Markus Richter (cat), Potsdam, Germany

Le Voyage, Curated by Caroline Borgeouis / Pedro Cabrita Reis (cat), Le Plateau, Paris

XX. 26 anos, Encontros de Fotografia, Curated by Delfim Sardo, (cat). C.A.V, Centro de Artes visuais de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

Unwandlung, Curated by Erika Babatz, Globauer Str.16, Berlin

The Peninsula, Curated by Heman Chong, Singapore History Museum, Singapore

Videoappart, Curated by Indira Cruz, Paris

2005

Memo, Acb Galeria, Curated by Janos Szoboszai, Budapest

FAST, (Cat), Daejon Museum of Art, Republic of Korea

New Age, Curated by James Chu (cat), Macao Museum of Art, Macao, South China

Common Space, Curated by Adina Popescu and invaliden1, invaliden1 Gallery, Berlin

Densidade Relativa, Curated by Leonor Nazaré (cat), Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

GP031031405, Curated by Miguel Amado, Pedro Oliveira Gallery, Oporto, Portugal

Six Ring Tones, invaliden1 Gallery, Berlin

União Latina (Cat.), Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal, CGAC Collection - Recent Acquisitions, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Spain

Extensão do Olhar, Uma Antologia Visual da Fotografia Contemporânea (Cat), Obras da colecção da Fundação P.L.M.J. C.A.V, Centro de Artes Visuais de Coimbra, Portugal

Algunas figuras, Arte Contemporanea en Portugal, Curated by João Pinharanda (cat), Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico DF

2004

Diego Santomé, ARTIUM, Centro - Museu Vasco de Arte Contemporanea, Spain

Markus Krieger and Rui Calçada Bastos, NBK, Kunst Bank Galerie, Berlin

2003

Fragmentos de um Universo, Curated by Joao Pinharanda (cat), Centro cultural Emérico Nunes, Sines, Portugal

Outras Alternativas, Curated by David Barro (cat), Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Vigo, Spain

 


Screenings

2012

Utopia / FUSO 2012, Curated by José Drummond, Jardim do MNAC - Museu do Chiado, Lisbon

Entre comissários e curadores - os artistas e os libros, Curated by Fátima Lambert, Laboratório de Curadoria / Fábrica ASA - Guimrães 2012, Capital Europeia da Culura, Guimarães, Portugal

Laboratório de Curadoria / Fábrica ASA - Guimarâes 2012, Capital Europeia da Cultura, Guimarâes, Portugal

2011

Filme e Video da Colecção do CAM, Curated by Leonro Nazaré, MIMO - Museu da Imagem em Movimento, Leira, Portugal

Summer Film Series, Curated by Doris Berger, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, United States

Ikono TV, Artist of the month, Curated by Ikono TV

Geography of Home, Curated by Luisa Santos- P28 Contentores, Lisbon

2010

Viva Festival, Curated by Macu Moran, Centre Pompidou, Paris

Viva Festival, HARA Museum, Tokyo

Viva Festival, MUVIM, Museu Valencià de la Ilustració de la Modernitat, Valencia, Spain

2009

The City as a Stage & My Favourite Past Time, Curated by Kathrin Becker and David Thorp, ARTPROJX - Artists Film Club, London

Warum real wenn´s irreal auch geht? Curated by Christian Niccoli, Friendrichs in der Temporary Berliner Kunsthalle, Berlin

Festival Fuso, Curated by Jean-Francois Chougnet, BES Arte&Finança, Lisbon

Viva Festival, Organized by Ana de Alvear, Teatro del Círculo de Bellas Artes de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

2008

Viva Festival, Organized by Ana de Alvear, MOCA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China

Viva Festival, Organized by Ana de Alvear, Tokyo Hara Museum, Tokyo

Vision:A, Curated by Javier Duero (cat), Instituto Cervantes, Tokyo

My favourite Pastime, Curated by Kathrin Becker, Royal Academy of London

E-Flux Video Rental, Organized by Anton Vidokle and Julieta Aranda, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

Vision:A, Curated by Javier Duero, Instituto Cervantes, Stockholm

2007

Grandes Sinais, From Rita Calçada Bastos, Comuna Theatre, Lisbon

Vision:A, Curated by Javier Duero (cat), Art Beijing, China

Vision:A, Curated by Javier Duero (cat), InVideo Festival, Milano, Italy

Vision:A, Curated by Javier Duero (cat), Foto Arte Brasil, Brasilia

Spaces, Territories, Curated by Kathrin Becker, Museum of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia

Hybrid Praxen: Mixing, Sampling, Blending, Curated by Doris Berger, NBK, Berlin

Berlin Calling, Curated by Kathrin Becker, Krasnoyarsk Museum Center, Siberia, Rusia

VIDEO PROGRAM, Curated by Steinar Sekkingstad, Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway

All That I Am, Curated by Kathrin Becker, International Video Art from the Collection of the NBK Video-Forum, Berlin, [KSA:K] Centre for Contemporary Art (Centrul pentru  Arta Contemporana), Chisinau, Republica Moldova

Portugal in Motion Film and Video Screenings, Curated by Miguel Amado, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington

Art Summer University, Curated by Manuel Saiz, Tate Modern, London

Evidence of the Drowning of the One Left with Thoughts of Dissolution and Gloom, Vera Cortês Art Agency, Lisbon

Art Summer University, Tate Modern, London

2006 Video Workshop, Macau, Museum of Art, Macau, South China

2005

Berlin Video Artists, Curated by Kathrin Becker, Tamayo Museum, México DF

Del Zero al 2005, Curated by David Barro (cat), Fundacion Marcelino Botin, Spain

2004

Depicting Love, Curated by Montse Badia, Eiszeitkino, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

Depicting Love, Curated by Montse Badia, Centro de Arte Rainha Sofia, Madrid

Depicting Love, Curated by Montse Badia, Centro Párraga, Murcia, Spain

Slip Role, Artists in Character, Curated by Laura Bruce, Castlefield Galllery, Manchester, United Kingdom

UK. Bergstuebl PROJEKTE, Bergstuebel Gallery, Berlin, The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

UK. Folly, Lancaster, United Kingdom

Transnatura-Video Arte, Jardim Botânico de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

Screening, Vera Cortês Art Agency, Lisbon

International Workshops

 

 

Grants, Residencies & Awards

2011 Two months Residency stipend at Villa Aurora, Los Angeles, United States
2008 Fundação Oriente Grant, Lisbon
2006 Fundacion Marcelino Botin Grant, Santander, Spain
2005 Nominated for the "Uniao Latina" Prize, Lisbon
2004 Arbeitsstipendium der Senatsverweltung fur Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur, Berlin
2003 Resident Artist, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2002 Resident Artist, Cité International des Arts, Paris

 

 

Collections

Museu de Arte Contemporânea dos Açores, Portugal
        Museo de Arte Contemporàneo de Santander y Cantabria, Santander, Spain
Susanne & Werner Peyer, Switzerland
Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, (IVAM), Valencia, Spain
Plancius Collection, Amsterdam
Fundacion COFF, Centro Ordonez Falcon Fotografia, San Sebastian, Spain
Fundação PLMJ, Lisbon
Banco B.E.S. Banco Espirito Santo, Lisbon, Poland, New York, United States
CGAC- Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Spain
NBK- Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon