CV

Joao Batista
Formal education

 

2012 - PhD in Information and Communication in Digital Platforms, University of Aveiro, Portugal

1993 - Master's in Information Science and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

1987 - Degree (5 years) in Geographical Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Other education (Arts)

2019 - It's All Connected, taught by Magda Henriques, Oliva Art Center, São João da Madeira, Portugal

2015 - Introduction to Contemporary Art, taught by Bernardo Pinto de Almeida, Serralves Foundation, Porto, Portugal

2015 - Drawing as a Performative Exercise, taught by Daniel Tércio, 14th International Meeting of Art and Technology (#14.ART), University of Aveiro, Portugal

2013 - Musical Styles, Music History course, taught by Daniel Moreira (composer), Casa da Música, Porto, Portugal

2012 - Modern and Contemporary Art – National and International Context, taught by Sílvia Costa (artist and photographer), UNAVE, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Professional activity

Professor at the University of Aveiro (1987-)

Solo and duo exhibitions

2022 - Promenade (after Mussorgsky). Solo Ehibition at SCAR-ID, Porto, Portugal

[painting, video] [files: Press release and Synopsis, Video] [Teste]

2021-2022 - Reborn (Renascer). Duo exhibition with Sara Morais at Casa da Mutualidade - Galeria de Arte, Coimbra, Portugal

[painting] [files: Exhibition poster and Synopsis, Radio interview]

2020 - Singularities (Singularidades). Solo exhibition at the Coimbra Municipal Museum - Almedina Gallery, Coimbra, Portugal

[painting] [files: Exhibition poster, Synopsis]

2020 - Diversity (Diversidade). Duo exhibition with Sara Morais at QuadraSoltas, Porto, Portugal

[painting] [files: Exhibition poster, Synopsis]

2019 - Exhibition* (Exposição*). Solo Ehibition at SCAR-ID, Porto, Portugal

[painting] [files: Invitation and Synopsis]

2019 - Answer without Question (Respostas sem Questão). Solo exhibition at the Art and Recreation Circle (CAR - Círculo de Arte e Recreio), Guimarães noc noc, Guimarães, Portugal

[painting] [files: Synopsis, Catalogue section]

2019 - Cross Vision (Entre Olhares). Duo exhibition with Sara Morais at the Municipal Museum of Oliveira de Frades, Portugal

[painting] [files: Exhibition posterSynopsisCataloguePress]

2018 - From Order to Chaos (Da Ordem para o Caos). Solo exhibition at the University of Aveiro Library, Aveiro, Portugal

[painting] [files: Exhibition posterFlyer and Synopsis, Press]

2018 - Abstract Emotions (Emoções Abstratas). Solo exhibition at the Center for Arts and Shows (CAE - Centro de Artes e Espetáculos), Guimarães noc noc, Guimarães, Portugal

[painting] [files: Synopsis]

2017 - The Sense of Place, after Luther Adams, Solo exhibition at the Department of Communication and Art, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

[photography] [files: Exhibition poster, Invitation, Synopsis]

2016 - After Bauman’s Liquid Times. Solo exhibition at the José Rosinhas Art Gallery Wall, Fábrica Social – Foundation of Sculptor José Rodrigues, Porto, Portugal Curated by José Rosinhas

[painting in photography] [files: Exhibition poster, Invitation, Synopsis]

2016 - Ideas. Solo exhibition at the Hélène de Beauvoir Hall, University of Aveiro Library, Aveiro, Portugal

[photography, painting in photography, artist's books] [files: Exhibition poster, Flyer and Synopsis, Press]

2015 - Scratch the Surface. Solo exhibition at the Center for the Affairs of Art and Architecture (CAAA – Centro para os Assuntos da Arte e Arquitetura), Guimarães noc noc, Guimarães, Portugal

[photography] [files: Flyer and Synopsis]

2015 - Limits. Solo exhibition at the Júlio Dinis Museum, Ovar, Portugal

[photograpy] [files: Exhibition posterCatalogue]

2014 - La Grande Ligne. Solo exhibition at the Aveiro Museu (Santa Joana), Aveiro, Portugal

[photograpy] [files: Flyer and Synopsis, Exhibition poster, Invitation]

2014 - The Corner. Solo exhibition at the Abade Pedrosa Municipal Museum, Santo Tirso, Portugal

[photography] [files: Exhibition poster, Catalogue, InvitationPress]

2013 - Lost. Solo exhibition at the Domingos Cravo Library, ISCA, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

[photograpy] [files: Flyer and Synopsis, Invitation, Press]

2009 - Interaction with Art (Interação com a Arte). Solo exhibition at the Oliveira de Frades Municipal Museum, Portugal

[photograpy] [files: Flyer and Synopsis, Catalogue]

Group exhibitions

2022 - Prova D'Arte. Group exhibition at MIR - Maison Internationale de Rennes, Rennes, France

[painting] [files: Exhibition poster]

2022 - Arte Solta #12. Group exhibition at QuadraSoltas, Porto, Portugal

[painting] [files: Exhibition poster]

2022 - Arte Solta #11 - remake. Group exhibition at Biblioteca Municipal de Torre de Moncorvo, Portugal

[painting] [files: Catalogue]

2021 - Arte Solta #11. Group exhibition at QuadraSoltas, Porto, Portugal

[painting] [files: Catalogue, Invitation]

2021 - XXXV Exposição Coletiva dos Sócios da Árvore. Group exhibition at Manuel António da Mota Foundation, Porto, Portugal

[painting] [files: Catalogue section]

2021 - Expoética de Braga. Group exhibition at D. Diogo de Sousa Museum, Braga, Portugal

[painting] [files: Exhibition poster]

2021 - Arte Solta #10 - remake. Group exhibition at Casa da Cultura de Macedo de Cavaleiros, Portugal

[painting] [files: Catalogue]

2021 - Arte Solta #10. Group exhibition at QuadraSoltas, Porto, Portugal

[painting] [files: Catalogue, Exhibition posterInvitation]

2021 - Arte Solta #9 - remake. Group exhibition at Vila Nova de Foz Côa, Porto, Portugal

[painting] [files: Catalogue]

 

2020 - Group exhibition of the artists from AAPB. Group exhibition at Galeria AveiroArte, Aveiro, Portugal, organized by the Bairrada Visual Artists Association (AAPB, Associação dos Artistas Plásticos da Bairrada)

[painting] [files: Invitation]

2020 - Group exhibition of the AAPB artists. Group exhibition at the Centro Anadia Maior, Anadia, Portugal, organized by the Bairrada Visual Artists Association (AAPB, Associação dos Artistas Plásticos da Bairrada)

[painting] [files: Invitation, Press]

2020 - Arte Solta #9. Group exhibition at QuadraSoltas, Porto, Portugal

[painting] [files: CatalogueInvitation]

2020 - Arte Solta #8. Group exhibition at QuadraSoltas, Porto, Portugal

[painting] [files: Exhibition posterInvitation]

2019 - AAPB's 25th Anniversary Exhibition. Group exhibition at the Anadia Municipal Library, Anadia, Portugal, organized by the Bairrada Visual Artists Association (AAPB, Associação dos Artistas Plásticos da Bairrada)

[oainting] [files: List of participants]

2018 - Thinking and Risk (Pensamento e Risco). International Artists' Books Exhibition, Curated by Agostinho Santos, Gondomar Municipal Auditorium, Gondomar, Portugal

[artist book] [files: Catalogue sectionExhibition poster]

2018 - Librorum Prohibitorum. Group exhibition of Artists' Books, Curated by José Rosinhas, Barata Bookstore, Lisboa, Portugal

[artist book] [files: Exhibition poster]

2017 - Espaços Alternativos IV. Group exhibition of Artists' Books, Curated by José Rosinhas, Fábrica de Braço de Prata, Lisboa, Portugal

[artist book] [[files: Exhibition poster]

2016 - Fragmentos. Group exhibition of Artists' Books, Curated by Cristina Alves, Paper Museum, Paços de Brandão, Portugal

[artist book] [[files: Exhibition poster]

2016 - Aos Papéis!. Group exhibition of Artists' Books, Curated by Cristina Alves, Árvore School Atelier, Porto, Portugal

[artist book] [files: Exhibition poster]

2016 - Artists and Poets Looking for a Home for the Baby Jesus - part II (Artistas e Poetas à Procura duma Casa para o Menino Jesus - part II). Group exhibition, Curated by José Rodrigues and José Rosinhas, Espaço entre Artes Gallery, Ovar, Portugal

[photography]

2016 - Zinefest. Group exhibition of Artists' Books, Curateded by José Rosinhas and Cristina Alves, Cedofeita Shopping Center, Porto, Portugal

[artist book]

2016 - Zinefest. Collective exhibition of author's editions, Curated by Sara Rocio and Cristina Alves, Cedofeita Shopping Center, Porto, Portugal

[photography]

2015 - 1st Gaia Art Biennial. Group exhibition of Artists' Books, Curated by José Rosinhas, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

[artist book] [files: Catalogue section]

2015 - 12th Black & White International Audiovisual Festival, Group exhibition of the artists selected for the competition. School of Arts, Catholic University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

[photography] [files: Catalogue section]

2015 - Artists and Poets Looking for a Home for the Baby Jesus - part I (Artistas e Poetas à Procura duma Casa para o Menino Jesus - part I). Group exhibition, Curated by José Rodrigues and José Rosinhas, Fábrica Social – Foundation of Sculptor José Rodrigues, Porto, Portugal

[photography]

2014 - 11th Black & White International Audiovisual Festival, Group exhibition of the artists selected for the competitionSchool of Arts, Catholic University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

[photography] [files: Catalogue section]

2013 - Art Jazzed Up. Group exhibition, Curated by Alan Carlyon, at The Shaw Gallery, Trinity School, Croydon, London, UK

[photography] [files: Brochure]

2013 - Open Doors (Portas Abertas). Group exhibition, Curated by Claudia Giannetti, at the Eugénio de Almeida Foundation, Évora, Portugal

[photography]

2012 - 9th Black & White International Audiovisual Festival, Group exhibition of the artists selected for the competitionSchool of Arts, Catholic University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

[photography] [files: Catalogue section]

2012 - Gente II. Group exhibition, Round the Corner, Inatel e Lusophonic Art, Lisboa, Portugal

[photograhy]

2011 - 8th Black & White International Audiovisual Festival, Group exhibition of the artists selected for the competitionSchool of Arts, Catholic University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

[photography] [files: Catalogue section]

2011 - Gente I. Group exhibition, Round the Corner, Canning House e Lusophonic Art, London, UK

[photograhy]

2009 - FAUP Prize for Architectural Photography. Group exhibition of the artists selected for the final phase of the competition, School of Architecture (FAUP), University of Porto, Portugal

[photograhy] [files: Press]

Essays from other authors

Costa, Sílvia Pinto (2014) Minimalismo abstracto ou realismo de Richter: complexidade do olhar (Abstract minimalism or Richter's realism: complexity of the gaze). in The Corner - exhibition catalog, Santo Tirso City Hall (ISBN 978-972-8180-45-4) [files: Essay, Catalogue]

Publications

Batista, Joao (2021) in 50 Anos, 50 Histórias, UA Editora, pp. 9-10 (ISBN: 978-972-789-709-4)

[painting] [files: Book section]

Batista, Joao (2021) in Catálogo da 35ª Exposição colectiva dos sócios da Árvore, Árvore - Cooperativa de Actividades Artísticas, p. 42

[painting] [files: Catalogue section]

Batista, Joao (2021) in Catálogo da exposição Arte Solta #11, QuadraSoltas

[painting] [files: Catalogue]

Batista, Joao (2021) in Catálogo de Artistas - Arte Solta, QuadraSoltas

[painting] [files: Catalogue section]

Batista, Joao (2021) in Catálogo da exposição Arte Solta #10, QuadraSoltas

[painting] [files: Catalogue]

Batista, Joao (2020) La Grande Ligne (The Big Line). in Pretend nº6 (September 2020), pp.162-163

[essay, painting] [files: Essay[https://issuu.com/pretendmag/docs/pretend6]

Batista, Joao (2020) in Catálogo da exposição Arte Solta #9, QuadraSoltas

[painting] [files: Catalogue]

Batista, Joao (2020) Resposta sem pergunta, eis a questão (Answer without question, that is the question). in Pretend nº5 (May 2020), pp.156-157

[essay, painting] [files: Essay[https://issuu.com/pretendmag/docs/pretend_n_5_-_final_v_issue_medium]

Batista, Joao (2020) A arte abstrata está de volta (Abstract art is back). in Pretend nº4 (March 2020), pp.142-143

[essay, painting] [files: Essay[https://issuu.com/pretendmag/docs/pretend_4_issuu]

Batista, Joao (2020) in 10 Anos QuadraSoltas - Catálogo, QuadraSoltas

[painting] [files: Catalogue]

Batista, Joao, and Morais, Sara (2019) Cross Vision | Entre Olhares - Catalog of the same name exhibition

[painting] [files: Catalogue]

Batista, Joao (2019) Autonomia artística, ou o dilema entre a criatividade e a conformidade (Artistic autonomy, or the dilemma between creativity and conformity). in Pretend nº3 (December 2019), pp.150-151

[essay, painting] [files: Essay[https://issuu.com/pretendmag/docs/revista_pretend_final_issuu]

Batista, Joao (2019) in 25 Anos da Associação dos Artistas Plásticos da Bairrada, pp. 92-93

[painting] [files: Catalogue section]

Batista, Joao (2019) Arte contemporânea: espaço de liberdade? (Contemporary art: space of freedom?). in Pretend nº2 (November 2019), pp.124-125

[essay, painting] [files: Essay[https://issuu.com/pretendmag/docs/pretend_2_issuu]

Batista, Joao (2019) in Catálogo do evento Guimarães noc noc, Ó da Casa! Associação Cultural

[painting] [files: Catalogue section]

Batista, Joao (2019) Interaction with Art | Interação com a Arte. Exhibition catalogue (2009)

[photography] [files: Catalogue]

Batista, Joao (2019) From Order to Chaos (abstract), in Proceedings of the #18.ART - 18th International Meeting of Art and Technology: On the Admirable Order of Things, Media Lab / BR , pp. 1444-1445 (ISSN 2238-0272)

[abstract] [files: Abstract]

Batista, Joao (2018) in Catálogo da exposição Pensamento e Risco - Exposição Internacional de Livros de Artista, Município de Gondomar, p. 81

[artist book] [files: Catalogue section]

Batista, Joao (2017) Lost, in Proceedings of the #16.ART - 16th International Meeting of Art and Technology: Artis Intelligentia: Imagining the Real, i2ADS – Instituto de Investigação em Arte, Design e Sociedade, pp. 1124-1126 (ISBN 978-989-99839-5-3)

[essay] [files: PaperProceedings]

Batista, Joao (2017) in Revista da Universidade de Aveiro nº 28, (december 2017), p. 55

[photography] [files: Magazine]

Batista, Joao (2015) in Catálogo do 12º Festival Audiovisual Black & White, p. 41 (ISBN: 978-989-95577-4-1)

[photography] [files: Catalogue section]

Batista, Joao (2015) in Catálogo da 1ª Bienal de Arte de Gaia, Artistas de Gaia Cooperativa Cultural, p. 466 (depósito legal 395437/15)

[artist book] [files: Catalogue section]

Batista, Joao (2014) Limits - Catálogo, Câmara Municipal de Ovar

[photography] [files: Catalogue]

Batista, Joao (2014) The Corner - Catálogo, Ed. Álvaro Moreira, Câmara Municipal de Santo Tirso (ISBN 978-972-8180-45-4)

[photography] [files: Exhibition catalogue]

Batista, Joao (2014) in Catálogo do 11º Festival Audiovisual Black & White, p. 44 (ISBN: 978-989-95577-4-1)

[photography] [files: Catalogue section]

Batista, Joao (2013) in MOFO – Magazine Outsider, nº 5

[photography] [files: Magazine section]

Batista, Joao (2012) in Catálogo do 9º Festival Audiovisual Black & White, p. 54 (ISBN: 978-989-95577-4-1)

[photography] [files: Catalogue section]

Batista, Joao (2011) in Catálogo do 8º Festival Audiovisual Black & White, p. 55 (ISBN: 978-989-95577-4-1)

[photography] [files: Catalogue section]

Batista, Joao (2011) in Portugal.p&b, Edições Vieira da Silva, pp. 41-42 (ISBN: 978-989-97286-9-1)

[photography] [files: Book section]

Batista, Joao (2010) in Olhar a Urbe, Editora Chiado, pp. 88-89 (ISBN: 978-989-8389-30-5)

[photography] [files: Book section]

Batista, Joao (1994) in Reponses Photo nº 27 (Juin 1994), p. 30

[photography] [files: Magazine section]

Associações

Árvore - Cooperativa de Atividades Artísticas