Barbara C. Branco


Born in Porto, 1989.
Lives and works between Porto and Brussels
Her studio is in WTC, Brussels.

2016 - Present - Vrij Grafiek (Printmaking) at Academie Beeldende d'Anderlecht (night school), Brussels
2017 - Summerschool 019 - Military & Minotaurs, an exercise in disappearing, Ghent.
2013 - 2016 - MPAC Mestrado em Práticas Artísticas Contemporâneas (Master in Contemporary Artistic Practices) in the FBAUP Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto (Fine Art Faculty of Porto University).
2013 - 2014 - Post-Graduate Course in Cinema, at the University of Beira Interior (UBI), in Covilhã.
2009 - 2010 - Exchange (ERASMUS) to Sheffield Hallam School of Arts, United Kingdom, where she participated and co-Organized exhibitions
2007 - 2011 - Degree in Fine Arts, at the Fine Art Faculty of Porto University (FBAUP), in 2011.

Professional Experience
2017 - Present - Freelance Portuguese and English Teacher
2017 - Registrar and Production Assistant at Galerie Nathalia Obadia, Brussels
2016 - Artist Assistant - Hans Op De Beeck, Hans Op De Beeck Studio, Brussels
2015 - Artist Assistant - Marina Pinsky, CLEARING Gallery, Brussels
2014 - 2015 - Assistant Registrar, Production Assistant of Exhibition and Transport (Internship under the ERASMUS exchange programme), WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels
2014 - Guide, Receptionist and Book Sale at Fondation Serralves - Museum of Contemporary Art and Gallery Fondation EDP, Porto
2013 - 2014 - Co-coordenated SOMBRA Cineclub in Fine Art Faculty of Porto University.
2013 - Contributed to magasine DOC.UBI.
2012 - 2015 - Workshop Conductor - Photography and Installation Art - Summercourse in Balleteatro, Porto.
2012 - Invigilator for Quarta Parede - Performing Arts Festival, Covilhã, Portugal
2011 - Translator for I2ADS ,Fine Art Faculty of Porto University.
2011- 2012 - Part of the Collective PARKING (Araruta), an artist's group who exhibited in various locations in Portugal.
2010 - Invigilator at BLOC Projects (UK)

Artist in Residence in Résidence Saint Josse, Communa ASBL, 2016
Shortlisted for Artist Residency Art Triangle France, Marseille, 2015
Artist Residency in Casa Oficina António Carneiro, Porto, 2013;
Artist Residency in 1ªAvenida, Edifício AXA, Porto, 2013.

2016 - Prize Artes e Talentos, Palácio das Artes, Porto
2016 - Second Prize winner with "Casa Cosmos" in collaboration with Clément Thiry, for NAI Contest @ Ferme Maximilien, Brussels

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Solo Exhibitions
2016 - Visado, solo exhibition, Rua do Sol 172, Porto.
2014 - Pro Economia Paralela, solo exhibition, Casa Amarela, Amarante

Selected Group Shows
Archives du Futur, group show/book launch, Centrale of Contemporary Art, Brussels
Prix de la Gravure et de l'Image Imprimée, group show of selected artists, Centre de la Gravure et de l'Image Imprimée, La Louvière
Observez bien ce que fait le maçon, group show, EP7, Paris
A Love Supreme Festival, group show, El Pumarejo, Barcelona
Résonances Festival, Art and Performance Festival La Vallée, Bruxelles
Lancement Filtredition 0, POK librarie, Brussels
Jardin Maritime 3, Swallowing Helmets Artspace, Brussels
Art on Paper, Mansveld Art Center, Pepingen
La conscience du - Cécile Massart,Parcour des Artistes de Huy, Huy
La conscience du - Cécile Massart, Peinture Fraîche, Brussels
Contextile, textile art biennale, Palácio Vila Flor, Guimarães
Artes e Talentos, contest winner's show, Palácio das Artes, Porto.
Serralves em Festa - Sintoma, performance show case, Serralves, Porto
Sentidos/Directions, group exhibition, Fórum da Maia, Porto
Tão Breve como uma Laguna, end of artist residency, grop exhibition in Casa Oficina António Carneiro, with Helena Mancelos, in Porto;
Residência I, group exhibition, 1ªAvenida, Edifício AXA, Porto;
Exposição Final Das Licenciaturas( Final Degree Show), museu FBAUP, Porto.
Projecções 2011, Collective Exhibition of Drawing, Lugar do Desenho, Gondomar;
PARKING Fundão, Collective Exhibition, in Museu A Moagem, do Fundão (The Milling, Museum of Fundão);
PARKING Vila Real, Collective Exhibition, in Museu de Arqueologia of Vila Real (Archeology Museum of Vila Real);
À Porta Fechada" (Behind Closed Doors), Collective Exhibition, in Museu FBAUP, Porto;
Vai no Batalha (It's passing in Batalha), Group Exhibition, in Cinema da Batalha, Porto;
Speaking in Silver, ERASMUS Group Exhibition, in Unit 3B Gallery, Sheffield, United Kingdom;
Case of The Show, Group Exhibition/Publication, in Sheffield Showcase, Sheffield, United Kingdom;
Persistence Works, Group Exhibition, in the context of the Subject Exhibition Theory and Practice, in in Sheffield, United Kingdom;