Alexandra do Carmo

Alexandra do Carmo lives and works in Lisbon, she is currently enrolled in a PhD inArtistic Studies at Universidade Nova de Lisboa FSCH, and she is a fellow of FCT andNova University. She Studied at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, andPratt institute, both in New York, and at Ar.Co in Lisbon. Most relevant projects include:The Green Studio at IC19, (2018) at Sismógrafo, Porto, Studio Socialis (2014), at CarlosCarvalho Gallery (CCG), Lisbon; Everything was captured (even the movements of thegoat), 2011, at Quadrum Gallery, Lisbon; Office/Commercial (2008) CCG; A Willow (Orwithout Godot), 2006, at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
Her practice is focused on the studio as a conceptual field of study—the studio as a lensthrough which to investigate relations between artist and public, revealing the dynamics,conditions and limits of authorship. Her main area of research is the concept of ArtisticAutonomy for Public Use, in the North American artistic social practices.

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