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Rogério Nuno Costa is a Portuguese performance artist based in Lisbon and Porto. His work deals with the major concept of documentation when applied to ephemeral performative actions. His performances, videos, conferences, show cases, installations and texts explore the fields of theatre, movement, visual arts, li… Read More
Rogério Nuno Costa is a Portuguese performance artist based in Lisbon and Porto. His work deals with the major concept of documentation when applied to ephemeral performative actions. His performances, videos, conferences, show cases, installations and texts explore the fields of theatre, movement, visual arts, literature, philosophy and anthropology, interconnecting public and private contexts, autobiographical discourses and informational/communicational strategies: social networking, advertising, conceptual propaganda, guerrilla art, etc. He’s also a researcher, an art’s teacher, a curator, a documentary maker, a writer and a “conceptual” chef. Major in Communication and Journalism, has studied Contemporary Art History and Contemporary Culture and New Technologies. Frequently collaborates with several performance and visual artists in Portugal and abroad. His work has already been shown in France, England, Scotland, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Hungary, Croatia, Austria, Serbia, Finland, Romania and the United States, with the support of some of the most prestigious art festivals and cultural institutions. Usually writes for cultural publications and is invited to participate in conferences and talks, mainly about documentation practices. Has been teaching, lecturing and directing workshops and master classes in academic institutions such as Escola Superior de Artes e Design (Caldas da Rainha, Portugal), Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema (Lisbon, Portugal), Faculdade de Belas Artes (Lisbon, Portugal), Hogeschool voor de Kunsten (Arnhem, The Netherlands) and Faculdade de Letras (Coimbra, Portugal). Currently, he is teaching the Major in Theatre at Universidade do Minho, in Guimarães (Portugal), and is one of the advisors for the ongoing Major and Doctoral projects at Transart Institute (Berlin & New York). He’s the author of the infamous art manifesto “Dogma 2005” and the catalogues “Documentation Project” (about his performance trilogy “Vou A Tua Casa”), “Big Curator Is Watching You!” (about his curatorial program “The Spectator’ s Opportunity”), and “Public Domain” (about the dance festival MAP/P 2012/2015, produced by Fábrica de Movimentos). Apart from his own performance work, he is usually invited to write and direct theatre and dance performances for other artists and companies, also working as a dramaturgist and consultant for many cultural projects. Collaborates with Ballet Contemporâneo do Norte as documentation manager and writer. Recently, he has been working in the field of Culinary Arts under the alias Chef Rø, developing a project called “Vou À Tua Mesa” (I go to your table), mixing Gastronomy with Art, Science, Technology and Philosophy, within the frame of foodjaying and underground dining events as well as conceptual radio and TV shows. Food writer in the Portuguese magazines Viral Agenda and Intermagazine, the creativity platform Porto Fashion Makers and the fashion blog TRASHÉDIA. He is the Portuguese ambassador for the international food event Restaurant Day. Currently, he is the Comunication Director at Armazém 22. Prepares for 2015 the publishing of a non-art magazine called “Realpolitik”, the launching of the Year One of a pedagogical project called “University/Yliopisto“, and the following of many projects related to the post-apocalyptical rave brand “€TRASH”. Read Less
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