FILIPA CÉSAR

Born in Porto 1975.
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

EDUCATION
1996 BA in Fine Arts – Painting at the Fine Art Faculty, University Porto, Portugal.
1999 Graduated in Fine Arts – Painting at the Fine Art Faculty, University Lisbon, Portugal
1996 BA in Fine Arts – Painting at the Fine Art Faculty, University of Porto

GRANTS AND PRIZES
2010 Winner of the BES Photo 6th edition
2009 Nomination BES Photo 6th edition, Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisboa
2008 Radius/ Research Art Program Artist in Residency, Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon
2007 Fellow Artist, Film & TV School HFF Konrad Wolf, Potsdam, Germany.
2005 Hauptstadtkulturfonds Berlin, Ringbahn Project, Germany.
2003-04 Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Grant, Berlin, Germany.
2003 União Latina Preis, Lisbon, Portugal.
2002 Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes Grant, Bad Ems, Germany.
2001 Post-Graduation – DAAD Stipendium, Munique, Germany.
2000 Young Creators – Centro Nacional de Cultura Stipendium, Lisbon, Portugal.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010 / (scheduled)
Montrage, Solar - Galeria de arte cinemática, Vila do Conde (curated by Nuno Rodrigues and Doreen Mende)
2009
The Four Chambered Heart, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal.
2008
Le Passeur, Ellipse Foundation, Portugal. Curated by Pedro Lapa.
2007
Allee der Kosmonauten, Museu Atelier António Duarte, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal. Curated by David Etxeberria.
Rapport Raccord, Distrito Cu4tro, Madrid, Spain.
2006
Filipa César, Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland.
F for Fake and Ringbahn, Sint-Lukas Gallery, Brussels, Belgium. Curated by Filip Luycky.
2005
Ringbahn, Serralves Museum, Porto Portugal. Curated by João Fernandes.
Berlin, Noga Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Ringbahn, Küchenstudio, Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, Berlin, Germany.
F for Fake, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal.
Aura, Galeria Espacio Distrito Cu4tro, Madrid, Spain.
2004
Transmediterráneo, Centre d’Art Santa Mónica, Barcelona, Spain. Curated by Miguel von Hafe Pérez.
Berlin Zoo, Part 02, Project Space, Karlsplatz – Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria.
Menschen Tiere Attraktionen, bergstueblPROJEKTE, Berlin, Germany.
2003
Product Displacement, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal.
2002
Sets for thoughts, Galeria Cristina Guerra, Lisbon, Portugal.
Hotel, Emser Arkaden, Bad Ems, Germany.
SlowMotion, Estgad, Caldas da Rainha and Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal.

GROUP SHOWS (SELECTION)
2010
No Place Like, Biennale Architectura, Veneza, Italy.
Povo, Museu da Electricidade, Lisbon, Portugal. Curated by João Pinharanda.
Prémio BES Photo, Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal.
Fictional Geographies, Royal College of Art, London, England. Curated by Vilalta.
Autokino, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany. Curated by Phil Collins.
2009
The Filmic Conventions, FormContent, London, United Kingdom. Curated by Pieternel Vermoortel.
As Bright as the Sun, 3rd Edition Allgarve, Loulé, Portugal. Curated by João Silvério.
NARCOTICA, Galerie Im Regierungsviertel, Berlin, Germany.
Look Again – Five Visions in Contemporary Video, Tabakalera, San Sebastian, Spain. Curated by Carolina Grau.
Lá Fora, Fundação EDP, Museu da Electricidade, Lisbon, Portugal.
2008
2x [ (2x20) + (2x 2) ] + 2 = X x (desperately) trying to figure out the world, Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Germany.
Gustos, colecciones y cintas de video, Centro de Artes Dos de Mayo, Móstoles, Spain.
International Triennale of Contemporary Art , Re-Reading the Future, International Triennal of Contemporary Art (ITCA), Prague.
E-flux Video Rental, Centro de Arte Moderna José Azeredo Perdigão, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal.
Beyond Nature-und Landschaftsdarstellungn im 21. Jahrhundert, Galerie Helke Strelow, Frankefurt/Main, Germany.
Beyond Nature-und Landschaftsdarstellungn im 21. Jahrhundert, Kunstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany.
Parangolé, Fragmentos desde los 90 en Brasil, Portugal y España, Valladolid, Spain.
2007
Portugal agora – À propos des lieux d'origine, MUDAM, Luxemburg. Curated by Marie-Claude Beaud, Clément Minighetti and Björn Dahlström.
Stream, White Box, New York, USA. Curated by João Silvério.
Art Summer University, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom. Curated by Manuel Saiz.
Por Entre as Linhas, Museu das Comunicações, Lisbon, Portugal. Curated by Isabel Carlos.
Shot an go, Isola di San Servolo, Venice, Italy. Curated by Raffaele Gavarro.
In the Eye of the Storm, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland. Curated by Konrad Bitterli.
Unversagt, Das Hotel Balzer!, Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany. Curated by Rainer Hofmann.
Sines Local, Emmerico Nunes Cultural Center, Sines, Portugal. Curated by Isabel Silva.
2006
Tales from the Travel Journal Vol. 1 CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania. Curated by Catherine Hemelryk.
Concrete language, CAG, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. Curated by Christina Ritchie.
Urban Spaces, Galerie Dina 4, Munique, Germany. Curated by Patricia Drück.
Das Fest, Residenz der Portugiesischen Botschaft in Berlin, Germany. Curated by Ana Pinto.
Diegesis, Schleswig Holsteinhause, Staatliches Museum Schwerin, 16. Filmkunstfest, Schwerin, Germany. Curated by Nuno Faria.
Sede e Museu da F.C.G: A Arquitectura dos anos 60, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal. Curated by Ana Tostões.
2005
Portugal Novo: Artistas de Hoje e amanhã, Pinacoteca, São Paulo, Brasil. Curated by Alexandre Melo.
Tableaux Vivants, Museu de Arte Contemporânea Serralves, Oporto, Portugal. Curated by Ulrich Loock and Sandra Guimarães.
Temporary Import, Artforum, Berlin, Germany. Curated by Suzanne Titz.
In Progress, 58, Internationales Film Festival in Locarno, Locarno, Switzerland.
Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland. Curated by Simon Lamunière.
Artstars-Shooting Star, ON25, Luxembourg, Luxembourg. Curated by Diana Baldon.
60th Anniversary of ONU, NUOI, Geneva, Switzerland. Curated by Simonetta Luz Afonso
Portugal: Algumas Figuras, Alameda Art Laboratory (LAA), Mexico City, Mexico. Curated by João Pinharanda.
2004
Video Zone, 2nd International Video Art Biennial, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curated by Sergio Edelsztein.
Believe it or not, Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany. Curated by C. Burbaum, M. Röhrborn and O. Pietsch.
Continental Breakfast, 45 October Salon, Cultural Center, Belgrade, Serbia. Curated by Anda Rottenberg.
Close by (Time Space Architecture), Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland.
Re-Produtores de Sentido, SESC Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Curated by Miguel Von Hafe Pérez.
Carte Blanche, Théâtre des Salins, France. Curated by Rui Pedro Morais.
Video Shop, Intervenciones en la calle Alfonso, Zaragoza, Spain. Curated by Pilar Cruz and Maribel Perpiñá True Lies, Kallmann-Museum, Munique, Germany. Curated by Reinhard Spieler.
Arte Contemporânea na Assembleia: César, Queiroz, Sendas, Vasconcelos, Palácio de S. Bento, Lisbon, Portugal. Curated by Simonetta Luz Afonso.
SESIÓN CONTINUAD VIDEO, Galería DV, San Sebastián, Spain. Curated by Margarita Sanchez.
30 artists under 40, The Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway. Curated by Pedro Portugal.
True Lies, Franz Gertsch Museum, Bern, Germany. Curated by Reinhard Spieler.
Meeting between 2 Collections: Serralves Foundation – “La Caixa” Foundation, Caixa Forum, Barcelona, Spain.
2003
Off Loop'00, Post-Portugal, met. Room, Barcelona, Spain. Curated by Pilar Cruz and Maribel Perpiñá.
Otras alternativas. Novas experiencias visuales en Portugal, MARCO, Vigo, Spain. Curated by David Barro.
Trabalho, Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra, Portugal. Curated by Albano da Silva Pereira and Miguel Amado.
Poetic Justice, 8. Istanbul Biennial, Yerbaten Cistern, Istanbul. Curated by Dan Cameron.
União Latina Prize, Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal.
Balmoral in Berlin, Landesvertretung Rheinland-Pfalz, Berlin, Germany.
Cutting Edges, ARCO, Madrid, Spain. Curated by Miguel von Hafe Pérez.
2002
Video Lounge, Art Basel, Miami, USA.
Contemporary Art from Portugal, European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Germany. Curated by Pedro Lapa/ Heike Sutter
Video Zone, 1st International Video Art Biennial, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curated by Miguel Wandschneider and Catarina Campino.
Seiten, Antiquariat Gundel Gelbert, Cologne, Germany.
Home Sweet Home, MAN, Nuoro, Italy. Curated by Chiara Leoni.
And then there were nine, Kulturamt in der Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern, Germany. Curated by Andrea Edel.
Narrando Espaços, Tempo, Histórias…, XXVII Bienal de Arte de Pontevedra, Pontevedra, Spain. Curated by Maria de Corral.
Deutsches Eck, Galerie Václava Spály, Prag, Czech Republic. Curated by Jiri Suruvka.
Expect the world, moi non plus, Sparwasser HQ and Parkhaus, Berlin, Germany. Curated by Ana Pinto.
2001
Voyager – Experimenta Design, Lisbon, Portugal. Curated by Pedro Gadanho.
Situation Zero, Yerba Buena Center for the arts, San Francisco, USA. Curated by René de Guzman.
Night Visions – Schnittraum, Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany. Curated by Corinna Schnitt.
Biberstein, César, Onofre, Sarmento, Sendas, Toscano, Galeria Cristina Guerra, Lisbon, Portugal.
Streetwear, Galeria da Mitra, Lisbon, Portugal. Curated by Francisco Vaz Fernandes.
Milano Europa 2000 – Anteprima Bovisa, Triennale, Milan, Italy. Curated by Alexandre Melo.
Voyager-Experimenta Design, Milan, Italy. Curated by Pedro Gadanho.
Disseminações, Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal. Curated by Pedro Lapa.
BIBLIOGRAPHY (SELECTION)
2009
Mende, Doreen / César, Filipa, Sonho com um mundo onde cada memória cria a sua própria legenda, edition Museu Colecção Berardo e BES, Lisbon, Portugal.
2008
Lapa, Pedro, Cinema and Politics, in Le Passeur, edited by Ellipse Foundation.
Maccabe, Colin, Birth of a Cinema in Le Passeur, edited by Ellipse Foundation.
2007
Edelsztein, Sergio, Filipa César, in Ice Cream, edited by Phaidon.
2006
Hemelryk, Catherine, Tales from the Travel Journal Vol. 1, edited by CAC Vilnius.
Faria, Nuno, Diegesis; mit Essays von Antje Weitzel 'Two or 3 Thing I know about her'; Faria, Nuno, 'Raccord (on the diegesis project), edited by Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.
2005
César, Filipa, Ringbahn, essays by Fernandes, João, Filipa César’s Video-situations: exception and rule, Ana Pinto, Mind the Gap and David Gieselmann, Die Berliner Ringbahn (eng. and port.), edited by Serralves Museum.
2004
César, Filipa, Belgradee Footnotes, mit einem Essay von Simone Homem de Mello (eng.) edited by Revolver.
Spieler, Reinhard, In-between realities, in True Lies. Lies and other trues in the contemporary photography, edited by Reinhard Spieler and Museum Franz Gertsch.
Rottenberg, Anda, Continental Breakfast, 45th October Art Salon, edited by Cultural Center, Belgrade.
2003
Lopes, Diogo, Berlin Zoo, in Poetic Justice, 8. Istanbul Bienal, edited by Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts.
Barro, David, Filipa César, in Outras Alternativas visuais: Novas experiências visuais em Portugal, edited by Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo.
Silva Pereira, Albano and Amado, Miguel, Trabalho / Work, edited by Centro de Artes Visuais.
2002
Wandschneider, Miguel, Filipa César, in Narrando Espacios, Tempos e Histórias... XXVIII Bienal de Arte de Pontevedra, edited by Deputación Provincial de Pontevedra.
Wandschneider, Miguel, 9 Portuguese artists, 18 Video Works, in Video Zone, First International Art Biennial, Tel Aviv, edited by Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv.
Edel, Andrea, Observations from offstage, in Sets for Thoughts, edited by Filipa César and Künstlerhaus SchloßBalmoral.
2001
Leoni, Chiara, Case: un Catalogo, in Casa Dolce Casa, edited by Museo d’arte provincia di Nuoro.
Lapa, Pedro, Disseminações, edited by Culturgest.
Melo, Alexandre, Filipa César, in Milan Europa 2000, edited by Electa.

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