Joana Escoval - Biography
b. 1982 Lisbon, Portugal / Lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal
A selection of exhibitions and projects include Fiducia Incorreggibile, Vera Cortes Gallery, Lisbon (2017), Transmissions from the Etherspace, La Casa Encendida, Madrid (2017), Current Detours, HalfHouse, Barcelona (2017), I will go where I don ‘ t belong Volcano Extravaganza, Forucci Art Trust, Stromboli (2016); I forgot to go to school yesterday, Kunsthalle Lissabon and Kunsthalle Tropical, Iceland (2016); Lichens Never Lie, La Criée Center for Contemporary Art, Rennes (2016); Matter Fictions, Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisbon (2016); The lynx knows no boundaries, Fondation d entreprise Ricard, Paris (2015); Europe, Europe, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo (2014). She won the BES Revelation Prize in 2012 (Serralves Museum) and was nominated for the EDP Foundation New Artists Prize in 2015, in Portugal. Escoval has received a fellowship from Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and FLAD Foundation in 2013. Among other residencies attention is drawn to Fiorucci Art Trust Residency in Stromboli in 2015, and RU, in New York in 2013/14. She has recently published two flexidiscs with Atlas Projects and Palmário Recordings.