DANIEL V. MELIM

Born in 1982, in Portugal, Madeira. Lives and works in Lisbon.

 

EDUCATION

2006

Daniel V. Melim graduated from the University of Lisbon.

2016

MA Applied Anthropology and Community and Youth Work from Goldsmiths College, University of London (2016), with a fellowship from the Gulbenkian Foundation.

 

SOLO SHOWS

2017

– chão de orações (solo show), Porta 33, Funchal, Madeira Island

2016

– chão de orações (solo show), MUDAS-Madeira Museum of Contemporary Art (edition)

2015

– boa morte, Galeria Luiz Fernando Landeiro (solo show), Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

2012

– painting, Galeria Nuno Centeno (solo show), Oporto

2011

– Painting, Módulo – Centro Difusor de Arte (solo show), Lisbon

– Painting and Drawing, Galeria Mercedes Viegas (solo show), Rio de Janeiro

2009

– Ginguba, Módulo – Centro Difusor de Arte Lisboa / Quase Galeria, Oporto (solo show)

2008

– Amor, Módulo – Centro Difusor de Arte (solo show), Lisbon

2007

– Mural Drawings, Fabrica Features (solo show), Lisbon

2006

– Por a Casa, Módulo – Centro Difusor de Arte (solo show), Lisbon

 

GROUP SHOWS:

2020

– Creative (un)makings: disruptions in art/archaeology, MIEC – Internacional Museum of Contemporary Sculpture, Santo Tirso

2019

– Anozero – Coimbra Bienal of Contemporary Art. curator: Agnaldo Farias. assistant-curators: Lígia Afonso and Nuno Brito da Rocha

– Ilhéstico, Porta 33. curator: Miguel Von Hafe Pérez.

– Em viagem, Quinta Magnólia – Cultural Center, Funchal, Madeira Island. curators: Márcia de Sousa and Rita Rodrigues

2018

– the magician and the hermit, Travessa da Ermida, Lisbon

– Paintings (with António Melo and Martinho Costa), Galeria Monumental, Lisbon.

– Só Cabeças, Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

2014

– Avenida Intendente, Rua do Benformoso, Lisbon

2013

– Seguindo a Luz Central, Galeria Mercedes Viegas, Rio de Janeiro

2012

– o som (with Cristina Lamas and Joana Escoval), Museu Nogueira da Silva, Braga, Portugal

– presença no mundo (with Pedro Kogen/Pierre Cendres), Galeria dos Prazeres, Madeira Island

2011

– Fidelidade Mundial Young Painters Award, Chiado 8, Lisbon (edition)

2010

– Interferences – Public Art Show, Espaços do Desenho, Lisbon

– Mono – about the GICAPC/CORES group, C.A.P.C., Coimbra, Portugal

– Colectiva 10, Galeria Mercedes Viegas, Rio de Janeiro

2008

– Atlas Drawing Project, Carmona e Costa Foundation, Lisbon

2007

– EDP New Artists Award, Central do Freixo, Oporto (edition)

 

PROJECTS

2020

– Ali Bábá e os Ladrões da Quarentena performance, Quarentena online festival

2019

– O Som e a Memória, weekly workshop connecting sound memories and the body, Anozero – Coimbra Contemporary Art Bienal

– puxada/gambiarra performance, in the Anozero – Coimbra Contemporary Art Bienal opening, Mosteiro de Santa-Clara-a-Nova

–  nós desta árvore performance (with Mariana Camacho), S. Luiz Chapel – Funcha Sacred Art Museum, with the collaboration of Rodrigo Camacho and Sara Rodrigues

2018

– Tarot Histories, silkscreen printed and handpainted Tarot deck edition

2017

– images to open spaces – images and rituals to bring light into personal challenges, Porta 33, Funchal, Madeira Island

2016

– handmade image for the poster of the Kosmos und Alptraum retrospective of Kidlat Tahimik, Arsenal Cinema, Berlin

2015

– Painting for Montanha film poster, by João Salaviza (Antigone d’Or winner– Montpellier Film Festival)

– images for people, Salmon Youth Center, London

– handmade images for the Renata Rosa Encantações album. Hélico, France.

– Popular Portraits!, Hangar, Lisbon

2014

–opened to more than one creator, The Field New Cross, London

–images for people, Poço d’Ideias, Lisbon

2013

– Arts Residency at Sacatar Institute, Bahia, Brazil

2012

– Mural painting (with Rigo 23 and the Ribeira Seca community), Madeira Island, Portugal

– treasures looking for maps – drawing for recovering people (with Rita Tojal), Lisbon and Cascais, Portugal

2011

– Ambulant Art Gallery (with Tiago Gandra), Lisbon

– mural, Lisbon Oceanarium

2010

– Triangle Arts Trust Home and Abroad Art Residency, Sintra, Portugal

– Arts Residency at Intermitências Festival, Drawing Spaces and Lisbon Subway, Lisbon

– Project in Jornal Mural, coordinated by Hugo Canoilas, Lisbon

2008

– Atlas Mural nr.1,  Proxecto-Edición 2008, Pazo da Cultura 
de Pontevedra, Spain

 

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

2014

Shortlister of the 100 Painters of Tomorrow project – Thames & Hudson and Beers London, United Kingdom. Jurors: Kurt Beers, Cecily Brown, Tony Godfrey, Yuko Hasegawa, Suzanne Hudson, Jacky Klein, Gregor Muir, Valeria Napoleone, Barry Schwabsky, Philip Tinari

2011

Winner of Fidelidade Mundial Young Painters Award, Portugal. Jurors: Miguel Wandschneider, João Queiroz, Leonor Nazaré, Miguel Lobo Antunes

2007

Finalist of EDP New Artists Award, Portugal. Jurors: Delfim Sardo, João Pinharanda, Nuno Crespo