DANIEL V. MELIM

Born in 1982, 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

2024

Espaços disfarçados de pessoas, Coruchéus, Lisbon

2023

O Animal e As Roupas, Monitor Lisbon

2022
Broken Temple, Unbreakable Spirit, Monitor Rome

2020
Sete-estrelo, Monitor, Lisbon PT

2017
Chão de orações, Porta 33, Funchal, Madeira Island

2016
Chão de orações, MUDAS-Madeira Museum of Contemporary Art (edition)

2015
Boa morte, Galeria Luiz Fernando Landeiro, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

2012
Painting, Galeria Nuno Centeno, Oporto, PT

2011
Painting, Módulo – Centro Difusor de Arte, Lisbon
Painting and Drawing, Galeria Mercedes Viegas, Rio de Janeiro

2009
Ginguba, Módulo – Centro Difusor de Arte Lisboa / Quase Galeria, Oporto, PT

2008
Amor, Módulo – Centro Difusor de Arte, Lisbon

2007
Mural Drawings, Fabrica Features, Lisbon

2006
Por a Casa, Módulo – Centro Difusor de Arte, Lisbon

 

GROUP SHOWS

2023

POSE, curated by José Maçãs de Carvalho, Centro de Arte Contemporânea de Coimbra, Coimbra

2022
sung paintings project, Festival Verão Azul, Loulé. With the support of Calouste Gulbenkian Fondation
Between words and silences – Norlinda and José Lima collection, Centro de Artes Oliva, S. João da Madeira

2020
Pequenas notas sobre figuração: Eugénia Mussa, Daniel V. Melim e Thomas Braida, Monitor, Lisbon
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

2023

Residence, exhibition and relational performance at Estúdio de Criação Artística, Funchal (Madeira), (Upcoming)

Relational Project and Performance “Retratos Cantados”, Centro de Arte Comtemporânea de Coimbra

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

2023

Finalist of the “Prémio Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso”, Municipal Museum Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, Amarante.

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