Pedro Torres


Pedro Torres
Pedro Torres
Artist, Curator

Pedro Torres (Brazil, 1982) focuses his artistic practice on subjects related to the notions of time, distance, memory, language, and image, using a variety of media to develop his works and research projects. His works have been recently displayed at Aragon Park II (Madrid), The Green Parrot (Barcelona), Casal Solleric (Palma de Mallorca), Centro Párraga* (Murcia), Casa Seat* / LOOP Barcelona 2020, Chiquita Room* (Barcelona), Errant. Itinerarios de arte y pensamiento* (Iglesia vieja de El Pont de Suert), Festival Poesia i + (Caldes d’Estrach), Fabra i Coats: Centre d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, OTR. espacio de arte (Madrid), Swab Barcelona, Dilalica (Barcelona), the Cuenca Biennale (Ecuador), ArtBo (Bogotá, Colombia), CaixaForum Barcelona, BienalSUR (Casa Nacional del Bicentenario, Buenos Aires, Argentina), Festival Embarrat (Tárrega), NC-arte (Bogotá, Colombia), ARCO Lisboa (Portugal), at the Galería Travesía Cuatro and La Casa Encendida (Madrid), Galería Luis Adelantado* (Valencia), the Mardin Biennale (Turkey), the Las Fronteras Biennale (Mexico), the Blueproject Foundation* and the Fundació Antoni Tàpies (Barcelona). His videos have been screened at a number of festivals in Europe, South America, and Asia. He has been awarded scholarships and prizes including PostBrossa (2021), the Exchange art3/Homesession scholarship (2021), the S.O.S ARTE/CULTURA endowments for creation from Vegap (2021), the Production Awards from the “la Caixa” foundation (2020), he was a finalist at the Antoni Gelabert visual arts award of the city of Palma (2020), the research scholarship from the department of culture of the Catalan regional government (2020, 2013), the production award from the Sala d’Art Jove of Barcelona (2013) and the Fundación Botín scholarship (2007), among others. He has been a resident artist in Skagaströnd (Iceland), Seoul (South Korea), Berlin (Germany) and Barcelona (Spain). Some of his works and publications have been featured in the collections of institutions such as MadridAbierto, Fundación Botín, the Blueproject Foundation, the olorVISUAL collection, ICP New York, UPV/Colección de libros de artista and other private collections. He lives and works in Barcelona, where he is a resident artist at the Hangar visual arts production and research centre.

* individual exhibitions

Last update 5th November 2021