Rui Calçada Bastos

1971, Lisbon


Rui Calçada Bastos studied Painting at the Porto School of Fine Arts and the Lisbon School of Fine Arts, and Visual Arts at the Centre for Art and Visual Communication – Ar.Co, in Lisbon.After a stay in Paris, at Cité International des Arts, he moved to Berlin in 2002 for a residency at KunstlerhausBethanien. In 2004, Calçada Bastos was awarded the Arbeitstipendium der Senatsverweltung fur Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur in Berlin.In 2005, together with artists Sergio Belinchon, Santiago Ydanez, Paul Ekaitz and Antonio Mesones, he co-founded the artist-run space Invaliden1 in Berlin. Until 2015, Invaliden1 presented and exhibited the work of almost a hundred contemporary artists from around the world.

Last Update 1st June, 2017