Catarina Rosendo

Quoting name: Catarina Rosendo
Professional Category/Position: Assistant Professor (UC); Researcher
Position(s) within IHA: RG Member [Contemporary Art Studies]
Thematic areas: Art History, Art Theory, Portuguese Modern and Contemporary Art, Artist’s Writings, Art Criticism
CIÊNCIA ID: 3119-5EE2-B12F
ORCiD: 0000-0002-1472-534X



Lisbon, 1972. Art historian. Works in the field of contemporary art, with a consistent practise in curatorial projects, publications, cataloguing and organisation of artistic archives, documentary movies, juries, advisory committees, conferences and lectures, among others. PhD in Art History – Art Theory in 2015, at the NOVA FCSH. Research Scholarship (Doctorate) from the Portuguese Foundation of Science and Technology. Collaborating Researcher of the Art History Institute (FCSH, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa). Guest Assistant Lecturer at Colégio das Artes, University of Coimbra, since 2018. Responsible for the development and implementation of curatorial research projects for the Art Collection of Museum of Contemporary Art – Serralves Foundation, Porto, between 2014-2017. Coordinator and co-coordinator of exhibions’ and exhibitions’ catalogues at Casa da Cerca – Contemporary Art Centre, Almada, between 1995-2006. Co-author of the documentary about Portuguese sculptor Alberto Carneiro, “Dificilmente o que habita perto da origem abandona o lugar”/“Hard it is for those who live near the origin to leave the place” (2008, producer: Laranja Azul). Author of books and exhibition catalogues, as well as essays for exhibition catalogues, proceedings and the press. Recipient of the José de Figueiredo Prize, awarded by Portuguese National Academy of Fine Arts, 2008. Member of APHA – Portuguese Association of Art Historians, of AICA – International Association of Art Critics, and of IAWIS – International Association of the Word and Image Studies.

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RG – Research Group