About

Catarina Miranda

Portugal 1982

Artist working with languages that intercept movement, voice, scenography and light, approaching the body as a vessel for the transformation and mediation of hypnagogic states, as well as for the gestures and procedures of the visceral conscience of the present.

Currently attending the Master EXERCE at ICI-CCN Montpellier. Graduated in Visual Arts at the Fine Arts School of Porto’s University and at the Courses “Dance for the Community”/ FórumDança, “F.I.A”/ Centro Em Movimento and “Berlin Post School for Physical Theater and Dance”/KIM, Tanzfabrik. Studied Classical Ballet by Royal Academy of Dance.

Presents the stage pieces
BOCA MURALHA (Festival Materiais Diversos 2016, Festival Circular 2016)REIPOSTO REIMORTO (Municipal Theatre Porto 2015)
SHARK * The Celestial Emporium of Benevolent Knowledge (PT15 – Espaço do Tempo, Dock11 Berlin, Palcos Instáveis-Municipal Theatre Porto 2015)
Ram Man/ The Quiver Made of Flesh (Palcos Instáveis-Municipal Theatre Porto, Mosteiro São Bento da Vitória/Porto, Dock11/Berlin, DanceBox/Japan, Guimarães/European Capital of Culture, 2012-2014)
Amenta (Dock11/Berlin, Negócio/ZDB/Lisbon 2012)
Mazezam (Altesfinanzamt/ Berlin 2011)
Biting Song (HAU/Berlin, Electro Circus/Geneve, AMIW/Wien, KnotFestival/Berlin, Altesfinanzamt/Berlin, Cinema Passos Manuel/Porto, 2009-2011)

Presented the video pieces
Mountain Mouth (DANCEBOX/ MAIZURU RB Japan 2013)
Amenta (Festival Magnética Buenos Aires, Festiva Fiver/ La Rioja, Dança em Foco Brazil 2013)
Mazezam (In Shadow Festival/ Lisbon, Façade Video Festival/ Bulgaria 2012/13)
House Above The Clouds – Documentary (DANCEBOX/ MAIZURU RB Japan 2013)

Highlights the work with Jonathan Uliel Saldanha (Eco da Víscera; Khorus Anima; Sancta Viscera Tua, Eco da Víscera, Silvo), and the participation at the Residency Programs “Summer Studios” (Parts/Rosas, Brussels 2013), “DanceBox/ MaizuruRB” (Japan 2013), “Skite/Sweet and Tender” (Porto 2008), “Mugatxoan” (Artelequ/ San Sebastian, Fundação de Serralves/ Porto 2008), “Casa Hoffman” (Curitiba, Brazil 2007).

Member of SOOPA Collective (Porto). Co-founder of the collectives Flocks&Shoals (Berlin), Piso (Pt), Gentileza (Pt) and of the venue AltesFinanzamt (Berlin).

CONTACT
catarina.a.miranda@gmail.com

SOME FRIENDS
SOOPA Collective
SILO RUMOR 
Jonathan Saldanha
Diogo Tudela
Mariana Caló & Francisco Queimadela
Cristina Planas Leitão 
ARARA
André Cepeda
Jessika Kenney
Regina de Miguel
Oral Site

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