|Residencia:||Reside en London, London, City of, Reino Unido|
Nicolas de Oliveira and Nicola Oxley are London-based curators and writers. They co-direct SE8, a project gallery with a programme of exhibitions that develops exhibition projects, publications and vinyl records with established and emerging artists. They were founding directors of Unit 7 Gallery (1986-89), the Museum of Installation (1990-2003), and Notice Gallery (2005-8), curating over 200 individual and collective international installation projects with artists such as Christian Jankowski, Phyllida Barlow, Mariko Mori, and João Onofre, among others. Their major exhibition A Book of Burning Matches: Collecting Installation Art Documents was commissioned by Me-Collection, Olbricht Foundation, Berlin in 2015. Their books include Installation art, and Installation art in the New Millennium: Empire of the Senses, (both Thames & Hudson, 1994 and 2003), two seminal international surveys of the practice. They co-wrote a series of authoritative artist’s monographs on Hans Op de Beeck (Belgium), Stefan Brüggemann (Mexico) and Patrick Jolley (Ireland). Their first novella, entitled 'Sand' was published in 2011 by Ludion as part of the book Hans Op de Beeck: Sea of Tranquillity. They authored the monograph Vocabulary (2018) and the publication Text Pieces 1997-2014, (2014), both on artist Stefan Brüggemann. Other major texts include Freedom Village: MOON Kyungwon & JEON Joonho, Frieze London Projects, Workroom Press, (2017), and Keith Tyson: Large Field Array, Zabludowicz Collection, London (2016). Their short fiction book on Antonin Artaud, The Door Ajar, and the monograph Patrick Jolley: All that Falls were published by Gandon Editions in 2012 and 2013. They have contributed texts to several anthologies including The Anti-Museum (Mathieu Copeland ed., 2017), Fast Forward, Goetz Collection (2010), and Appleton Square (2018), as well as writing numerous essays for exhibition catalogues including Ole Jorgen Ness and Lewis Baltz, among others. Their imprint ‘Mulberry Tree Press’, begun in 2010, specializes in publications and vinyl editions on contemporary artists. De Oliveira has been course leader of the MA Curating the Contemporary, Whitechapel Gallery and London Metropolitan University, as well as director of Art Institutions of the 21st Century, a foundation dedicated to research.
Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art / Lisboa, Portugal
Forum Arte Braga / Braga, Portugal