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Isabel Cordovil

Visual Artist
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This project strand offers short residency opportunities in partner cities for 30 emerging artists. Each UEO city partner will send two artists on a residency to another partner’s city of a different art form, thereby seeking to enrich their professional practice through inter-disciplinary residencies. Artists are chosen on the basis of having demonstrated an interest in the hosting city’s Arts & Society contemporary European theme. They must also practice a different art form from that of the hosting city’s public event. The project offers the emerging artists the opportunity to travel without the pressure to produce work and ideally to experience UEO’s public events.

Isabel Cordovil (visual artist) will travel to Marseille.

Lisbon’s other artist, André Cepeda, will travel to Dublin

Artist’s Statement

The artist’s statement will follow shortly.

Artist’s Biography

Isabel Cordovil (Lisbon, 1994) studied Multimedia Art at Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade de Lisboa the and completed a MFA at the Haut Ecole d’Art et Design Genève, Switzerland. Among her solo exhibitions, the following stand out: THE SUNLIGHT WILL BREAK THE PARTY, Rua das Gaivotas (2022), 28 DAY RAVE NATURE IS HEALING, Al-vista gallery, Zurich, Switzerland (2021); LIKE WATER IN WATER, AEGEUS, Lisbon (2020); CRYING ON THE TELEPHONE, Open Studio (2020), Lisbon; UNTITLED (A TALE OF TWO BODIES), OKO, Geneva, Switzerland (2019). Among the group exhibitions in which she participated, the following stand out: DIP ME IN THE RIVER, DROP ME IN THE WATER, Galeria Pedro Cera (2021); CHAIN REACTION, Culturgest (2021); GRAN TOUR, HEAD Geneva (2019).

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