Ricardo Jacinto

RICARDO JACINTO (Lisbon, 1975) lives and works in Lisbon. Working as an artist and musician mainly focusing on the relation of sound and space (which coexist several times in his installations). By focusing poetically on particular physical and symbolic contexts, Jacinto focuses on creating situations where spatial and sound interventions propose an altered perception of exhibition spaces.

The artist has concluded a PHD in Music and Sound Arts at the Sonic Arts Research Center / Belfast. He has also graduated in Architecture at the University of Lisbon-Faculty of Architecture, and Sculpture and Advanced Visual Arts at Ar.Co / Lisbon. The artist also studied at the School of Visual Arts, New York and pursued musical studies at the Hot Clube de Portugal and Academia de Amadores de Música / Lisbon.

Jacinto has been presenting his work since 1998 through individual and group exhibitions, concerts and performances, in Portugal and abroad. Has collaborated extensively with other artists, musicians, architects and performers. He is also the founder of OSSO – Cultural Association. His work has been exhibited in several contemporary art venues in Portugal and across Europe like: Projet Room CCB /Lisbon, Circulo de Bellas Artes / Madrid; MUDAM_Luxembourg; Gulbenkian Cultural Centre / Manifesta 08 – European Biennial of Contemporary Art; Lorraine Frac /Metz;  OK CENTRE / Linz, Austria; CHIADO 8 – Culturgest / Lisbon; Casa da Música / Oporto and Venice Biennale of Architecture, 2006.

Jacinto’s work integrates contemporary art collections as: Serralves Foundation / Oporto; Leal Rios Foundation / Lisbon; PLMJ Foundation / Lisbon; António Cachola Collection – MACE and  MAAT/EDP Foundation Collection.

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