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  • Henrique Pavão


    The Lost Longing for Existence, 2019
    35 mm slides (2 sets of 31), black and white and color, loop; 35 mm slide, black
    and white; three slide projectors Super 8 film transferred to digital video, black
    and white, silent, 2’ 31’’, loop; video monitor
    2 vinyl records, 12 in, 33 1/3 RPM, sound, 21’ 28’’, loop; two record players
    Turtle (Nancy), heating lamp, concrete and iron.
    Dimensions variable.
    Installation view ‘EDP Foundation’s New Artists Award’, MAAT, Lisbon
    Photo — Bruno Lopes
    Courtesy: EDP Foundation



    The Lost Longing for Existence, 2019
    35 mm slides (2 sets of 31), black and white and color, loop; 35 mm slide, black
    and white; three slide projectors Super 8 film transferred to digital video, black
    and white, silent, 2’ 31’’, loop; video monitor
    2 vinyl records, 12 in, 33 1/3 RPM, sound, 21’ 28’’, loop; two record players
    Turtle (Nancy), heating lamp, concrete and iron.
    Dimensions variable.
    Installation view ‘EDP Foundation’s New Artists Award’, MAAT, Lisbon
    Photo — Bruno Lopes
    Courtesy: EDP Foundation



    The Lost Longing for Existence, 2019
    35 mm slides (2 sets of 31), black and white and color, loop; 35 mm slide, black
    and white; three slide projectors Super 8 film transferred to digital video, black
    and white, silent, 2’ 31’’, loop; video monitor
    2 vinyl records, 12 in, 33 1/3 RPM, sound, 21’ 28’’, loop; two record players
    Turtle (Nancy), heating lamp, concrete and iron.
    Dimensions variable.
    Installation view ‘EDP Foundation’s New Artists Award’, MAAT, Lisbon
    Photo — Bruno Lopes
    Courtesy: EDP Foundation



    “ Now I Became Aged”, 2018
    HD video (b/w, silent, continuous)
    Courtesy of the artist




    “ Now I Became Aged”, 2018
    HD video (b/w, silent, continuous)
    Courtesy of the artist



    antes e depois de antes, 2017
    Asphalt, wood, real-time video circuit, 15-channel video installation, loop
    Dimensions variable
    Installation view, ‘antes e depois de antes' Culturgest Porto. Portugal
    Courtesy of the artist



    antes e depois de antes, 2017
    ‘antes e depois de antes' Culturgest Porto. Portugal
    Courtesy of the artist



    antes e depois de antes, 2017
    ‘antes e depois de antes' Culturgest Porto. Portugal
    Courtesy of the artist



    Absence Reminders, 2017
    Inkjet print on paper, obsidian, iron
    20x27cm
    Installation view (detail), ‘anozero'17', Coimbra
    Courtesy of the artist




    Absence Reminders, 2017
    Inkjet print on paper, obsidian, iron
    20x27cm
    Installation view (detail), ‘anozero'17', Coimbra
    Courtesy of the artist




    Absence Reminders, 2017
    Inkjet print on paper, obsidian, iron
    20x27cm
    Installation view (detail), ‘anozero'17', Coimbra
    Courtesy of the artist




    Almodôvar Mirror-Site, 2016
    35 mm slides (2 sets of 80) color, loop; two slide projectors, sound, 24’47’’, loop, text. Dimensions variable.
    Installation view, ‘Fallen Between Cracks’ KHM Gallery, Malmö

    Photo: Jenny Ekholm





    Romantic ruins and ruins in reverse, 2016
    Asphalt, plaster.
    Dimensions variable
    Courtesy of the artist




    3.77 Seconds, 2015-2017
    Inkjet on paper.
    160x125cm.
    Courtesy of the artist




    Untitled, 2014
    Inkjet print on paper
    70 x 110 cm/ 59 x 42 cm
    Courtesy of the artist




    Unfinished Past, 2016
    HD video (b/w, sound, 9’53’’)
    Courtesy of the artist



    Henrique Pavão (Lisbon, 1991) has a degree (BA) in Sculpture from Faculty of Fine Arts Lisbon (2013) and obtained his Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) from the Malmö Art Academy in 2016 (Professor Joachim Koester)

    He received grants from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (2015), and the Royal Academy of Arts Stockholm (2016). In 2016 he was awarded with the Edstrandska Stiftelsens Prize and nominated for the Novo Banco Revelação Award from the Serralves Foundation. This year Henrique Pavão was nominated for the 13th edition of the EDP Foundation’s New Artists Award.

    Selected Solo Exhibitions: Apollo (2AM) (2019), Porta 14, Lisbon PT. Almodôvar Mirror-Site (2019) curated by Sérgio Fazenda Rodrigues. SE8 Gallery, London UK. Now I Became Aged (2018) curated by Sérgio Mah. UMA LULIK_ , Lisbon PT. Unfinished Past (2018), curated by Luiza Teixeira de Freitas, SP Arte – Sector “Solo”, São Paulo BR.  antes e depois de antes (2017) curated by Delfim Sardo. Culturgest Porto PT. Wherever I am not is the Place Where I am Myself (2017) Appleton Square, Lisbon PT. Falen Between Cracks (2016) KHM Gallery, Malmö SE.

    Selected Group Exhibitions: Depois do Estouro (2019), curated by Tomás Abreu, Galeria Municipal do Porto PT. Tomar a Verdade, #1 para 4 (2019) UMA LULIK_, Lisboa PT. Focus (2019) curated by João Ribas, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto CAN. EDP Foundation’s New Artists Award (2019) curated by Inês Grosso, Sara Antónia Matos and João SIlvério, MAAT, Lisbon PT. AnoZero’17, Biennale (2017) curated by Delfim Sardo and Luiza Teixeira de Freitas, Coimbra PT. Edstrandska Stiftelsens Stipendiater 2016 curated by Gertrud Sandqvist, KHM Gallery, Malmö SE.

    Pavão’s work is represented in public and private collections in Portugal and Germany.

    Lives and works in Lisbon.




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