Carlos Noronha Feio 1981
Lives and works in London and Lisbon


Upcoming and current

2019 - (sunsight!) / (sunclipse!) , 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon (solo)
2019 - ARCO Lisboa, narrative projects, Lisboa (solo collaborative project with Délio Jasse)
2019 - The Ides of March, The Ides of March, London (GS)
2019 - ARCO Madrid,
3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Madrid, (group presentation)
2019 - 100x Handpicked, Saatchi Gallery benefit auction, Christie's, London
2019 - Notes on Objects, narrative projects, London (GS)
2018 - narrative projects, Artissima, Turin, Italy (art fair)

Selected solo shows and projects

2018 - a drop in the universe has universes of its own, Galerija 427, Riga, Latvia (solo)
2018 - even if at heart we are uncertain of the will to connect, there is a common future ahead, narrative projects, London
2016 - as you do on earth..., Galerie Iragui, Moscow
2016 - discursive foundations of sunsight, narrative projects, London
2015 - bathed by the bright light of the sunsight, 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon

2015 -
Oikonomia: A Matter of Trust, Echos on the Wall curated by Adelaide Ginga, MNAC-Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea do Chiado, Lisbon
2014 - Matter of Trust, curated by Emma Moore Small Collections Room, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
2013 -
A Monster's Heart, Dienstag Abend at Ve.Sch - Verein für Raum und Form in der bildenden Kunst, Vienna
2013 -
Universim : geralmente, de aplicação Universal, Portuguese National Pantheon, Lisbon
2013 -
The Flag: Instruction Manual #2, with Daria Kirsanova and Sohrab Kashani, Sazmanab Platform for Contemporary Art, Tehran
2013 -
Flat-pack Natives and Other Pacific Constructions, Carlos Carvalho AC, Lisbon
2013 -
It's a new world! / È um mundo novo! Museu da Luz, Luz, Alentejo
2013 -
A Monster's Heart,
2012 -
Plant Life of the Pacific World, IMT Gallery, London
2011 -
Trying to reach Point Zero, Carpe diem Arte e Pesquisa, Lisbon
2010 - Snow wall, will you show us the way to restart it all?, 24 hour performance, TPTP Space, Paris
2010 -
Snow wall, will you show me the way to restart it all?, Museu Nogueira da Silva, Braga
2009 -
To reach point zero/tentando alcançar o ponto zero, Galeria Nuno Centeno , Porto
2008 -
Estação de exportação (OPO), Galeria Nuno Centeno, Porto


Selected group shows

2018 - The Fabric of Felicity, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art , Moscow, Russia (GS)
2018 -
Wild Flowers (wildness is contextual!) - Volume III, Art-O-Rama, Marseille, France (art fair/GS)
2018 - Pois EU é um outro: Obras da Coleção Norlinda e José Lima, curated by Miguel Amado, CAA- Centro de Artes de Águeda, Portugal
2018 - Variations Portugaises, Abbaye Saint André – Centre d’art contemporain de Meymac , France (GS)
2018 -
Hard Engineering: Propositions for Future Ruins, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Art Library, Lisbon (GS)
2018 - Wild Flowers (wildness is contextual!) — Volume II (grow flowers!), Galerie Iragui, Moscow (GS+curated)
2017 -
Carpe Diem Editions: The Story so Far- TAF The Art Foundation, Athens
2017 - Nature Morte, Contemporary Artists Re-invigurate the Still Life, Guildhall Art Gallery, London (GS)
2017 - Wild Flowers (wildness is contextual!), narrative projects, London (GS+curated)
2017 - A Matter of Trust, 'Futures', CAC Vilnius, Vilnius, Lithuania (GS)
2016 - Secret European Studio, curated by Paul Carey-Kent, ARTHOUSE1, London (GS)

2016 - PERIPLOS / Arte portugués de hoy, CAC Málaga, Málaga
2015 - Graphics Interchange Format: 25 Years of Focal Point Gallery, Focal Point Gallery, Southend on Sea
2015 - 10 Premio Amadeu de Souza-Cardoso, Museu Municipal Amadeu de Souza-Cardoso, Portugal
2015 -
balls, One Nest Stand, NEST, The Hague
2015 -
Everywhere is the same sky_Uma perspetiva de paisagem na Coleção Norlinda e José Lima. Centro de Cultura Contemporânea de Castelo Branco
2015 -
Mostyn Open 19, Mostyn, Llandudno, Walles, UK

2014 - AFA, Off site project by 63rd-77th STEPS, Bari
2014 -
A Union of Voices, Horatio Jr., London

2014 - Dienstag Abend Intervention at ArtReview Magazine April Issue pp 96-102, London
2013 - Accumulation, Displacement, Deletion, Rearrangement, and Insistence, Narrative Projects, London, UK (3 person show)
2013 - The Art of Not Making, curated by Michael Petry, Hå gamle prestegard, Nærbø, Norway
2013 - This This Monster This Things, Organized by Giorgio Sadotti, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
2013 -
Imprinting the Social, Galerija Simulaker, Novo Mesto, Slovenia
2013 - Disruption, Royal College of Art Upper Gulbenkian Gallery, London
2012 - You Are Now Entering_________  , Curated by Miguel Amado, CCA Londonderry~Derry, Northern Ireland
2012 - This This Monster This Things, Organized by Giorgio Sadotti, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea
2011 - Radio Arts Space, Selected by Milica Pekic´, S'KUC gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Carlos Noronha Feio & Ergo Phizmiz)
2011 - Image Wars, curated by Miguel Amado, Abrons Art Centre, New York
2011 - Longe daqui, aqui mesmo, by Fábio Morais and Marilá Dardot, 29 Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo
2011 - IMT at Banner repeater, Banner Repeater, London
2010 – Da outra margem do Atlântico: alguns exemplos da fotografia e do vídeo português, curated by Paulo Reis, Centro de Artes Helio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro
2010 - Opções e Futuros, Espaço Fundação PLMJ, Lisbon
2009 - Lá Fora, curated by João Pinharanda and co-organized with Museu da Presidencia, Fundação EDP, Lisbon
2009 - Está a morrer e não quer ver, curated by José Maia, Espaço Campanhã Porto
2008 - New Video Art from Europe, Blow de la Barra/111 (37 Heneage St), London

Selected performances

2017 - A Matter of Trust, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia (lecture-performance)
2017 - A Matter of Trust, Temnikova & Kasela gallery, Tallinn,
2012 - Per./Ta.. W.I.P.? X2Y X2X Sky.per (skype performance), What is Power Today ?, curated by Amber Hickey and Lindsey Sharman, Salon Populaire, Berlin
2011 - Instruction Manual Number One: Washing the Flags (video performance and performance via internet),Dienstag Abend at Ve.Sch - Verein für Raum und Form in der bildenden Kunst, Vienna, Austria (with Fernando Mesquita)
2010 – Snow wall, will you show us the way to restart it all?, 24 hour performance, TPTP Space, Paris
2008 – Work in progress, (with Vera Santos and Martinha Maia) Presentation of Interdisciplinary and technological Performance Art, Brooklyn College at Programa Criatividade, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
2008 - 3 actions for a constricted/contrived confrontation, NCCA-National Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow; Navicula Artis, St.Petersburg
2006 - Battle Fields, phase one, WormHole Salon @ Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

Selected Screenings

2018 - Fuso video art festival Lisbon, MAAT, Lisbon
2011 – Atlantic Ocean - TESOL International Film & Art Exhibit :NYC Fall 2011, Curated by Marisol Tirelli Rivera, New York
2011 – Between Document and Fiction, Curated by José Carlos Teixeira, Maus Habitos & Passos Manuel Cinema, Porto
2011 - Snow wall, will you show me the way to restart it all?, Milton Keynes Gallery, MIlton Keynes
2008 - The one minute Foundation, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon


2016 - discursive foundations of sunsight: Conversa entre Carlos Noronha Feio e Yvette Greslé, (link)
2016 - Carlos Noronha Feio: discursive foundations of sunsight, review by James Gormley, this is tomorrow (link)
2015 - Carlos Noronha Feio - Oikonomia: Uma Questão de Confiança, review by Luisa Santos, (link)

2015 - Interview with Artist Carlos Noronha Feio, FAD (link)
2014 - Carlos Noronha Feio Matter of Relation, Interview by Yvette Greslé, Writing in Relation
2012 – Carlos Noronha Feio - Plant Life of the Pacific World, By Rui Gonçalves Cepeda, Molduras, RTP, Portugal. (link)
2012 – Plants and Politics - Interview at Imperica Magazine, UK (link)
2012 - Paul Carey Kent: Two for One- Top London Shows in March, Saatchi Online Magazine (link)
2011 - Works of Art for All Surfaces, Art Critiqued (link)
2011 - Afghan War Rugs Remixed, Animal New York (link)
2011 - East Broadway & Grand St – Vandal Lust, Image Wars & Frame, Inspirational Lunch (link)
2010 - Opções e Futuros, text by Elsa Garcia, Time Out Lisbon, Portugal (link to web version)
2009 – whowhatwhere insight: Satellite (good news - birth and fertility- faith -wheels of fortune) Carlos Noronha Feio in conversation with Alli Sharma, pag. 56, Garageland Magazine, Migration Issue
2009 - Carlos Noronha Feio, text by Rui Gonçalves Cepeda, Lapiz 250/1 Magazine, February/March, Pag. 186, Spain
2009 - Revelações-vá Para for a cá dentro, text by Sílvia Couto Cunha, Revista Visão, 29th of January, Portugal
2009 - monumentos, recordações e outras ruinas, text by Luísa Soares de Oliveira, Revista Ipsilon from Publico Newspaper, 16/01/2009, Portugal
2008 - Entertainment News, broadcast 24/04/08, Russia Today, Canal TV, Russia, Satelite
2008 - Magazine Europa Contacto, broadcast 28/02/08, RTP I, Canal TV, Portugal, Satelite
2008 - Top 10 London Shows January, The Painting room, Saatchi web magazine, UK


2013 - 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. THE THIRD WAY. IT'S A NEW WORLD! , Museu da Luz & .0
2013 - Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists Reinvigorate the Still Life Tradition, Thames & Hudson
2012 - What is an Artist Book?, The Modern Language Experiment, UK
2011 - The Art of not Making. The new artist artisan relationship, by Michael Petry,Thames & Hudson
2009 - A A and away, Carlos Noronha Feio, text by Alex Michon, Transition Editions , London, UK

Selected Grants
, Awards
& Residencies

2015 - 10 Premio Amadeu de Souza-Cardoso, Museu Municipal Amadeu de Souza-Cardoso, Portugal
2015 - Mostyn Open 19, Mostyn, Llandudno, Walles, UK
2014 - Grant Proposal, The Residency 2, Firstsite Gallery, Colchester, UK
2012 - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Full PhD grant for PhD at the Royal College of Art, London, UK
2010 – Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation UK. For production of a major new artwork to exhibit at the Bridport Art Centre, UK
2009 - Fundação EDP & Instituto Camões for A A and away, book published by Transition Editions, London, UK
2008 - Fundação EDP for performances at the NCCA- National Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow and Navikula Artis in S.Petersburgh, Russia

2006 - NCA-National Campaign for the Arts grant, London, UK


APT — Artist Pension Trust
CAC Málaga, Málaga, Spain
Collection Arquivo Historico Wanda Svevo, São Paulo Biennial Foundation (artist book), Brazil
Coleção de Arte Fundação EDP, Lisbon, Portugal
Coleção Norlinda e José Lima, São João da Madeira, Portugal
Fundação PLMJ, Lisbon, Portugal
Imago Mundi — Benetton Foundation, Italy
Navikula Artis, Saint Petersburg, Russia
MAR-Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea — Museu do Chiado, Portugal
Museu Nogueira da Silva, Braga, Portugal
Saatchi Collection, London, UK
Private collections

Lectures / Talks / Seminars / Workshops

2017 - A meeting with Carlos Noronha Feio - Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
2015 -
V&A Digital Futures: Money No Object - prototyping session, V&A/The White Building, London, UK
2015 -
The artistry of job hunting, at Symposium Work and Art: How Artists Make A living, Collaborative Research Group (Crate Space Margate & University of the Creative Arts), UCA Canterbury, UK
2014 - V&A Digital Futures: Money No Object, V&A/The White Building, London, UK
2014 - Close and Far, panel discussion with Kate Bush, Daria Kirsanova, Taus Makhacheva, Max Sher and Sarah Wilson, Calvert 22 Foundation in collaboration with Courtauld Institute Research Forum, Courtauld Institute, London, UK
2014 - Matter of Relation, Carlos Noronha Feio and Yvette Greslé, Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2013 - art 4 debt 4 global citizenry, Be Festival, Birmingham, UK (Lecture/performance)
2012 - Carlos Noronha Feio Art 4 Debt @ Sudo Documents,The Modern Language Experiment/Lubomirov-Easton, London, UK
2011 - Carlos Noronha Feio & William Cobbing Entropy and Fluidity in Afghanistan, The Practice Exchange, Chelsea College of Art, University of the Arts London, UK
2011 – Carlos Noronha Feio, Milton Keynes Gallery, UK
2010 - Carlos Noronha Feio & The Mews Project Space - Spike Island, Bristol, UK
2008 – Carlos Noronha Feio, NCCA National Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia


2011-2017 - PhD Practice based, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2010-2011 - MRes art research and practise, CCW Graduate School, UAL, London, UK
2004-2005 - MA Fine Art Theory and Practice, Middlesex University, London, UK
2001-2004 – BA (hons) Fine Art, Middlesex University, London, UK

2008 – Interdisciplinary and Technological Performance Art, Brooklyn College at Programa Criatividade, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal