João Pedro Fonseca
Graduated in Theatre and Performance Studies from ESTC (2009 2011)/University of Warwick (2011-2012). Is currently finishing his masters in Multimedia Art (Audiovisuals) from FBAUL. Was awarded a scholarship from INET-MD: Instituto de Etnomusicologia – Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança (FCSH-UNL, 2010-2011); was an intern at Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (2012) and was a juror in IndieLisboa (2015) and FUSO (2015).
As creator, he founded and was part of the performative collective 3.14 (2010-2012: a.casa-lar; būan; One Night Stand: intervenção em 10 quartos; Não És Beckett, Não És Nada; and aqui); and, in 2012, become part of the artistic collective SillySeason (RiCARDO, DarkTourism, Palco Jurássico, Frei Luís de Sousa, T-REX, Panorama e Antígona) as co-creator and video artist. Regularly develops video art projects, some of which were exhibited around Europe and awarded in Portugal: José Ninguém, by Rodrigo Pereira (Jovens Criadores – Video section, 2012); às vezes,penso que, se não te tivesse contado isto, não teria esta coisa (Audience Award – FUSO, 2013); O Retrato de Mónica (Audience Award – FUSO, 2014; Jovens Criadores – Video section, 2014; and Young Director Award – Fundação INATEL, 2014); O Retrato de Irineu (Jury Award/Acquisition FUSO/Fundação EDP Award, 2014); and Frei Luís de Sousa, by SillySeason (Best Portuguese Short Film Award – Queer Lisboa, 2014). Collaborates with the audiovisual production company Videolotion (Crês ser, 2015); taught, between 2014 and 2015, in ESTC (Media Workshop); and was, in 2015, a multimedia/audiovisual technician in Residências Artísticas Belas-Artes, Lisboa, in FBAUL.