© 2011 Rita Sá

Bio/CV

Rita Sá, b. Dec 5, 1980

Earned her B.A. and Licenciatura degree in Painting, from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon. She's a 2009 graduate student from the MFA Computer Art department of the School of Visual Arts, New York, where she studied under a joint scholarship from the Gulbenkian Foundation, Luso-American Foundation and MFACA department of SVA.

Her animation work explores the integration of traditional media and practices with the incorporeality of digital environments and behaviors.

Highlighted projects include her collaboration with Wordsong-Pessoa - awarded by the Portuguese Multimedia Awards in 2006; Instances of Commediation, exhibited at SIGGRAPH Asia 2009 Art Gallery, Yokohama, and at the Westside Gallery in New York, and emo & tick, finalist project at the 2010 ZON awards, exhibited at MONSTRA 2011.

Currently Rita Sá is a student at the Digital Media PhD Program - CoLab - UT Austin | Portugal

CV

EDUCATION

School of Visual Arts, (MFA in Computer Art), New York, 2007-09

Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade de Lisboa, (BA and Licenciatura degree in Painting), 1998-2005

SOLO SHOWS

    2010

  • Entangled, 255Canal, New York
  • 2004

  • Illustrations and Variations on Perrault’s Sleeping Beauty, Residence Andre de Gouveia, Paris
  • GROUP SHOWS

    2014

  • Action Figures Stop Motion, ReMake, Austin
  • Action Figures Stop Motion, Mini Maker Faire, Austin
  • 2013

  • Action Figures Stop Motion, Festival IN, Lisbon
  • 21 Cartas de Amor, Galeria Abraço, Lisbon
  • 2012

  • PIU, futureplaces festival 2012, Maus Hábitos & PINC auditorium, Oporto
  • 2011

  • Nostalgia, eMerge Media Space, James Cook University, Australia
  • 2010

  • Vanguardias Transfronterizas, Belleartes Gallery, Cáceres
  • Flash and Thunder, New Media Art Fest 2010, Cologne
  • Flash and Thunder, VideoArt Festival Miden, Kalamata
  • Tryptophantasia, Wild Project NYC, New York
  • 2009

  • Adaptation, SIGGRAPH Asia Art Gallery, Yokohama
  • Mediated Realities, Visual Arts Gallery, New York
  • 2008

  • Continuous Current, Westside Gallery, New York
  • all work and no play, Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon
  • VJ PERFORMANCES, VIDEO AND ANIMATION

    2014

  • Individually Collaborative, ATX Hackerspace, Austin
  • 2013

  • Action Figures Stop Motion, futureplaces Media Labs 2013, Maus Hábitos, Oporto
  • 2012

  • emo & tick, Baixa-Chiado - PT Bluestation, Lisbon
  • Bomba-Relógio, Music Video, Sérgio Godinho
  • pi_ADD(a) forte, Simão Costa, CCB, Lisbon
  • 2011

  • The Secret Museum of Mankind, Teatro Municipal de Vila do Conde, Vila do Conde
  • emo & tick @ MONSTRA, Cinema S. Jorge/ Cinema Alvalade, Lisbon
  • 2010

  • The Secret Museum of Mankind, ZDB, Lisbon
  • 2007

  • Wordsong-Pessoa, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon
  • André Fernandes 4tet, Lux, Lisbon
  • 2006

  • Wordsong-Pessoa, Casa dos Dias D’Água, Lisbon
  • Wordsong-Pessoa, Centro Cultural da Malaposta, Odivelas
  • Wordsong-Pessoa, Centro de Artes de Sines, Sines
  • 2005

  • DR.Motte, Hardyhard, Dietrich Schoenemann, Exit Club, Brooklyn
  • Wordsong-Pessoa, Noites Ritual Rock, Oporto
  • Wordsong-Pessoa, Quinta dos Claustros, Portalegre
  • Wordsong-Pessoa, Casa Fernando Pessoa, Lisbon
  • Wordsong-Pessoa, Casa dos Artistas, Faro
  • Wordsong-Pessoa, Feira do Livro, Lisbon
  • Transformer Zone, Alverca, Portugal
  • Zé Pedro Moura, Lux, Lisbon
  • Red Bull - Jeff Mills, Lisbon
  • Transformer Zone, Lux, Lisbon
  • 2004

  • Nicorette, Festival Numero, Lisboa
  • Nicorette, Faculdade de Letras de Lisboa, Lisbon
  • Transformer Zone, Castelo de Sines, Sines
  • Restart, Lisbon
  • AWARDS

  • 2007-09 - Joint Scholarship, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian e Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento
  • 2007-09 - MFACA Scholarship, SVA, New York
  • 2006 - Multimedia Award on Music/Sound for Wordsong Pessoa by the Portuguese Multimedia Awards (APMP)
  • VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

    2010

  • Pratt Institute – School of Art and Design, Digital Arts class, New York
  • Parsons The New School for Design, Print Studio class, New York
  • School of Visual Arts, Contemporary Voices class, New York
  • WORKSHOPS_(Tutoring)

    2013

  • Soft Circuits & El Wire, Oficina DÓING, Pavilhão do Conhecimento, Lisbon
  • Action Figures Stop Motion, futureplaces Media Labs 2013, Maus Hábitos, Oporto
  • PERFORMER

    2010

  • Joan Jonas, Mirror Piece I – Reconfigured, Guggenheim Museum, New York
  • Oliver Herring, Areas for Action – Phosphorescent Duet, Meulensteen Gallery, New York
  • PRESS

  • 2012, P3, June 12
  • 2011, Adlige Klein, AK5
  • 2009, Guia da Noite #7
  • 2007, Agenda Lx, December
  • 2006, Y – Público, June
  • 2006, Público, April 14
  • 2006, DN 6ª, June 23
  • 2005, Público, November 29
  • 2005 DIF Magazine, March