Igor Jesus


Igor Jesus, was born in 1989; lives and works in Lisbon. He holds a degree in Sculpture from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon. In 2013, he won the 1st place, an ICA (Film and Audiovisual Institute) competition for a short film. Recently, held the individual exhibitions Chessari at the Solar Gallery of Cinematic Art, Vila do Conde (2016); A Ultima Carta ao Pai Natal  (2015) at Filomena Soares Gallery and Under the Sun (2015) at Appleton Square, in Lisbon. In 2014 he presented the exhibition Old School #32, in Lisbon and in 2013 – Dead weight, Espaço Zero, Tomar. He participated in several group exhibitions in 2016, namely: Karin Sander, Igor Jesus and Igor Bosnjak, Artist ‘Film International, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK; Artist ‘Film International, MAAT – Museum Art, Architecture, Technology, Lisbon; Down the Borders! Live the Design and the Arts !, MUDE, Hall of Risk / Galé Patio, Lisbon; Topología del Aura, Galería Bacelos, Madrid, Spain. Among the most recent collective exhibitions are HangarOut – EntreLinhas, Palácio Marquês de Abrantes (2017), in 2016 Artists’ Film International (screenings at MAAT, Lisbon, Whitechapel Gallery, London, Istanbul Modern, Turkey, GAMeC – Galleria d’Arte Modern and Contemporanea di Bergamo, Italy, and Project 88, Bombay, India); Topología del Aura, Galeria Bacelos, Madrid (2016), Down the borders! Live the design and the arts, Dialogue between the design and works of the António Cachola collection, Elvas Museum of Contemporary Art and Pátio da Galé in Lisbon (2016), Ponto de Partida – a selection of works from the Figueiredo Ribeiro contemporary art collection, Quartel, Abrantes, in 2015 A Horizon of Proximities, Archipelago – Center for Contemporary Arts, Ribeira Grande, São Miguel, Azores; Tautological Principle, Hangar – Center for Art Research, Lisbon; Works by the António Cachola Collection, Graça Morais Contemporary Art Center, Bragança; The lynx knows no boundaries, Fondation d’Entrepise Ricard, Paris. He also integrated the following exhibits: Backyard, Espaço Avenida 211, Lisboa (2012); Cement, Stag Room, National Museum for Natural History, Lisbon (2012); No one says anything, Quinta da Alagoa, Carcavelos (2013); Summer Calling, Venue, National Museum for Natural History, Lisbon (2013); Bells are still ringing, Galeria Graça Brandão, Lisbon (2014); The trip from room 53, Baginski Gallery, Lisbon (2014).