Edgar Martins (Portuguese, born )

Timeline

Born in Évora, Portugal
Liceu de Macau, Macau China
Berkshire College of Art & Design . Reading, UK
London College of Printing & Distributive Trades . London, UK
The Royal College of Arts . London, UK

Exhibitions

2012
This is not a House, Wapping Project, London, UK (solo)
2011
A Metaphysical Survey of British Dwellings, Yamamoto Gendai, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2011
A Metaphysical Survey of British Dwellings & Dwarf Exoplanets, Laura Marsiaj Arte Contemporanea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
2011
Two Degrees of Separation, Museu da Electricidade, Lisboa, Portugal (solo)
2011
Venice Biennale, Macau Pavilion, Venice, Italy
2011
Something that I'll never really see, Contemporary Photography form the V&A, BHAU Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai, India
2011
International Network of Photography Centers, Photofusion Photography Collection, National Centre for the Arts, Mexico City, Mexico
2010
Portuguese Photography and Video, Centro de Arte Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2010
Globalised Nature, Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin, Germany
2010
A Culpa Nao é Minha (works from the António Cachola collection), Museu Colecçao Berardo, Lisboa, Portugal
2010
ARCO Madrid, represented by Galerie Caprice Horn, Madrid, Spain
2010
Impresiones Y Comentários - Portuguese Contemporary Photography, Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona, Spain
2010
Abstraction, Chateau d'Eau, Toulouse, France
2010
Edgar Martins, Centre Culturel Caloust Gulbenkian, Paris, France (solo)
2009
When Light casts no Shadow, Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2009
Topologias, Museu do Oriente, Lisboa, Portugal (solo)
2009
Paris Photo, represented by Galerie Caprice Horn, Paris, France
2009
Palmbeach3, represented by Galerie Caprice Horn, West Palm Beach, FL, USA
2009
Art HK, represented by Galerie Caprice Horn, Hong Kong, China
2009
BES Photo 2008, Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisboa, Portugal
2008
Immoral Facts & Fables, Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin, Germany
2008
Art Paris/Abu Dhabi, Galerie Caprice Horn, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2008
That Was Then... This Is Now, P.S1, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
2008
Photo Beijing, presented by Galerie Caprice Horn, Beijing, China
2008
The Accidental Theorist scheduled to be shown – Laura Marsiaj Galley, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Fundação Oriente Museum, Lisbon, Portugal (solo)
2008
The Diminishing Present scheduled to be shown – Porta 33, Funchal, Madeira / La Caja Negra, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2008
Opções e Futuros – (featuring images from the series The Accidental Theorist & Approaches) – Fundação PLMJ, Lisbon, Portugal
2007
Fenómenos migratórios: exposição de fotografia e vídeo + ciclo de filmes (Migratory Phenomena: Photography and video exhibition + film cycle) – (featuring images from the series Aproximações) –Economic and Social European Committee, Brussels (Projects in Brussels Organized by Institute Camões for the Portuguese Presidency of the Eruropean Union Council), Brussels, Belgium
2007
The Magenta Foundation Emerging Photography Award show – (featuring images from the series The Accidental Theorist) – Lennox Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2007
Paisagem Portuguesa Contemporânea – (featuring images from the series Aproximações) – The Royal Palace (Riad) by invite of your royal highness the Saudi Prince Khalid Al-Faisa, Riad, Saudi Arabia
2007
Alentejo Elementar (featuring images from the series The Rehearsal of space) – Museu da Cidade, Almada, Portugal
2007
Aperture at 55 On the Wall – (featuring images from the series The Accidental Theorist) – Aperture Foundation, NYC, USA
2007
Ingenuity - Photography and Engineering – (featuring images from the series The Rehearsal of Space) – The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
2007
The Magenta Foundation Emerging Photography Award show – (featuring images from the series The Accidental Theorist) – Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York
2007
The Real Award show – (featuring images from the series Landscapes Beyond: The Burden of Proof) – ING, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2007
Hidden – The Hospital, London, UK (solo)
2007
Topologies – Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra, Portugal (solo)
2007
Aproximações - Galeria Graça Brandão, Lisbon, Portugal (solo)
2007
The Diminishing Present – BCA Gallery, Bedford, UK (solo)
2006
Constelações Afectivas Part I - Gallery launch exhibition (featuring images from the series The Accidental Theorist & The Rehearsal of space) - Galeria Graça Brandão Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
2006
Constelações Afectivas Part II - Gallery launch exhibition (featuring images from the series The Accidental Theorist & The Rehearsal of space) - Galeria Graça Brandão Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
2006
Alentejo Elementar (featuring images from the series The Rehearsal of space) - Fundação Alentejo-Terra Mãe, Évora / Casa da Cultura, Beja / Galeria Municipal de S. Sebastião, Portalegre, Portugal
2006
V&A permanent photography collection show featuring images from the series Black Holes & Other Inconsistencies - The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
2006
The Diminishing Present - The Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York / La Caja Negra, Madrid, Spain / The Photographers Gallery (PSG), London, UK (solo)
2006
The Accidental Theorist - Galeria Graça Brandão, Oporto, Portugal (solo)
2005
The Diminishing Present - Photofusion, London, UK (solo)
2005
Extensão do Ohar (featuring images from the series Black Holes & Other Inconsistencies) - Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra, Portugal
2005
Landscapes (featuring images from the series The Diminishing Present) - Galeria Graça Brandão, Porto, Portugal
2005
Represented (featuring images from the series The Accidental Theorist) - The Photographers Gallery (PSG), London, UK
2004
The Jerwood Photography Award Exhibition (featuring images from the series Black Holes & Other Inconsistencies) - Impressions Gallery, St. Paul’s Gallery and Stills Gallery, York, Birmingham, Edinburgh, UK
2004
The Hereford Photography Festival ‘04’ (featuring images from the series The Diminishing Present & Black Holes & Other inconsistencies) - City Art Gallery, Hereford, UK
2004
The rehearsal of space - Macau Museum of Art, Macau, China (solo)
2004
The rehearsal of space held - The Photographers Gallery (PSG), London, UK (solo)
2004
Black Holes & Other Inconsistencies - Cadeia da Relação, Oporto (Portuguese Centre for Photography), Oporto, Portugal (solo)
2004
Thirdspace - Art & Photographs Gallery, Mayfair, London, UK (solo)
2002
Urban Visions - Flowers East Gallery, London, UK
2001
LHomme du Chagrin - Imago Lucis Photogallery, Porto, Portugal (solo)
2001
of shadows and no-places - The Orient Foundation Gallery, Macau, China (solo)
2001
Macau: Tales of Unrest - Back Hill Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1999
Reflexos, desequilíbrios e espaços de intersecção- Lou Lim Ieok exhibition pavilion, Macau/Zhuhai/Hong-Kong, China (solo)

Public Collections

St. Louis Museum of Art, Missouri, USA
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA, USA
George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, USA
Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland, USA
Haverford College, Pennsylvania, USA
International Center of Photography, NYC, USA
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA
Hasselblad Center, Sweden
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Birmingham Museum of Art, Alambama, USA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, SF, CA, USA
The Art Institute of Chicago, IL, USA
Fundação EDP, Portugal
Fundation Carminac, France
The New Art Gallery Walsall, UK
RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects)
CAV (Centro de Artes Visuais), Coimbra, Portugal
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
National Media Museum, Bradford, UK
Caloust Gulbenkian Foundation, Portugal
PLMJ Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
Ilídio Pinho Foundation, Portugal
Macau Museum of Art, Macau, China
BES, Portugal
Deustche Borse, Germany
MACE (Contemporary Art Museum), Elvas, Portugal
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, USA