Lúcia Prancha (1985, Portugal) obtained her MFA from CalArts (USA) in 2015, after completing BA studies in Lisbon (PT, 2009) and MA in São Paulo (BR, 2012). Lúcia Prancha explores the tensions between aesthetics, perception and politics, often by rethinking specific historical and social sites through sculpture, video and printed matter. Her work has been exhibited at LACA–Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Los Angeles, USA, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, NO, Serralves Foundation, Porto, PT; Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo, Brazil and Museu Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal. In 2016, her film SEBASTIAN, THE GHOST was screened at Les Rencontres Internationales Nouveau Cinéma et Art Contemporain in Paris and, at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; and the 24th Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival, Portugal. In 2017, Prancha was in residency at the Jan van Eyck Akademie in Maastricht, NDC. During the Spring of 2020, Lúcia is a Visiting Artist Faculty at CalArts–California Institute of the Arts.
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Solo Show: Casa do Sol, Human Resources, Los Angeles, USA (February 21st, 2020 – March 1st, 2020). Opening: Thursday, February 20th from 8–10pm. (Upcoming).
Solo Show: Bread Story, Table, Chicago, USA. (April 18th – May 18th, 2020). Opening: Friday, April 17th from 6h30–9pm. (Upcoming).
Group Show: No Reino das Nuvens, MU.SA, Sintra, PT (May 15th, 2020 – October 31st, 2020). (Upcoming).
Talk: Visiting Artist Talk Series, CalArts–Calfornia Institute of the Arts, Valencia, USA (January 14th, 2020)
Group Show: Histórias de Rostos – Variações Belting, Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisboa PT (May 8, 2019 – September 9, 2019).
Solo Bread Story: Some research for an oncoming film, LACA-Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Los Angeles, USA (April 6, 2019).
Solo Show: a short story of speed, Archipelago - Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, NO. (January 19th – February 18th, 2018).
Group Show: Quote, Unquote, MAAT [Perspetivas | Coleção de Arte Fundação EDP], MAAT - Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon, PT (October 4 2017 – February 5, 2018).
Group Show: Solar–Galeria de Arte Cinemática, (July, 8 – 17 Sept 2017).
Group Show: Bartholomeu, org. by Bendegó, Rua Artur de Azevedo, 1411 apt 61, São Paulo, BR (May, 21st 2017).
Group Show: Quote, Unquote, uma coorganização com o MAAT [Perspetivas | Coleção de Arte Fundação EDP], Galeria Municipal do Porto, Porto, PT (April, 11 – May, 14 2017).
Group Show: Open Studios, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NH (March 9 – 11, 2017).