ÂNGELA FERREIRA born in 1958, Maputo, Mozambique, and lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal. She studied Sculpture (1983) at Cape Town University, South Africa. Since 2003, she is professor-lecturer at Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon, Portugal. In 2007 she was invited to represent Portugal at the Venice Biennale. She also participated in Istanbul Biennial (1999), Turkey; São Paulo Biennial (2008), Brazil; and Gothenburg Biennial (2015), Sweden. Winner of the Novo Banco Photo prize (2015), Lisbon, Portugal.
She participated in several solo and group shows in public and private institutions and museums around the world, such as: Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon; Haus de Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany; Marborough Contemporary, London; Michael Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa; Frieze Art Fair, London; ARCO, Madrid, Spain; Serralves Museum, Oporto, Portugal; Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas, USA; Centro de Artes Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; MARCO, Vigo, Spain; MACBA, Barcelona, Spain; Art Gallery NSW, Sydney, Australia; De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Parasol Unit (2008), London.
Her work is present in several public collections, such as: CGAC, Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal; Serralves Foundation, Oporto, Portugal; Market Gallery Foundation. Johannesburg, South Africa; South African National Gallery, CapeTown, South Africa; The Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa; MEIAC – Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz, Spain; Museion – Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy; The Walther Collection Neu-Ulm/Bulafingen, Germany; and Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, England.