Pedro Barateiro was born in 1979 in Almada, Portugal, currently he lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal. He graduated in MA at Visual Arts (2006) at the Malmö Art Academy, Sweden and in Mamaus – School of Visual Arts (2003-2005), Lisbon. He was the artist in residence at AIR – Antwerpen (201n), Belgium; Palais de Tokyo (2008-09), Paris, France; and ISCP – International Studio and Curatorial Program (2007/08), New York. He participated at 29th São Paulo Biennial, Brazil, 5th Berlin Biennale (2008), 16th Biennale of Sydney (2008), Australia, Photo España (2008) and Busan Biennial (2006), South Korea.
He held solo and group exhibitions in several public and private institutions around the world, such as: Palmeiras Bravas / The Current Situation, Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisbon; A Preface (2013), Frac Ile-de-France / Le Plateau, Paris, France; The Insides Are on the Outside (2013), SECS Pompéia, São Paulo, Brazil; Arqueológica (2013), Matadero, Madrid, Spain; Ça & La (2012), Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris, France; ReaKt – Views and Processes (2012), Capital Europeia da Cultura, Guimarães, Portugal; Theatre of Hunters (2011), Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland; Theory of Speech (2009), Casa Serralves – Serralves Museum, Oporto, Portugal; Amanhã não nasce ninguém (2009), MARCO – Vigo Contemporary Art Museum, Spain; Domingo (2008), Pavilhão Branco – Museu da Cidade, Lisbon; What are we doing here? (2005), Spike Island Artspace, Bristol, UK; and Video Exchange/ Premuta de Vídeo (2002), Rosenberg Gallery & The Commons, New York University, USA.
His work is present in several public collections, such as: Deusche Bank Collection, Germany; EDP Foundation, Portugal; Serralves Museum, Oporto, Portugal; ARCO Foundation, Madrid, Spain; BESart – Colecção Banco Espírito Santo, Lisbon, Portugal; Fundación “la Caixa”, Barcelona, Spain; and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal.