The artists


Hugo Brazão | Joanna Piotrowska | Luísa Jacinto | Marco Pires | Nuno Henrique


Hugo Brazao

Lives and works in London. His artistic practice includes painting, sculpture and textiles and develops around paradoxes between reality and fiction. With a degree in fine arts at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon and Central Saint Martins in London, he has exhibited since 2012 and recently received the VIA Arts Prize Award and the Helen Scott Lidgett Studio Award.


Joanna Piotrowska

Lives and works in London. Graduated in Photography from the Krakow Academy of Fine Arts and the Royal College of Arts in London, she has regularly exhibited since 2010, developing a body and gesture-centered artistic practice, exploring power and identity dynamics in the field of photography, film and performance. It is represented in Portugal by Galeria Madragoa.


Luísa Jacinto

Lives and works in Lisbon. Studied Visual Arts at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Lisbon, Central Saint Martins and participated in the Maumaus Independent Study Program in 2017. Her body of work focuses on the practice of painting, moving between large and small format. , between figuration and abstraction. She has been exhibiting regularly since 2007 and is represented in various public and private collections, such as the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation's Modern Collection, the Teixeira de Freitas Collection, and the Figueiredo Ribeiro Collection.


Marco Pires

Lives and works in Lisbon. He graduated in Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon and has been exhibiting regularly since then. He focuses its attention on the issues inherent in the apprehension and representation of space, equating the nature and effectiveness of language. In 2015 he was a finalist for the New Artists Foundation EDP Award and was nominated for the 2005 and 2007 editions of the Ariane de Rothschild Art Prize. Works with Pedro Oliveira galleries in Porto and Fonseca Macedo in Ponta Delgada, Azores.


Nuno Henrique

Lives and works in New York. Graduated in Fine Arts from the Faculty of Fine Arts of Porto, Ar.Co - Center of Art and Visual Communication, and Pratt Institute. Nuno Henrique's work starts from a close look at the natural world and a cyclical return to distant origins, to work paper, ceramics, glass and sound, mapping intersections between sculpture and drawing. The artist has exhibited regularly since 2010 and is represented in Portugal by Modulo - Centro Diffusor de Arte. TAG Gallery's first exhibition considers travel to be a fruitful starting point.