Filipa Oliveira

Filipa Oliveira is, since 2018, the Visual Arts Programmer and Curator of the City of Almada, running the Casa da Cerca Art Center and the Municipal Art Gallery. From 2015 to 2017 she was the artistic director of the Fórum Eugénio de Almeida in Évora, Portugal. Prior she worked as an independent curator for 12 years working with institutions such as Centro Cultural de Belém (Lisbon), Kettle’s Yard (UK), John Hansards Gallery (UK), Tate Modern (UK), Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Centro de Arte Moderna (Lisbon), Fundação Carmona e Costa (Lisbon), Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian (France), Berardo Museum (Lisbon), Crac Alsace (France), Kunstverein Springhornhof (Germany), Ffotogallery (UK), Mead Gallery (UK), Frieze Projects (UK), Stills Gallery (UK), among others. She was curatorial assistant of the 28th São Paulo Biennial and in 2012 was guest curator of the Satellite at Jeu de Paume where she curated solo exhibitions of Jimmy Robert, Tamar Guimarães, Rosa Barba and Filipa César. In 2022, she co-curated with Elfi Turpin “Mid-night”, Anozero’21-22 Coimbra Biennial of Contemporary Art. She has written an extensive list of essays in catalogues and in publications. Has written essays and exhibition reviews for Arte Contexto, Contemporary and Flash Art  L+Arte and Artforum.