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Exhibition Views

Isa Toledo

Casa Commedia

26 JANUARY 24 - 16 MARCH 24

I'm using photography as a way to investigate and try to understand these seas. I attempted to make them more artificial and less natural.

Nuno Cera in conversation with Miguel Nabinho

Photographic documentation

Among the one-person exhibitions we can single out: “Drawings”, CAM, Gulbenkian Foundation; “Body Building”, Loja da Atalaia, Lisbon; “Rui Sanches, Retrospective”, CAM, Gulbenkian Foundation and “Museum”, Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisbon. Some important group-exhibitions were: the 19th São Paulo Bienal; “PASTFUTURETENSE”, Winnipeg Art Gallery and Vancouver Art Gallery; “Tríptico”, Europália 91. Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent; “From Silence to Light”, Watari-Um, Tóquio; “Abstract/Real”, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Viena; “Dentro y Fuera” Cáceres and “Serralves 2009 – The Collection”, Museu de Serralves, Porto. During the 1980’s his work was based on the deconstruction of paintings and genres of painting.

Isa Toledo was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1990. She studied at Camberwell College of Arts - University of Arts London followed by a master’s degree in Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon. Isa has also lived in Dubai and Berlin and is now based in Lisbon.

Isa’s video work has been shown at the Photopub festival in Slovenia, HVW8 Gallery in Berlin and in online exhibitions for Pousio - Arte e Cultura, for Transmissions TV as well as a solo digital video series for Smuggler. In 2015 she co-founded ButchCamp with graphic designer Rosen Eveleigh, a research project centred on contemporary camp aesthetics. Butchcamp interviews and articles have been published by Teen Vogue, Another Magazine, Dazed and Girls Like Us. In Portugal, her illustrations have been published by Electra Magazine and Sr. Teste.

Artist Bio

for Transmissions TV as well as a solo digital video series for Smuggler. In 2015 she co-founded ButchCamp with graphic designer Rosen Eveleigh, a research project centred on contemporary camp aesthetics. Butchcamp interviews and articles have been published by Teen Vogue, Another Magazine, Dazed and Girls Like Us. In Portugal, her illustrations have been published by Electra Magazine and Sr. Teste.

Patrícia Garrido graduated in painting at the Escola Superior de Belas-Artes in Lisbon (ESBAL). She has participated in numerous group exhibitions which include: Mais Tempo, Menos História, Serralves Foundation, Porto (1996); O Império Contra-Ataca, Galeria ZDB, Lisbon (1998); Squatters, Galeria do CRUARB, Porto (2001). Solo exhibitions include: T1, Serralves Foundation, Porto (1998); Móveis ao Cubo, Desenhos ao Acaso, TREM Galeria Municipal de Arte, Faro (2009); Peças Mais ou Menos Recentes, EDP Foundation, Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis and Galeria Fernando Santos, Porto (2013).

Isa Toledo was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1990. She studied at Camberwell College of Arts - University of Arts London followed by a master’s degree in Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon. Isa has also lived in Dubai and Berlin and is now based in Lisbon.

Isa’s video work has been shown at the Photopub festival in Slovenia, HVW8 Gallery in Berlin and in online exhibitions for Pousio - Arte e Cultura,

Artist Bio

Isa Toledo was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1990. She studied at Camberwell College of Arts - University of Arts London followed by a master’s degree in Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon. Isa has also lived in Dubai and Berlin and is now based in Lisbon.

Isa’s video work has been shown at the Photopub festival in Slovenia, HVW8 Gallery in Berlin and in online exhibitions for Pousio - Arte e Cultura, for Transmissions TV as well as a solo digital video series for Smuggler. In 2015 she co-founded ButchCamp with graphic designer Rosen Eveleigh, a research project centred on contemporary camp aesthetics. Butchcamp interviews and articles have been published by Teen Vogue, Another Magazine, Dazed and Girls Like Us. In Portugal, her illustrations have been published by Electra Magazine and Sr. Teste.

Artist Bio

"That is what a joke is after-all, it's a desire to charm. Comedy is very much about that. Then the oral side of it, both with the words that sound alike as with the 'Abba Iban, Uta', there's a kind of very delicious Dadaism there."

Isa Toledo in conversation with Miguel Nabinho