Introducing emerging artists: Marco Pereira

 

MARCO PEREIRA

WHO

Marco Pereira (b.1981) is a Portuguese photo artist based in London with a background in engineering and psychology finalised an MA in Photography from London college of Communication. He is currently working as commercial photographer and associate lecturer.

WHY

Beside exhibiting his work in UK, Norway and Portugal Marco has recently participated in a artist residency in a Portuguese convent where he worked on the Meditations series. He is also working in  a 3 year project working with a star trek inspired fan based group

WHAT 

Mediations were a series of ritual like performances while doing a residency in a old convent south of Portugal. Working between fact and fiction, real and fantasy. He has the desire to be convinced about his and others existence, of a hidden world a link between the existing reality and the possibility of another triggered by processes of deformation and formation.

 

WHEN AND WHERE 

Newark Park – 6th July to 18th  August and at  Cheltenham Gallery – 12th October to 6th November

 

MORE!!

http://www.marcopereira.co.uk/

marcopereira.tumblr.com/

www.saatchionline.com/profile/164141