Tiago Duarte

b. Lisbon, Portugal, 1979

Works and lives between Antwerp, Belgium and Edinburgh, UK




My practice is a platform for the performance of erratic exercises where the constraints of process such as repetition, differentiation and variation transgress notions of automation to create one off pieces; I appropriate and misuse technological apparatus and quotidian routines so as to find the errors that I mediate into becoming the work.




2015                      Master of Research in Art and Design, St Lucas University College of Art and Design, Antwerp, Belgium     

2011                      MA Fine Art, Manchester School of Art, UK, course run by Senior lecturer Ian Rawlinson and Research Professor Pavel Büchler

2009                      BA Fine Art, Bolton University, UK

Solo Exhibitions

2016                      Gift, Het Cabinet/CIAP, Hasselt, Belgium 

2014                      Idem Idem Aspas Aspas, Plataforma Revolver, Lisbon, Portugal

2012                      Dilue Noir, Celine Poisat, Paris, France

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016                      From A to C; This Being B, Caustic Coastal, Manchester, UK

                              The Manama Papers, SD Worx Belgium, Antwerp, Belgium

                              Xerox,  THE SOCIÉTÉ, Brussels,Belgium

                              Diagonal Noise, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK  

2015                      Neo Art Prize, Bolton, UK

                              Game Of Roles, Paris Texas, Antwerp, Belgium

                              Love Will Tear Us Apart,Hal, Antwerp, Belgium 

2014                      20:20 Print Exchange, UK, Itinerary   

                              Something Like Now, Cardroom, Manchester, UK

                              Neo print prize, Gallery 22, Bolton,  UK 

2013                      AA2A Artists in Residency Scheme Exhibition, UCLan, Preston, UK

                              Contemporary Art Society, Not Just For Christmas, PS Mirabel, Manchester, UK

                              Dive In, Plataforma Revolver, Lisbon, Portugal

                              Occupy, Manchester, UK

                              Some Recent Examples, Lever Street, Manchester, UK

                             Through, Gallery 22, Bolton, UK

                             One Two, Bankley Gallery, Manchester, UK

2012                     Cabedal, Plataforma Revolver, Lisbon, Portugal

                             Meanwhile See This, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK

                             60 Drawings, Bankley Gallery, Manchester, UK

                             We Are All in This Together, Bureau Gallery, Manchester, UK  

                             Part of the Program, FaFa Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

2011                     MA Show, Holden Gallery, Manchester, UK

                             Afternoon Tea, WW Gallery, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

                             Secs and Death Cells, The Hive, Manchester, UK

                             How to Howl, L’apparemment, Paris, France

2010                     Print Biennial, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham, UK

                             Work, The Hive, Manchester, UK

                             Parlance, L’apparemment, Paris, France

2009                     Intuiti Gallerie, Paris, France

2007                     Lisbon Revisited, 369 Phoenix Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

2005                     Untitled, 369 Phoenix Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

Art Fairs

2017                     Hypermarket Art Car Boot Sale, Glasgow, UK

2015                     Poppositions, SomeRecentExamples & Francis- Brussels, Belgium

2011                     Manchester Contemporary, Axis Stand, Manchester, UK


2012/13                AA2A, University of Central Lancashire

Awards and Nominations

2013                     Short-listed Beers Contemporary Award for Emerging Art, London, UK

2013                     The Arts Foundation Fellowship, Printmaking category nomination, Hove, UK

2012                     Ken Bromley Award, Neo:Artprize, Bolton, UK

2011                     Axis Choice, online resource for contemporary art, UK 

2010                     London International Creative Competition, Winner, London, UK

                             Open Art Competition, Pallant House Gallery, First prize, Chichester, UK