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.




2014/15        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 Buchler

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

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

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