André Uerba
Performer/ Maker/ Visual Artist

b. 1983, Lisbon, Portugal
Lives and Works in Berlin
andre.uerba(at)gmail.com

Education
2013-2015                  Master of Arts, Solo/ Dance/ Authorship, Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz (HZT), Berlin
2009-2011                  Advanced Photography, Ar.co - Centro de Arte e Comunicação Visual (Independent Art School), Lisbon
2007-2009                  Theater, Lisbon Theatre and Film School (ESTC), Lisbon
2005-2008                  Graphic Design, Artistic High School António Arroio, Lisbon


Grants
2013                           CNC (Centro Nacional de Cultura), Portugal
2011                           Inov-art, Sparwasser HQ, Berlin/ Lisbon
2010/11                      Ar.co (Centro de Arte e Comunicação Visual), José de Guimarães, Lisbon


Artistic Collaborator, Group Coordinator
& Performer
(ATLAS, Ana Borralho & João Galante)
2017                          Matadero, Madrid, Spain
2016                          Festival à Corps, TAP, Poitiers, France
                                  Le Lieu Unique, Nantes, France
                                  Uferstudios, Berlin
                                  Goteborg's Dans- & Teaterfestival, Tjorn, Sweden
2015                          Biennal 3/ Charleroi Danses, Charleroi, Belgium
                                  Reykjavik Dance Festival with LÓKAL International Theatre Festival, Reykjavik, Iceland
                                  ARTIUM – Centro Museu Vasco de Arte Contemporanea, Vitoria - Gasteiz, Spain
                                  Le Phenix, Scène Nationale, Valenciennes, France
                                  Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers, France
                                  Escenas do Cambio, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
                                  Humain Trop Humain, Montpellier, France
                                  CIRCA - Pôle National des Arts du Cirque, Auch, France
2014                          Teatr Powszcheny, Warsaw, Poland
                                  C/U Festival, Warsaw, Poland
                                  Arsenic, Lausanne, Switzerland
                                  MU Theatre, Budapest, Hungary
                                  SESC Pompeia, São Paulo, Brazil
                                  Baltoscandal, Rakvere, Estonia
                                  Alhóndiga, Bilbao Spain
2013                          Vooruit, Ghent, Belgium
2012                          Teatro Viriato, Viseu, Portugal
                                  Materiais Diversos Festival, Portugal


Artistic Assistance
2017                          Trigger of Happiness, Ana Borralho & João Galante, La Pelanda, Short Theater Festival, Rome, Italy
2016                          sexyMF, Ana Borralho & João Galante, SIDE STEP FESTIVAL, Zodiak, Helsinki, Finland
2015                          sexyMF, Ana Borralho & João Galante, Body/ Mind Dance Festival, Reykjavik, Iceland
                                  sexyMF, Ana Borralho & João Galante, HAU, Berlin; Maria Matos, Lisbon
                
                                    

Performance (own work)
2017                          Terrarium (durational version), 3AM, Flutgraben, Berlin
                                   NEW WORK (open studio), Portuguese Platform for Performing Arts, Espaço do Tempo, Montemor-o-novo, PT
2016                          Terrarium, HochX Theater, Munich, Germany
                                  Terrarium, Teatro Sá da Bandeira, Santarém, Portugal
                                  Terrarium, Malavoadora, Porto, Portugal
                                  Terrarium, Espaço Alkantara, Temps d'Images Festival, Lisbon, Portugal
                                  Terrarium, DOCK11, Berlin, Germany
                                  Hysteron (research presentation), 10 times 6, ada Studio, Berlin
                                  Replacement of Speech, SFEN 2016, Potsdam Fabrik, Potsdam, Germany
                                  NEW WORK (open studio), 3AM, Flutgraben, Berlin, Germany

2014                          Terrarium, Uferstudios Berlin, Germany

2011                          Unknown Piece, Art Stroke Fair, Berlin; Cologne Art Fair, Cologne, Germany
                                  The Air Between Us, Altes Finanzamt, Berlin, Germany
                                  Stand by, Teatro da Garagem, "Try Better, Fail Better", Lisbon

2010                          Unknown Piece, Lisbon Contemporary Art Fair, Lisbon



Performance
(as performer)
2017                          The Eternal Return (showing), Clément Layes, Potsdam Fabrik, Potsdam, Germany
                                  Aggregate, Alexandra Pirici, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
                                  The Print of Sleep, Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
2016
2015                          Escuro3, Miguel Pereira, Espaço Alkantara, Empty Cube, Lisbon
                                  sexyMF, Ana Borralho & João Galante, LUX Frágil, Lisbon


2012                          Ilhas, Karnart, Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimarães, Portugal

2011                          Monster, Carlota Lagido, EIRA, Lisbon


2010                          Húmus, Karnart, Galeria Monumental, Lisbon
                                  Bodies in Urban Spaces, Willi Dorner, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
                                  Friends w/ Benefits, Ana Borralho & João Galante, Alkantara Festival, São Luiz, Lisbon
                                  Bodies in Urban Spaces, Willi Dorner, Alcobaça & Torres Vedras, Portugal
                                  sexyMF, Ana Borralho & João Galante, Teatro Maria Matos, Lisbon
                                   
                                  Jovens Russos Falam de Problemas Eternos, Espaço Ginjal, Cacilhas, PT

2009                          Long Distance Call, Rafael Alvarez, Temps d’Image, Negócio, Lisbon; Mousonturm, Frankfurt, Germany
                                  I Put a Spell on You, Ana Borralho & João Galante, Forum Dança, Lisbon
                                  Ring, Felix Ruckert, Escrita na Paisagem, Évora, Portugal
                                            
2008                          Doce, Sílvia Pinto Coelho, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon
                                  Se eu não puder dançar, Miguel Moreira, Lisbon
                                  I Put a Spell on You, Ana Borralho & João Galante, LX Factory, Lisbon

2007                          sexyMF, Ana Borralho & João Galante, Temps d'images, Culturgest, Lisbon

2006                          sexyMF, Ana Borralho & João Galante, Galeria Graça Brandão, Lisbon


Workshops
2015                          Erwin Wurm, Autocenter, Berlin

2013                          Settlement 7, Vladimir Miller, Uferstudios, Berlin

2012                          Dive into a process, André Lepecki & Vera Mantero, Lisbon
                                  Cells, Politics and Choreography, Frederic Gies, Berlin

2011                          Laboratory Encontros RUMO, Vera Mantero, Lisbon
                                  Persona, Ming Wong, Berlin

2010                          Composition, Vera Mantero, Lisbon

2009                          Real Time Composition, Cláudia Dias, Lisbon                                                                       
                                  Composition & Improvisation, Meg Stuart, Lisbon
                                  Real Time Composition (intensive), Cláudia Dias, Lisbon


Video (Screenings)
2014                          31st Birthday, FUSO, Museu da Eletricidade, Lisbon
                                  En Grève, FUSO, Museu da Eletricidade, Lisbon
                                  31st Birthday, CNC, Galeria Fernando Pessoa, Lisbon
                                 Temporary Thrill, CNC, Galeria Fernando Pessoa, Lisbon
                                  L'Origine, Add Wood, Lisbon
                                 Temporary Thrill, Add Wood, Lisbon
                                  Wo nun niemand mehr ist, Rundgang, HZT, Berlin, Germany 

2013                          L'Origine, Rossio#3, Filmar o Corpo, Espaço Alkantara, Lisbon
                                  L'Origine, Ausufern, HZT, Berlin, Germany
                                  L'Origine, ZDB, Rabbit Hole, Lisbon

2012                           Aquarium, FUSO, Museu Berardo, Lisbon
                                   26th Birthday, O Dizer do Corpo, Espaço Ilimitado, Porto, Portugal
                                   26th Birthday, Movimento Arriscado, Escrita na Paisagem, Évora
                                   Everything Ends, Ciclo Klossowski, Cinemateca & Museu Berardo
                                   Under, Ciclo Klossowski, Cinemateca & Museu Berardo, Lisbon
                                   26th Birthday, Ciclo Klossowski, Cinemateca & Museu Berardo, Lisbon

2011                           26th Birthday, Verão Azul Festival, Lagos, Portugal

2008                           Aquarium, 60sec.org Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
                                   Aquarium, ONE MINUTES PT, Gulbenkian, Lisbon
                                   Take your Dreams, ONE MINUTES PT, Gulbenkian, Lisbon
                                   Take your Dreams, Novíssimos – Cinema São Jorge, Lisbon


Photography
(Exhibitions)
2016                           Start from Scratch, Festival Verão Azul, Casa do Castelo Loulé, Portugal
                                   Start from Scratch, Festival Verão Azul, Lagos, Portugal

2013                           There is No Longer a Place to be, exhibition, EXP12 gallery, Berlin

2012                           There is No Longer a Place to be, exhibition, Agora, Berlin

2010                           Bed, Spunk (arts) Magazine, New York

2009                           Untitled, Spunk (arts) Magazine, New York

2008                           Pietà, Ninja Magazine, Paris, France 
                                   Untitled, Ninja Magazine, Paris, France
                                   Accumulation, Ninja Magazine, Paris, France
                                   Green thoughts & Wrong direction, Textos & Pretextos, Lisbon


Installation

2016                           Who wants to die?, rk Galerie, Berlin
2013                           Nothing is mine, EXP12 gallery, Berlin, Germany

2011                            Red Carpet, Freies Museum Berlin, Transient Museum, Agora Collective
                                   Nothing is mine, Agora, Berlin, Germany

2010                           All is Vanity, Palácio Verride, Lisbon

2009                           Promised Land, Palácio da Trindade, Lisbon