Ana Borralho and João Galante met each other while they studied visual arts at AR.CO and worked together regularly in the nineties as actors/co-creators with the famous portuguese physical theater group Olho.
They have been working together on projects of their own since 2002 on performance art, dance, installation, photography, sound and video art.
Borralho & Galante's frequent adressed themes include:
body / mind, outside / inside, emotion / feeling, me / others, private / public, social / politics, gender / sexual ambiguity, erotic imaginary, self-portrait
Since 2004 their work has been shown on international festivals in Portugal, Spain, France, Switzerland, Scotland, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Brazil, Italy, England, Czech Republic and Zlovaquia. Borralho and Galante are co-founders of the non-musicians band Jimmie Durham and the casaBranca cultural association.
They live and work in Lisbon and Lagos (Portugal).