Marcio Carvalho born 1981 in Lagos, Portugal. He works as an active artist, researcher and curator in the field of performance art, video and photography.
Since 2009 Márcio Carvalho is the curator of the artist residence program Hotel25 in Berlin, the director and curator of the Performance festival PLOT IN SITU in Berlin and the director and producer of the TV SHOW The powers of art.
He graduates in ESAD - Escola Superior de Arte e Design in Caldas da Rainha, Portugal with a degree in visual arts, during 5 years.
Marcio’s work is based on physical and theoretical research of concepts such as memory and mechanical, cultural, social and political structures. In a final stage of his works, poetry and metaphor are the forms that he uses to built his actions and performances.
The artist works relies on its multidisciplinary ability of crossing disciplines. He believes that video, photography, painting, sculpture and theater play many different roles in his performances. “This art fields are tools to be used in performance actions and to be forgotten as individual disciplines”.