Alcobaça, Portugal, 1977
Presented by GALERIA PEDRO OLIVEIRA
Marco lives and works in Lisbon. He has a bachelor degree in Fine Arts – Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts, Lisbon.
“Marco Pires focuses his attention on the inherent issues that come with the apprehension and representation of space. Having this in mind, his work puts into question the nature and effectiveness of language, deconstructing in a playful and unexpected way the codes and expectations that communicate his existence… It doesn’t matter how trustworthy the image is, what matters is the action that is applied to the rules that are inherent to it. And it is in the process of recognition, understanding and deconstruction of the figure that it inverts and subverts its codes of action … »
Sérgio Fazenda Rodrigues