NUNO SOUSA VIEIRA
Leiria, Portugal, 1971
Nuno Sousa Vieira lives and works between Leiria and Lisbon. PhD degree with the thesis “O Ateliê – Do Mundo Para o Lugar. Sala de Exposição (1971/2015)” by Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade de Lisboa. Nuno Sousa Vieira has developed an extensive practice around his artist’s studio, located in the former SIMALA Plastics Factory. The sculptures, a vast array of industrial materials, architectural elements, and neglected furniture, result from a process of translating the workspace into work material, and later into work subject. National and international collections include: PINTA – Latin América, Miami, USA; Modern Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Navacerrada Collection, Spain; Teixeira de Freitas, Portugal; Coleção António Cachola, Portugal; Coleção Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Portugal; and Contemporary Art Collection of the State, Portugal.