Beatriz Albuquerque

Poets House, organized by the Arte Institute, New York (2014)

This performance piece entitled Heterônimos by Beatriz Albuquerque is based on Fernando Pessoa’s written works. This piece deconstructs and rethinks Fernando Pessoa/Alberto Caeiro/Alvaro de Campos/Ricardo Reis’s poems and texts both vocally and physically and at the same time asking the audience to actively participate.

Beatriz Albuquerque is an interdisciplinary Portuguese artist living in New York. She is known for her interdisciplinary practices between performance and cross media. She has developed an autonomous work in which performance art is her central focal point. She was recently awarded the Revelation Award (Prémio Revelação), 17ª Biennial de Cerveira, Portugal (2013). She was also awarded the Myers Art Prize: cross media, Columbia University, New York (2009) and the Ambient Series Performance Award, PAC / edge Performance Festival, Chicago (2005).

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