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Diana Policarpo is a visual artist based in London and Lisbon working in composition, sculpture, improvised performance and sound installation. 
She graduated from Goldsmiths College with a MFA in Fine Art in 2013.


Her work investigates power relations, popular culture and gender politics, juxtaposing the rhythmic structuring of sound as a tactile material within the social construction of esoteric ideology.
She creates performances and installations to examine experiences of vulnerability and empowerment associated with acts of exposing oneself to the capitalist world. 
As well as working on solo projects she often works collaboratively and has recently made live performances with Áine O'Dwyer, Angharad Davies, Cabiria, Scratch Orchestra, AAS, Erinyes and The Orchestra of Futuristic Noise Intoners.

She is the founder of Erinyes Collective, an art collective who creates live performances as well as listening sessions through a digital sound archive and network dedicated to art, feminism and technology.



dee.dee.policarpo@gmail.com

b. Lisbon, Portugal 1986
Lives and works between London (UK) and Lisbon (PT).




2010-2013 Goldsmiths College, University of London, MFA, Fine Art Practice, London,UK


2004-2008 Escola Superior de Artes e Design (ESAD - Caldas da Rainha), BFA Fine Arts, PT




Solo Exhibitions



2017   TBA, September, Kunstverein Leipzig, DE (Upcoming)


2016   Sun in Cancer, lAb - Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld, DE


2015   Visions of Excess, Xero, Kline & Coma, London, UK


2014   Beating Back Darkness, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, DE




Selected Group Exhibitions



2017



Lost Senses, Sunbury House, London, UK. September 2017 (Upcoming)


Morphogenesis, Francisco Fino Gallery, Lisbon, PT. May 2017 (Upcoming) 


Laboratory of Dark Matters, Guest Projects, London, UK. April 2017 (Upcoming)

Laura, MARS Gallery, Melbourne, AU, February 2017





2016

Chaotic Good: Crabhead / Collaborative Princess / Lumpy Oracle, AAS, Gallery North, New Castle, UK



2015


Pairing Down, Peninsula Gallery, New York, USA, November 2015


Gente Feliz com Lagrimas, Walk & Talk Gallery, Azores, PT,  September 2015


Body Meets City - Audio Walk, New York, USA, September 2015


Does Not Equal, W139, Amsterdam, NL, March 2015


Mai Im Januar, Shaun Fenster, Berlin, DE, January 2015



2014


FOAM, AN/DOR, London; Wysing Arts Center, Cambridge, UK



2013

Dependent Publishing, Salon fur Kunstbuch, Vienna, AT


Dienstag Abend, The Mews + Art Review, London, UK


Goldsmiths MFA Degree Show, London, UK



2012


Von Finstern, Salon e.V AtelierHaus, Leipzig, DE, 

 
2009

Transitório, Round the Corner, Teatro Trindade, Lisbon, PT


11 Assoalhadas, Espaço Avenida 211, Lisbon, PT


Quartos/Rooms/Chambres/Zimmer, Pavilhão 28, Lisbon, PT





Selected Solo Performances and Collaborations


2017


Luciano Chessa & The Orchestra of Futurist Noise Intoners, Teatro Maria Matos, Lisbon, PT. April 2017


Erinyes Collective, Deptford X, London, UK. March 2017


Scratch Orchestra, Cafe Oto, London, UK. February 2017


Erinyes Collective, Royal College of Art, London, UK. January 2017




2016

FluxConcert, Cafe OTO, December, London, UK


Progress Report from the Strategic Sanctuary for the Destruction of Free Will (PG Kollectiv), 
Cabiria Live Soundtrack at Pump House Gallery, London, UK

Cabiria, DIY Space for London, UK


Erinyes Collective, Playlist 3 (Listening Session + Live Performance), Deptford X, London, UK


AAS, IMT Gallery, London, UK


Terminal, The Nines, London, UK



2015


Super Woofer, Matt's Gallery, London, UK


(Dis)identifications, ICA, London, UK


Rock Sea Rider, W139, Amsterdam, NL



2014


Listening Seminar, Sound Works by Women Artists, Goldsmiths College NAB, London, UK


Invisible Script, London, UK



2013


Walking Piece, w/ Jenna Bliss, Performance, Art Licks Comission, London, UK

Here on Earth as Well, w/ Cabiria, Performance, Goldsmiths MFA Degree Show, London, UK



Lecture-Drum, Performance, Goldsmiths College, London, UK 



Awards


Artistic Grant, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (2015) for 5 month artistic residency at Residency Unlimited, New York, USA



Links



http://www.erinyes-sound.com
http://soundcloud.com/dianapolicarpo