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(Lisbon, 1947) He lives and works in Lisbon.

The artist studied Philosophy.

Since 1977, the year when he had his first solo exhibition, he realized numerous solo exhibitions and participated in group shows in galleries, art centers, and museums in Portugal and abroad.

He was a guest artist at the 22nd São Paulo Biennial (1994) and represented Portugal at the 48th Venice Biennial (1999).

He is quoted in many books, magazines, journals, and papers. 

During his career, he has given many interviews.

His works have been published in many books, magazines, and papers, existing a large bibliography about his work.

He was awarded with important art awards, e.g. AICA/Portugal Prize in 2006/07, the EDP Grand Art Prize in 2010, and the SPA Award (Prize of the Portuguese Society of Authors) in 2014.

His work is represented in countless important museum collections, such as The Art Institute of Chicago, USA; Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Collection, PT; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, ES; MAAT / EDP Foundation Collection, Lisbon, PT; Maison Européene de la Photog¬raphie, FR; Rio de Janeiro’s Modern Art Museum, BR, and La Maison Rouge / Marin Karmitz Collection, Paris, FR. 

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