Ângela Ferreira (b. 1958, Maputo, Mozambique) works and lives in Lisbon, Portugal. Her work is concerned with the ongoing impact of colonialism and postcolonialism on contemporary society, an investigation that is conducted through in-depth research and the distillation of ideas into concise and resonant forms. In her architectural installations, Ferreira explores the translation of forms and ideas across intertwined geographies and histories. Her selected solo exhibitions include A Tendency to Forget, Museu Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal (2015); Zip Zap and Zumbi, The DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, USA (2017); Pan African Unity Mural, MAAT – Museu Arte Arquitetura Tecnologia, Lisbon, Portugal (2018); Dalaba: sol’Exil, Fidelidade Arte, Lisbon, Portugal (2019); Talk Tower for Forough Farrokhzad, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden (2021). Among her group exhibitions are the 12th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea (2018); Affective Utopia, Kadist, Paris, France (2019); After the End: Timing Socialism In Contemporary African Art, Wallach Art Gallery, New York, USA (2019) and 1 Million Rosen Fur Angela Davis, Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau, SKD Museum, Dresden, Germany (2020).

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