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Eloi Scarva was born in Macao, where he works and lives.

Artistic endeavours range from installations to sculptures and photography as a medium for nomad art practice.

EDUCATION

2015 Bachelor - Sculpture, Faculty of Fine-arts, Lisbon, PT

2014 Diploma - Cinematography, Escola São Paulo, BR

2014 Exchange program - Visual Arts, University of São Paulo, BR

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023 “Overexposed Grounds”, Coloane Yacht Club, SOULSTICE Power Party, Cluster Culture (Independent), Macau, CH

2019 “Not So Recent Work”, Casa do Povo Gallery, Macau, CH

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023 “Halftone Exhibition'23”, Rui Cunha Foundation Gallery, Macau, CH

2023 “The Mixed”, ArtOn Space Gallery, Ochre Space, Foshan, CH

2023 “Four Seasons - 20th Anniversary collective exhibition”, Creative Macau, Centre for Creative Industries, Macau, CH.

2022 “Narratives in the Orient”, Casa Garden Gallery, Fundação Oriente, Macau, CH

2021 “Capsule Formation & Asymbiotic Seed Germination”, Creative Macau, Centre for Creative Industries, Macau, CH.

2019 “Ahang”, curated by Mehreen Hashmi, Alliance Français, Lahore, PK

2018 “Roll Out Dance Video LAB Exhibition”, São Tiago Hotel, Macau, CH

2017 “De Corps Struction“ Series | Video Screening, Amateur Continuing Study Centre - iCentre, Macau, CH.

2016 “Here & Now” Creative Macau, Centre for Creative Industries, Macau, CH.

2015 “ANNOCAPRUM Macau CNY Street Art Fest”, Venetian Cotai, Macau, CH

2015 GAB-A 9º edition, Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon, PT

2015 “Inside/Outside” Palácio do Marquês de Pombal, Oeiras, PT

ONLINE EXHIBITIONS

2023 “Street Scenes/Streets, Seen”, curated by Niniane Kelley, Analog Forever Magazine, CA, USA

2023 “(Re)Collections”, curated by Jennifer Murray, Analog Forever Magazine, CA, USA

PROJECTS

2019 “HIVE”, permanent installation commissioned by Sustainability Department of Sands China, Macau, CH

2018 “ANNOCANNIS” public art sculptures commissioned by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, Government of Macau, CH

RESIDENCIES 

2018 “Roll Out Dance Video LAB”, São Tiago Hotel, Macau, CH

2015 “RésVés”, Loulé, PT.

SCHOLARSHIPS / AWARDS

2016 Selected - Prize Casa de Artes de Tavira, Tavira, PT

2015 Bolsa de Estudos para Aperfeiçoamento, Macao Foundation, Government of Macau, CH

2014 Second Prize - “Mudéjar Mouraria”, Câmera Municipal de Lisboa, PT

PUBLICATIONS (Selected)

SCARVA, Eloi; "Memories of Lethe" - Halftone #06, pp. 16-23, Halftone Macao Photographic Association. 2023

CREATIVE MACAU, "Documenta 2003-2023", pp.141, Center for Creative Industries; Institute of European Studies, 2023

ORIENTE, Fundação; BARROS, João Miguel, “Narratives in the Oriente”. Ochre Space. 2022

CULTURAL, Instituto - "Review of Culture - International Edition 69. Centre for Macau Studies. 2022

CULTURAL, Instituto - "Review of Culture - International Edition 56. Centre for Macau Studies. 2021

MALVAS, Carlos - “Recent Works” - Republic of Arts Editions. 2017 (Art Direction)

LISBOA, Universidade - “Finalistas Escultura Belas-Artes ULisboa 14’15”. University of Lisbon. 2015. 

 

PRESS

ALVES, Ana Rita - “ À conversa com…”, TDM, À conversa com… 576, 13 January 2023

REVISTAMACAU - “ Esculpir é transpirar o que vai dentro” by Catarina Mesquita. Revista Macau, online version. February 2021

PLATAFORMA - “Capsule Formation & Asymbiotic Seed Germination”. Plataforma Media, online version, 8 January 2021

CLOSER, Macau - “Life in the Lens” by Mark Phillips. Macau Closer magazine, online version, August 2020

HOJEMACAU - “Not So Recent Work”, HojeMacau News, printed version, 15 October 2019

TRIBUNA - “Shutter”, Jornal Tribuna de Macau, online version, 17 October 2017 

PONTOFINAL - “ANNOCAPRUM leva a arte para a rua”, Jornal Ponto Final, online version, 6 February 2015

Eloi Scarva (PT, 1994) was born in Macao S.A.R, where he works and lives

Spending his first days of life in a darkroom and being brought up on the road, he has previously worked in Brazil, Portugal and Belgium, currently maintaining a studio in Macao. He studied Sculpture, Installation and Multimedia at the Faculty of Fine-Arts in Lisbon and the University of São Paulo in Brazil.

In 2016 co-created the arts association “Republic of Arts of Coloane”, inaugurating the year with sculpture consultancy for the 5-year-long public art project “AnnoProject”. In 2017 opened the first photography oriented gallery “Casa do Povo” in Macao.

From 2018 to 2022 was able to work between the artistic department of The House of Dancing Water theatre and as an art consultant at the University of Macao, for the Review of Culture magazine, while also exhibiting regularly.

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