PERPHOTO regularly welcomes, with a highlight on the website’s homepage, the photographic work of an individual artist or group that is particularly significant for the project. Within the site, a specific section proposes a monographic gallery of images of the author, accompanied by an essay of critical contextualization.
Susana Chicó (Lisbon, 1985) started taking photographs at the age of 15 at ETIC (Technical School of Image and Communication) where she graduated in Photography in 2003. In 2009, she graduated in Artistic Studies-Performing Arts at the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon.
She is currently a freelance photographer with more than a decade of experience in visual communication in the performing arts. She collaborated with Teatro Nacional D. Maria II, Teatro Nacional de S. Carlos, Estudios Victor Córdon, Teatro O Bando, Teatro do Mar, Companhia Olga Roriz, Teatro Nacional XXI, Companhia Erva Daninha, Chapitô, Um Coletivo, among others.
José Carlos Duarte
José Carlos Duarte (Castelo Branco, 1971), aka José Júpiter (Lisbon, 2008-2016), lives and works in Lisbon. Graduated in Computer Engineering (FCT-UNL) and with a postgraduate degree in Photography, Design and Contemporary Art (Atelier de Lisboa, 2011-12), he works mainly in the area of “Information Technologies”. As a photographer, he collaborates regularly with the mala voadora company and the choreographers João dos Santos Martins and Tiago Cadete. He was a photography teacher and has been exhibiting his authorial work occasionally since 2009
Projecto Teatral started its activity in 1994, being currently constituted by João Rodrigues, Maria Duarte, Helena Tavares, André Maranha and Gonçalo Ferreira de Almeida.
Since its origins, this theatre group has developed an artistic hybridism in which photography has a unique role. Many of his projects originate books that fit into a photo-book typology, of collective authorship. This gallery presents a selection of images related to the projects «teatro» (2003), estufa (2005-2007) and vazio do teatro (2009).