Andrea Inocêncio is a visual artist and performer. Junior Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies (CES) for the project "ALL Artist-Led Learning in Higher Education". She is currently a PhD candidate of Contemporary Art (College of the Arts of the University of Coimbra). With a degree in Painting (ARCA/EUAC), she hold a postgraduate course in Cultures and Emergent Discourses: from the criticism to the artistic manifestations (Universidade Nova de Lisboa and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation), postgraduate course in Cartoon and Illustration (IADE-U) and a postgraduate course in Set & Architecture Production Design (Escuela Superior de Artes del Espectáculo TAI of Madrid). She has exhibited and performed regularly since 1996 in Portugal and aboard. She has undertaken artistic residencies and has received several grants and awards, including the Internationalization Support Program of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Canada), winner of the Serralves em Festa Artistic Projects Competition (Porto), grant by INOV-ART/DGArtes (Barcelona), Internationalization Support Program of Camões Institute (Argentina), grant by Eurodissée Program (Paris), grant by bolsa PAAD - Projecto Atlântico de Arte Digital (Canary Islands), artistic creation grant by DRAC - Direcção Regional da Cultura (Azores) and an honour as Createur d'aujourd'hui by the Federation Nationale de la Culture Française.
Areas of interest: performance & visual art; community & socially engaged art; silence, walk & nature;