Orlando Miguel Gaspar Franco
Lives and works in Lisbon. Degree in Fine Arts in the ESAD-Caldas da Rainha School of arts, Erasmus scholarship in Faculty of Fine Arts in Salamanca (Spain), Postgraduate in Theories of Art at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Lisbon University.
Has a plural activity in the visual arts field, as a visual artist, independent curator, teacher and cultural mediator. Collaborates with educational institutions and museums.
In his work, explores the ways of video installation, image (fixed and moving) and drawing.
His researches seek to expand and amplify ideas and concepts as: tension and suspension, weight and lightness, achievement and frustration. His searches often focus on the physical notion of body / machine, which can be animals, mechanical, industrial or objects.
Has regular exhibitions since 1999.