Ana Barata Martins


Ana Barata Martins (Lisbon) is a visual artist based in Stockholm. Her work is predominantly based on the mediums of essay-film, site-specific installations, archive and field research and text. Her practice uses local histories, vernacular culture, folklore and personal stories of a specific context to question the totalizing cultural knowledge present in grand narratives. She has a BA in Multimedia Art by FBAUL  - University of Lisbon (2008-2011), and a MA in Fine Arts from Konstfack – University of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm (2014-2016). She was a finalist in the Prize Novo Banco Revelacao by Museu Serralves in 2017. In 2018, she was a resident at BWA Bydgoszcz (Poland) with the participative project On the way Home, in collaboration with Cristina Ferreira, where they created a program of workshops about the role of being a foreigner, guest and host and national identity. They also organized the residency program Unsolicited Works, aiming to young polish and portuguese artists, supported by Instituto Camoes in Warsaw (September 2017).