2020 - currently         M.A. in Fine Arts - Intermedia, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto (PT)
2012 - 2016    B.A. in Fine Arts - Multimedia, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto (PT)
2014 - 2015    Erasmus Programme, Conceptual Art - Academy of Fine Arts of Vienna (AT)

Solo exhibitions

upcoming - January 21st 
Produced Affections — Affected Production, Museu de Alberto Sampaio, Guimarães

2020      post-world    online exhibition at Dentro Gallery, Porto
2019      The World is not the World    Banana Jam Gallery, Shenzhen 

Selected group exhibitions 

2021       Árvore das Virtudes  —  Cooperativa Árvore, Porto
                Maputo Fast Forward - Cosmopolíticas & Afrotropias (festival)  —  Maputo, MZ
                ZigurFest 2021  —  Casa do Artista, Lamego
                Exposição Satélite    Maus Hábitos, Porto
a releitura do mundo   —  Espaço Mira, Porto
2019       RETURN   —  Arbre Art Center, Shenzhen
                A Fluid Space    Great Art Space Gallery, Shenzhen
                Art Revelation    Artcloud Art Center, Shenzhen
                Against the Sameness   Great Art Space Gallery, Shenzhen        
2018      Artist Is Present    Artist Is Present Gallery, Shenzhen   
               Shenzhen International Art Fair ‘18              
2017      Staged    1933 Space, Shanghai
               Spectre    ISNS Gallery, Shenzhen
               First Show    Jardín Orange Gallery, Shenzhen
               As Fotografias e o Resto #02   oMuseu, Porto        
2016      International Photography Festival - Encontros da Imagem, Braga
               Athens Photo Festival - Photobook Exhibition    Benaki Museum, Athens
               Jardim do Éden    Centro Hospitalar Conde Ferreira, Porto
               ALREADY MADE    oMuseu, Porto
               Onde o vento vai dar a volta    Mundano Gallery, Porto
               THE THINGS WE BUILD   CACE, Porto
               Positivo/Negativo    Almadas Gallery, Porto


Bolsa de Criação Artística — Funchal, Madeira (February - March, 2022)

    Cross-Cultural Collaboration, (online; September)
2018       Guanlan Printmaking Base, Shenzhen, CN (February - March)

Books & publications

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?  —  in Alix (#1)
Mundo  —  in  Paralaxe
a plant is  —  in  Dose (#3)
(essay) The World, The Moon and The Photograph  —  in  Minimal Zine (Issue 01)


Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto, Portugal
China Printmaking Museum, Shenzhen, China
Private collections  (Shenzhen, China; Wuhan, China; Idaho, U.S.A.; Texas, U.S.A.)

Interviews // Writings about the work

Interview with Catarina Braga — by Margarida Alves in Umbigo Magazine
post-world  — by Catarina Real in ARTE CAPITAL (PT)   


art programming  // curating 

Between 2016 and 2019, she lived in Shenzhen, China.
She was a member of ISZAF (International Shenzhen Artist Forum) where between 2017 and 2019, co-produced and organized several art projects: from collective exhibitions to publications and collaborations between independent artistic spaces and the local artists in the Chinese city.

Between 2018 and 2019 she worked in the cultural organization 白墙 FOTOSHOP where she was involved in the production and programming of several art and culture events in the city; of significant importance the second edition of the Shekou Photography Festival  “跨界与凝视” — “Crossover & Gaze” (2019).


2013 - 2014     
SOMBRA Cineclube in FBAUP with i2ADS.
Co-organizer of cinema cycles; writer of the films’ essays.