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Events 2021


Gabriel Abrantes. Animation

Opening: Fri, 23 July 2021, 8pm
9pm Screenings of Gabriel Abrantes’ film at Sunset Kino.

Gabriel Abrantes is an artist and film-maker living in Lisbon. His films have been awarded with the Grand Prix at the Semaine de la Critique (Cannes), the EFA prize at the Berlinale, the Golden Leopard at Locarno Film Festival, and the EDP Young Artist Award, among others. His artwork has been exhibited at the Whitechapel Gallery and Tate Britain (London), the Palais de Tokyo (Paris), the MIT List Visual Arts Center (Boston), Kunst Werke (Berlin), and Serralves Museum (Porto). He participated in the 32nd São Paulo Biennial, the 2016 Bienal Tropical, and the 2014 Bienal d’Image Mouvement. His work has been shown in retrospective screening series at the Lincoln Center (New York) and BAFICI (Buenos Aires). For the Salzburger Kunstverein, Gabriel Abrantes will present an array of recent films and paintings that were also showcased at MAAT in Lisbon in 2020 (Programmed Melancholy, curated by Inês Grosso). An evening of his films for Sunset Kino also accompanies, as does his selected programme of screenings by James N. Kienitz Witkins.

Gabriel Abrantes (*1984, North Carolina) lives and works in Lisbon. www.gabrielabrantes.com

Gabriel Abrantes, Portrait (Drinking With Straw), 2020, oil on canvas, 60 x 45 cm.

Gabriel Abrantes, Portrait (Drinking With Straw), 2020, oil on canvas, 60 x 45 cm.
Photo: Courtesy of the artist & Galeria Francisco Fino