Art Gallery AFK

Manuel L Cochofel

 

Manuel Luís Cochofel was born in 1965 in Huambo, Angola. Presently lives and works in Lisbon.

 

Degree in Music by the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa (Lisbon Music University).Course on Image Theory at CENJOR and Aesthetics at AR.CO.

 

 

Exhibitions

 

Individual

 

2009 -‘Binary Bodies’, Fábulas Gallery with UMBIGO Magazine, Lisbon.

2009 -‘The Inner World of Valentina 170167’, Pente 10 Gallery, Lisbon.

2006 -‘Stop.Motion’, Centro de Cultura Contemporânea de Torres Vedras.

2005 -'(In)quietudes', Escola Superior de Educação de Setúbal.

2005 -'Rolling Lives', LisboaPhoto, Galeria Álvaro Roquette. Arte.

 

Collectives

 

2008 -‘Polaroid Portraits’, X Bienal de Fotografia de V. F. de Xira.

2008 -‘Polaroid Portraits’, V. F. de Xira Municipal Library.

2008 -‘Dress Code’, Primopiano Gallery, Lecce, Italy.

2008 -‘Eros e Thanatos’, Primopiano Gallery, Lecce, Italy.

2007 -‘Crush on Rush’ (pictures from New York) with Rui Dias Monteiro, Galeria  9arte’, Lisbon.

2006 - Projecto_Lisboa, Estufa Fria.

2006 - II Mostra de Fotografia do Funchal.

2006 - IX Bienal de Fotografia de Vila Franca de Xira.

2005 - VII Bienal de Fotografia da Moita.

2005 - VIII Bienal de Artes Plásticas Cidade do Montijo.

2004 - FIXART, IX mostra colectiva de Fotografia, Torres Vedras.

2004 -‘uma forma concreta ou (re)velada’, ‘Galeria 9arte’ in Lisboa, with Teresa  Huertas.

2003 - Collective ‘Ponto.com’, Centro Cultural de Lagos.

 

 

Awards

 

 

2005 - First Prize (ex-aequo) of the IX Bienal de Fotografia de Vila Franca de Xira.

2005 - First Prize (b/w) in the VIII Concurso de Fotografia da Vila de Corroios.

2005 - First Prize in the III Concurso de Fotografia de Porto de Mós ‘Fotomós’.

2004 - Honorable Mention in the Concurso “Um Certo Olhar” of BES.

2003 - First Prize (color) in the V Concurso Nacional de Fotógrafos Amadores, da AGEFE First Prize (b/w) in the VI Concurso de Fotografia da Vila de Corroios.

2002 - Second Prize (b/w) in the V Concurso de Fotografia da Vila de Corroios.

 

 

Publications

 

 

2008 - Several photographs in the book ‘Photography FAQs: Portraits’ , AVA Editions 2008: Portfolio in the magazine ‘Autêntica’, 1st number of 2008.

2008 - Cover of the book: 'Dossier Regicídio' of Editora Tribuna.

2006 - Cover of  the book: ‘O rapaz que amava Anne Frank’ by Ellen Feldman.

2006 - Cover and portfolio in the Magazine A23. 

2006 - Cover of the CD Música Contemporâneo Portuguesa of the “Trio Mediterrain”.

2005 - Cover of the CD of Jazz “RAUM”.

2005 - Portfolio on the Magazine Artes.

2004 - Cover of the CD “Corvos 3”

2004 - Photos in the books: ‘The AVA Guide to Travel Photography’ and ‘The AVA Guide for Outdoor Portraits’ of Cathy Joseph.

2004 - Portfolio in the Magazine Super Foto Prática.

2002 - Cover of the book “O Deus Que Guarda o Escritor” by Maria Helena Ventura.

Manuel L Cochofel