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Miguel Amado (PT)

Curator and writer, born in Portugal in 1973. He lives and works between Lisbon and New York. Miguel Amado holds an MA in Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Art, London. He is Curatorial Fellow at Rhizome, affiliated with the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, and Curator at the PLMJ Foundation, Lisbon. He was curator at the Visual Arts Centre, Coimbra, between 2003 and 2005.
Selected curated exhibitions include: The annual show “Options & Futures: Works from the Collection of the PLMJ Foundation – Recent Acquisitions” (2005, 2006); “E=mc2” (2005); “An Extension of the Eye: Photographs from the Collection of the PLMJ Foundation” (2005); “7 Artists at the 10th Month” (2003); “Project Room” programme of the Visual Arts Centre (2004-05). He is the author of the book “25 Frames per Second: Videos from the Collection of the PLMJ Foundation” (2006). He was the editor of the Portuguese magazine W Art, between 2005 and 2006. He is a regular contributor to magazines as Artforum, Artforum.com, Flash Art, Contemporary and Exit Express, as well as to books and catalogues, of which one should highlight “27th Bienal de São Paulo: Guide” (2006) and “Art in the Biotech Era” (2006).