Marisa Ferreira

Marisa Ferreira

Marisa Ferreira (Portugal, 1983) lives and works between Oslo and London.

With an academic background in Visual Arts (Évora, 2002-2007) and Art and Design for Public Space (Oporto, 2007-2008), Marisa is currently taking an PhD at the Royal College of London.

Her solo exhibitions include Urban Landscapesat Messmer Kunsthalle (DE); Primary structures: A place beyond failure (2018) at Galeria Presença (PT); and Space, Rhythm & Movement (2015) at Messmer Kunsthalle (DE). She has also developed several public art projects, from which the latest is  Sculpture in the City (2019, London, UK); and before that, Expanded Inversionsat Levre School (NO); Transition Mirrors (2018, Frøyland school, Norway), Chromatic Sounds (2017, St Raphael College, Ireland), Voyage dans l’rhythme (2015/21, Liverpool Hospital, UK) and Rear Window (2015, Oslo Central Station). In 2018, The Guardian featured her work “Shall we dance?” (2017, Kongensgata, Oslo) as one of the “10 best outdoors art installations worldwide”.

The artist  is now working on several public art comissions, including "Everything is connected" comissioned by LVMH for Los angeles, "Tiping Point" for As Municipality, "A bigger splash" and "Blue Bonds" as port of the regeneration plan for the city of Skien. She is also finalist for the design of a new WWII memorial in Stavanger, Norway. 

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