M̶i̶g̶u̶e̶l Bonneville

Miguel Bonneville (Porto, 1985) introduces us to autobiographical works focused on the deconstruction and reconstruction of identity. His work is transdisciplinary and therefore is presented in a variety of formats: performances, drawings, photographs, films, music or artist books.

His work has been presented in art galleries, theaters and non-conventional venues in Portugal and abroad, namely the serial projects Family Project, Miguel Bonneville, and The Importance of Being.

In 2015 he won the Rede Ex Aequo Award for the performances Medo e Feminismos (in collaboration with Maria Gil), and The Importance of Being Simone de Beauvoir.
He studied Drama at Academia Contemporânea do Espectáculo (2000-2003), having complemented his studies with the following courses: Visual Arts (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2006), Autobiographies, Life Stories and Artist’s Lives (CIES-ISCTE, 2008), Archive – Organization and Maintenance (Citeforma, 2013), Cyborgs, Sex and Society (FCSH, 2016) and Philosophy and Art (Mute, 2017), among others.

Bonneville was part of the artistic nucleus of contemporary dance production company Eira (2004-2006) and contemporary art gallery 3+1 Arte Contemporânea (2009-2013).
Bonneville has participated in artistic residencies such as Sítio das Artes/Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon, 2007), Homesession (Barcelona, 2008), Mugatxoan/Serralves Foundation (Porto, 2010), Transeuropa2012 (Hildesheim, 2012), Arts Printing House (Vilnius, 2013), Arte y Desarrollo (Madrid, 2014) and La Box (Bourges, 2018), among others.

He sporadically teaches authorial performance composition in different national and international structures.

He is Teatro do Silêncio’s Artistic Director.

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