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Joao Braz (b. 1982, Portugal)
www.joaobraz.com . 07 88 12 31 52 . info@joaobraz.com



Education

Sadler's Wells/City Academy London – Contemporary dance – Short course – London 2016

Urca Music School - Vocal and piano studies – Short course - Rio de Janeiro 2012

Lisbon Dance School - Contemporary dance course (foundation level) – Portugal 2008/2009

School of Visual Arts – Black and White photography – Short course – New York City 2008

ISPA - Workshop with Vera Mantero – The Thinking Body, the creative proccess through movement and contact improvisation – Lisbon 2006

Lisbon School of Photography - Analog and Digital Photgraphy - Foundation level 2003/2004 – Portugal

Comic Book making workshop – Oeiras Municipality Library – Portugal 2002

BA in Law – Law University of Lisbon – Portugal 2000/2002 (not concluded)




Experience

Music/art reviewer - The Critic State – https://thecriticstate.tumblr.com/tagged/review - ongoing

Assistant director – Chekhov’s The Seagull – Carol & Maude's theatre production (funded by the Arts Council England) – 2013-2014

Assistant stylist for Open Lab magazine – 2013

Performer at World of Interiors (Ana Borralho/Joao Galante) – Panorama Festival – Rio de Janeiro

-2012

Photographer’s assistant – Hugo Glendinning - 2011

Production assistant - Alain Platel VSPRS – Alkantara Festival – Lisbon 2008

Stage photographer – New York Fringe Festival - 2007

Production assistant - New York Fringe Festival - 2007

Performing arts photographer – www.joaobraz.com – ongoing.




Awards and Grants
Arts Council England – Funding recipient for the production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull – Margate, England – 2013/2014


Solo Shows
Photography exhibition – Lisbon Librabry Hall - Portugal 2006
Photography exhibition – Lisbon Youth Centre - Portugal 2004


Group shows
Graduate show - School of Visual Arts – New York City, USA 2008

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