Carla Cruz - alt

Carla Cruz is an artist, researcher and educator (EAAD – UMINHO) living in Porto. She has a PhD in art practice by Goldsmiths, University of London. Her on-going research experiments with forms of collectivity, the erasure of authorship and practices that take place outside and in defiance of the mainstream art system. In 2016, she was awarded an AHRC Cultural Engagement fund as Research Associate for Goldsmiths Art Department, in association with the community centre The Mill. Since 2011, she develops the project Finding Money with António Contador, and since 2007, she coordinates de Associação de Amigos da Praça do Anjo with Ângelo Ferreira de Sousa. Carla founded the feminist collective of artistic intervention ZOiNA (1999-2004), and the Caldeira 213 artist-run space (1999-2002); between 2005 and 2013 she coordinated the feminist exhibition project All My Independent Wo/men.