With a background in Fine Arts – Painting, and in Documentary Photography, Ana Catarina Pinho is currently developing a PhD in Photography, at the University of South Wales, UK. She has worked as an invited lecturer for the Polytechnic Institute of Porto and the University of Coimbra, in Portugal.
In 2011, Pinho founded ARCHIVO, a research platform focused on the contemporary uses of documentary photography and its modes of production in contemporary art, publishing “ArchivoZine”, a journal and online magazine, that features an international network of artists and writers. In ARCHIVO she coordinates not only the editorial collection but also a number of other initiatives including masterclasses, visual art residencies or artists showcases and presentations.
In her artistic practice, she’s been collaborating in international projects and art residencies, being exhibited and featured internationally. Her latest works will be presented this year in The Mediterranea 18 – Young Artists Biennale in Tirana, Albania; and in the European Capital of Culture in Aarhus, Denmark.
She currently lives and works between Portugal and the UK.