Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin
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Edgar Martins

1977 Born in Évora, Portugal
MA Photography & Fine Art, Royal College of Arts, London
BA (Hons) Photography & Social Sciences course, London
College of Printing & Distributive Trades, London
BTEC Photography course, Berkshire College of Art & Design, Reading, UK
Philosophy degree, Liceu de Macau, Macau, China

Solo Exhibitions

2013 This is not a House, Gallery of Photography, Dublin, Ireland
2012 This is not a House, Wapping Project, London
A Metaphysical Survey of British Dwellings & Dwarf Exoplanets, Laura Marsiaj Arte Contemporanea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2011 The Time Machine: An Incomplete & Semi-Objective Survey of Hydro Power Plants, Museu da Electricidade, Lisboa, Portugal
A Metaphysical Survey of British Dwellings, Yamamoto Gendai, Tokyo, Japan
2010 Edgar Martins, Centre Culturel Caloust Gulbenkian, Paris, France
2009 When Light casts no Shadow, Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin, Germany
Topologias, Museu do Oriente, Lisboa, Portugal
2008 The Diminishing Present (travelling to Porta 33, Funchal, Madeira), La Caja Negra, Madrid, Spain
The Accidental Theorist (travelling to Fundação Oriente Museum, Lisbon, Portugal), Laura Marsiaj Galley, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2007 Hidden, The Hospital, London, England
Topologies, Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra, Portugal
Aproximações, Galeria Graça Brandão, Lisbon, Portugal
The Diminishing Present, BCA Gallery, Bedford, England
2006 The Accidental Theorist, Galeria Graça Brandão, Oporto, Portugal
2005 The Diminishing Present, La Caja Negra, Madrid, Spain
The Diminishing Present, The Betty Cunningham Gallery, New York, USA
The Diminishing Present, The Photographer’s Gallery (PSG), London, England
The Diminishing Present, Photofusion, London, England
2004 Black Holes & Other Inconsistencies, Cadeia da Relação, Portuguese Centre for Photography, Oporto, Portugal
The rehearsal of space, Macau Museum of Art, Macau, China
The rehearsal of space, The Photographers’ Gallery (PSG), London, England
2003 Thirdspace, Art & Photographs Gallery, Mayfair, London, England
2001 Macau: Tales of Unrest, Back Hill Gallery, London, England
of shadows and no-places, The Orient Foundation Gallery, Macau, China
L’Homme du Chagrin, Imago Lucis Photogallery, Porto, Portugal
1999 Reflexos, desequilíbrios e espaços de intersecção, Lou Lim Ieok exhibition pavilion, Macau, Zhuhaim, Hong-Kong, China

Group Exhibitions

2012 The Near and the Elsewhere (with Edward Burtynsky, Thomas Demand, Andreas Gursky), PM Gallery & House, London
2011 International Network of Photography Centers, Photofusion Photography Collection, National Centre for the Arts, Mexico City, Mexico
Da Cartografia do Poder aos Hinerários do Saber, Museu da Ciencia da Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
Venice Biennale, Macau Pavilion, Venice, Italy
Blacklight Festival 2011 - Migration & Nomadic Living, Kunsthalle, Tampere, Finland
Something that I'll never really see, Contemporary Photography form the V&A, BHAU Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai, India
2010 Portuguese Photography and Video, Centro de Arte Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
ARCO Madrid, represented by Galerie Caprice Horn, Madrid, Spain
A Culpa Nao é Minha (works from the António Cachola collection), Museu Colecçao Berardo, Lisboa, Portugal
Globalised Nature, Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin, Germany
Impresiones Y Comentários - Portuguese Contemporary Photography, Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona, Spain
Abstraction, Chateau d'Eau, Toulouse, France
2009 Art HK, represented by Galerie Caprice Horn, Hong Kong, China
Paris Photo, represented by Galerie Caprice Horn, Paris, France
Palmbeach3, represented by Galerie Caprice Horn, West Palm Beach, FL, USA
BES Photo 2008, Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisboa, Portugal
2008 Photo Beijing, presented by Galerie Caprice Horn, Beijing, China
Immoral Facts & Fables, Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin, Germany
Art Paris/Abu Dhabi, Galerie Caprice Horn, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
That Was Then... This Is Now, P.S1, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Opções e Futuros, Fundação PLMJ, Lisbon, Portugal
2007 PULSE, The Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Miami, USA
Alentejo Elementar, Galeria Municipal de S. Sebastião, Portalegre, Portugal
ART CHICAGO, The Betty Cunningham Gallery, Chicago, USA
Aperture at 55 "On the Wall", Aperture Foundation, New York, USA
Paisagem Portuguesa Contemporânea (by invitation of your royal highness the Saudi Prince Khalid Al-Faisa), The Royal Palace, Riad, Saudi Arabia
Ingenuity. "Photography and Engineering", The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
Alentejo Elementar, Museu da Cidade, Almada, Portugal
The Magenta Foundation Emerging Photography Award show, Lennox Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Fenómenos migratórios: exposição de fotografia e vídeo + ciclo de filmes, Economic and Social European Committee, Brussels, Belgium
The Real Award show, ING, Amsterdam, Netherlands
ZOO ART FAIR, Saatchi Gallery Online, London, England
ARCO, Galeria Graça Brandão, Madrid, Spain
MACO, La Caja Negra, Mexico City, Mexico
FORO SUR, La Caja Negra, Cárceres, Spain
The Magenta Foundation Emerging Photography Award show, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, USA
2006 ARCO, Galeria Graça Brandão, Madrid, Spain
FORO SUR, Galeria Graça Brandão, Cárceres, Spain
Paris Photo, The Photographer’s Gallery Bookshop, Paris, France
Lisboa Art, Galeria Graça Brandão, Lisbon, Portugal
Estampa, La Caja Negra, Madrid, Spain
Alentejo Elementar, Casa da Cultura, Beja, Portugal
Constelações Afectivas. Part II, Gallery launch exhibition, Galeria Graça Brandão Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
V&A permanent photography collection show featuring images from the series "Black Holes & Other Inconsistencies", The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England
Art Salamanca, La Caja Negra, Salamanca, Spain
2005 Paris Photo, The Photographer’s Gallery, Paris, France
Lisboa Art, Galeria Graça Brandão, Lisbon, Portugal
Art Salamanca (Art y cuidad), Galeria Graça Brandão, Salamanca, Spain
Photo London, The Photographer’s Gallery, London, England
FORO SUR, Galeria Graça Brandão, Cárceres, Spain
Extensão do Ohar, Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra, Portugal
Landscapes, Galeria Graça Brandão, Porto, Portugal
João Mendes Ribeiro, Daniel Malhão, Edgar Martins, Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra, Portugal
Represented, The Photographer’s Gallery (PSG), London, England
2004 The Jerwood Photography Award Exhibition, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, England
The Jerwood Photography Award Exhibition, St. Paul’s Gallery, Birmingham, England
The Jerwood Photography Award Exhibition, Impressions Gallery, York, England
The Hereford Photography Festival ’04, City Art Gallery, Hereford, England
Paris Photo, The Photographer’s Gallery, Paris, France
Photo London, The Photographer’s Gallery, London, England
2002 Urban Visions, Flowers East Gallery, London, England

Collections

BES, Lisboa, Portugal
Orient Foundation, Macau, China
The Macau Museum of Art, Macau, China
The EDP Foundation, Portugal
The Caloust Gulbenkian Foundation, Paris, France
The National Media Museum, Bradford, UK
The Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, USA
Fundação PLMJ, Lisbon, Portugal
The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Elvas (MACE), Portugal
Fundação Ilídio Pinho (Anamnese), Portugal
The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK