︎ This website contains selected work and research. Portfolio and CV available upon request. 


THIS IS RITA

EMAIL work.ritasilva@gmail.com
INSTAGRAM @ritaissonaive
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Rita Silva (b. 1995 Porto Portugal)
Based between Porto and London.



EDUCATION

2019 - 2021 – MA Photography. Royal College of Art. London, UK.
2014 - 2017 – BA Audiovisual Communication Technology. ESMAD (Superior School of Media, Arts and Design), Porto, Portugal.
2013 – Integrated Master’s Degree Veterinary Medicine. ICBAS (Biomedical Science Institute of Abel Salazar), Porto, Portugal.  



EXHIBITIONS

2020 – Kiss me like you mean it, Intermission at Immersive Sound Seminar by Jon Wozencroft: The Listening Eye; hosted by I K L E C T I K; curated by Léa Lerma. London, UK
2020 – WIP Show 2020, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2018 – Dead Calm, Encontros da Imagem International Photography Festival, Museu Alberto Sampaio, Guimarães, Portugal
2018 – Dead Calm, Base Lx, Forte Santo António, Lisbon, Portugal
2018 – Dead Calm, Unexpected, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2017 – Dead Calm, Projeto 17, Centro Português de Fotografia, Porto, Portugal
2017 – Empty Room, XIX Bienal Internacional de Arte de Cerveira, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal
2016 – I Am Vertical, 7º Mercado das Artes, Ponte de Lima, Portugal
2015 – Empty Room, (con)junto, Palácio das Artes, Porto, Portugal PRIZES
2018 – Shortlisted for Photographique Analogue Award 2018, Bristol, UK
2018 – Finalist of Emergentes DST Photography Award, Encontros da Imagem International Photography Festival, Braga, Portugal
2016 – 1st Prize Winner of first edition of MOSTRARTE in the area of Photography, Porto, Portugal



PRIZES

2018 – Shortlisted for Photographique Analogue Award 2018, Bristol, UK
2018 – Finalist of Emergentes DST Photography Award, Encontros da Imagem International Photography Festival, Braga, Portugal
2016 – 1st Prize Winner of first edition of MOSTRARTE in the area of Photography, Porto, Portugal 



 PROJECTS
The Day I Lost Her Animation with piano and coffee co.
Inside the Brain AW19 editorial with pawkpawkpawk
Webdesign and Editorial assistant at scopioeditions
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