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


EMAIL work.ritasilva@gmail.com
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Rita Silva (b. 1995)
Artist working with photography.
Based between Porto and London.


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  


2021 - After The High Tide, Cromwell Place, London, UK (upcoming - 14th - 18th July)
2021 - Selected RCA 2021 Graduates, Dyson Gallery, London, UK
2021 - Final Not Over - Again, Unit 1 Gallery Workshop, London, UK
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 – Encontros da Imagem International Photography Festival, Museu Alberto Sampaio, Guimarães, Portugal
2018 – Base Lx, Forte Santo António, Lisbon, Portugal
2018 – Unexpected, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2017 – Projeto 17, Centro Português de Fotografia, Porto, Portugal
2017 – XIX Bienal Internacional de Arte de Cerveira, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal
2016 – 7º Mercado das Artes, Ponte de Lima, Portugal
2015 – (con)junto, Palácio das Artes, Porto, Portugal 


2021 - New Photography 2021, Dundee Contemporary
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 


Simon Bishop’s private collection


Matrilineal Mythologies with artists Jesse May Fisher, Katrina Wilde and Paola Estrella
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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