Pedro Pires explores stereotypes, identity, exploitation, and mass production with mediums such as fire over paper. He also uses everyday industrial items like plastic containers and brooms. He received an MFA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK (2010), and a BA in Sculpture from the Fine Art Faculty of Lisbon, Portugal (2005). In 2004, he received the University of Athens’ Fine Art Erasmus Scholarship. A finalist of the Laguna Art Prize (Venice, Italy) and the Artemar Competition (Cascais, Portugal), he lives and works between Lisbon and Luanda.
Atelier Series Ep.02 Pedro Pires' Studio Visit
by AFRICANA Art FoundationApril 1, 2022