Rui Mourão (1977, Lisbon) studied arts in UAB + CECC (Barcelona), Maumaus (Lisbon) and MAA (Malmö, Sweden). Postgraduate in Digital Visual Cultures + master in Anthropology, ISCTE (Lisbon). He is doing a PhD in Artistic Studies, FSCH-Nova (Lisbon). He received the Audience Award of FUSO - The Video Art International Annual of Lisbon, 2010. His film was nominee for Best Documentary in QueerLisboa Cinema Festival, 2013. He did several art residencies, collaborations, written articles, a book and more than 50 solo and group shows in 16 countries.