João Pedro Vale and Nuno Alexandre Ferreira live and work in Lisbon, where they have collaborated since 2004 on sculpture, photography, performance, exhibition and film projects. Themes in their work revolve around queer identities, construction of community, migration, and global capitalism. João Pedro Vale graduated in Sculpture from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, and studied at the Maumaus School. Nuno Alexandre Ferreira studied Sociology at Lisbon’s Universidade Nova.
João and Nuno took part in a residency on Skrova between March and May 2019. They contributed to the local Tides Programme, are part of the LIAF Exhibition in Svolvær throughout September, and are contributors to the High Tides Programme during the Opening Weekend of the festival.