Ângela FERREIRA, born in Maputo in 1958, grew up and studied in South Africa. Ferreira’s work is concerned with the ongoing impact of colonialism and post-colonialism on contemporary society, which she investigates through in-depth research and the distillation of ideas into concise and resonant forms. Ferreira represented Portugal at the 52nd Venice Biennale in 2007, for which she created Maison Tropicale. Recent exhibitions include, GIBCA 2015 A Story Within a Story; Messy Colonialism, MACO, Mexico (2015); Monuments in Reverse, CAAA, Guimarães (2015); Revolutionary Traces, Stroom, Den Haag (2014); Independénce Cha Cha, Lumiar Cité, Lisbon (2014); Entrer dans la Mine, 3rd Lubumbashi Biennale, DRC (2013); Political Cameras, Stills, Edinburgh (2013). Ferreira recently won the Novo Banco Photo Award 2015, the most prestigious contemporary art award in Portugal with the work A Tendency to Forget. She lives and works in Lisbon.