António Olaio



Red Rainbows, 2004

Video, 4:40 min

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António Olaio (1963, Sá da Bandeira, Angola)

Lives in Coimbra.

Professor of the Architecture Department of the University of Coimbra. He finished his PhD in 2000 (“The field of art according to Marcel Duchamp”). Director of Colégio das Artes and researcher of Centro de Estudos Sociais of the University of Coimbra.

His performances led him to music.  He was one of the founders of the rock group “Reporter Estrábico” in 1986 and, since 1995, the songs he makes with the musician João Taborda are frequently presented in his videos and exhibitions.