Salomé Lamas (b.1987, Lisbon) studied cinema in Lisbon and Prague, visual arts (MFA) in Amsterdam and is a Ph.D candidate in film studies in Coimbra.
Her debut ‘Terra de Ninguém’ (2012) (En. ‘No Man’s Land’) premiered internationally at Berlinale (Forum) and was released both theatrically and on DVD in Portugal, France and Spain. She is the author of two other feature films 'Eldorado XXI’ (2016) and 'Extinction’ (2016-in finalisation).
Her work has been awarded and showcased both in art venues and film festivals such as NIMK Netherlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, BAFICI, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Mar del Plata Film Festival, FIAC, Rome Film Festival, MNAC National Museum of Contemporary Art – Museu do Chiado, DocLisboa, Documenta Madrid, MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film, Guggenheim Bilbao, Pacific Film Archive – Berkeley University, Harvard Film Archive, Museum of Moving Images NY, Jewish Museum NY, Fid Marseille, Arsenal Institut fur film und videokunst, Cinema du Reel, CalArts, UCLA Hammer Museum, Serralves Contemporary Art Museum, La Casa Encendida, CPH:DOX, Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, Bozar – Centre of Fine Arts, TABAKALERA, Les Rencontres Internationales – Nouveau Cinema et Art Contemporain etc.
She collaborates with the production company O Som e a Furia and is represented by Miguel Nabinho Gallery – Lisboa 20.
Lamas was awarded fellowships at Rockefeller Foundation-Bellagio Center, Bogliasco Foundation, a MacDowell Colony, a Yaddo, DAAD Berliner Künstlerprogramm, etc.
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