Brief CV

João Miguel Barros was born in 1958, in Lisbon, Portugal.

He is a Lawyer by profession, in Lisbon and Macau.

He was co-director of the SEMA culture and visual arts magazine published in Lisbon between 1979 and1982.

In 2017 began to exhibit his photography work, with individual exhibitions at “Creative Macau – Center for Creative Industries”, Macau (February 2017) and at “Museu Berardo”, Belem Cultural Center, Lisbon, Portugal (from February to August 2018). He has participated in several group exhibitions.

He published two photobooks: “Between Gaze and Hallucination” (self-published) in 2017 and “Photo-Scripts – 14 short stories” (published by Museu Berardo) in 2018.

João Miguel Barros is also a freelance curator in contemporary photography, having promoted photography exhibitions of Chinese Artists in Portugal and is developing several other projects in this area.