Filipe Cortez (Portugal, 1986) lives and works in Porto. He holds an MA in Painting from the Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto graduating with the best classification and a BA in Painting from the same institution. He exhibits regularly since 2007, highlights being his recent exhibitions in New York City and the one scheduled for next year in Taipei. In 2015, he completed a six-month artist residency at Residency Unlimited (New York) from where many collaborations with galleries and curators sprouted. Cortez works within the fields of painting, sculpture, and site-specific installation examining memory and space of architectural spaces. The multidisciplinarity of media have become more and more evident in his work, for which he has received various awards and honorary mentions.