Rui Ferreira, born in Lisbon in 1977, lives and works between Lisbon and Vienna. He studied Fine Arts at Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade de Lisboa
and holds an MFA in Fine Arts at Goldsmiths University, London
As a starting point I am using drawings made by others, staging myself as a model, which help me thinking about the possibilities and failures of representation. By mixing drawing, painting and sculpture conventions and due to the plastic value of the materials used results become further from language.