Born in 1978 in Salvaterra de Magos in Portugal, Marco Godinho shares his life between Paris and Luxembourg. in a conceptualist spirit, he is interested in subjective perception of time and space through exploration of the notions of wandering, exile, experience, memory and time as it is lived. From 2000 to 2005, he studied at the École nationale Supérieure d’art de nancy (France), at the École cantonale d’arts de Lausanne (Switzerland) and at the Kunstakademie and Fachhochschule Düsseldorf (Germany). Between 2005 and 2006, he completed a post-graduate at the atelier national de recherche Typographique in nancy.
Since 2006, he has had several solo exhibitions, including at the casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain (January–april 2013), at Faux Mouvement – centre d’art contemporain in France (March–May 2013), neuer Kunstverein aschaffenburg in Germany (July–September 2012), at l’Espace pour l’art in arles, France (2012), at Mois de la Photo in Montréal, canada (2011), at l’instituto de camões in Luxembourg (2008, 2011), at centre d’arts plastiques et visuels in Lille, France (2009), at La chaudronnerie – Frac champagne-ardenne in reims (2007), and the hervé Bize Gallery in nancy, which represents him (2007, 2009, 2012).
His works have been in many group exhibitions, including La force de coriolis at the Museo Universitario, University from Antioquia in Medellin, Colombie, at Banco de la rpública in Bogota, colombie, at Museo de arte Moderno de Buenos aires, argentine and at la Bienal Video y artes mediales, Santiago du chili (2013), Les lignes du geste at Frac Lorraine & centre Pompidou in Metz, France (2013), Frac Forever, at centre Pompidou-Metz in France (2012), Geografie erranti, at art Verona, italy (2012), The Material Feat, at Espace Labo in Geneva, Switzerland (2012), Les mondes nomades et autres variations autour de la ligne d’horizon at Museo nacional de artes Visuales (MnaV) in Montevideo, Uruguay (2011), Au bout du monde at Musée du Quai Branly in Paris (2011), Out-of-Sync. The Paradoxes of Time at MUdaM – Musée d’art Moderne Grand-duc Jean in Luxembourg (2011), Mappamundi at the Fondation Berardo in Lisbon, Portugal (2011), Marcher-Créer at the rencontres d’arles in France (2010), Expérience Pommery #5 : L’Art en Europe, domaine Pommery in reims, France, Transplant Goes Landmark at the Kunsthalle Bergen in norway (2008) and Sublimes objets, collections sans frontières VI at national Museum of contemporary art and institut culturel Français in Bucarest, roumanie.