Adriana Proganó (Lucerne, 1992), lives and works in Lisbon. Adriana graduated in Visual Arts, ESAD, Caldas da Rainha, studied painting at the Accademia di Belli arti di Venezia, Italy, and did a Post-Graduation in Visual Arts. Since 2018, Adriana has been participating in individual and collective exhibitions. Solo exhibitions: We are all ducks wanting to be horses [Somos todos patos a querer ser cavalos], curated by Filipa Oliveira, Casa da Cerca, Almada (2020); Oouups, Galeria Zé dos Bois, Lisbon (2019); BAD BEHAVIUOUR, curated by Sara Antónia Matos and Pedro Faro, Galeria da Boavista – Galerias Municipais, Lisbon (2019). Among the group exhibitions, highlights include: Foundation EDP New Artists Award (winner), curated by Luís Silva, Luísa Santos & Sara Antónia Matos, Museu de Arte Arquitectura e Tecnologia – MAAT, Lisbon (2022); Quem nos salva?, curated by Ana Cachola, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas, Elvas (2022); Tenho de continuar, não posso continuar, vou continuar, curated by Victor Pinto da Fonseca, Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon (2022); Coleção Outono-Inverno, Bertrand Bookshop, Lojas com História – EGEAC, Lisbon (2021); Sonic Youth, curated by Filipa Oliveira, Galeria Municipal de Almada, Almada (2019); Artists on the line, curated by Carolina Trigueiros, Lisbon (2019); Umbigo, curated by Ana Vidigal, Espaço Real, Lisbon (2019); I will take the risk, curated by Carolina Trigueiros, Tomás Hipólito Studio, Lisbon (2019); LOCUS19, Lisbon (2018); Bienal da Cerveira, Vila Nova da Cerveira (2018). Her work was on the cover of Contemporânea#5 (2020). In 2022 Adriana won the EDP Foundation New Artists Award. Publications dedicated to her work feature in Contemporânea, “2019: presenteeism and precarization”, article by Marta Mestre (March, 2020); Umbigo Magazine, “Bad Behavior by Adriana Proganó, at Galeria da Boavista”, article by Francisco Correia (2019); Umbigo#69, Interview by Ana Vidigal and Umbigo (2019); Revista do Expresso, critic by Celso Martins (2019); Dose#3 (2019). Her work integrates collections such as the Contemporary Art Collection of the State, PT; EDP Foundation Collection, PT; António Cachola Collection, PT; Norlinda and José Lima Collection, PT; Caixa Geral de Depósitos Collection, PT.